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Baseball Opens Season Friday at Ball Diamond

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Release: March 21, 2013
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Ball State Cardinals (10-8)

Friday:  Ball State vs. Akron (3:00) at Ball Diamond - Muncie, Ind.
Saturday:  Ball State vs. Akron (1:00) at Ball Diamond - Muncie, Ind.
Sunday:  Ball State vs. Akron (1:00) at Ball Diamond - Muncie, Ind.

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SCOUTING BALL STATE:  The Cardinals are 10-8 after winning four games last weekend -- three over IPFW and one over Taylor . . . This weekend's series vs. Akron will mark the home opener for Ball State . . . Ball State is 7-3 in neutral site games and 3-5 in road games this season. 

SCOUTING AKRON:  The Zips are 2-16 overall after going 1-3 at the Chanticleer Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C., last weekend . . . Akron has faced one common opponent with Ball State and both teams suffered losses to Coastal Carolina . . . The Zips are led in hitting by Brady Stewart, who owns a .302 batting average in 18 games . . . Devan Ahart is hitting at a .294 clip, while Matt LaRocca owns a .291 batting average . . . Akron is coached by Rick Rembielak, who is in his second season with the Zips . . . Rembielak was a three-time Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year while serving as the head coach at Kent State from 1994-2004.


THE SERIES:  Ball State and Akron have met 40 times in baseball with the Cardinals holding a 24-16 all-time advantage . . . The teams last met in the 2009 campaign with Ball State winning two out of three games . . . The series began in 1993.

SCHEDULE NOTES:  Ball State's next opponent will be a Tuesday home date with Valparaiso . . . Ball State has added an April 23 game at Michigan State at a time to be announced.

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