Oregon State Beavers vs. Auburn Tigers: Live updates how to watch Winner-takes-all Game 3 of Corvallis Super Regional


Current score: Oregon State 0, Auburn 0 (end first).

bottom first: Boyd leads from single to middle. Boyd second on Meckler’s Fielder Choice Grounder, Meckler first. Brown left, Meckler second. you are left State of Oregon 0, Auburn 0

First up: With two outs, DiChiara hits a pitch, but the runner is stranded. State of Oregon 0, Auburn 0

Jaren Hunter will start on the hill for Oregon State. Mason Barnett (3-2, 4.13 ERA) goes for Auburn. The Tigers are the visiting team.


CORVALLIS — The Oregon State Beavers host the Auburn Tigers in Game 3 of the Corvallis Super Regional at Goss Stadium on Monday.

Winner advances to the College World Series.

The third-seeded Beavers tied Sunday night’s best-of-three series 1-1, defeating the 14th seeded Tigers 4-3 in a fun elimination game. Beavers ace Cooper Hjerpe threw himself through an undisclosed illness to contend for the win to win, hitting six and allowing three runs in 5 2/3 innings. When he left with two outs in the sixth, a sell-out crowd chanted his name and he returned for a memorable curtain call.

The Beavers will look to Jaren Hunter for the season. The 6-foot-2 right-hander emerged as a midweek starter in March and finished the season with a 2-1 record and a 4.01 ERA in 11 starts. Hunter has served three times in the postseason — twice in the Pac-12 tournament and once in the Regionals — and hasn’t earned a decision, allowing for seven earned runs in 9 2/3 innings.

In Hunter’s most recent start, a do-or-die game against Vanderbilt last Monday, he gave up two hits and two runs in 3 1/3 innings while striking five. The Beavers won 7-6. Oregon State chose Hunter over the weekend, starter Jacob Kmatz, a 6-foot-3 freshman who is 8-2 this season with a 4.19 ERA.

The Tigers start with career-best junior right-hander Mason Barnett (3-2, 4.13). In a game that promoted Auburn to the Super Regionals, Barnett threw a one-hit shutout against UCLA, hitting 10 in 5 1/3 innings.

The Beavers are attempting promotion to the College World Series for the eighth time in school history and the seventh time since 2005. They are 29-11 in eliminators in the super-regional era – including 5-1 under coach Mitch Canham – and have already won two eliminators this postseason.

Find out more about the Beavers and the series using the links below:

• Curtain up for Cooper Hjerpe: The Oregon State ace returns for a “special moment” as Beavers defeats Auburn in the playoff

• The Tigers’ dominant bullpen and Hjerpe’s health were the differences in Game 1.

• Series Preview: The battle-hardened state of Oregon is ready for “Bad News” Auburn Tigers in Corvallis Super Regional

• The story of Wade Meckler is not a fairy tale, but it might seem so

• Jacob Melton conquered injury and self-doubt with fly fishing and the Rogue River

• Hjerpe is a bulldog comedian. But make no mistake, he still has work to do

• More Than a Mullet: A look at Garret Forrester’s rise to become one of the beavers who contributed most to the clutch

• All the way to the top: The secret behind Oregon State Baseball’s relentless lineup

• Beavers survive the collapse and “baseball’s craziest day,” beating the UCLA Bruins and earning the Pac-12 Tournament Championship

• Beavers show ‘unbelievable heart’, evade Vanderbilt and win Corvallis Regional

Here are details of today’s game:

Oregon State Beavers (48-17) vs. Auburn (41-20)

When: 4:30 p.m. PT Monday, June 13

Where: Goss Stadium, Corvallis

TV channel: ESPN2.

How to watch the live stream online: You can watch the game live for FREE on fuboTV (free trial) and on Sling (promotional offers). If you have a cable subscription, visit the OSU baseball schedule page and click the watch link, then log in with your provider information. You can also watch the game online by visiting WatchESPN or via the ESPN app on smartphones, tablets, streaming devices and smart TVs. You can also listen live online by accessing the “Live Broadcast” tab on the baseball schedule page or through the Varsity Network application on smartphones and tablets.

Radio: All games will be broadcast 30 minutes before first pitch on the Beaver Sports Network. Partners include: KEJO 1240-AM (Corvallis), KKNX 840-AM (Eugene), KCFM 1250-AM & 104.1-FM (Florence), KLAD 960-AM & 93.3-FM (Klamath Falls), KTMT 880-AM & 96.1-FM (Medford, weekend games), KEX 1190-AM (Portland), 102.3 FM (weekday games before 5:30 p.m.), KSKR 1490-AM (Roseburg), and KBZY 1490-AM (Salem, weekend games).

Possible starters: Oregon State RHP Jaren Hunter (2-1, 4.01 ERA vs. Auburn RHP Mason Barnett (3-2, 4.13)


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