Some things to know as Florida (50-19) and LSU (52-18) play for the national championship in the best-of-three College World Series finals starting Monday night:
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LSU is short on starting pitching because of a forearm injury to Eric Walker, so coach Paul Mainieri is throwing right-hander Russell Reynolds in Game 1. Reynolds has made 14 appearances this season, but this will be his first start in 2017.
"We're going to count on Russell's experience as a fifth-year senior," Mainieri said. "He's pitched very well the last few times out, and we feel like he gives us the best chance to get us off to a good start."