UL Baseball Travels To Face Northwestern St. – Inside The Numbers
Louisiana's Ragin' Cajun baseball team returns to the diamond on Wednesday, when coach Tony Robchaux's squad travels to Natchitoches, Louisiana to take on the Northwestern St. Demons in non-conference action.
First-pitch is scheduled for 4 o'clock, and you can hear all the play-by-play action on ESPN 1420 & espn1420.com, beginning with the pre-game show at 3:30 pm.
The game was originally scheduled for 6 pm, but has been moved up to the 4 o'clock start, due to cold weather.
The match-up marks the final game of a season-opening four-game road swing for Louisiana, who plays host to Stony Brook in their home opener on Friday night.
The Cajuns are currently 1-2 on the season.
Offensively, Louisiana is hitting a .304, along with three home runs, 15 runs batted in, and one stolen base in two attempts.
Pitching-wise, the Cajuns sport an overall, combined, team ERA. of 5.75, holding opponents to a .275 batting average against.
Northwestern St. will enter the match-up at 1-3.
The Demons are currently hitting a .195 as a team, along with one homer, 14 RBI's, and five steals in six attempts.
Freshman left-hander Gunner Leger (0-0. 9.00 ERA.) will get the start for the Cajuns, while the Demons will counter with sophomore left-hander Austin Tanner (0-0, 0.00 ERA.).
Louisiana leads the all-time series against Northwestern St., 81-48, including wins in 13 of the last 17 meetings.