Coach Brock Spack will talk to WJBC's Dick Luedke and Ted Schmitz during the Spring Showcase on Saturday. (Photo By B Corbin/WJBC)
By Paul Morello
The St. Louis Cardinals continue a weekend series with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Jake Westbrook will face A.J. Burnett in the pitching matchup. Westbrook has always had trouble with the Pirates, picking up only one win in 13 appearances against the Bucs.
Pregame coverage on WJBC AM 1230 begins at 2:20 p.m.
Also Saturday, the public will get its first glimpse of the 2013 Illinois State football team during the Spring Showcase. WJBC's Dick Luedke and Ted Schmitz will talk to Coach Brock Spack, plus alumni and new players about the upcoming season.
Listen to the showcase on WJBC FM 93.7 starting at 1 p.m.
In other ISU athletics on Saturday, the baseball team continues a weekend series at Bradley starting at 1 p.m., while the softball team hosts Northern Iowa for a doubleheader starting at noon. Listen to all Redbird baseball and softball games on WJBC.com.
The Chase for the Sprint Cup continues Saturday with the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. The race will be the first for Matt Kenseth since he was penalized after last week's win in Kansas.
Pre-race coverage starts on WJBC FM 93.7 at 5:30 p.m.
In minor league sports, the Bloomington Flex host Sauk Valley and the Edge travel to Kansas. Both of those contests begin at 7:05 p.m. on WJBC.com.
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