The LSU Tigers will have plenty of fresh faces when fall workouts begin in a couple of months, and head coach Paul Mainieri and his staff already are hard at work putting the pieces together, adding a potentially integral piece in Akron veteran lefthander John Valek III.

Under normal circumstances, Valek, who served as Akron’s ace during the 2015 campaign, would have to sit out a year because of NCAA transfer rules. However, Akron announced a couple of weeks ago it was dropping its baseball program as part of campus-wide cost-cutting measures. Therefore, Valek is immediately eligible for[…]

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LSU Adds Akron Transfer To Pitching Staff

The LSU Tigers will have plenty of fresh faces when fall workouts begin in a couple of months, and head coach Paul Mainieri and his staff already are hard at work putting the pieces together, adding a potentially integral piece in Akron veteran lefthander John Valek III.

Under normal circumstances, Valek, who served as Akron’s ace during the 2015 campaign, would have to sit out a year because of NCAA transfer rules. However, Akron announced a couple of weeks ago it was dropping its baseball program as part of campus-wide cost-cutting measures. Therefore, Valek is immediately eligible for[…]

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