RENO, Nev. – The University of Nevada (16-16) baseball team scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie Oregon State (20-11) at seven but the Beavers hit a three-run homer in the top of the 10th to win 10-7 at Peccole Park Tuesday afternoon. The Wolf Pack stands at 16-16 after the loss while OSU improved to 20-11.
Nevada trailed 7-0 after four innings of play but scored the next seven to tie the game. The Pack scored two in the fifth and four times in the seventh inning to close the gap to 7-6.
In the bottom of the ninth inning Jamison Rowe tripled with one out and scored on Garrett Yrigoyen's triple that followed. The Pac k was unable to push across the winning run and the game was headed to the top of the 10th.
A pair of walks and a two-out three-run homer gave OSU a 10-7 advantage. Michael Conforto delivered the big blow, his second three-run homer of the game.
Nevada got one runner on in the bottom of the 10th but was unable to score and lost for the fourth time in a row.
Yrigoyen (4-for-5,R,4RBI) had a career-high four hits and four RBI for the Pack. Brooks Klein (2-for-3,RBI) and Jay Anderson (2-for-4,2R) had two hits apiece.
Colby Blueberg (0-2) was tagged with the loss giving up the three runs in the 10th. Ryan Gorton (1-0) earned the win pitching three innings and Tony Bryant (7) pitched a scoreless 10th inning to earn his seventh save.
Nevada opens a three-game Western Athletic Conference series with Louisiana Tech on Friday at 2:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday's games are slated for 1:00 p.m.