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Beaver's Late Run Keeps Them Perfect at Home.

Beavers use a late 7th inning run including back to back homeruns to sweep the Spartans with 8-2 win.

The Beavers struggled for most of the game and it look like at first that the San Jose State Spartans would avenge their 6-1 loss from yesterday. The Beavers starting pitcher Kevin Flemer would start out strong retiring 3 up and 3 down in both of the first two innings with one strikeout.

San Jose starting pitcher Matt Brown would also start strong giving up only one hit in two innings but he would be replace with Beaverton's own Myles Richard who had also played for Mt.Hood Community College. In the top of the 4th the Spartans would get on board first with single from Shane Timmons that would score Dillan Smith to give the Spartans the lead 0-1.

Oregon State would continue to struggle finding offense as they would go five innings without scoring with only 3 hits and 3 left on base with no one stepping up to get the hits rolling. To open the bottom 6th the Beavers Trever Morrison would get hit by a pitch and take a base. Oregon State would rely on a familar name that in KJ Harrison who would double to the center right of the outfield, scoring Morrison to tie the game 1-1. The Spartans would recover nicely retiring the next three batters with excellent fielding.

San Jose State would again extend their lead to one in the top of the 7th taking advantage of a Beavers pitching change. Which saw Beavers send in Ryan Mets to pitch for Kevin Flemer. The Spartans would take advantage of a cold Mets and he  would not fare well at the mound as Chris Williams would hit a home run giving the Spartans the lead again 1-2. The Beavers would make another pitching change John Pomeroy for Ryan Mets. Oregon State would end the inning and it looked like all of their momentum was gone.

The Beavers batters would respond in a big way in the bottom of the 7th as they to would take advantage of a Spartans pitching change. With Ross Slaney coming in for Myles Richard. After Caleb Hamilton was walked and Christian Donahue singled to center field, Hamilton would advance to third. At the next at bat Jeff Hendrix would drive in the tying run with a single to center field to score Hamilton 2-2 Beavers.

After that the floodgates would open Trever Morrison would line drive a single through first and second base scoring Donahue 3-2 it would be the Beavers first lead of the game. After a KJ Harrison pop fly to the Spartans shortstop, Gabe Clark would be next up for the Beavers and boy would he deliver. He would open up the game with a home run scoring himself, Morrison, and Hendrix to give the Beavers a 6-2 lead.

San Jose State was tired of what they were seeing and could sense the game was slipping away. As they brought in another pitcher to stop the run in pitcher Carter Johnson for Ross Slaney. Johnson wouldn't fare much better as Michael Howard homered off of him to extend the Beavers lead to 7-2 the inning would finally end after a Caleb Hamilton fly out to center field but not before the Beavers drove in 6 runs, 6 hits, no errors but they left 2 on base.

Oregon State would extend the lead by one off of a KJ Harrison fly out to right field that scored Christian Donahue after he tagged the base and came home 8-2. The Spartans also change pitcher twice in the inning but couldn't seem to find a closer for the team. The Beavers would bring in Mitch Hickey to close the game he got all three Spartan batters 3 up and 3 down to close the game for the Beavers.

The win gives Oregon State a 13-0 record at home and improves them to 20-5 overall. An in turn gives them the sweep of San Jose State which falls to 7-18 on the season and 1-13 away. The Beavers host a three game series starting friday at 5:35 with Cal Poly.