Beavers Return Home For Non-Leaguer
April 7, 2003
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Saturday night, the clocks were moved ahead one hour. On Tuesday, it'll be Oregon State's baseball game being moved ahead one hour.
The Beavers (14-15 overall, 2-4 Pacific-10) will host Portland (8-23, 4-8 West Coast) on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field, one hour earlier than the previously-announced starting time. It will be Beach Boys Day at the OSU ballpark, with all fans wearing tropical shirts able to buy a general admission ticket for $2.
The game starts a full week at home for the Beavers, who won one of three games at Washington last weekend. OSU will play host to Washington State this weekend with games Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 12 noon; the WSU series can be heard on KEJO-AM (1240).
The series against the Cougars will be both OSU Federal Credit Union Faculty/Staff Weekend and Hewlett-Packard Weekend. OSU faculty and staff can get up to five general admission tickets for $2 each when they present a coupon that is available all this week at the OSU Federal Credit Union. HP employees can also get up to five general admission tickets for $2 each when they show their employee identification card at the ticket window.
Oregon State's top hitters just past the midpoint of the season include junior infielder Tony Calderon (.386 batting average, 4 home runs, 26 runs batted in), junior outfielder Seth Pietsch (.383, 7, 29), senior first baseman Andy Jarvis (.371, 1, 28), senior outfielder Chris Biles (.348, 1, 16) and freshman outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury (.305, 1, 17).