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Oregon tops Arizona State 3-2 to secure series win

Oregon head coach George Horton said earlier this week that freshman reliever Kenyon Yovan is capable of throwing 60 pitches, or so, if he were ever needed for that many. The Ducks didn’t quite need that long of on outing from the standout closer on Sunday, but Yovan entered in the seventh inning …

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Ducks lose to Sun Devils in crazy ending, go for series win on Sunday

Baseball is often called a game of inches. And that notion was proven true in the final play of Saturday afternoon’s game between Oregon and Arizona State. With the Ducks trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the ninth inning, Taylor Travess was at the plate with the bases loaded and two …

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Peterson strikes out 20, Ducks grab win over Sun Devils

David Peterson set the Oregon record for strikeouts in a game with 20 in a complete game win over the Arizona State Sun Devils (18-21, 5-11 Pac-12) on Friday night. The 2-0 victory also broke the team’s five-game losing streak. As a team, the Ducks (24-13, 7-9 Pac-12) have never struck …

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Oregon drops fifth straight as Stanford sweeps Ducks at home

After a short-lived stint in the Baseball America Top 25 rankings, it’s back to the drawing board for Oregon. The No. 25 Ducks fell 10-4  to the Stanford, marking their fifth straight loss. It is the first time Oregon has been swept at home in six years and the Ducks …

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Stanford uses big inning to serve Ducks fourth straight loss

Despite a late rally attempt, the Oregon Ducks lost to the Stanford Cardinal 8-5 at PK Park on Saturday afternoon. The loss extended the team’s losing streak to four games. The Cardinal jumped out to the early lead with a two-RBI double in the top of the first inning. Jake …

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Peterson stumbles, Ducks drop series opener to Stanford 4-3

David Peterson has been — without question — one of the top pitchers in the nation during the 2017 season. However, Peterson wasn’t quite good enough in the Ducks 4-3 loss to Stanford. “Tip your cap to the Cardinal,” said head coach George Horton. “It’s up to us to pick ourselves up off the deck and get …

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Arizona offense explodes to take series from Ducks, 18-4

The Ducks couldn’t win the rubber match of their three-game series again No. 7 Arizona, dropping the finale 18-4 to close out a trip to Tucson. The Wildcats jumped on Isaiah Carranza from the start. JJ Matijevic brought home the first run of the game with an RBI single, which turned …

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Oregon baseball falls short in 5-4 loss to No. 7 Arizona Wildcats

Despite a late comeback attempt, the Oregon Ducks dropped the second game of the series against the Arizona Wildcats 5-4 on Friday night in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first inning, when they benefited from an error on second baseman Morgan McCullough. …

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Oregon baseball gets big contributions from the bullpen in a 6-1 win over Portland

Oregon extended its win streak to five games with a 6-1 victory over the Portland Pilots at PK Park on Tuesday. Starting pitcher Cole Stringer made short work of his outing, putting in four innings of one hit baseball and striking out five batters. He also picked up his fourth win of …

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Oregon tops UC Irvine 7-2 to secure the sweep and extend winning streak to four games

The Ducks once again proved to be a resilient group on Sunday afternoon. Oregon (21-8, 5-4) scored seven unanswered runs to rally from an early two-run deficit to beat UC Irvine (12-16, 1-2) 7-2 at PK Park. The win secured Oregon’s second series sweep of the year and extended its …

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Ducks top UC Irvine 6-3 to earn series win

The Ducks ran into some trouble in the sixth inning, but were able to weather the storm on their way to a 6-3 win over UC Irvine on Saturday at PK Park. “It looked easy, but I was a bit disappointed,” head coach George Horton said. “I thought we had …

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David Peterson strikes out 11 in 10-1 win over UC Irvine

Following a perfect record in the month of March, David Peterson’s dominant stretch has continued into April. He racked up his seventh consecutive victory in Oregon’s 10-1 win over the UC Irvine Anteaters at PK Park Friday night. Peterson delivered his fourth double-digit strikeout performance of the season on Friday with 11, …

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Ducks baseball closes out road trip with 9-6 win over BYU

With the game tied at five in the eighth inning, Morgan McCullough crossed home plate on a bases loaded walk in to give the Ducks a lead they would not relinquish. The run was just a small part of a big night for the freshman, who paced the Ducks (18-8) …

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Oregon baseball gets series-opening victory over the Utah Utes 11-1

The Oregon Ducks defeated the defending Pac-12 Champions, the Utah Utes, 11-1 in Salt Lake City on Friday night. Starting pitcher David Peterson delivered his fifth straight quality start to complete a perfect 5-0 record in the month of March. He allowed one run on seven hits and struck out 11 …

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Oregon wins pitcher’s duel 1-0 over the Portland Pilots

Hits were few and far between in the Oregon Ducks 1-0 victory over the Portland Pilots in Portland on Tuesday night. The game was all about pitchers. Sophomore Isaiah Carranza, in just his second start of the season, struck out four batters in a one-hit shutout, spanning five innings of …

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Ducks take series from Washington behind Mercer’s strong performance

Oregon baseball continues to defy expectations. Behind another stellar performance from starter Matt Mercer, the Ducks topped Washington 1-0 on Saturday night at PK Park to collect the series win. Oregon has now won ten of its last 11 games, including its first two series of conference play. The Ducks …

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Oregon baseball starts the weekend with win over rival Huskies

In a wet, back and forward game, the Ducks picked up a 4-3 victory over the Washington Huskies (13-8) at PK Park. Starting pitcher David Peterson (5-1) went seven innings, surrendering one earned run with six hits and seven strikeouts in the win. He moved into a tie for fifth …

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Red-hot Kyle Kasser has Oregon baseball offense firing on all cylinders

Kyle Kasser can hit the ball deep, but he has a hard time hitting it over the fence. Going into his junior season, the Oregon infielder had yet to hit a home run. He was infamous for hitting deep fly balls that got swallowed up at the warning track, about …

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A.J. Balta’s bat will be critical for Oregon’s offense this season

Junior outfielder A.J. Balta is used to being an integral part of Oregon’s offense. Last season, the Valencia, California, native led the Ducks in home runs and RBIs while spending much of the season at the top of the lineup, mainly as the team’s second or third hitter in the batting …

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Oregon baseball drops final game of series against California

The Oregon Ducks saw their eight-game win streak come to an end on Sunday afternoon with a 4-1 loss to the California Golden Bears. California had Oregon starting pitcher Cole Stringer seeing double in the bottom of the second when the Bears used back-to-back doubles and a sacrifice fly to …

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Oregon extends win streak to eight, moves to 2-0 in conference play with 13-2 win over Cal

The Ducks (13-4, 2-0) extended their winning streak to eight games with a 13-2 win over Cal (8-9, 0-2) on Saturday night. Sophomore Matt Mercer (3-1) allowed three hits and two runs, both earned, while striking out and walking two in six innings. After falling behind 2-0 in the first …

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Peterson strikes out eight as Ducks pick up first Pac-12 win of season

The Oregon baseball team won its seventh game in a row, kicking off Pac-12 play with a 7-1 victory over the California Golden Bears on Friday night. Oregon’s series-openers have been dominated by starter David Peterson lately, who won his fourth consecutive start after losing his first start to open the …

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Oregon baseball begins conference schedule Friday against California Golden Bears

The Oregon Ducks begin their Pac-12 schedule this weekend starting with a three game series against the California Golden Bears. Despite having eight non-conference games remaining scattered throughout Pac-12 competition, the bulk of their non-conference schedule was completed on Monday with the Ducks having one of the better records in …

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