CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State coach Pat Casey said on Friday that the key to beating arch rival Oregon was beating the Ducks’ pitching.
On Saturday night, Casey and the Beavers needed eight innings to prove him correct, again. OSU broke through for four hits and four runs in the bottom of the eighth to wrap up the Pac-12 series win and gain a percentage-points lead over Washington in the race for the conference title. Continue reading Inside the Pac-12: Patience gives Beavers series win over Oregon in Civil War
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Senior lefthander Ben Wetzler isn’t interested in individual accomplishments.
He did forego professional riches to become the winningest pitcher in Oregon State history. Wetzler, a fifth-round draft pick of the Philadelphia Phillies in June 2013, returned to the Beavers for one simple reason.
“The dog pile,” he said. Continue reading Inside the Pac-12: Wetzler becomes Oregon State’s ace of aces
Here are some photos from the Oregon State 3-1 victory over intrastate rival Oregon. Ben Wetzler broke the Oregon State record for pitching wins in a career with his 31st career victory in the game. Continue reading CBD Photo Gallery: Oregon at Oregon State (April 25th)
PORTLAND, Ore. – Louie Lechich shrugged off a ninth-inning disaster on Saturday to lead San Diego to a West Coast Conference series victory over Portland on Sunday at Joe Ertz Field.
Lechich, in the game to close a 9-8 victory on Saturday, was one strike away from a save with no runners on. What followed was an NCAA-contender’s worst nightmare. Portland rallied for a 10-9 victory and the Pilots had an opportunity to win the series entering Sunday. Continue reading Inside the WCC: Lechich recovers from Saturday’s loss with a gem
The Portland Pilots and the San Diego Toreros faced off in a key West Coast Conference matchup in Portland on Saturday. Here are the best pictures from the Pilots 10-9 walk off victory. Continue reading CBD Photo Gallery: San Diego at Portland (April 12th)
Brendan Tessar pitched seven shutout innings to help lead the Oregon Ducks to a 3-0 victory in a midweek matchup against instate rival Portland. Here are my best pictures from the game. Continue reading CBD Photo Gallery: Oregon vs Portland
It takes a special personality to walk the same path as Mike Mussina and Mark Appel.
Just for starters you have to be a strong enough student to gain admission to Stanford University. Then comes the physical ability to pitch at an insanely high level, and finally there is the opportunity. That window may be the tiniest to slip through. Continue reading Inside the Pac-12: Cal Quantrill walking in Mussina, Appel’s footsteps at Stanford
College football has Ohio State and Michigan, Texas and Oklahoma, Auburn and Alabama, and every “state” rivalry possible.
College basketball has Duke and North Carolina, Kentucky and Louisville, UCLA and Arizona.
Storied rivalries all in their respective sports. In college baseball there are many great rivalries within conferences. Mississippi State against Louisiana State might be the best of the bunch, with it’s fervent and fevered fandoms that, when the games are over, can act like southern gentlemen. Continue reading College baseball’s regal rivalry: Mississippi State vs. LSU
Here are some of the best pictures from this weekend’s series between Stanford and Oregon State in Corvallis. Continue reading CBD Photo Gallery: Stanford at Oregon State
Here is a photo gallery from this past weekend’s Arizona State and Oregon State series in Corvallis, Oregon. The Sun Devils won two out of three games in the matchup. Here are some of the best pictures. Continue reading CBD Photo Gallery: Arizona State vs Oregon State Series