April 21, 2010
Podcast Interview with Coach Marbut
The Washington State University baseball team (19-14, 3-6 Pac-10) hosts Oregon State (20-11, 3-6 Pac-10) in a three-game Pacific-10 Conference series, Friday-Sunday (April 23-25)...game times are 5:30 p.m. (Friday), 2 p.m. (Saturday) and noon (Sunday).
FOLLOW THE COUGARS
Friday and Sunday games will be available via a live webcast (fee applies) on wsucougars.com...Saturday's game wir air live on FSN Northwest...Greg Heister (play-by-play) and Bill Krueger (color anyalyst) will call the game for FSN Northwest...live stats (free) for all three games and audio (fee applies) for Saturday's game will be available on wsucougars.com...Steve Grubbs calls the play-by-play on Hit Radio 104.3 FM Pullman/Moscow.
SERIES WITH OREGON STATE
The Cougars lead 222-189-2...WSU's 413 games against Oregon State are tied for the most against an opponent (Washington)...Cougars have won two out of three games in each of the last three seasons (2007 and 2009 in Corvallis, 2008 in Pullman).
ABOUT THE BEAVERS
Oregon State is nationally-ranked in three of the four major polls this week...USA Today/ESPN and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association have the Beavers No. 22...Oregon State is No. 25 in the Collegiate Baseball poll...Beavers are batting .260 as a team led by Stefen Romero (.310), Rob Folsom (.304) and Parker Berberet (.302)...team earned run average is 3.56...Matt Boyd is 4-1 with a 1.99 ERA in 10 appearances, two starts...Greg Peavey is 3-0 with a 2.36 ERA in eight appearance, all starts.
Oregon State-RH Greg Peavey (3-0, 2.36 ERA, 1.013 WHIP, 47 K, 53 1/3 IP)
Washington State-RH Chad Arnold (3-2, 3.34 ERA, 1.2641 WHIP, 44 K, 59 1/3 IP)
Washington State-LH David Stilley (1-1, 6.59 ERA, 1.683 WHIP, 4 K, 13 2/3 IP)
The Washington State bullpen has 11 wins, 10 saves and a 4.03 earned run average this season...Cougar relief corp has fanned 114 batters in 140 and two-thirds innings (7.29 per 9 IP)...junior left-hander Paris Shewey has four wins and a save in 16 appearances...closer Adam Conley has notched three victories and eight saves in 17 games.
Washington State has 21 pinch hits this season in 52 at bats (.404)...senior Matt Fanelli leads the Cougars with six pinch hits.