Baseball Downed In Pullman

April 24, 2010

Box Score

PULLMAN, Wash. - The Oregon State baseball team lost to Washington State, 12-4, Saturday in the second game of the series at Bailey-Brayton Field.

The Beavers dropped to 20-13 overall in 2010 and 3-8 in Pacific-10 Conference play. Washington State, meanwhile, improved to 21-14 and 5-6 in league play.

Stefen Romero hit his ninth home run of the season and Rob Folsom doubled twice, but the Beavers found themselves down 11-1 after three innings and could not overcome the early deficit.

Oregon State starter Tanner Robles was chased after 3 2/3 innings and took the loss to drop to 4-4 on the year. He allowed nine hits and 11 runs while striking out three. He was relieved by Ryan Gorton in the fourth.

The Cougars chased Robles during their eight-run fourth. WSU had eight hits during the frame, and sent 11 batters to the plate. Matt Fanelli led off the inning with a solo home run and the Cougars scored five of their eight runs with two outs.

OSU scored a solo run in the first when Carter Bell was walked with the bases loaded by Washington State starter David Stilley. The Cougars answered back with three runs in the third, highlighted by a two-run double off the bat of Brett Jacobs.

Parker Berberet drove in two with a double in the sixth, and Romero hit his team-leading ninth home run of the season in the seventh.

Stilley went five innings to improve to 2-1 on the year. He scattered six hits and three runs while walking four and striking out four.

Oregon State and Washington State conclude the three-game series Sunday at 12 p.m. PT. Righty Sam Gaviglio (1-1, 5.66) is slated to go for the Beavers. Washington State has yet to announce a starter.

Catch the game live on the Beaver Sports Radio Network or Beaver Nation Online ( with Mike Parker calling all the action.

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