The third-ranked Oregon State Beavers made it eight wins in a row over the Ducks with a come from behind 4-3 win Tuesday night at PK Park in Eugene.
Trevor Larnach hits homer #13 on the season to help fuel the comeback for Oregon State. The Ducks jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning thanks to a homer by Oregon's Kenyon Yovan. Then the comeback. After the Larnach HR in the second Troy Claunch walked with the bases loaded to make it 3-2 Ducks. Two innings later the Beavs took the lead when Claunch hit a double down the right field line to tie the game and then Steven Kwan, the Pac-12 Player of the Week hit a grounder that scored the go ahead run to make it 4-3.
But the story of this game...reliever Kevin Abel who came in and threw 6 1/3 innings of shutout baseball and the Beavers improve to 33-7.
Oregon State hits the road for a three-game series at Washington State that opens Friday night. First pitch from Bailey-Brayton Field is scheduled for 5 p.m. PT. A live stream provided by Washington State will be available by visiting osubeavers.com. 4:30 the pregame coverage begins on Rip City Radio 620.