Ducks Win Regional Opener With Dramatic Comeback

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The number 1 seed Oregon Ducks used a critical two-run 8th inning to come from behind and beat South Dakota State 3-2 in their first game of the Eugene Regional Friday night. Junior first baseman Ryon Healy delivered the go-ahead two run double with one out in the 8th that lit up PK Park and ultimately set up All-American closer …

The Two-Way Brilliance of J.J. Altobelli

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Calling J.J. Altobelli the best defensive player on the Ducks is like calling Ryon Healy the best offensive player. It’s a reach to argue otherwise. Even though Oregon is a fantastic overall defensive team with basically zero weak spots among the eight positions, Altobelli stands out the most. He’s a wizard with the glove, he’s got a strong, accurate arm, …

Ducks Fall in Season Finale

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Salt Lake City, UT- The short-handed Ducks fell in their season finale to the Utah Utes, who posted a season-high 16 hits, resulting in a 10-3 final score.  Oregon played without usual starters Ryon Healy, Brett Thomas and Scott Heineman. Senior shortstop J.J. Altobelli, playing his last regular season game in a Ducks uniform got the offense started in the …

Ducks Win Series Opener on Thorpe’s Gem

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Featured Photo Courtesy Steve Francis Photography The Oregon Ducks scrambled their way to three runs to take battle number one of the Civil War series on Friday night against the Oregon State Beavers.  The victory came behind a brilliant pitching performance from starter Tommy Thorpe, who dominated the Beaver’s offense all night long. Both starters dueled well on the hill; but sadly, …

The Ducks Spread the Love to Take Game 2

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The Oregon Ducks concluded the second game of a three-game series with a win against the Washington State Cougars Saturday at Baily-Bayton Field.  Both starting pitchers battled through early trouble into the late innings but in the end Oregon’s offense was too strong for the Cougars and they took the game 6-3. The offenses caught fire early, and both teams …

Ducks Edge Huskies In Tight Game Two

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Well it wasn’t a totally lost day for Ducks fans.  Just after the Oregon basketball team fell to top seeded Louisville, the Oregon baseball team redeemed the day with a close 1-0 win over the hated Washington Huskies.  After taking UW to extra innings the day before, the Duck offense fizzled out throughout most of the game, but got literally …

A Four Game Sweep NEVER Happens…Until Now!

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There was a reason why Hawai’i’s broadcast team called J.J. Altobelli “the pest.”  The senior shortstop tortured the Rainbow pitching staff in all four games of the opening series, and led the Ducks to a fourth straight victory over Hawai’i 4-2. Oregon (4-0) used timely offense and consistently effective pitching to sweep the Rainbows (0-4), and start the season off …