ECU, Rhode Island set to start baseball season Friday night at 7

ECU Pirates

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Both East Carolina and Rhode Island have passed the COVID-19 testing. Now, if the weather will cooperate, we’ll have baseball Friday night.

ECU is scheduled to begin its baseball season on Friday, now at 7 p.m. instead of 4 p.m. due to the weather, at Lewis Field at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The main question now is whether the weather will cooperate. While it’s expected to get better for the weekend, Friday is still up in the air.

Click the above video for more from ECU head coach Cliff Godwin. Click here to take a look at an extensive breakdown of the Pirates baseball season from ECUPirates.com. It has links for schedules, how to listen to the games, player bios and more.

PROBABLE STARTERS (2020 stats)
Friday: RHP Ryan Twitchell (0-1, 4.50 ERA) vs. RHP Tyler Smith (2-1, 1.96 ERA)
Saturday: RHP Mike Webb (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Jake Kuchmaner (4-0, 0.60 ERA)
Sunday: RHP Vitaly Jangols (2-1, 3.00 ERA) vs. LHP Carson Whisenhunt (0-0, 99.00 ERA)

Revised Weekend Schedule

  • Game 1: Friday at 7 p.m.
  • Game 2: Saturday at 2 p.m.
  • Game 3: Sunday at 1 p.m.

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