Tagged: Oregon Baseball

Oregon baseball pounds Clemson 18-1 in first game of Regionals

Oregon baseball pounds Clemson 18-1 in first game of Regionals

The Oregon baseball team kicked off the Nashville Regional in explosive fashion, demolishing Clemson 18-1 Friday afternoon. Besides Oregon’s 20-4 rout of Ohio State on March 9, the No. 2-seeded Ducks haven’t scored more runs in a game all season. Against No. 3 seed Clemson, the Ducks compiled 20 hits, two home runs, three triples, […]

Oregon baseball gains extra edge with infield shifting

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 […]

Oregon baseball’s Mitchell Tolman named national hitter of the week

Oregon baseball’s Mitchell Tolman named national hitter of the week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association named Oregon third baseman Mitchell Tolman the national hitter of the week on Tuesday, a day after he earned Pac-12 player of the week honors. He now has two NCBWA hitter of the week awards in his career (first this season). Tolman hit .600 (9-for-15) with six RBIs in No. […]

Thorpe, Baumgartner lead Oregon baseball to 7-2 win over UC Riverside

Thorpe, Baumgartner lead Oregon baseball to 7-2 win over UC Riverside

The Oregon baseball team (25-10) handled the UC Riverside Highlanders (14-15) by a final score of 7-2 Friday night at PK Park, thanks mainly to starting pitcher Tommy Thorpe and right fielder Tyler Baumgartner. Thorpe was sharp throughout the night, finishing with seven strikeouts in seven innings while giving up two hits, a walk and […]

Pair of Oregon pitchers prepare for batters and weddings during season

Pair of Oregon pitchers prepare for batters and weddings during season

Jessica Sorenson stood on home plate during an overcast day PK Park, blindfolded. Her boyfriend, Oregon baseball reliever Darrell Hunter, stood by the pitcher’s mound in front of all of his teammates. After her sister removed the blindfold, Sorenson saw the group of baseball players and the video board, which had a message: “Jessica Sorenson, will you marry me?” […]