Next: Another huge test for the Beavers (16-12, 4-5). They'll face Arizona State in Tempe at 7 tonight, 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. ASU (30-4, 6-3) is ranked second, third or fourth in the national rankings and has won 30 or more games in each of the last 46 seasons. OSU is unranked.
• Shortstop Joey Wong was 7 for 15 last week against Stanford to raise his average from .240 to .269. First baseman Jordan Lennerton was 7 for 12 with five RBIs to improve from .273 to .315. Drew George (.387), Jason Ogata (.368), John Wallace (.356) and Chris Hopkins (.298) all had at least four hits in the three games. The Beavers carry a .313 batting average. George (.477), Daniel Robertson (.463) and Ogata (.460) are the team leaders in on-base percentage.
Catcher Ryan Ortiz has thrown out 10 of 26 runners attempting to steal this season.
- Kerry Eggers