UCLA grabs Pac-10 win over Beavers

LOS ANGELES — Jorge Reyes scattered six hits and three runs over six innings, but the Oregon State right-hander took the loss in UCLA's 5-2 win over the 17th-ranked Beavers in the three-game series finale on Sunday at Jackie Robinson Stadium.

Of the three runs allowed by Reyes, just one was unearned. Oregon State committed five errors on the afternoon — two while Reyes was on the hill — giving the Beavers' pitching staff four unearned runs on the day.

Reyes allowed a UCLA run in the third when Steve Rodriguez hit his first home run of the season. He was victimized for two unearned runs in the fifth to take the loss and fall to 5-2 on the year.

UCLA (19-21 overall, 11-7 Pacific-10 Conference) added to its 3-2 lead in the seventh when the Beavers (24-11, 9-6) committed three errors.

Oregon State got the tying run to the plate in the ninth but Gavin Brooks, the fourth pitcher of the game, was able to get the final out.

WASHINGTON 6, OREGON 3 — At Eugene, Oregon brought the game-tying run to the plate in the bottom of the ninth, but it was too little too late as the Ducks fell to Washington at PK Park.

With the win, Washington (18-22, 7-8) sweeps the Pac-10 series with Oregon (13-28, 3-12), and finishes the season series 6-1 against the Ducks.

Trailing 6-0, Oregon staged a late comeback posting three runs in the eighth off Washington reliever Geoff Brown. Darrell Hunter reached base after being hit, and Josh Hogan executed a bunt down the first baseline for a base hit to put runners on first and second. Two batters later, senior Caleb Tommasini drove a bases-clearing, two-out, two-run triple off the right field wall. Pinch hitter Antony Kreitz plated Tommasini with an RBI single to center for the Ducks third run.

In the bottom of the ninth, a pair of freshmen in Paul Eshleman and Hunter started a two-out rally reaching base on back-to-back singles into left field. With the game-tying run at the plate in Colby Sokol, Washington closer Brian Pearl struck out the freshman to end the game and pick up his sixth save of the season.

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