SCHEDULE: vs. Hartford 5:35 p.m. today; 1:05 p.m. and 5:05 p.m. Saturday; 1:05 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: Goss Stadium
TICKETS: $20 reserved, $10 general admission
RECORDS: Hartford 0-0; Oregon State 5-3
SERIES: First meeting
RADIO: KEJO (1240 AM)
PROBABLE STARTERS: RHP Anthony Mannuccia (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. RHP Sam Gaviglio (1-0, 0.00); LHP Mike Thatcher (0-0, 0.00) vs. LHP Ben Wetzler (0-1, 7.36); TBA vs. LHP Cam Booser (0-1, 3.52).
UPDATE: These are the first home games of the season, and they begin a nine-game homestand. That's the longest of the season. ... Danny Hayes has come on offensively the last two games with a home run, double and five RBIs. ... The bullpen owns four of the five victories with a 2.32 ERA in 38 2/3 innings. ... OSU is 2-0 in extra inning games. ... C Andrew Susac is on a four-game hitting streak. He's hitting .538 with a home run and four RBIs. ... C/1B Parker Berberet, Susac and Gaviglio were named to the all-tournament team last weekend. Berberet was the most outstanding player. He's hitting .308 for the season with two home runs and eight RBIs. ... RHP Taylor Starr (arm) and LHP Dylan Jones (finger) remain out this weekend. ... This is the opener for Hartford, which hasn't had much practice outside to due the harsh winter in Connecticut. The Hawks went 11-37 last season, 5-19 in the American East Conference. ... There are 11 freshmen on the roster. ... Seven OSU games will be broadcast on live TV this season, four by KEZI 9.2 (Comcast 309). They will be the Saturday home Pacific-10 Conference games: April 9 vs. Arizona State, April 23 vs. Washington State, May 7 against California and May 21 vs. USC. ... The April 9 and May 7 games starts times have been moved to 1 p.m. starts, while the April 23 and May 21 games remain at 2 p.m. ... The other three are the conference Civil War games on May 27-29 on CSN (37).