Regular Season Comes to a Close and the Road to Omaha Begins

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The regular season is now complete. Slates are wiped clean with the end of the Pac-12 race, and the start on the road to Omaha. The College World Series has been around since 1950 and in that span the Oregon Ducks have only managed to venture there once. Coming off a record-breaking season in wins, Oregon (45-14) will begin its …

Ducks Win in the 9th Inning!

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PULLMAN, Wash. – No. 11 Oregon scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning to break a tie and went on to beat the Washington State Cougars, 5-3, in a PAC-12 conference game at Bailey-Brayton Field on Friday night. Ryon Healy broke the tie when he hit a hard shot that shortstop Ian Sagdal couldn’t handle allowing Brett …

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 …

Baseball Analysis: Brett Thomas Makes Pitchers Work

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Brett Thomas is a fantastic lead-off hitter.  This might seem hard to believe, given that his batting average is a good but not great .291, and he only has five stolen bases in 34 games, but he possesses one trait that is vital in the lead-off spot: patience. Thomas has a .399 on-base percentage (OBP) this season, which would be …

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 …

Thorpe, Healy Power Oregon To Another Conference Win

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Let me tell you, it is much easier to watch this Oregon team when coach Horton’s small ball is working like it has been over the past few games.  Just like in game one, Oregon’s starting pitcher was dominant for six innings, and the bullpen closed the game out in clean fashion yet again to top the Arizona Wildcats 5-1. …