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LSU has work to do for postseason

By Scooter Hobbs / American Press

After two crucial mistakes were decisive in a pair of losses to Mississippi State last weekend, LSU coach Paul Mainieri talked about the “small margin for error” in a baseball game. The same might be said for LSU’s season as it heads into the home stretch. The Tigers (27-14, 10-8 S ...

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