Games 31, 32 • Road Games 10, 11
Oregon State (24-6) vs. Missouri State (22-8)
April 13, 2018 • 9:00 a.m. PT
Springfield, Mo. • Hammons Field
Oregon State and Missouri State open their three-game series with a doubleheader Friday at Hammons Field. First pitch of the first game Friday is 9 a.m. PT (11 a.m. in Missouri).
All games air on the Beaver Sports Network with pre-game 30 minutes before first pitch. Affiliates include KICE 94.9 (Bend, Ore.), KEJO 1240-AM (Corvallis), KKNX 840-AM (Eugene), KCFM 1250-AM (Florence – Pac-12 games), KCFM 104.1-FM (Florence – Pac-12 games), KLAD 960-AM & 93.3-FM (Klamath Falls), KTMT 580-AM & 96.1-FM (Medford – Saturday & Sunday games), Rip City Radio 620-AM (Portland – weekday games after 5 p.m. and all weekend games), 103.7-FM (Portland, all weekday games before 5 p.m.), KSKR 1490-AM (Roseburg) and KBZY 1490-AM (Salem – Saturday & Sunday games).
Catch the game online by visiting osubeavers.com, and find the live broadcast on the Oregon State baseball schedule page. The games can be heard via the TuneIn application, which is available for smartphones and tablets (search Beaver Sports Network).
The opening game of the doubleheader will be televised with Roxy Bernstein and Wes Clements on the call. Games two and three of the series will not be televised.
The game can also be seen, for those who subscribe to the ESPN family of networks, by visiting Watch ESPN or on the ESPN app.
Live stats for the game can be accessed by clicking on the live stats link located on the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com.
Tickets At Goss
Tickets for the 2018 season can be purchased by visiting BeaverTickets.com/Baseball or by calling 1-800-GOBEAVS.
Steven Kwan, Cadyn Grenier and Andy Armstrong all finished with two hits but the Beavers dropped a 6-5 decision to Arizona Sunday afternoon in Tucson. Armstrong doubled twice and scored two runs.
Against Missouri State
Oregon State and Missouri State have played five times previous to the series, with each at a neutral site. The Bears took 2-of-3 in Portland in 2009, a series that was played at PGE Park, the former Triple-A home of the Portland Beavers.
Missouri State is a member of the Missouri Valley Conference. The Beavers are 13-3 all-time against current members of the league, with a 7-0 mark versus Northern Illinois. OSU last played an MVC team in 2011 against Creighton (which is now a part of the Big East).
Due to the early start of Friday’s doubleheader, fans in the Portland area can catch the game over the air at 103.7 FM.
Three Beavers carry hit streaks into the series opener. Cadyn Grenier (12-for-27, .444) and Michael Gretler (8-for-22, .363) are both at six games, while Steven Kwan is at five games. Kwan is batting .400 (8-for-20) during his streak.
• Both Trevor Larnach and Adley Rutschman were added to the Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List on Tuesday. Nick Madrigal, who has played in six games in 2018, was taken off the list.
• The series marks the only games played in the Central Time Zone for the Beavers during the regular season.
• Andy Armstrong has reached base safely in 21 of his last 22 games. He has hit safely in 17 of his last 18 games.
• OSU is 13-4 away from Goss Stadium.