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The Illinois State baseball team split a Sunday doubleheader against the Central Arkansas Bears. The Redbirds won game one 8-0. However, they fell to the Bears 4-1 in game two.

 

Joe Butler tallied three RBIs for the two games, Jordan Libman drove in a pair of runs in game one and Joe Aeilts finished 2-for-4 with a run in game two. 

 

In game one, Jeff Lingren picked up his second win of the season with 6 shutout innings pitched, allowing two hits, walking one and striking out six.

 

In game two, Matt Walker went five innings, done in by six walks to eight strikeouts despite allowing just one hit and an earned run.

 

Illinois State and Central Arkansas finish off the four-game set today w a first pitch scheduled for 12 p.m.

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