SEC Tournament:

LSU run rules Florida after 10-hour fog delay; will play Arkansas in semifinals

Published: Friday, May 25, 2018
Florida and LSU play in the fog during the sixth inning of a Southeastern Conference tournament NCAA college baseball game Friday, May 25, 2018, in Hoover, Ala. The game was delayed. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Florida and LSU play in the fog during the sixth inning of a Southeastern Conference tournament NCAA college baseball game Friday, May 25, 2018, in Hoover, Ala. The game was delayed. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — LSU defeated Florida 11-0 in seven innings Saturday at the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament after the game was suspended late Friday because of dense fog.

LSU was leading 10-0 in the sixth inning when visibility became too poor to continue playing. It's the latest delay in a tournament that's had at least one weather-related stoppage in each of the first four days.

The game resumed Saturday at 10 a.m. LSU will face Arkansas later Saturday.

LSU jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the third inning and broke the game open with seven runs in the sixth before the game was delayed. The Tigers added another run in the sixth after the delay.

LSU's Antoine Duplantis had two hits, including a double, and three RBIs.

LSU's Matthew Beck started for just the second time this season and threw four scoreless innings.

Ole Miss 7, Auburn 0

Jacob Adams, Thomas Dillard and Chase Cockrell homered to lead Mississippi into the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals with a 7-0 victory over Auburn on Friday night.

The Rebels (44-15) will face Texas A&M on Saturday for a berth in the championship game. Auburn (39-21) awaits its NCAA regional fate after producing only two runs combined in back-to-back tournament losses.

The game started after a lengthy rain delay.

James McArthur (6-0), Max Cioffi and Austin Miller combined on the five-hit shutout. McArthur made it into the sixth and Cioffi went three hitless innings before running into some trouble in the ninth. Miller struck out the final two batters.

Nick Fortes and Cole Zabowski each had two hits and an RBI for the Rebels.

Auburn starter Andrew Mitchell (2-2) was knocked out in the sixth inning. He allowed four runs.

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