March 28, 2012
3-28-12 USC Preview
COUGARS FINALLY HOME
Washington State (12-10, 2-4 Pac-12) hosts USC (14-8, 2-4 Pac-12, plays at UC Irvine, Wednesday) in a three-game Pac-12 series, March 30-April 1...game times are scheduled for 5:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 11 a.m...Friday will mark the first Cougar game at Bailey-Brayton Field since March 4...Washington State is 222-197 under Donnie Marbut, who is in his eighth season as the head coach of the WSU program and ninth overall in Pullman.
Live stats are available (free) on www.wsucougars.com...games against USC will have audio (fee applies) on www.wsucougars.com...locally, NewsTalk 1150 AM (Pullman) and 105.3 FM (Moscow) will carry the games live on radio with Steve Grubbs calling the action on radio and the internet...pregame show begins 20 minutes before first pitch each day.
WASHINGTON STATE WEBCASTS
Beginning March 30 against USC, the remaining Washington State's home baseball games will have a live webcast (fee applies) which can be viewed on www.wsucougars.com.
Tickets to home baseball games can be purchased by calling 1-800-GO-COUGS or by visiting wsucougars.com...also available at the WSU Athletic Ticket Office, located behind the east end zone of Martin Stadium, on the plaza just off Stadium Way, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m...prices are $6 (adults), $3 (ages 2-18 and 60+), $3 (students and students' guest, both free with sports pass) or $15 (family plan, two adults/two youth).
The first 500 fans attending Friday's game will receive a free Cougar baseball T-shirt...admission is $2 for WSU faculty and staff...family plan is $20 and includes two adults and two youth tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas...Cougar Head Football Coach Mike Leach will throw out a ceremonial first pitch, Saturday...baseball cards honoring former Cougar Steve Gleason will be handed out each day and Team Gleason T-shirts will be on sale.
INSIDE COUGAR BASEBALL VIDEOS
Washington State baseball fans can follow Cougar Baseball throughout the season on www.wsucougars.com...a video section which can be accessed by logging onto the baseball front page and clicking the Inside Cougar Baseball button...page contains features on the program and student-athletes and a weekly Donnie Marbut press conference...during home games, postgame interviews will be posted on the page...in addition, a recap with highlights at the end of weekend series at Bailey-Brayton Field will be available.
The official website of Washington State University Athletics contains baseball gameday information at www.wsucougars.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/gameday.html.
COUGAR BASEBALL SHOW
Join Washington State Head Baseball Coach Donnie Marbut for the Cougar Baseball Show at South Fork Public House in Pullman...show hosted by radio veteran Steve Grubbs, who also serves as primary play-by-play man for Cougar baseball...show scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. and can be heard on Hit Radio 104.3 FM...email questions for the show to email@example.com...remaining show dates are April 2, 9, 16 and 30 and May 21.