The Redbirds are now a season-best three games over .500
Both games begin at 6:00 p.m. and admission is free.
Ten different Redbirds collected hits in defeat.
Every Illinois State starter collected a hit, with Chad Hinshaw going 4-for-6.
Brock Stewart collected 3 RBI in his first start this season at second base.
2011: Appeared in 12 games, making two starts... amassed a 1-0 record with a 3.26 ERA ... pitched 30.1 innings, striking out 20, while walking 15 ... earned his first career-win at Western Illinois, allowing three runs and striking out three (5/17) ... pitched a career-high 5.1 innings with two runs allowed and three strikeouts at Eastern Illinois (5/11) ... made his collegiate debut versus Milwaukee (2/26).
Downers Grove North High School: Played varsity baseball for three seasons ... as a senior, amassed a 7-1 record, pitching 48 innings with 90 strikeouts ... threw a no-hitter ... earned All-State, All-Area and All-West Suburban Conference honors ... also played varsity football, earning All-Area and All-Conference recognition as the team's quarterback.
Personal: Born 10-9-91 in Hinsdale, Ill. ... son of Dan and Diane Claver ... has one sister, Brittany ... major: Management