Ducking the Draft. Will They Stay or Will They Go?

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The Ducks had a strong showing at the MLB Draft this week as four players were taken in the first 12 rounds. A total of six starters and six recruits had their names called to join the show. Pitchers Garrett Cleavinger and Josh Graham were drafted in the third and fourth rounds respectively by the Orioles and Braves. Infielder Mitchell …

Who Can We Expect to See Firing for the Ducks?

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For a team that was ranked in the Top 10 in preseason, the Ducks are in a position few expected in February. With 16 games remaining, the Ducks need to win at least 10 in order to have a chance at making the playoffs. They have fallen short of preseason expectations, but have showed great resilience, finding ways to win …

Time for Ducks to Rally

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The Oregon baseball team has been on a slide as of late.  Pitching struggles and an inability to score runs consistently have resulted in losing four straight games before getting a win last Sunday at Cal. With 14 games in the next 19 days, it’s a perfect time for the diamond Ducks to turn it around. The losing streak began March 10-11 with …

What Is Happening At PK Park?

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George Horton has been rebuilding Oregon’s baseball program since its 2009 reincarnation and his hard work is paying off. Their 13-2 record is the best start since the return of the program and the Ducks — picked to finish second in the Pac-12 — are garnering attention and commanding respect with every win. A two game series with San Francisco …

Conor Harber Named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week

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The Ducks’ right-hander, Conor Harber was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week for his performances against New Mexico State and Hawaii last week. The junior transfer from Western Nevada College looks to continue his success on the mound for the Ducks this season. Harber had great success during his 2014 sophomore season with the Wildcats in Nevada. He recorded an …

Ducks on the Diamond: Formula For Success

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With two series in the books for the Oregon Ducks baseball team, how close do the actual performances rank against the expectations coming into the season? Across the board we have seen outstanding performances from the projected stars as well as solid play from some players who are looking to make sure their names are in the conversation — most notably …