Bayou Dispatches: LSU’s Secret Weapon

BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU’s Austin Bain is one of the great things about college baseball.

Bain was a two-way talent during his high school days, but arrived at LSU as a pitcher. As a freshman for the Tigers in 2015, he helped lead coach Paul Mainieri’s club to the SEC regular season title at South Carolina and made six starts, while also tallying 56 strikeouts and walking 23. He was expected to be a big-time contributor on the mound the rest of his career.

Nothing went as planned. Bain had bone spurs removed, and he evolved[…]


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