The Oregon State Beavers used the long ball to take care of business on a sun-kissed crowd of 3,699 at Goss Stadium. The Beavers improve to 10-0 on the season. The details below courtesy of the Oregon State Media Relations department. Same two teams this afternoon at Goss...first pitch at 1:05 pm.
CORVALLIS, Ore. –Beau Philip homered twice and Adley Rutschman hit his fifth of the season to send the Oregon State baseball team to a 4-2 series-clinching victory over West Virginia in front of 3,669 Saturday afternoon at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field.
Philip hit a solo shot in the second inning and followed that with a two-run home run in the fourth to give the Beavers the lead for good. Rutschman gave Oregon State an insurance run via a sixth-inning solo blast off West Virginia (5-5 overall) starter Jackson Wolf, who took the loss after allowing five hits and four runs in seven innings. He is 2-1 on the year.
Bryce Fehmelvpicked up his second win of the season and 28thof his career – good for a tie for fourth all-time at Oregon State (10-0). The righty starter scattered four hits and two runs in six innings. Fehmel's lone blemish came on a two-run double by West Virginia's TJ Lake in the fourth inning.
Philip led the Beavers with two hits and his three RBI gave him a team-leading 14 on the season.
Oregon State concludes its three-game series with West Virginia Sunday at Goss Stadium. First pitch is slated for 1:05 p.m. PT.