Takeaways on Stanford-Oregon State, SJSU-Air Force • D1Baseball

Takeaways on Stanford-Oregon State, SJSU-Air Force • D1Baseball

Stanford and Oregon State squared off in a three-game series this weekend, with the former taking two out of three to extend their win streak to four games. Meanwhile, San Jose State and Air Force had a two-game set, with the Falcons earning a split. Here are a few key takeaways from the weekend’s action.

Stanford’s Pitching Dominance

The Cardinal showcased their strong pitching staff in the series against the Beavers. Stanford’s starters allowed a total of just two runs in 21 innings of work, while the bullpen added another seven scoreless frames. The performance was led by starter Brendan Beck, who tossed a complete game, allowing just one run on five hits.

Oregon State’s Struggles at the Plate

The Beavers’ offense was unable to muster much against the Cardinal pitching staff, batting just .177 as a team with a .205 on-base percentage. While Oregon State was able to get runners on base, they left 31 men on base in the series, unable to convert those opportunities into runs.

San Jose State’s Resilience

The Spartans were able to take one of the two games against Air Force, despite getting off to a slow start. San Jose State was held scoreless through the first five innings in the Saturday game, but they were able to mount a four-run rally in the sixth to earn the win.

Air Force’s Performance on the Mound

The Falcons pitching staff was able to keep the Spartans’ offense at bay for most of the series, allowing just five runs in the two games combined. Air Force was also able to make the most of their offensive opportunities, scoring a total of 10 runs in the series.

Overall, this weekend provided plenty of excitement for D1Baseball fans, with Stanford continuing their winning streak, Oregon State looking for answers at the plate, San Jose State’s resilience, and Air Force’s stellar pitching performance.

Concluding the weekend series, Stanford extended their win streak to four games after outlasting Oregon State in a two-out-of-three set. Meanwhile, the Spartans and Falcons had a split in their two-game series, with San Jose State exhibiting resilient play and Air Force displaying a strong performance on the mound. The Cardinal showcased their powerful pitching staff in the series, with their starters allowing only two runs in 21 innings, while the Beavers’ offense scuffled, batting .177 with a .205 on-base percentage and leaving 31 men on base. In contrast, San Jose State mounted a four-run rally in the sixth inning of the Saturday game, while the Falcons held the Spartans to five runs over the two games and made the most of their offensive opportunities. Ultimately, D1Baseball fans were treated to a thrilling weekend of action, with Stanford’s win streak continuing and both Air Force and San Jose State showcasing their respective strengths.