Oregon State (30-8, 12-5) vs. Washington (16-20, 6-14)
April 24, 2022 • 1:05 p.m. PT • Corvallis, Ore. • Goss Stadium at Coleman Field
RHP Jake Pfennigs (1-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Stefan Raeth (4-4, 2.34)
Oregon State and Washington conclude their three-game series Sunday at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. First pitch is slated for 1:05 p.m. PT.
All games air on the Beaver Sports Network with pre-game 30 minutes before first pitch. Affiliates include 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 p.m.), KSKR 1490-AM (Roseburg) and KBZY 1490-AM (Salem, weekend games).
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The game will not be broadcast.
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Live stats for the game can be accessed by clicking on the live stats link located on the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com.
Jacob Kmatz and Mitchell Verburg combined for a shutout as No. 2 Oregon State defeated Washington, 8-0, Saturday in front of 3,924 fans at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. Kmatz started and worked a career-long 6 1/3 innings, striking out five while scattering three hits. He earned his seventh win of the season, which is second in the Pac-12, trailing only teammate Cooper Hjerpe’s eight. Verburg picked up where Kmatz left off, facing nine batters in 2 2/3 scoreless innings. He did not give up a hit and struck a season-high six. Wade Meckler doubled three times and Jacob Melton hit an eighth-inning home run to pace OSU’s offense, which finished with 10 hits and eight walks.
• OSU is 249-194-2 all-time in the series and 142-74 in games played in Corvallis.
• The Beavers have now won nine straight games over the Huskies. OSU has won eight consecutive series versus UW.
• The Beavers are looking for their third consecutive sweep of the Huskies.
• OSU is 18-5 in its last 23 games versus Washington.
Oregon State Notes
• Wade Meckler extended his reached base safely streak to 38. He is the only player in the Pac-12 to reach base in every one of his team’s games this season.
• Meckler is the first Beaver with three doubles in a game since Jake Dukart on March 8, 2020 versus UC Santa Barbara.
• Meckler is 6-for-10 in the two games versus Washington. He has three doubles, a home run and five runs scored in the series.
• Jacob Melton also reached base safely for the 35th time this season. He’s reached base in every game he has played.
• Saturday’s attendance of 3,924 marked the ninth-largest in the Goss Stadium at Coleman Field era.
• Oregon State has outscored opponents 49-16 in the first inning this season.
• OSU’s starting pitchers have thrown 70 2/3 innings in the month of April. They are 6-1 and have allowed 27 runs on 52 hits and 12 walks. They have struck out 82. The starting staff’s WHIP for the month is 0.90.
• The Beavers have held Washington to just eight hits in the first two games of the series, equaling the total from 2021’s sweep. UW is averaging 3.2 hits per game in its last five versus the Beavers.