The Ducks proved they can be a force in the Pac-10 defeating the Beavers who are ranked 3rd nationally. In a surprising result, Oregon notched their first victory in Corvallis since the baseball program was reinstated in 2009. Christian Jones pitched brilliantly for eight innings until he gave up two runs in the ninth inning. He also forced the Beavers into a season-high four double plays.

Lefthander Christian Jones pitched eight dominant innings giving up only two runs while forcing the Beavers into four double plays. (Alex McDougall/Oregon Daily Emerald)

Freshman Brett Thomas slid safely into home plate avoiding the tag from Oregon State catcher Carter Bell. (Alex McDougall/Oregon Daily Emerald)

KC Serna connects on a single to left field that scored two runs for the Ducks. (Alex McDougall/Oregon Daily Emerald)

Brett Hambright collects himself before an at-bat against the Beavers. (Alex McDougall/Oregon Daily Emerald)

Oregon State's Kavin Keyes mishandled a throw allowing Jack Marder to safely slide in to third base. (Alex McDougall/Oregon Daily Emerald)

 


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