No. 6 Beavers Open DH With 7-2 Win
March 2, 2013
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Michael Conforto homered in the fifth and Dylan Davis drove in two in the first as the Beavers took the first game of a doubleheader with Bryant Saturday at Goss Stadium, winning 7-2.
Conforto hit the first pitch he saw in the fifth from Bryant starter Craig Schlitter over the right field fence to put the Beavers up 5-2. The home run was the first of the season for Oregon State and the 14th of Conforto's career.
Davis, meanwhile, drove in two with a double in the first that put OSU up for good at 3-1.
Conforto added an RBI on a single in the seventh to give him three on the day. He also had three hits to pace the Beavers, who finished with 10 overall. Davis and Andy Peterson pitched in with two apiece.
Dan Child won his third game of the season with a seven-inning outing. The OSU starter allowed three hits and two runs - both unearned - while striking out five. He lowered his earned run average to 1.56 after starting the game at 2.61.
Child improved to 9-5 in his career at Oregon State and 4-0 in the month of March.
Schlitter took the loss for Bryant after going six innings, scattering six hits and five runs. He dropped to 0-2 on the year.
Game two started at approximately 4:15 p.m.
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