LSU baseball: Complete 2020 projected lineup and preseason grades


A deep collection of supremely talented power arms should make LSU a serious contender once again in 2020, and the Tigers could make a run at the national title if their promising young lineup matures as hoped, making them a solid No. 11 ranking in D1Baseball.com’s preseason top 25.

Below are a few facts to consider when breaking down the 2020 LSU club:

2019 record: 40-26. 
RPI: 16.
Coach (record at school): Paul Mainieri (591-255-3 in 13 seasons.
Ballpark: Alex Box Stadium (10,300).
Postseason history: 32 regionals (active streak: 8), 18 CWS trips (last in 2017), 6 national titles (last in 2009).

LSU FALL REPORT: How the Tigers are preparing for the 2020 season

In this preview of LSU’s 2020 season, we’ve graded the Tigers in each characteristic of the game: Hitting, power, speed, defense, starting pitching, bullpen and experience/intangibles. But before we begin, let’s present our projected lineup for LSU in 2020.

LSU’s projected lineup

Pos. Name, Yr. AVG/OBP/SLG HR RBI SB
C Saul Garza, Jr. .303/.358/.476 5 27 0
1B Cade Beloso, So. .279/.339/.429 10 52 1
2B Cade Doughty, Fr. HS — Denham Springs, La.

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