Oregon State beat Washington, 4-1, Saturday night in front of the largest crowd in Husky Ballpark's two-year history, giving the Beavers a 2-1 series win.
Washington fell behind 5-0 in the first inning to Oregon State, but scored five runs of its own in the fifth to rally for an 8-6 victory Friday night at Husky Ballpark. Austin Rei homered twice and Husky starter Tyler Davis overcame a rocky start to help the Huskies (24-20, 9-14 Pac-12) snap a four-game losing streak and even the series against the Beavers (28-14, 11-9) at one game apiece.
Oregon State capitalized on a pair of Husky errors, including one in the 10th inning, to take the first game of the series, 4-2, Thursday night at Husky Ballpark.
Washington hosts Oregon State for three games this week, starting Thursday and running through Saturday. Large crowds are expected for all three games in the series, with promotions associated with each game.
The Huskies managed only three hits off four Washington State pitchers at Husky Ballpark Monday and were shutout 3-0 by the visiting Cougars in a non-conference game.
Oregon's J.B. Bryant drew a bases-loaded walk from Troy Rallings in the 11th inning to force in the winning run and give the Ducks a walk-off, series-clinching 3-2 win Sunday at PK Park in Eugene. The Huskies return to action tomorrow in a non-conference game against Washington State at Husky Ballpark (7 pm/Pac-12 Networks).
For a second-straight outing, Husky ace Tyler Davis was dominant on the hill and set a new career high for strikeouts. But, for the second-straight outing, Davis was a hard-luck loser as Washington fell 4-3 Saturday night to Oregon at Eugene's PK Park.
The Washington bats came alive Friday night against Oregon at PK Park in Eugene, Ore., as the Huskies pounded out 13 hits and beat the Ducks 10-4 in the opening game of the three-game series.
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The Huskies (22-16, 7-11 Pac-12) enter the week seventh in the Pac-12 standings, while the Ducks (23-18, 5-10) are eighth. With just 12 games remaining in Pac-12 play for Washington, they will be looking to make a move up the standings and try to remain in NCAA tournament contention.
The Huskies scored three times in the sixth and tacked on another run in the seventh to rally for a 4-3 victory over Seattle U at rainy Bannerwood Park Tuesday night.
The Huskies hit solo home runs in the eighth and ninth innings to force extra innings against No. 7 Arizona State Sunday at Husky Ballpark, but the Sun Devils scored in the 10th to send a season-high crowd of 1,286 home disappointed.