Baseball Falls to Oregon State, 6-3
April 24, 1999
SEATTLE - Oregon State's B.R. Cook held archrival Washington to only four hits and struck out 13 batters to lead the Beavers to a 6-3 win over the Huskies Saturday in a Pac-10 baseball game at Husky Ballpark. The loss broke the Huskies' seven-game winning streak, longest of the season.
Washington starter Jeff Heaverlo (8-2) had his personal four-game winning streak snapped as well. The All-America righty gave up a six runs on eight hits while fanning eight in seven and one-third innings. UW fell to 26-13 overall, 8-6 in the Pac-10. OSU improved to 15-29, 3-11.
Cook went the distance to improve to 5-7 on the season. The junior right-hander allowed only two earned runs on four hits to go with his career-high 13 Ks.
First baseman Joe Gerber did much of the damage for OSU. Gerber's solo homer in the first gave the Beavers the lead, and his two-run double in the sixth got it back after the Huskies had scored a pair.
Cook had held the Huskies to no hits through three innings until Bryan Williamson doubled to lead off the fourth and scored on a Dominic Woody homer, his 14th of the season. Over his current nine-game hitting streak, Williamson, a senior from Kennewick, has batted 20-for-30 (.667).
Gerber finished the day 3-for-5 with three RBI. Third baseman Josh Carter also drove in three runs for the Beavers. Woody went 2-for-3 with a double and a homer for Washington.
The crowd of 2,132 that watched the game was the largest in Husky Ballpark history. The new park is in its second year as the UW's home field.
The rubber match of the three-game series is Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
LINESCORE Pac-10 Conference Washington 6, Oregon State 3 Oregon St. 100 003 020 -- 6 8 1 Washington 000 200 100 -- 3 4 1 B.R. Cook and Bryan Ingram. Jeff Heaverlo, Ken Ferguson (8), Zack Daniels (9) and Dominic Woody. W - Cook (5-7). L - Heaverlo (8-2). 2B - OSU, Joe Gerber, Troy Schader; UW, Bryan Williamson, Woody. HR - OSU, Gerber (12); UW, Woody (14). T - 2:48. A - 2,132.