The Beavers used a fast start and cruised to a 12-2 win over the Arizona State Sun Devils. Oregon State moves to first in the Pac-12 with an overall record of (14-2, 2-0 Pac 12). Mistakes and errors by Arizona State gave the Beavers chances to score and they took advantage of it.
Oregon State wasted no time getting on the scoreboard, started off by double from KJ Harrison that scored Christian Donahue. An error by Arizona State's shortstop Colby Woodmansee saw Harrison and Nick Madrigal to score to equal the amount of runs they had last game at three. Billy King then was walked and the bases were loaded for the Beavers. The onslaught continued as error by the Sun Devils saw the Beavers score again as Billy King scored on the error and Logan Ice scored on a pitching error to push the score to five.
In an attempt to stop the run the Sun Devils replaced Eli Lingo with Ryan Hingst, he would allow one more run as the first inning ended the Oregon State was sitting on a 6-0 lead and it was a much different game then Friday tense down to the wire game.
The mistakes would not end for Arizona State as a fielding error by 3rd basemen saw Madrigal score again off of a Jack Anderson hit. The Beavers continued to use their excellent hitting to keep runs coming in. After Hamilton made it to third on a Steven Kwan fly out. Hamilton would find home on a wild pitch in the bottom of 7th.
Hiding into the final inning the Beavers held a 12-0 lead over the Sun Devils. Arizona State would score two in the final inning of a game that was already long ago decided. Oregon State's Jake Thompson pitched seven innings in the win, giving up five hits, zero runs and six strikeouts. He improves his record to 2-1, Mitch Hickey and Jordan Britton split the last two innings.
The Beavers batters, scored six runs in the first inning off of three hits, also due in part to the Sun Devils errors. They did better on taking advantage of hits also scoring 12 runs off of 11 hits, and didn't leave as many on base as yesterday.
The series ends tomorrow with game time starting at 12:35 PM, Oregon State looks to get their first league sweep of the season.