March 16, 2012

JP's Weekly Walk-Off: PAC 12 season opener

The Beavers head to California for the third time this season, but this time the games played will count in the Pac-12 standings.  Cal will be happy to be home after splitting a series at Nebraska last week, and OSU will look to ride the positive feeling of a big comeback win against Oklahoma last weekend to wrap up a 3-1 weekend at home. 



THE WEEK THAT WAS



  • Friday:  OSU 11 - West Virginia 0

  • Saturday (1):  OSU 8 - Illinois 2

  • Saturday (2): UConn 6 - OSU 3

  • Sunday:  OSU 11 - Oklahoma 7


The Beavers pummeled a road-weary (and not very good) WVU team who wrapped up a series in Minneapolis on Sunday, played a double-header at home on Wednesday, hopped a plane for Corvallis Thursday, then showed few signs of life on Friday.



Saturday, OSU took care of business against a solid Illinois squad behind a great outing from Dan Child, and then Jace Fry made his much-anticipated debut in the nightcap.  Fry was solid (4.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 K), but the bats went quiet after his departure, and the bullpen could not hold the 3-2 lead OSU head after 5 innings.





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