After seasons that were riveting in their own unique ways, both the baseball and softball teams saw their season come to an end on Sunday. The No.1-ranked softball team fell short of its championship goals, while baseball could not advance in the...
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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, […]
There’s no place like … Nashville? When the Oregon Ducks baseball team learned they would not be hosting a regional and instead travelling to the Vanderbilt Regional in Nashville, perhaps there was a sigh of relief from Coach George Horton. PK...
The Oregon baseball team lost on senior night, won three fewer regular season games than it did last year and will travel to Nashville for Regionals, Oregon’s first round on the road since 2010. If the Ducks don’t advance to Super Regionals, head coach George Horton and his team won’t look back on this season with […]
The normally sure-handed Tyler Baumgartner was having a rough defensive night, but he didn’t do anything egregious going into the eighth inning. The right fielder missed a catchable ball on a diving effort in the first inning and bobbled a ball off the wall in the third inning during a run-scoring play, but the first […]
) Before Oregon baseball practice Wednesday afternoon, head coach George Horton discussed the Ducks’ upcoming series versus USC, his impressions of the Pac-12 as a whole and his starting pitching rotation of Tommy Thorpe, Matt Krook and Jeff Gold. Follow Victor Flores on Twitter @vflores415
Head Oregon baseball coach George Horton hadn’t watched film on Ohio State (7-3) before Wednesday’s practice, but he still had plenty to say about this weekend’s opponent. They’re well-coached, he said, they have a “brand new” starting pitching staff and their bullpen is deep, especially with closer Trace Dempsey. Dempsey garnered two third-team All-America honors […]
Emerald roundtable: Hot Oregon baseball team will be tested against elite Cal State Fullerton this weekend
Every week during baseball season, our sports staff will discuss various topics surrounding an upcoming Oregon series. Today, Emerald digital sports editor Victor Flores and sports reporters Chris Mosch and Andrew Bantly discuss the Ducks’ hot start, Tuesday’s game versus Portland and the big weekend series against Cal State Fullerton. 1) The Ducks are 7-0, […]
Oregon shortstop Kevin Minjares led off the eighth inning with a flyout to center field. The Ducks would cycle through their entire lineup before recording another out, piling on eight runs in the inning to turn a tight 3-2 lead over Loyola Marymount into a blowout. The Ducks (5-0) would beat the Lions (2-3) 12-2 tonight […]
Every week during baseball season, our sports staff will discuss various topics surrounding an upcoming Oregon series. Today, Emerald digital sport editor Victor Flores and sports reporters Chris Mosch and Andrew Bantly discuss the Ducks’ four-game sweep over Hawaii and their upcoming series against Loyola Marymount. 1) What should be Oregon’s biggest takeaway from its […]
The offseason hasn’t been all fireworks and barbeques for the Oregon baseball team. Their best hitter last season, Ryon Healy, signed a $500,000 deal with the Oakland A’s, who took him in the third round of the MLB draft. Young...
EUGENE, Ore. – Sophomore left-hander Tommy Thorpe has accepted an invitation to play for the 2013 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team this summer. Oregon’s Friday night starter, Thorpe has a 6-4 record with a 2.39 ERA this season while helping...