The ISU baseball and softball teams are both in action today against in-state rivals. (Photo courtesy Mike Janes/GoRedbirds.com)
By Eric Stock
Coming off of their first win of the 2013 season, the St. Louis Cardinals wrap up their season-opening series at Chase Field in Phoenix tonight.
The Cardinals send Lance Lynn to the mound against Brandon McCarthy, a seven-year Major League veteran who will be making his National league debut.
Mike Shannon and John Rooney have the call on the Cardinals Radio Network starting at 7:45 p.m. on WJBC 1230 AM and 93.7 FM.
Redbird baseball, softball
The Illinois State baseball and softball teams both take a break from Missouri Valley Conference play with mid-week games against in-state foes.
The Redbird baseball team visits Eastern Illinois at 3 p.m.
The ISU softball teams hosts Northern Illinois at 4 p.m. The contest marks the annual Strike Out Cancer game, during which the Redbirds will wear pink and a pink balloon release will take place to recognize cancer survivors and honors those who have lost the battle with cancer of any type.
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