CORVALLIS, Ore. – Thirty home games highlight the 2017 Oregon State baseball schedule, which was released on Tuesday.
The Beavers, who are coming off a 35-19 record in 2016, open their 2017 slate Feb. 17 against Duke in Surprise, Ariz. Oregon State, for the third straight year, will spend the first two weeks of the season playing at Surprise Stadium, the Spring Training home of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers. OSU will also play Gonzaga, Indiana, Ohio State and Nebraska over an eight-game stretch, which concludes Feb. 26.
On March 3, OSU will play its first of 30 home games at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field when the Beavers open a three-game series against UC Davis. At Goss, the Beavers will also see Portland (March 7), Ball State (four games from March 9-11), Arizona (March 24-26), Utah (April 7-9), Gonzaga (April 11), Oregon (April 25 and May 2), USC (April 28-30), California (May 5-7), Washington State (May 19-21) and Abilene Christian (May 25-28).
Oregon State, as always, is slated for five Pac-12 Conference road series. The Beavers open Pac-12 play March 17-19 at Arizona State, and will also visit Stanford (March 31-April 2), Washington (April 13-15), UCLA (April 21-23) and Oregon (May 12-14). Prior to taking on Stanford, OSU will play Saint Mary’s in Moraga on March 28. The Beavers will also play at Portland April 4 and take on the Pilots in Keizer on May 16.
Oregon State will play its last 19 games of the season in the state of Oregon, 15 of which will be at Goss Stadium.
The Pac-12 Network slate of televised games will be released closer to the start of the season.
2017 Schedule Breakdown
Home Games: 30
Road Games: 17
Neutral-Site Games: 9
Games in February: 8
Games in March: 16
Games in April: 17
Games in May: 15
Games in Oregon: 35
Games in Arizona: 11
Games in California: 7
Games in Washington: 3
Longest homestand: 8 games, twice (March 3-March 11 and April 25-May 7)
Longest road trip: 8 games (Feb. 17-Feb. 26)