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Beavers Lose Series Finale In 11 Innings

Apr 11, 2021

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon State dropped the series finale at Oregon, 5-4, in 11 innings Sunday afternoon at PK Park in Eugene.
Oregon, which had trailed 4-1 through 7 ½ innings, scored the game-winner with two down on a ground ball to short that was bobbled before the throw to first was late.
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Ryan Ober went 3-for-6 to pace the Beavers, who tallied eight hits overall and held a 4-1 lead after a three-run seventh inning. Ober drove in the Beavers' last run on a single. He finished with two RBI after also singling home a run in the third.
The Beavers went up 2-1 via an RBI single by Wade Meckler, then 3-1 when Preston Jones reached on a bunt.
Oregon scored its first run in the fourth, then tied the game in the eighth on a single, a bases-loaded walk and a bases-loaded hit by pitch.
Jake Mulholland took the loss after scattering two hits and an unearned run in 3 1/3 innings. He is 1-1 this season.
The win went to Decker Stedman, who pitched a scoreless 11th for Oregon. He is 2-0 on the year.
Will Frisch started for the Beavers, allowing three hits and a run in five innings. His counterpart, Oregon starter Brett Walker, allowed five hits and four runs in 6 2/3 innings.
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Oregon State returns home Friday to start a three-game series with California at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. First pitch in the opener is slated for 5:35 p.m. PT.
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- Ryan Ober finished with his ninth multiple-hit game of the season, which is good for third on the team.
- Both of Ober's RBI came with two outs. He has 13 two-out RBI on the season.
- Oregon State's three-run seventh inning gives the Beavers 18 runs in the frame this season.
- Jack Washburn struck out four and walked two in 2 1/3 innings. The righty has struck out 32 to eight walks in 22 innings this season. Opponents have just nine hits against him.
- Sunday's outing marked the first multiple-inning appearance for Jake Mulholland this season. He has now made 104 relief appearances all-time, and has gone more than an inning in 43 of them.
- The Beavers played their first extra-inning game since April 27, 2019 when defeating Washington State, 4-3, in 16 innings. It's the first on the road since April 23, 2019 at Nevada.
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