All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Defense’


    A Duckling Profile: Jordan Bell the Bug Zapper

    One might believe that dark days lie ahead for the Oregon Men’s basketball team. This off-season has been unlike any other for Coach Dana Altman as several key players have been removed from the team, others are transferring and a few graduate in June. So …

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  • Oregon baseball gains extra edge with infield shifting

    Major League Baseball teams have increasingly embraced the infield shift, where one side of the diamond is overloaded with infielders to increase teams’ chances of recording outs. This trend brings one thought to Jay Uhlman’s mind: It’s about time. Uhlman, Oregon’s infield and hitting coach, said college baseball teams have used infield shifting for “at […]

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  • Outfield defense saves Oregon baseball in 2-1 win and series sweep of Washington State

    The Oregon baseball team (31-10, 10-5 Pac-12) narrowly beat Washington State 2-1 Saturday to sweep the Cougars (17-19, 7-8), thanks to some excellent defense from the Ducks’ outfielders. In the eighth inning with Oregon up 2-1, Luke Stratman came up with two outs and hit a single up the middle that appeared to plate Michael […]

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    The FishDuck Pregame Analysis — Can Colorado Corral the Ducks?

    en.wikipedia.org  A relatively unknown battle is taking place Saturday as the Colorado Buffaloes host Oregon and have a decisive statistic in their favor going into this contest. You see, Colorado has the 10th-best run defense in the country, allowing only 91 yards per game while …

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  • Filling holes at linebacker.

    Two potential Heisman candidates in Mariota and Thomas, threats on either side of the field with Huff and Lowe, and a fresh back in Marshall ready to prove to the league that he’s ready to make an impact; is there any reason to doubt an …

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