GAME 17: Oregon State (13-3, 3-1) vs. Arizona State (8-11, 0-1)
March 19, 2022 • 1:35 pm PT • Corvallis, Ore. • Goss Stadium at Coleman Field
RHP Jacob Kmatz (3-0, 3.64) vs. RHP Kyle Luckham (2-0, 2.88)
Oregon State and Arizona State continue their three-game series Saturday afternoon at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. First pitch is slated for 1:35 pm PT.
All games air on the Beaver Sports Network with pre-game 30 minutes before first pitch. Affiliates includes 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 pm), 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 Varsity Network, which is available for users with smartphones and tablets. Download the free Varsity Network application for live games and archived broadcasts.
The game will not be televised.
A live video stream, produced by Oregon State, will be available. Visit the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com for a link.
Live stats for the game can be accessed by clicking on the live stats link located on the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com.
Travis Bazzana drove in eight and Mason War posted four hits as No. 5 Oregon State rolled past Arizona State, 21-0, Friday night at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. Cooper Hjerpe took that support and struck out a career-best 12 to help the Beavers to the series-opening victory. OSU is now 13-3 overall and 3-1 in Pac-12 Conference play. Bazzana came one RBI short of tying Ken Bowen (1985 versus Chico State) for the single-game school record. Bazzana hit a grand slam in the first inning, then singled home two runs in both the second and fourth innings. By the time Bazzana drove in his final two runs the Beavers had taken an 18-0 lead. Guerra, meanwhile, doubled twice with three RBI.
• OSU’s 15 walks Friday marked the team’s season high, surpassing 12 versus New Mexico on Feb. 18, the season opener.
• Jacob Melton extended his hit streak to 18 games dating back to 2021. He also drove in two to extend his Pac-12 lead in RBI to 33.
• The Beavers’ surpassed their previous run-record against Arizona State. OSU’s previous best was 13 two times, most recently in 1985.
• Travis Bazzana came to the plate with the bases loaded four times.
• The last Beaver to record eight RBI in a game was Shea McFeely in 2004 versus Portland.
• The Beavers’ 21 runs are their most in a conference game since defeating Washington State, 22-21, in 2002.
• Cooper Hjerpe lowered his ERA to 3.04 from 3.44 in his career against conference opponents. He is now 4-5 in Pac-12 play with 79 strikeouts to 18 walks.
• Gavin Logan extended his hit streak to five games and has nine RBI during it.
• Wade Meckler’s four runs set a career-best, surpassing his previous mark of three achieved on Feb. 18 against New Mexico.
• Travis Bazzana extended his hit streak to four games and has 10 RBI during it.
• OSU’s players tallied 21 RBI, four more than the previous season high of 17 against New Mexico in the season opener.
• The 21 runs scored also tied that game for the most this season.
• Oregon State remained in a tie for first in the Pac-12 after Friday’s victory.
• Ten of the Beavers’ 11 position players scored at least one run in Friday’s game.
• Every Beaver reached base safely.
• OSU ranks fifth nationally averaging 10.2 runs per game.