Coach Pat Casey says he never has had as much depth.
'You can use four guys one game and go with a new four guys the next day, and they're all deserving,' he says. 'Seems like that kind of competition is a good thing.'
• OSU (20-3) is at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo for single games Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The Mustangs (13-13) lost to a top-10 team, Rice, last week 9-8, 7-2 and 6-5 after leading in all three games.
• Catcher Mitch Canham leads the Beavers in batting (.382), RBIs (25), runs (24), home runs (four) and walks (16).
• OSU has stolen 29 bases in 38 attempts. Opponents are 15 of 22.
• The Beavers are hitting .299 as a team to .234 for opponents. OSU pitchers have a collective 2.66 ERA to 6.86 for foes.