Northwest Indiana's nicest weather day of the year thus far allowed for the Valparaiso baseball team to whip Emory G. Bauer Field into shape for a game Wednesday afternoon against Northern Illinois. The club spent the better part of Monday afternoon preparing the field for its home opener. The aftereffects of a harsh winter already forced the cancellation of four home games.
First pitch between the Crusaders and Huskies is slated for 3:00 pm CT. Links to the live stats will be available at valpoathletics.com.