The Ducks Are Keen on the Value of Gold!

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It has been written that April showers bring May flowers!  Could we add to that a wet baseball, uncomfortable uniforms and, despite being the namesake of waterfowl, disappointment to the Ducks’ hardball team? Downpours be damned, they had the lead 1-0 going into the 8th inning and their Gold was setting the standard, 7 innings completed, allowing 0 runs, giving free …

Ducks’ Nine Getting Needed Relief!

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[Ed note: The first three paragraphs reference north-of-the-Columbia River stuff — this is the epitome of “friends in low places.”] I knew it was coming, it always does, my buddy Frank and his Husky purple heart calling to give me grief over the Ducks losing their PAC-12 baseball series to the Huskies.  I’ve known Frank for a lifetime, and he has …

Duck Pitching: Fastball Risin’

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Standing in the office window watching relentless rain pelt the garage roof, my mind wanders, savoring the memory of Tuesday’s doubleheader sweep of Seattle University by the men of Ducks Baseball.  It occurred to me that many fans may not always understand the nuances of the information being provided by play-by-play announcers as they keep us abreast of what is happening …