Riding a three-game winning streak, the Illinois State Redbirds (22-11, 5-4 MVC) resume Valley play this weekend with a three-game conference series at Missouri State (16-17, 5-4 MVC). All three games begin at 1:05 p.m.
Will Headean struck out a career-high seven batters as Illinois State (22-11, 5-4 MVC) topped in-state foe Illinois (18-14, 6-3 Big Ten), 6-2, Tuesday afternoon at Duffy Bass Field.
The defending Missouri Valley Conference champion Illinois State baseball team hosted nearly 20 children from the Miracle League of Central Illinois for the third annual Miracle League Day Saturday afternoon at Duffy Bass Field.
Following a pair of wins over non-Division I opponents, the Illinois State Redbirds (21-11, 5-4 MVC) host Illinois (18-13, 6-3 Big Ten) Tuesday afternoon at Duffy Bass Field. First pitch is set for 4:00 p.m.
Locked in a 1-1 tie in the eighth inning, the Illinois State (21-11) baseball team pushed two runs across home plate in the bottom of the inning against Webster (22-4) to come away with a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon at Duffy Bass Field.