PORTLAND Danny Hayes was 4-for-4 with two doubles and Dan Child pitched eight strong innings as the fifth-ranked Oregon State baseball team extended its win streak against Portland to 17 with a 5-1 win at a sold-out Joe Etzel Field on Wednesday afternoon.
A crowd of 1,007 with a good number of Beavers fans in attendance saw Hayes double off the center-field fence in the sixth inning for his third hit of the day. It drove in two during a three-run sixth that helped keep the Beavers (29-6) perfect against the Pilots (13-24) dating to 2007.
Hayes also singled in the second, doubled in the third and singled in the ninth for a career-high four hits and his 10th multi-hit effort of the 2013 season.
Child, meanwhile, was stellar in his seventh start of the season. The right-hander needed just 72 pitches in eight innings to pick up the win. He scattered one run and four hits while striking out six.
He strolled through the middle innings, retiring 13 consecutive batters from the third through the sixth innings.Child is 4-1 this season, with three of the four wins coming away from Goss Stadium.