Oregon State (5-3) returns home to a renovated Goss Stadium for their home opener, after an eight game Arizona trip in which the Beavs came off some impressive offensive games against (at the time of the match up 7th ranked) Oklahoma State, Kansas State, and Kansas.
It will be the Corvallis community's first view of a young team with lots of new faces, including Pac-12 player of the week, and National Hitter of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, KJ Harrison. Harrison is leading the team with a .441 batting average and 13 RBIs, including 4 home runs.
Indeed Oregon State as a team has combined for 53 hits over the last four games; including 11 doubles, five triples and four home runs.
The game will start with the first pitch scheduled for 5:35pm at the newly fully turfed Coleman Field. The outfield is now turf too, and a new caret has been installed in the infield
Additionally Goss Stadium features a new "Banners" deck area down the left field side that will serve beer and new concessions. And in the the right-center area there will be a standing room only area, which will be free on a first come, first serve basis.
Oregon State is scheduled to start RHP Andrew Moore (1-0, 2.70), and Grambling State did not announced their starter in advance, but will go with RHP Ike O'Bear (0-0).