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 …

Roller Coaster Season Shows Promise For the Future

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A turbulent season made for quite the ride for Oregon baseball fans and players alike. The Ducks sandwiched mediocre — and at times, poor– play between outstanding performances to open and close the year. In the first month of the season the Ducks went 10-1, outscoring opponents 85-34. Huge offensive numbers against Hawaii and New Mexico State made Oregon appear to be an offensive juggernaut …

What’s Wrong With a Two-Out Rally?

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The Ducks definitely have a flair for the dramatic. Everything about their season came down to the wire. With everything on the line, the Ducks took down No. 2 UCLA last weekend and earned themselves a spot in the College World Series playoffs. With ups and downs all season for the diamond Ducks, there were few consistencies as Oregon had to fight week in …

Tim Susnara Delivers in the Clutch, Ducks Hand UCLA Their First Series Loss of the Season

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Cole Irvin was solid on Friday night, David Peterson was great Saturday, but Josh Graham was unbelievable on Sunday afternoon, leading the Ducks to a 4-3 victory over No. 2 UCLA with a nine-inning, 11K performance. Graham was the first pitcher this season to work into the ninth for Oregon, and the first pitcher since Matt Crook to throw 11Ks …

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 …

The Man Everyone is Talking About and the Play That Makes Them Laugh

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The weather is beautiful and the smell of fresh cut grass lingers in the air, well it must be baseball season again, ladies and gentlemen. The time of year to sit outside in the sun and enjoy America’s favorite pastime and what better way to enjoy it than by watching our beloved Oregon Ducks take the field. The Ducks recently went …

Josh Graham Does It All for the Ducks

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  After a rough week on the diamond there have been rumblings that George Horton‘s team has hit a speed bump that they won’t be able to overcome entering conference play. It’s important to remember that the Ducks have plenty of baseball ahead and Horton’s approach to the game brought him success in California as well as with the Ducks …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Ducks Hold Off Arizona To Complete First Conference Sweep

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© 2013 Gary Breedlove Photography   In the competitive Pac-12 conference, any win is a good win.  The Ducks seemed to bury the Arizona Wildcats early with a 6-1 lead, but a late Zona rally nearly cost Oregon a clean slate weekend.  Luckily, the Ducks were able to hold on for a 7-6 win at PK Park on Sunday afternoon, finishing up …