LITTLE ROCK – The 2020 Little Rock baseball season throws out the first pitch this weekend when the Trojans welcome Illinois State to Gary Hogan Field for a three game series. Game one is scheduled for Friday at 3 p.m., followed by a 2 p.m. Saturday game two and a Sunday 1 p.m. first pitch for game three.
Scouting the Redbirds
Illinois State finished the 2019 season at 36-26 and 14-7 in the Missouri Valley Conference, tying for the regular season championship. The Redbirds qualified for the NCAA tournament and came within a run of defeating preseason number one Louisville in the regionals to advance to the Super Regionals.