Shaun Chase And the Ducks Are Ready for 2015

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Caleb Couturie of FishDuck.com was at PK park yesterday afternoon to catch up with Shaun Chase and the rest of the Oregon Baseball team. Coming off his best season at Oregon, Shaun Chase, the Duck senior catcher, was named a pre-season All-American after leading the Pac-12 with 14 homers. Chase also saw jumps in batting average and RBI, batting .283 …

Oregon Baseball Still Chasing College World Series

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Jordan Ingram reporting for FishDuck.com on Oregon Baseball Media Day at PK Park Since former Oregon athletic director Pat Kilkenny announced the return of Oregon baseball and the hiring of head coach George Horton in 2007, the Ducks have been rising stars in the Pac-12 and around the nation.  Last season, Oregon finished with a 44-20 record after a narrow, season ending loss to …

Oregon Baseball Team Ranks in Preseason Top 25

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Since the addition of PK Park (named after legendary Athletic Director Pat Kilkenny) and the return of the Oregon baseball program in 2009, the Ducks have grown steadily into a nationally recognized baseball team. Today, the Ducks made the D1 Baseball preseason Top 25 list at No. 22, one of only three Pac-12 schools (No. 4 UCLA and No. 24 Arizona State) to make the national preseason list. Wonderful day at …

An elite recruit and stable of returning studs – Future looks bright for Oregon Baseball

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The offseason hasn’t been all fireworks and barbeques for the Oregon baseball team. Their best hitter last season, Ryon Healy, signed a $500,000 deal with the Oakland A’s, who took him in the third round of the MLB draft. Young and promising pitcher Cole Wiper was also drafted and paid – the Texas Rangers signed him for a surprisingly high $700,000. Other …

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 …

Tolman Bat Stays Hot; Ducks Roll Buckeyes in Doubleheader

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  After a rain delay postponed the game Friday night, the Oregon Ducks and Ohio State Buckeyes played a doubleheader Saturday at Bill Davis Stadium.  Oregon used a combination of good hitting and dominant pitching to win both games and secure the series win against the Buckeyes.  Mitchell Tolman delivered yet another win, with a bases-loaded single to center that …

Duck-Luck Prevails in 11th Inning for Cougar Sweep!

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PULLMAN, Wash. – No. 6 Oregon took advantage of an error in the 11th inning to score the go ahead run and then held on for a 4-3 win over Washington State on Sunday. Mitchell Tolman scored from first base on a Scott Heineman single to center field that Austin Pernell booted. Tolman, who started the rally with a two-out …

Tolman Drives Home 7; Ducks Win 6th Straight

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Last night it was a wild one at Everett Stadium in beautiful Everett, WA, as the Oregon Ducks and Seattle Red Hawks played game one of a two-game series.  The Ducks were 16-1-1 against Seattle coming into the series and the Hawks have not won a game against Oregon since March of 2010.  The struggles continued for the Red Hawks …

“Horton-Ball” Sweeps Stanford Away

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The walk-off home run might be the single most triumphant way to win a sporting event, but I think that an Oregon baseball player would call a walk-off bunt the most fulfilling way to win a game.  On Sunday afternoon, Mitchell Tolman delivered one of the most exciting plays all year for the Oregon baseball team, converting a walk-off squeeze …

Duck Rally Falls Just Short In The Desert

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After things looked bleak for more than half of yesterday’s game, the Oregon Ducks decided that they weren’t going to lie down and lose their winning streak.  Trailing 5-1 in the eighth inning, Oregon (22-7, 8-2) put up four runs to tie things up at 5-5, and force extra innings against Arizona State (18-8-1, 5-5) in game one of the three …

Ducks’ Luck Runs Out, Can’t Sweep Trojans

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It would appear that the Ducks’ late game luck was all used up this weekend, and Oregon fell to USC yesterday, 5-3.  Oregon had won the first two games of the Pac-12 opening weekend against the Trojans, using late game heroics from the pitching staff in game one, and the offense in game two to get the Ducks off to a hot start in …