at Loyola Marymount
04/27/2021 | 6:00 p.m.
IRVINE, California – Joe Casey and Kyle Froemke were both homers and Andy Armstrong went 4-6, but Oregon State dropped the series final at UC Irvine (7-6) in 12 innings on Sunday at Anteater Ballpark.
UC Irvine’s Thomas McCaffrey won at the end of 12th place and sent the anteaters to a series victory. The single came from Reliever Reid Sebby, who suffered the defeat after 1 1/3 innings and fell to 2-1 in the year.
Casey hit his second home run in as many games; A solo shot in the third that put the Beavers (26-12 overall) 5-0 ahead. Four innings later and with a score of five, Froemke hit his first college homerun, also a solo shot that gave OSU a 6-5 lead.
Mike Peabody leveled the game at six in the bottom half of the seventh, on another solo home run, this time on the left.
Armstrong finished the race with two doubles and two singles, a career high of four goals. His first hit of the day, a single, was a two-run run in the Oregon state’s first inning.
Garret Forrester had three hits, including a double, for the Beavers, who scored a total of 14. Casey, whose home run was his sixth of the season, scored two goals, as did Wade Meckler.
Gordon Ingebritson took the win for UC Irvine (24-12). He is now 2-1 after keeping the Beavers goalless for two innings.
The state of Oregon continues its journey Tuesday when the Beavers visit Loyola Marymount for the first of two games. The first pitch Tuesday is scheduled for 6 p.m. PT.
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Loyola Marymount is scheduled to provide a live stream of each of the two games. Visit osubeavers.com for the direct link to the live video. Live statistics, information about the Beaver Sports Network and TuneIn and more can also be found at osubeavers.com.
– Oregon State has made 18 first inning runs this season.
– Kyle Froemke’s seventh inning home run was the Oregon State’s first pinch home run since Billy King v Kansas on February 27, 2016.
– Andy Armstrong extended his hit streak to seven games. The senior also has the team’s best 16 multi-hit games in 2021.
– Garret Forrester has increased his strike streak to six games and has made it to the base in 14 consecutive games, the longest run of its kind by a beaver this season.
– Joe Casey also pushed his streak to four games.
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