Eugene, Ore. – Twentieth-ranked Oregon scored once in the seventh and again in the eighth inning on Thursday to overcome winless New Mexico State 3-1 in the Ducks home opener at PK Park.
It was the first of a four-game series between the Ducks (4-1) and Aggies (0-5).
Austin Grebeck, in the game as a pinch-hitter, scored the go-ahead run for the Ducks. Catcher Shaun Chase unloaded a solo homer past the scoreboard in left-center in the eighth for the final margin.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Six days ago, Oregon State blew a 6-1 lead in a loss to Sacramento State.
The Beavers underwent a “come-to-Jesus” talking to from senior pitcher Ben Wetzler. Since then, the Beavers have been both resilient, patient and unbeatable.
Junior lefthander Jace Fry allowed one hit in eight innings, Michael Conforto had a first-inning solo home run and fifth-ranked Oregon State won its fourth straight in finishing off a Pac-12 Conference sweep of arch rival Oregon at Goss Stadium on Sunday with a 7-1 victory. Continue reading Inside the Pac-12: Oregon State shows its mettle in sweep of Ducks