Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 4/26/13
Please take your seats ladies and gentlemen. We are about to announce the winner from the category of, “Didn’t see it coming.” Or should we have said, “Should not have happened.” Congratulations to the Oregon State Beavers baseball team. Understandably, nothing can be taken for granted in the game of baseball. Pitchers have to pitch, hitters have to hit and fielders have to field. Often the intricacies of baseball can only be defined by watching every player in action once the ball is put in to play. I get it, you never know how the ball bounces. But really, the top team in the Pacific 12 Conference had to scrape out the last game of a three game series against the worst team in the league (Washington) to avoid being swept?  And then eke out a 14-inning game against Seattle, who was eight games under .500 at the time. The Huskies had only nine wins all season heading in to the weekend against the Beavers. OSU was, and still is, looking toward a conference title it has not ...
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