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Oregon State’s Hunter Jarmon leaves Baseball Program

HunterJarmonOregonStateOregon State two sport athlete Hunter Jarmon has left the Beavers baseball program as it was first reported by Connor Letourneau of The Oregonian. Jarmon is a wide receiver on the football team and had originally planned on playing both sports in Corvallis. He ended up only playing in four games with one start this season while compiling a stolen base without a base hit.

 

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CBD Column: A different draft story lands freshman at Oregon State

As last summer’s baseball season began, Caleb Hamilton had his plans fairly set. He would play alongside Oregon State-bound catcher Logan Ice and then walk-on at Washington.

Then came a phone call after a summer game. The Washington Nationals had drafted the Woodinville, Wash., product. Hamilton began to rethink his options and asked to meet with Oregon State head coach Pat Casey. Continue reading

WSU coach Greg Lovelady asks for an explanation on a fair call on the first base line from plate umpire Mike Whitty.

CBD Column: Lovelady learning from the best at Wright State

Wright State coach Greg Lovelady, in his first season in charge of the Raiders, listens to the plate talk with 20th-year Oregon State coach Pat Casey and plate umpire Mike Whitty.

Wright State coach Greg Lovelady, in his first season in charge of the Raiders, listens to the plate talk with 20th-year Oregon State coach Pat Casey and plate umpire Mike Whitty.

As a first-year head coach, Wright State’s Greg Lovelady is taking every opportunity to improve his understanding of the game and management of the ballplayers in his care.

It’s Lovelady’s 10th year overall at Wright State, but his first in charge of everything after nine seasons as Rob Cooper’s assistant. His baseball pedigree includes two national championships (1999, 2001) as a player at Miami, a brief pro career in the Florida Marlins minor league system, and three regional appearances with the Raiders (2006, 2009, 2011). Continue reading

Oregon State's Ben Wetzler

Could Oregon State pitcher Ben Wetzler’s case bring change to NCAA?

Oregon State senior Ben Wetzler delivers to the plate in the first inning against Wright State on Sunday.

Oregon State senior Ben Wetzler delivers to the plate in the first inning against Wright State on Sunday.

Twenty percent of his senior season. That was the punishment the NCAA meted out to Oregon State left hander Ben Wetzler for turning down the Philadelphia Phillies’ various overtures last summer and returning to play for the Beavers.

Thanks to being a pitcher, the 11-game suspension only cost Wetzler two starts and hasn’t hurt the Beavers on the field, where they’re 9-3 after winning three of four games with Wright State over the weekend. Wetzler made his first start of the season in Sunday’s series finale. Continue reading