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LSU's walkoff homer extends Tigers' losing streak

lsu 7, auburn 6

BATON ROUGE, La. — DJ LeMahieu delivered a two-out, walk-off single to center off Auburn closer Austin Hubbard to lift No. 6 LSU at Alex Box Stadium, extending Auburn’s losing streak to a season-high four games.

Austin Hubbard (2-2) took the loss for Auburn (25-18, 8-12 SEC), allowing a run on four hits and two intentional walks in 1 1-3 innings. He surrendered the game-tying run after entering for Bradley Hendrix with one on and none out in the eighth.

Matt Ott (3-1) threw two scoreless innings to pick up the win for LSU (32-12, 13-7 SEC) in relief of Louis Coleman, entering with the bases loaded and none out in the eighth and not allowing a base runner.

Dan Gamache (three RBIs) and Ben Jones hit second-inning homers and finished 2-for-4 for Auburn.

Auburn will try to salvage the final game of this series at 2 p.m. today.