LSU wins as Tigers blast Rice's bullpen

Updated: June 6, 2009, 4:02 PM ET
By Heather Dinich | ESPN.com

Rice pitcher Mike Ojala summarized a night of frustration for the Rice pitchers during which they let a two-run lead slip away with one big hit, one pitching change and one inning that made the shift in momentum palpable in Alex Box Stadium. A six-run fifth inning, highlighted by Ryan Schimpf's three-run home run off Taylor Wall's second pitch, sent the Owls' bullpen into a tailspin and revealed what could be the team's lone weakness.

"Our pitchers made some pitches that weren't ...

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