Baseball Hosts Oregon In Mid-Week Contest
April 27, 2009
Oregon State (24-11) vs. Oregon (13-28)
TBA vs. TBA
April 28, 2009 5 p.m. PT Corvallis, Ore. Goss Stadium
Oregon State and Oregon play a single game Tuesday at Goss Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. PT.
The game will air live on the Beaver Sports Network, Beaver Nation Online (osubeavers.com) and Yahoo! Sports. Mike Parker is behind the mic to call play-by-play. For more information on catching the Beavers on the radio, check osubeavers.com.
The game will not be televised.
Catch live updates of the game by clicking on GameTracker at osubeavers.com. A full webcast of the game is available through subscription at Beaver Nation Online.
Joey Wong and Ryan Ortiz both posted two-hit efforts but the Beavers committed five errors and lost in the final game of a three-game series at UCLA, 5-2, on Sunday. Both Wong and Ortiz doubled, while the latter drove in a run in his 16th multiple-hit game of the season. Jorge Reyes took the loss to 5-2. The right-hander was victimized for three runs - two unearned - in six innings while striking out seven.
Ortiz's Multiple-Hit Games
Ryan Ortiz's two hits Sunday gave him 16 multiple-hit efforts this season, which leads the club. He has 11 multiple-hit games in the Beavers' last 14 games.
More On Ortiz
Ryan Ortiz has 15 doubles this season, one off his career-best of 16 set last season. Ortiz needs three to break into the top 12 in OSU single-season history.
The Beavers are one of the best teams at home in the Pac-10. OSU is batting .292 in home games and its pitching staff has a 3.00 ERA at Goss. They've struck out 112 to just 45 walks.
Notes Of Importance
Oregon State batted .219 over the three games against Oregon earlier this season, but the Ducks managed a .169 batting average against the OSU staff.
Oregon State's staff recorded a 1.32 ERA against the Ducks during the three-game series.
OSU batters did record 19 walks to just 19 strikeouts against Oregon earlier.
Stefen Romero extended his hit streak to eight games by going 1-for-3 against UCLA Sunday. Joey Wong also enters Tuesday's game on a seven-game streak after doubling and singling against the Bruins.
The game marks just the second played on Tuesday for Oregon State this season. OSU is 1-0, having defeated BYU, 8-4, on April 14.
Oregon State has still not lost a game by more than three runs this season.