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Tigers sweep Auburn, off to best SEC start since 2010

lsuThe LSU bats are alive and well and so is the Tigers SEC and overall record.

LSU moved to 5-1 in league  play with an 8-2  win over Auburn Sunday at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers scored 22 runs in a three game sweep.

LSU has won 22 of its first 24 games for the  third time in school history. In 1997, LSU claimed the National Championship. In 1986, the Tigers reached the College World Series for the first time under legendary head coach Skip Bertman.

Shortstop Alex Bregman had nine hits in the three game series, extending his hitting streak to 12 games.

First baseman Mason Katz, the SEC leader in home runs and RBI, had seven hits and drove in five runs in the three game weekend series.

LSU tallied four times in the bottom of the first Sunday.

Lefty Cody Glenn picked up the win, going 7.2  innings. Glenn allowed six hits and two runs, and struck out three. His stint was the longest start by an LSU pitcher this season.

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