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Baseball Gameday: Vs. Grand Canyon (3/16/22)

Mar 16, 2022

GAME 15: Oregon State (12-2) vs. Grand Canyon (9-8)
March 16, 2022 • 12:05 p.m. PT • Corvallis, Ore. • Goss Stadium at Coleman Field
RHP AJ Lattery (0-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Carter Young (0-2, 6.59)

Parking note: due to the game's early start, campus parking rules will be in effect. Fans attending the game will need to pay to park if parking on campus

The Game
Oregon State and Grand Canyon complete their two-game midweek series with a rare weekday midday start at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. First pitch Wednesday is slated for 12:05 p.m. PT.

Radio
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), KEX 1190-AM (Portland), 102.3 FM (weekday games prior to 5:30 p.m.), KSKR 1490-AM (Roseburg) and KBZY 1490-AM (Salem, weekend games).

Listen Online
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 Varsity Network, which is available for users with smartphones and tablets. Download the free Varsity Network application for live games and archived broadcasts.

Television
The game will not be televised.

Live Video
A live video stream, produced by Oregon State, will be available. Visit the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com for a link.

Online
Live stats for the game can be accessed by clicking on the live stats link located on the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com.

Last Game
Greg Fuchs drove in Jacob Melton on a single in the bottom of the ninth to send No. 5 Oregon State to a 9-8 walkoff win over Grand Canyon Tuesday night at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. Fuchs battled to a 2-2 count off GCU reliever Blake Reilly, and singled back up the middle to send OSU to its 12th win of the season. Melton had singled, stole second, watch Garret Forrester walk, and moved to third on a wild pitch, all with two down. The single ended an offensive night for the Beavers as both teams finished with 14 hits. Fuchs' single was his second of the night. Melton homered in a four-run third inning and tallied three hits. Wade Meckler doubled and finished with three hits as well. Forrester and Tanner Smith each recorded two.

Versus Grand Canyon
• Tuesday's game marked the 10th meeting all-time between the teams, with OSU now holding an 8-2 advantage.
• The midweek series marks the first ever matchup between the teams in Corvallis.
• Oregon State swept a four-game series in Phoenix last season.
• Prior to last season's matchup, the Beavers and Antelopes hadn't played since 1994.

OSU Notes
• Jacob Melton made his first start of the season in right field. He also batted in the second spot of the lineup for the first time.
• Micah McDowell made his first start of the year in center.
• Garret Forrester moved up to the third spot lineup for the first time. Travis Bazzana batted in the fifth spot for the first time as well.
• Melton's third-inning home run extended his hit streak to 16 games. Melton has a team-leading nine games with multiple-RBI this season.
• Melton heads to Wednesday's game with a 16-game hit streak dating back to last season. He is 31-for-68 (.455) with five doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 33 RBI during it. His slugging percentage is .824 during the streak.
• Wade Meckler has hit safely in 12 of the Beavers' 14 games this season.
• Tanner Smith extended his hit streak to four games with a single in the fifth.
• The Beavers scored eight or more runs for the 10th time in 14 games in 2022.
• OSU is 5-1 when not scoring first.