The Beavers take a 3-0 home record into a three-game series against San Francisco. OSU (17-3 after sweeping Evansville last week) will play 4 p.m. today and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. USF is 9-8. … The Beavers' strong pitching continues, with the staff ERA at 2.81 and opponent batting average of .239. Mike Stutes (4-0, 2.86), Daniel Turpen (5-0, 2.48) and Joe Paterson (3-1, 2.78) are the primary starters. Anton Maxwell is 2-0 in two starts and two relief appearances. Infielder Drew George is batting .391, and catcher Mitch Canham has been a force at .386 with 19 RBIs and two homers, including a grand slam in a 6-2 win over Evansville.
- Kerry Eggers