Oregon State (45-14) vs. Kentucky (43-14)
June 8, 2024 • 3:06 p.m. PT • Lexington, Ky. • Kentucky Proud Park
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The Game
Oregon State opens NCAA Super Regional play Saturday night when the Beavers take on host Kentucky in Lexington. First pitch at Kentucky Proud Park is slated for 3:06 p.m. PT (6:06 p.m. in Kentucky).

Radio
The game will be carried live on the Beaver Sports Network throughout the state of Oregon. Mike Parker will call the action.

Listen Online
Catch the game online by visiting osubeavers.com, and find the live broadcast on the Oregon State baseball schedule page. The game can be heard via the Varsity Network, which is available for users with smartphones and tablets. Download the free Varsity Network application for live games and archived broadcasts.

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Television
The game will be broadcast on ESPNU. Roxy Bernstein and Xavier Scruggs will be on the call.

Live Video
Subscribers to ESPN's family of networks can find the game on ESPN's app for smartphones and tablets as well as on ESPN.com.

Live Stats
Live stats for the game can be accessed by clicking on the live stats link located on the baseball schedule page on osubeavers.com.

Last Game
Oregon State advanced to the super regional by defeating UC Irvine, 11-6, Monday in a game that was finished after being suspended due to rain on Sunday. Here's a look at notables from the game.
• Micah McDowell: 3x5, R, RBI, BB
• Dallas Macias: 2x5, R, 2 RBI, BB, HR
• Elijah Hainline: 2x4, 2 R, 3 RBI, BB, 2B, HR
• Mason Guerra: 2x3, 3 R, 2 RBI, 2 BB, HR
• AJ Hutcheson: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, W
• Nelson Keljo: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO

Oregon State Notables
• Oregon State is playing in its ninth NCAA Super Regional, but just the second away from home. OSU visited Nashville in 2011, losing in two games to Vanderbilt.
• The Beavers and Wildcats have never played.
• OSU is 0-1 against the Southeastern Conference this season, dropping a 5-4 decision to Arkansas at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas in February.
• Travis Bazzana was named a Golden Spikes Award Finalist on Wednesday. He is joined by Georgia's Charlie Condon and Arkansas' Hagen Smith. Bazzana is the fourth Beaver to be named a finalist all-time, joining Michael Conforto (2014), Adley Rutschman and Cooper Hjerpe (2022).
• Oregon State's pitching staff, over its last nine games, has held opponents to 25 runs - 22 earned - with 32 walks and 81 strikeouts in  77 1/3 innings. That's an ERA of 2.56.
• Opponents have 51 hits over that nine-game stretch, giving the Beavers a 1.07 team WHIP.
• OSU has an overall team ERA of 3.98, lowest in the Pac-12. The Beavers are one of just seven teams in the nation with a sub-4.00 ERA.
• The Beavers have allowed an average of 7.99 hits per game, 14th-fewest in the nation.
• Oregon State has hit 118 home runs as a team, best in program history and tied for second all-time in the Pac-12. The Beavers are tied for eighth nationally this year.
• OSU has gone just nine games without a home run this season. The Beavers are 38-12 when hitting at least one.
• Sixthy-four of the Beavers' 118 home runs have scored at least two runs - 54.2 percent.
• The Beavers have scored 516 runs in 2024, two shy of the program-record 518 in 2018.
• OSU is 18-12 away from home this season, and has posted a 6-3 mark away from Goss Stadium over its last nine games.
• Dallas Macias and Micah McDowell are both on four-game hit streaks entering the super regional. Bazzana, Mason Guerra and Elijah Hainline are all on three-game hit streaks.
• Gavin Turley drove in one in the regional finale and has 74 RBI on the year. That ranks fifth for a single-season at OSU, just two behind No. 4 Michael Conforto (2012).
• The Beavers have won at least 45 games for the ninth time in program history, and the second under Mitch Canham.

Editor: Albert Owen