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Baseball Gameday: At California (3/26/22)

Mar 26, 2022

Oregon State (16-4, 5-2) vs. California (10-11, 3-4)
March 26, 2022 • 2:00 p.m. PT • Berkeley, Calif. • Stu Gordon Stadium
RHP Jacob Kmatz (4-0, 3.52) vs. RHP Joseph King (1-1, 3.24)

The Game
Oregon State and California continue their three-game series Saturday at Stu Gordon Stadium in Berkeley. First pitch is slated for 2 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 be broadcast on Pac-12 Bay Area. Roxy Bernstein will call the action.

Live Video
Subscribers to the Pac-12 Networks can watch the game online at pac-12.com or by using the Pac-12 Now app on smartphones and tablets.

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
Matthew Gretler and Jacob Melton both homered as No. 6 Oregon State defeated California, 10-4, Friday night to open a three-game series at Stu Gordon Stadium. Gretler, Melton, Wade Meckler, Travis Bazzana and Justin Boyd all had two hits to pace the Oregon State attack, which finished with 14 on the night. Every Beaver in the starting lineup recorded at least one hit.

Oregon State Notes
• Matthew Gretler recorded his third multiple-hit effort of the season. It was his first since Feb. 20 against New Mexico.
• Gretler's home run in the third inning was his first of 2022 and sixth of his career.
• Justin Boyd also posted his 10th multiple-hit game of the season.
• Boyd stole his 13th base of the season in the fifth inning. He is just two shy of becoming the first Beaver with 15 or more in a year since Nick Madrigal swiped 15 in 2018.
• Boyd has six stolen bases in his past four games.
• Travis Bazzana extended his hit streak to eight games with a double in the fourth. He is 15-for-39 with three doubles, two home runs and 15 RBI during the streak.
• Both Bazzana and Jacob Melton recorded their team-leading 11th multiple-hit efforts of the year.
• Wade Meckler picked up two hits for his seventh multi-hit game of the year. He also walked twice to reach base four times.
• Cooper Hjerpe has allowed just eight hits and three runs with 19 strikeouts in his past two starts, spanning 12 innings.
• The Beavers have stolen 19 bases over their past nine games.
• Oregon State improved to 10-1 away from home this season.
• Oregon State won its sixth consecutive game versus California. The Beavers are 12-1 over their last 13 versus the Golden Bears.
• The win was also the Beavers' 51st all-time versus the Golden Bears, the fourth-most against a Pac-12 opponent and the most against a program not in the Pacific Northwest.
• Opponents have scored in just seven different innings over their last 35 innings at the plate.
• The Beavers are 12-1 in their last 13 games against California.