Cougar Baseball Heads to Eugene
April 28, 2010
The Washington State University baseball team (21-15, 5-7 Pac-10) travels to Eugene, Ore., for a three-game Pacific-10 Conference series with the Oregon (28-13, 8-7 Pac-10), Friday-Sunday (April 30-May 2)...game times are 7 p.m. (Friday), 5 p.m. (Saturday) and 1 p.m. (Sunday).
FOLLOW THE COUGARS
Friday and Sunday games will be televised live on Oregon Sports Network on Comcast SportsNet Northwest...live stats (free) will be avaiable at goducks.com/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=500&SPID=11401&SPSID=94835...audio (fee applies) will be available for all three games at wsucougars.com...Steve Grubbs will call the action for the internet as well as local radio...Hit Radio 104.3 FM Pullman/Moscow will carry the Friday and Sunday games while KQQQ 1150 AM Pullman/Moscow is home to Saturday's game.
SERIES WITH OREGON
The Cougars lead 143-112-1...series dates back to 1906 when Oregon won 3-2 (May 11) and WSU captured a 3-1 decision (May 12) in Eugene...Cougars swept a three-game series in Pullman last season.
ABOUT THE DUCKS
Oregon is nationally-ranked in all four major polls this week...Ducks highwater mark is No. 17 in Baseball America...USA Today/ESPN has Oregon at No. 22, Collegiate Baseball ranks the Ducks 23rd and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association placed Oregon at No. 26...Ducks are batting .290 as a team led by KC Serna (.342), Eddie Rodriguez (.340), Danny Pulfer (.306) and J.J. Altobelli (.302)...team earned run average is 3.16.
Washington State-RH Chad Arnold (4-2, 3.06 ERA, 1.215 WHIP, 55 K, 68 1/3 IP)
Oregon-LH Tyler Anderson (6-3, 2.64 ERA, 1.076 WHIP, 65 K, 61 1/3 IP)
Washington State-LH David Stilley (2-1, 6.27 ERA, 1.768 WHIP, 8 K, 18 2/3 IP)
Oregon-RH Justin LaTempa (3-2, 3.12 ERA, 1.265 WHIP, 40 K, 49 IP)
Oregon-RH Zack Thornton (6-0, 3.02 ERA, 1.147 WHIP, 49 K, 56 2/3 IP)
The Washington State bullpen has 11 wins, 10 saves and a 3.76 earned run average this season...Cougar relief corp has fanned 127 batters in 153 innings (7.47 per 9 IP)...junior left-hander Paris Shewey has four wins, a save and a 2.45 earned run average in 17 appearances...closer Adam Conley has notched three victories and eight saves to go along with a 2.12 ERA in 18 games...in 14 relief innings, junior James Wise has struck out 13 and posted a 1.93 ERA.
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