Former Beavers Named to MLB All-Stars; Hops Over Ems

Former Beavers Named to MLB All-Stars

A couple of former Oregon State Beaver Baseball players have been named to the 2024 All-Star List.  Outfielder Steven Kwan plays for the Cleveland Guardians while catcher Adley Rutshcman plays for the Baltimore Orioles. Kwan played for the Beavers from 2016-18, where he batted .329 with 16 doubles, nine triples and three home runs in 156 games. He also drove in 66, scored 96 runs and swiped 22 bases. Rutschman is an All-Star for the second time, but a starter for the first time. The Baltimore Orioles’ backstop is batting .291 with 12 doubles, 15 home runs and 55 RBI. He’s also been excellent in the field, recording a .998 fielding percentage, committing one error in 475 chances. Rutschman was the 2019 Golden Spikes Award winner and played in 185 games for the Beavers over three seasons. He batted .353 with 39 doubles, five triples, 28 home runs and 174 RBI.

Hops Over Ems

Both the Hillsboro Hops and the Eugene Emeralds had 6 hits last night in Hillsboro, but it was was a ground out in the bottom of the 8th for the Hops that drove in the winning run. With the Hops taking the victory 2-1.