Arizona (22-6 and ranked as high as 20th in the country) takes an eight-game winning streak into a home series against No. 2 Oregon State (23-3) as Pac-10 play opens for two of the conference's top teams. Arizona is 7-0 in one-run games.
Game times (PT) are 7 today, 6 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday.
Probable starters for OSU, in order: Mike Stutes (6-0, 2.17 ERA), lefty Joe Paterson (5-1, 2.59) and Daniel Turpen (6-0, 2.31). The rest of the likely lineup: catcher Mitch Canham, first baseman Jordan Lennerton, second baseman Joey Wong, shortstop Darwin Barney, third baseman Drew George, left fielder Mike Lissman, center fielder Chris Hopkins, right fielder John Wallace and DH Jason Ogata.