Bates' Friday home baseball and softball games moved to Sunday

LEWISTON, Maine -- The Bates baseball and softball teams' weekend series against Colby and Tufts, respectively, have been juggled to avoid Friday's forecasted inclement weather.

Bates baseball's three-game series with Colby will now begin with a Saturday doubleheader at Colby, beginning at 2pm. The teams will then meet again Sunday at Bates' Leahey Field for a nine-inning game beginning at noon.

Bates softball's three-game home series against Tufts has been shifted similarly: the series will begin with a Saturday doubleheader beginning at 2pm at Bates' Lafayette Street Field. The series will conclude with a single game to be played Sunday at noon.

As previously announced, both teams are playing their first home games on campus on Thursday at 4pm. Baseball will host Plymouth State on Leahey Field while softball will host Thomas College for a single game on Lafayette Street Field.