Austin Bell hugs Andrew Benefield after go-ahead grand slam (Aaron Fitt)


Fitt: Dogged DBU Does It The Hard Way


FORT WORTH, Texas — After Oregon State beat Dallas Baptist on a walk-off home run Sunday night to force a decisive Game Seven at the Fort Worth Regional, Dan Heefner had a simple message for his team. From the outside, things might have looked grim for the Patriots, who lost cleanup man Cole Moore to injury on Saturday and No. 3 hole hitter Jace Grady to another injury on Sunday. But Heefner framed those two injuries — as well as the opportunity to dip deeper into the pitching staff on Monday — as opportunities for other talented DBU Patriots to[…]