Baseball Makes Trip To Stanford To Wrap Up Regular Season
May 21, 2009
Oregon State (33-16, 13-11) vs. Stanford (29-23, 12-12)
TBA vs. RHP Jordan Pries (4-3, 4.43)
May 22, 2009 6 p.m. PT Stanford, Calif. Sunken Diamond
Oregon State starts its final Pac-10 series of the season when playing at Stanford. First pitch in the first game of the series on Friday night is scheduled for 6 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.
Joey Wong went 4-for-6 and drove in three runs as the Beavers defeated Oregon, 14-4, in Keizer, Ore., on Wednesday. In addition to Wong, four others - Michael Miller, Stefen Romero, Jared Norris and Adalberto Santos - all had multi-hit games as OSU posted 15 hits off five Oregon pitchers. Greg Peavey picked up his fourth win of the season after going 6 1/3, striking out five with no walks. OSU batted around in both the fourth and sixth innings, scoring five and eight runs, respectively.
Special Start Saturday
Note that Saturday's start time has been moved to 6 p.m. PT to accomodate Stanford's Fireworks Night.
Last Pac-10 Trip
The Beavers will play their final Pac-10 series on the road for the third consecutive season. In 2008, OSU was swept at USC. The prior year, the Beavers took 2-of-3 at UCLA en route to their second straight national title.
With at least 33 wins this season, the Beavers have now won 30 or more in a season in each of the last six campaigns.
Notes Of Importance
The 5,177 in attendance at wednesday night's game was the 20th crowd of better than 2,500 to watch an OSU game this season. Regardless of location, a total of 119,747 fans have watched OSU this season, or 2,444 on average.
Joey Wong is 9-for-25 (.360) all-time against Stanford entering the series.
The Beavers have won two games in each of the last two series at Stanford. Prior to those two years, the Beavers had never won a three-game series at Stanford.
Oregon State played its last regular season non-conference game on Wednesday and finished 20-5 in non-league games this season.
Oregon State is 15-6 in night games in 2009.
The 14 runs scored by the Beavers Wednesday night was the most in a game since putting up 20 against Utah Valley March 20.