“Horton-Ball” Sweeps Stanford Away

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The walk-off home run might be the single most triumphant way to win a sporting event, but I think that an Oregon baseball player would call a walk-off bunt the most fulfilling way to win a game.  On Sunday afternoon, Mitchell Tolman delivered one of the most exciting plays all year for the Oregon baseball team, converting a walk-off squeeze …

Healy Powers Oregon To Series Win Over Stanford

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Featured Photo Courtesy Gary Breedlove Photography   Saturday was a fantastic day at the Autzen Stadium Complex today!  Following the debut of the 2013-14 Oregon football team, the Oregon baseball team came through with yet another definitive victory.  After putting together the best nine innings the Ducks have assembled all season on Friday night against Stanford’s Mark Appel, the Ducks …

Ducks Make Major Statement With Win Over Stanford’s Appel

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  Remember when we were pleading for Oregon to have a good performance against an elite starter?  Well, the Ducks just delivered in spectacular fashion against one of the premier starters in all of collegiate baseball.  It’s no mistake – Mark Appel has been ranked as the number one draft prospect by various scouting services for a while now.  Ever since …

Ducks Crank The Offense Back Up In Win Over Portland

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So much for cold bats!  After struggling to score runs against UCLA last weekend, the Ducks turned their offensive fortunes back around in an 11-7 road victory over Portland.  The eleven runs scored on Tuesday more than doubled the runs scored over the weekend against the strong Bruin pitching staff, but the Ducks were able to find a bit of …

Heineman, Ducks Take One of Three Against UCLA

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Featured Photo By Gary Breedlove Photography   While baseball can be a cruel game, it is also a game of averages.  For every unsuccessful at bat, inning, or pitch, there is usually a successful one waiting right around the corner.  Things were no different this weekend at PK Park during the Oregon Ducks’ series with the UCLA Bruins.  Oregon was put …

Different Day Same Result As UCLA Blanks Oregon Again

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It was dèjá vu all over again at PK Park on Saturday night, as Oregon fell to UCLA 1-0 for the second time in as many days.  Yesterday’s stat lines were virtually identical to Friday’s: Oregon’s starting pitcher, Cole Irvin, had a fantastic outing much like Tommy Thorpe did on Friday night, but the UCLA pitching staff had a better outing – again …

Plutko Plucks Ducks in Series Opener

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Gary Breedlove Photography After going through a colossal hot streak through the middle of their PAC-12 schedule, the Oregon offense fired blanks yesterday against the picture perfect mechanics of UCLA’s ace Adam Plutko.  In fact, the righthander took a no hitter into the sixth inning in his dominant scoreless outing against the Ducks.  Oregon tried their best to push across …

Duck Bats Blast Bears Out of The Park

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  After struggling to put together consecutive hits earlier in the year, Oregon’s offensive stock has been rising for the past four weeks or so.  On Saturday night, Scott Heineman and the previously “nerfed” Oregon bats pummeled the Cal pitching staff to the tune of four homeruns, to give the #16 Ducks a 10-4 win. After pushing across five runs …

Irvin Solid as Ducks Crush Devils to Avoid Sweep in Tempe

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Newsflash: Cole Irvin is the real deal.  The freshman phenom from southern California has been one the best pitchers that Oregon has put on the mound this season.  Irvin pitched seven innings and allowed just three runs to earn another quality start, and improve his record to 6-1 on the year, and Oregon demolished ASU 16-3 on Sunday afternoon. The Ducks …

Oregon’s Offense Explodes But Pitching Implodes Against Devils

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The Ducks ended up on the losing end of yet another unexpected line score from Pac-12 play on Saturday night, as Arizona State found a way to really crack the Oregon pitching staff to win game two of their series,14-9.  The line score was unexpected for two reasons: the Ducks wouldn’t seem to have an offense capable of putting up …