Valdes HR cuts LSU lead to 6-5
LSU carried a 6-4 lead over Virginia into the seventh, but Franco Valdes' solo shot cut the Cavaliers' deficit in half. Keith Werman followed with a single -- his fourth hit of the game, setting a new career high -- which was enough to end LSU pitcher Austin Ross' night.
LSU sent Chad Jones to the mound to get the Tigers out of the jam. Jones, who doubles as a free safety for the Tigers' football team, obliged, getting Phil Gosselin to pop out to keep the Tigers in front.
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