LSU gets Barbe flavor with Butler 

March, 19, 2012
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Lake Charles' Barbe High School has been one of the Louisiana's premier producers of baseball talent, but LSU has not always been able to tap into the best Barbe's had to offer.

Perhaps that's changing.

LSU recently landed a commitment from fast-improving Bucs senior right-hander Taylor Butler, who followed a solid summer with a fast start for a 17-2 Barbe team. Butler committed to LSU March 11 after a couple of recent starts where he's thrown 90 mph fastballs, touched 92 mph on some pitches and displayed an element that he said was his biggest improvement.
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