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2013 Corvallis Super Regional: Wildcats scratch past Oregon State in Opener

KStateHuddleFeaturedCORVALLIS, Ore. – Kansas State made No. 3 national seed Oregon State’s pitchers work for every out.

The Wildcats took pitches, fouled pitches off and denied OSU anything resembling an easy inning for most of Saturday’s opener of the Corvallis Super Regional. Continue reading

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2013 Super Regional Preview: Corvallis (OR)

OregonStateCelebrationFeaturedCORVALLIS, Ore. – Who Kansas State and Oregon State are as teams has been firmly established during the 119 combined games the two clubs have played.

Champions of the Big-12, the Wildcats are offensive-minded with a team batting average of .324, 399 runs scored, 78 sacrifices, a team fielding percentage of .975 and an ERA of 3.86, led by freshman reliever Jake Matthys (8-1, 9 saves) and his 1.96 in 55 innings.

No. 3 national seeds and Pac-12 champions, the Super Regional host Beavers are built on pitching – team ERA of 2.13, nine pitchers with an ERA under 3.00 and at least 15 innings pitched – defense with a .971 fielding percentage, and opportune offense. Continue reading

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Links from Around the Country for June 6th

JonathanGrayFeaturedHere are some of the top news stories around the College Baseball World for today.  Continue reading

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Wetzler’s complete game, Hayes’ bat send Oregon State to Corvallis Regional title

OregonStateFistPumpCORVALLIS, Ore. – Ben Wetzler gave up a run in the first inning, then shut Texas A&M out the remainder of the game as Oregon State wore the Aggies out to take a 6-1 victory and the Corvallis Regional title on Sunday night.

A Friday night starter in 2012, Wetzler has been the Beavers’ Sunday starter since returning from a sore back part way through the nonconference season. He delivered an all-Pac-12 worthy season, earning first team accolades along with OSU’s other weekend starters. Against A&M, he might have been better than ever. Continue reading

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Texas A&M slips past UC Santa Barbara, faces Oregon State next

TexasAMFeaturedCORVALLIS, Ore. – A big early lead was just enough to keep the Texas A&M Aggies hopes alive for at least a few more hours.

The Aggies led UC Santa Barbara 4-0 after three innings – getting a two-run double from first baseman Cole Lankford in the third – and escaped the Gauchos seventh-inning rally by turning to closer Jason Jester. That got them a 5-4 victory and a shot at the Corvallis Regional’s top-seed, Oregon State. Continue reading

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Bloodied, but unbeaten, Beavers stick with late game in Corvallis Regional

OregonStateFeaturedCORVALLIS, Ore. – Even before the game began, Oregon State was bloody.

Playing in the visiting dugout for the first time all season, starting pitcher Andrew Moore noticed a trail of blood leading to the dugout. Then he realized the blood was from Jake Rodriguez – the first-team all-Pac-12 catcher who had just finished warming up Moore.

“It’s just something that happens,” Moore said. “I had a bloody nose in basketball last season right before a game and you just have to wait for it to stop bleeding.” Continue reading

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Beavers escape UTSA upset effort in Corvallis Regional

OregonStateUTSAFeaturedCORVALLIS, Ore. – Sophomore Dylan Davis delivered for Oregon State, again.

This time, Davis prevented an epic fail by the No. 3 national seed Beavers in their opener of the Corvallis Regional. He smashed a one-out, first-pitch fastball into the gap in right center, scoring Tyler Smith and Michael Conforto, to lift the Beavers to a 5-4 victory over UT San Antonio, a team that came in seeded fourth in the regional after winning the WAC tourney.

A week ago, Davis scored the series-winning run in the bottom of the ninth against Washington State, putting the wrapping paper on the Beavers third conference title since 2005, but first since 2006. Continue reading

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2013 Corvallis (OR) NCAA Regional Preview

OregonStatePreviewFeaturedOregon State is right where the Beavers want to be: at home for an NCAA Regional for the fourth time in school history, all since 2005.

As the No. 3 national seed, the Beavers are also set to host the Super Regional should they advance from the Corvallis Regional.

Standing against the Pac-12 Conference champions: No. 2 seed Texas A&M, No. 3 seed UC Santa Barbara and No. 4 seed Texas San Antonio.

Here’s a breakdown, team by team: Continue reading

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Matt Boyd leading the Beavers on the Field

MattBoydOregonStateOregon State freshman Andrew Moore leaned over and patted senior Matt Boyd’s arm during the NCAA Selection show on ESPNU.

“I couldn’t believe they overlooked Matt. He’s been our Friday night guy all season long, going up against the Appels and …” Moore said. “It was nice to get the shout out, but…”

Moore and junior Ben Wetzler – the Beavers’ Saturday and Sunday starters – were credited with anchoring the OSU staff by ESPN’s studio crew. That created the appearance that the senior lefthander was just another member of the pitching staff. Continue reading

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2013 NCAA Regional Projections (May 26th)

13regionalprojections_smAs we’re now well into the 2013 college baseball season, College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to Selection Monday with our latest 2013 Regional Projections.

This is our final thoughts on what the bracket should like before it is released today. College Baseball Daily’s Ginger Poulson (@gingerpoulson) compiled this list after analyzing RPI, overall records, conference standings, overall talent and several other factors. If you have any questions about the projections feel free to leave a comment below or send her a tweet. Continue reading