LSU Coach Les Miles had a short media session prior to his New Orleans Tiger Tour stop.
He will take the mound in the Tigers' opener against either Alabama or Auburn.
No. 2 seed Tigers get the winner of an opening-round game between Alabama and Auburn.
An unconventional lineup -- with only two regulars in the starting nine -- provides a feisty performance in a loss to the homer-happy Rebels.
Tiger seniors come up big, as Mason Katz gets a single before Rhymes belted a 2-run bomb in the 8th inning, and Chris Cotton slams the door for his 12th save.
Tigers get four home runs and Cody Glenn is strong again in the series-opening win, LSU's ninth in 10 conference series this season.
Lott adjusting to playing point guard in Nike EYBL
The Tigers erupt for five runs in the 1st inning and Newman is almost flawless for 5 innings in a win with historical meaning.
Read to children in Hawaii before preseason game in Los Angeles
Duncan tied LSU's school record with her 11th and 12th career SEC event championships.