Oregon State: Scouting Report

Oregon State: Scouting Report

CORVALLIS, OR (WAFB) - LSU, Oregon State, San Diego State and Northwestern State make up the Corvallis Regional in Oregon.

The host Beavers are looking for a return trip to Omaha and a little revenge against LSU on their way there.

LSU beat Oregon State twice (6-1, 3-1) last year in the CWS after losing the first matchup 13-1 on the way to the National Championship series against Florida.

The Oregon State Beavers:
No. 1 Seed
National ranking: No. 2
Overall record: 44-10-1
Pac 12 record: 20-9-1, 2nd place (Stanford)

Team pitching ERA: 3.43
Top pitchers: 
Luke Heimlich: 14-1, 2.49 ERA, 104.2 innings pitched, 78 hits, 21 base on balls, 139 strikeouts

Bryce Fehmel: 9-1, 2.81 ERA, 89.2 innings pitched, 74 hits, 20 base on balls, 45 strikeouts

Jake Mulholland: 1-2, 2.50 ERA, 14 saves, (25 bullpen appearances), 36.0 innings pitched, 26 hits, 7 base on balls and 33 strikeouts

Brandon Eisert: 4-3, 2.81 ERA,  5 saves, (23 bullpen appearances), 41.2 innings pitched, 33 hits, 10 base on balls, 36 strikeouts

Team hitting average: .318
Top hitters:
Nick Madrigal: .395 batting average, 6 doubles, 4 triples, 2 home runs, 9-for-9 stolen bases

Adley Rutschman: .391 batting average, 16 doubles, 3 triples, 6 home runs and 63 RBI

Steven Kwan: .353 batting average, 8 doubles, 5 triples and 34 RBI

Cadyn Grenier: .335 batting average, 15 doubles, 2 triples, 4 home runs and 42 RBI

Trevor Larnach: .324 batting average, 13 doubles, 17 home runs and 64 RBI

Six Beavers received All-American honors this season. Trevor Larnach and Adley Rutschman earned recognition from Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America; Luke Heimlich and Jake Mulholland from Collegiate Baseball and Cadyn Grenier and Nick Madrigal from Baseball America.

Friday's schedule:
LSU and San Diego State is slated to get underway at 3 p.m., followed by Oregon State and Northwestern State at 9:30 p.m.

Both games are scheduled to air on ESPNU.

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