Murky Pac-12 Gives Oregon a Sliver of Hope

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It appears the Oregon baseball program won’t be making a return to the postseason for a sixth straight year. Despite spending the first month of the 2016 season in the Top 30, including a short stint in the Top 15, the Ducks (29-23, 14-13) have been eliminated from a chance at the Pac-12 title with one series left to play. Unfortunately for …

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 …

Which Duck Team Will We See in the Final Seven Games of the Regular Season?

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A rough month of March in which the Ducks went 7-11 might prove to be the undoing of the preseason-ranked No. 22 team in the country. However something has clicked for George Horton’s squad over the last month, as they have gone 6-3 in May and are on the cusp of a turnaround that could land them in the postseason. …

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 …

The Ducks Are Keen on the Value of Gold!

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It has been written that April showers bring May flowers!  Could we add to that a wet baseball, uncomfortable uniforms and, despite being the namesake of waterfowl, disappointment to the Ducks’ hardball team? Downpours be damned, they had the lead 1-0 going into the 8th inning and their Gold was setting the standard, 7 innings completed, allowing 0 runs, giving free …

Conference Analysis: The Final Stretch

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Two teams converged in a Civil War are set to battle once again, but this time there is more than just pride and bragging rights between the schools. This time it’s for the Pac-12 baseball title. With two weeks left to go in the season, the games are limited and every game is important. The race has narrowed down to three …

Who Will Lead the PAC-12 Down the Stretch?

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The last month of regular season baseball is upon us as the race for the PAC-12 championship inches closer and closer.  Oregon State and Oregon sit 5th and 6th, respectively, in the national poll.  The Ducks and Beavers have been battling all year to be on top the conference standings, with the rest of the teams fighting to get into …

The Sun Devils Join the Chase as the Ducks Eye the PAC-12 Title

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Many PAC-12 teams are looking strong as we head into the last month of the regular season and conference play.  The Ducks are coming off a sweep at home against streaking Stanford.  Oregon is right up at the top of the PAC-12 and national rankings with the Oregon State Beavers, who also just completed a sweep at home against the …

Pac-12 Conference Race Update: UCLA Enters the Picture

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Over the past few weeks, Oregon and Oregon State have been the two teams atop of the PAC-12 baseball standings, but as the season goes on teams and players get more competitive with one another, and the hunger to win a championship grows more and more with every series. Oregon State is still considered the top team in the conference …

The Pac is on Fire

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Featured Photo © Gary Breedlove Photography   The PAC-12 baseball race is starting to heat up as the conferences’ top two teams face off in a non-conference Civil War game in Corvallis, Oregon.  The Ducks have been the most impressive team in the conference thus far, winning their first three series in conference play before losing to Arizona State this …