Pack Rally Falls Short

Garrett Yrigoyen had two hits and two RBI against Oregon State.

April 9, 2012

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RENO, Nev.  - Trailing 6-2 the University of Nevada (16-4) baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning but left the bases loaded and fell 6-5 to Oregon State (19-11) at Peccole Park Monday afternoon.  The loss dropped the Wolf Pack to 16-15 while the Beavers improved to 19-11.

Nevada scored twice in the first inning but Oregon State got a three-run homer in the third to move in front to stay 3-2.  The Beavers added three more runs in the top of the seventh inning to make the score 6-2.  

Garrett Yrigoyen tripled home two runs in the eighth inning and Brooks Klein's single scored a third to close the gap to 6-5.  With the bases loaded third baseman Austin Byler struck out to end the inning and the Pack were retired in order in the ninth.

Troy Marks (0-3) was tagged with the loss allowing three runs in five innings on the mound.  Taylor Starr (2-1) earned the victory giving up two runs on three hits in four innings of action.  Tony Bryant (6) recorded his sixth save of the season pitching the final 1.2 innings.  

Tommy Niebergall (2-for-4,2R), Yrigoyen (2-for-3,R,2RBI), and Klein (2-for-4,2R,2RBI)  each had two hits for the Pack.  Yrigoyen and Klein drove in two apiece.

OSU catcher Tyler Smith (3-for-4,R,3RBI) had two hits in the game.  Shortstop Tyler Smith (1-for-4,R,3RBI) hit a three run homer in the third inning.

The two teams will play tomorrow afternoon at 1 p.m. at Peccole Park.

Oregon State 6, Nevada 5 (Apr 09, 2012 at Reno, Nevada)
Oregon State......... 003 000 300  -  6  6  0      (19-11)
Nevada................. 200 000 030  -  5 10  1      (16-15)
Pitchers: Oregon State - Starr, Taylor; Reser, Zack(5); Gorton, Ryan(6); Boyd, Matt(7);
Bryant, Tony(8) and Rodriguez, Jake. Nevada - Marks, Troy; Blueberg, Colby(6); Prihar, Sean(7);
Gorden, Kody(7); Kirsch, Griffin(8); Gardner, Matt(9) and Escobar Jr., Carlos.
Win-Starr, Taylor(2-1)  Save-Bryant, Tony(6)  Loss-Marks, Troy(0-3)  T-3:02  A-523
HR OSU - Smith, Tyler (1).
Weather: 68,overcast. 8 mph              

Nevada 1st
Niebergall singled up the middle (0-0). Yrigoyen, G. grounded out to p, SAC
(0-1 S); Niebergall advanced to second. Klein, B. singled up the middle, RBI
(0-0); Niebergall scored. Escobar, C. doubled to left center, RBI (1-2 FFB);
Klein, B. scored. Teel, Ryan walked (3-2 BSFBBB). Wells, Tyler grounded into
double play 2b to ss to 1b (1-2 SBK); Teel, Ryan out on the play. 2 runs, 3
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Oregon State 3rd
Rodriguez, J singled up the middle (2-1 BBF). Tommasini, J reached on a
fielder's choice (0-0); Rodriguez, J out at second 2b to ss. Matthews, J.
singled through the right side (3-1 BBBK); Tommasini, J advanced to third.
Smith, T. homered to left field, 3 RBI (0-0); Matthews, J. scored; Tommasini, J
scored. Conforto, M. grounded out to p (2-0 BB). Dunn, R. struck out swinging
(1-2 BFKFFS). 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Oregon State 7th
Barnes, R. flied out to rf (3-2 BBKKB). Gorton, R. walked (3-0 BBBB).
Rodriguez, J singled up the middle (2-1 BKB); Gorton, R. advanced to second.
Prihar, S. to p for Blueberg, C.. Tommasini, J singled to third base, bunt (1-0
B); Rodriguez, J advanced to second; Gorton, R. advanced to third. Keyes, K.
pinch hit for Matthews, J.. Keyes, K. flied out to cf, SF, RBI (0-0);
Tommasini, J advanced to third; Rodriguez, J advanced to third, scored on a
throwing error by ss; Gorton, R. scored. Smith, T. walked (3-0 BBBB). Gorden,
Kody to p for Prihar, S.. Conforto, M. singled up the middle, RBI (1-0 B);
Smith, T. advanced to second; Tommasini, J scored. Smith, T. stole third. Dunn,
R. reached on a fielder's choice (3-1 BBBK); Conforto, M. out at second 2b
unassisted. 3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Nevada 8th
Hunt, Kyle grounded out to 3b (1-1 KB). Rowe, J. singled through the right side
(2-2 KKBB). Niebergall singled down the lf line (1-1 BK); Rowe, J. advanced to
second. Yrigoyen, G. tripled down the rf line, 2 RBI (3-2 KFBFBBF); Niebergall
scored; Rowe, J. scored. Klein, B. singled through the right side, RBI (2-2
KBSB); Yrigoyen, G. scored. Bryant, T. to p for Boyd, M.. Escobar, C. struck
out swinging (0-2 KFS). Meyer, Kewby pinch hit for Brooks, C.. Meyer, Kewby
doubled down the lf line (0-2 FF); Klein, B. advanced to third. Wells, Tyler
walked (3-1 BSBBB). Byler, A. struck out swinging (1-2 KFBFS). 3 runs, 5 hits,
0 errors, 3 LOB.

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