Baseball Takes On Portland Tuesday Night
GAME 35: Oregon State (24-10) vs. Portland (18-17)
April 20, 2021 • 5:35 p.m. PT • Corvallis, Ore. • Goss Stadium at Coleman Field
RHP Reid Sebby (2-0, 4.85) vs. RHP Jacob Dobmeier (0-2, 3.45)
Oregon State and Portland match up for a single game Tuesday night at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. First pitch is slated for 5:35 p.m. PT.
All games air on the Beaver Sports Network with pre-game 30 minutes before first pitch. Affiliates include KEJO 1240-AM (Corvallis), KKNX 840-AM (Eugene), KCFM 1250-AM & 104.1-FM (Florence), KLAD 960-AM & 93.3-FM (Klamath Falls), KTMT 880-AM & 96.1-FM (Medford, weekend games), Rip City Radio 620-AM (Portland), 102.3 FM (weekday games prior to 5:30 p.m.), KSKR 1490-AM (Roseburg) and KBZY 1490-AM (Salem, weekend games).
Catch the game online by visiting osubeavers.com, and find the live broadcast on the Oregon State baseball schedule page. The games can be heard via the TuneIn application, which is available for smartphones and tablets (search Beaver Sports Network).
The game will not be broadcast.
The game can also be found online by visiting OSUBeavers.com; click on the schedule link for a direct link to live video.
A live video stream, produced by Oregon State, will be available. Visit the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com for a link.
Ryan Ober and Garret Forrester each drove in two runs as Oregon State swept California with a 5-3 win in the series finale on Sunday. Chase Watkins, the third of four OSU pitchers, picked up his first collegiate win by limiting the Golden Bears to a hit in 2 1/3 scoreless innings. Forrester drove in the game-winning run on a single in the sixth.
• Oregon State is meeting Portland for the second time this season. The clubs are also slated to play in Portland on May 18.
• OSU won the first matchup, 7-1, on March 30 at Joe Etzel Field. Ryan Ober homered as he and Andy Armstrong finished with three hits apiece.
• Brock Townsend picked up the win after finishing with eight strikeouts in 3 1/3 innings of relief.
• The Beavers are 171-62 all-time versus the Pilots and 84-28 in Corvallis.
Ober's Big Weekend
• Ryan Ober recorded five hits in the three-game sweep of California. He was 5-for-12 with seven RBI. He also had one home run, a grand slam, in the series opener.
• Ober heads into the Portland matchup on a four-game hit streak. He is 8-for-18 (.444) with nine RBI during it.
Non-Conference Pitching Numbers
• Oregon State's pitching staff has recorded a 2.16 earned run average in 19 non-conference games this season. OSU is 14-5 in non-league games.
• The staff has 205 strikeouts over those 19 games, for an average of 10.78 per nine innings.
• Opponents also have just 125 hits, an average of 6.58 per game. That's slightly higher than the six per game allowed by OSU in conference play.
• Per warrennolan.com, OSU's RPI jumped 10 spots to 28 after the sweep of Cal. OSU's jump was one of the highest nationally.
• OSU is tied for first nationally with just 0.5 errors per game. The Beavers are tied for fifth allowing 3.2 runs per game. And OSU is sixth at 6.3 hits allower per game.
• The Beavers are third nationally in ERA at 2.68. The team's fielding percentage also ranks third at .985.
• Jacob Melton ranks second in the Pac-12 with a .420 batting average.