Oregon was searching for the game-winning run for four straight innings, leaving 15 runners on base. Oregon (12-8, 2-3 Pac-12) was deadlocked with No. 20 Arizona State (21-1, Pac-12 4-1) in the 12th inning.
Oregon baseball (11-8, 1-3 Pac-12) was dominated, 12-2, by No. 20 Arizona State (21-0, 4-0 Pac-12) Friday night at PK Park.
Oregon had been searching for a run all game.
Oregon starting pitcher Cullen Kafka was cruising. After a brief hiccup in the second inning, where he allowed two runs, the sophomore was just two outs away from qualifying for his third win of the season. Then things fell apart.
Cole Stringer had never suffered an injury — let alone a season-ending injury — in his entire life. But following an outing against FAU on March 3, 2017, his life changed as he began his journey back to the mound after suffering an unidentified elbow injury.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — For the third time in as many games, Oregon (10-5) was looking to rally but this time it was against its instate rival and the No. 1 team in the nation, the Oregon State Beavers (13-1-1).
In the top of the ninth inning of Oregon’s Feb. 22 home-opener against St. Mary’s, the Ducks were two outs away from victory. But Oregon's relievers had trouble locating the strike zone, leading to a tie game.
In the series finale between Oregon baseball and Hawaii, the Ducks orchestrated a ninth-inning comeback, with both the game-tying and go-ahead hits coming from freshmen.
Oregon baseball earned a comeback win against Hawaii, 4-3, to go up 2-1 in the series.
Oregon baseball rebounded from a gut-wrenching loss against Hawaii with a 3-1 win to tie the series at one a piece.
Oregon baseball (7-4) suffered a heartbreaking 7-6 loss against Hawaii (8-5) in the first game of a four-game series.
Just two days after extending its win streak, all over West Coast Conference teams, to six games, Oregon baseball (7-3) traveled north to take on another WCC team, the University of Portland (9-4).
After taking the first five games of its two-week swing against West Coast Conference teams, Oregon baseball took the field for game three against Loyola Marymount, looking to secure its second series sweep of 2019.
Its been since February of 2017 that Cole Stringer has pitched six or more innings in a baseball game. It's only the lefty’s second start of the year after coming off a season-ending arm injury that put him out for over a year.
Oregon’s closing role is an open competition so far this season.
One day after defeating St. Mary’s 3-2 on a walk-off sacrifice-fly by Tanner Smith, Oregon baseball retook a rain soaked PK Park looking to take both ends of the doubleheader against the Gaels. The team did just that, beating St. Mary’s 6-2 in the first game then 5-4 in the following game.
In his first start in almost a year, redshirt junior Cole Stringer’s stellar pitching performance put him on track to earn his first win since April 30 of 2017.
After a season-opening win, Oregon had early hopes of starting 2-0 against No. 8 Texas Tech, beginning game two with an eight-run first inning. Following a poor debut as a starting pitcher for Ryne Nelson and the bullpen surrendering five runs, the Ducks fell to Texas Tech 12-11.
No. 8 Texas Tech stole a game off of the Oregon Ducks after the Red Raiders came back from an 8-0 deficit to win the game 12-11, tying the series at 1-1.
In its season opener, the Oregon Ducks baseball team upset the No. 8 Texas Tech Red Raiders 9-4 in Lubbock, Texas.
Emeralds mascot Sluggo holds a treat for a furry friend. The Emeralds host Dog Day at PK Park and take on the Hillsboro Hops on Aug. 15, 2018. (Rylee Marron/Emerald)
Eugene Emeralds infielder Jake Slaughter (41) at second base. The Eugene Emeralds host the Spokane Indians at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on August 2, 2018. (Devin Roux/Emerald)
The Eugene Emeralds cheer on their team to start the game. The Eugene Emeralds host the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on July 25, 2018. (Devin Roux/Emerald)
Rarely does someone get to live their dream at the age of 21. But new Eugene Emeralds shortstop Nico Hoerner is one step closer to doing just that.
One night after scoring four runs in the ninth inning to win 4-3, the Eugene Emeralds were once again within striking distance, trailing 4-2 in the ninth and looking to come from behind again.
Given their struggles, the Eugene Emeralds (now 9-15) are trying anything to right the ship. On Sunday night, they switched coaching duties, having assistant coach Jacob Rogers coach third, while manager Steven Lerud remained in the dugout. It might seem small, but it worked.
Just three nights ago, the Eugene Emeralds lost to the Everett AquaSox thanks to the new extra innings rule, where a runner is placed on second base to start the inning. Monday night, things were eerily similar.
Sometimes when you’re struggling, a day off is all you need to reset and get back on track.
Colorful flags at PK Park. The Eugene Emeralds host the Everett AquaSox at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on June 29, 2018. (Devin Roux/Emerald)
Major League Baseball and its Minor League have been experimenting in speeding up the game. Whether it is pitch clocks, limits on mound visits or more drastic rules, people are learning to adjust.
This week, four Oregon baseball players were picked in the 2018 MLB Draft. Junior pitchers Matt Mercer and Parker Kelly, senior infielder Kyle Kasser and junior catcher Ray Soderman were all drafted.
In the last game of the last series of the regular season for both teams, Arizona outplayed Oregon on senior day, outscoring the Ducks 11-4 in PK Park on a sunny Saturday afternoon.
Oregon sophomore starting pitcher Kenyon Yovan was in a bind.
Oregon baseball fell once again to No. 17 UCLA in Los Angeles. The Bruins won 10-2 in the final game of the series to complete the sweep. UCLA (35-17, 18-9 Pac-12) had 10 hits, no errors, and left five runners on base. Oregon (25-27, 11-16 Pac-12) had six hits, two errors and left five stranded.
Ducks infielder Kenyon Yovan (21) runs back towards second base. The Oregon Ducks play the Utah Utes at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on Sunday May 13, 2018. (Ben Green/Emerald)
Tie game, two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning. That was the situation for Oregon center fielder Johnny DeLuca. As he prepared to swing, Utah pitcher Trenton Stoltz lost control of a pitch and it got away from catcher Shea Kramer. Kyle Kasser read the pitch perfect…
With one out remaining in the third inning, Utah’s Rykker Tom hit a line drive right in the gap between the left and center fielders. As Dashawn Kerisey Jr. rounded the bases and dug for home, second baseman Kyle Kasser threw the ball directly into the waiting glove of catcher Ray Soderman t…
As the collegiate baseball season inches to a close, and with an NCAA Tournament appearance seeming unlikely, the Oregon Ducks are busy adjusting their lineup to ensure gradual improvements. After three innings of offensive dormancy at Friday night’s matchup versus the Utah Utes, the Ducks’ …
Oregon State entered the top of the sixth inning with a 1-0 lead over the Ducks. At that same moment, hypothetically speaking, someone got in their car in Eugene and hit the highway, heading north on their way to Corvallis. They turned on the radio to listen to the broadcast, and the half-in…
Last weekend, Oregon State (12-6, 32-7) baseball swept Oregon (8-13, 21-20) in a three-game series in Corvallis. The Beavers outscored the Ducks 19-8 over the weekend series.
The first inning was the Ducks’ dream.
Ducks pitcher Kolby Somers (22) surveys the field. The Oregon Ducks play the University of Southern California Trojans at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on Sunday April 29, 2018. (Devin Roux/Emerald)
Oregon catcher Ray Soderman had gone 19 at bats without a hit. On Sunday, in the bottom of the tenth, he broke out of that slump with a clutch, one-out opposite field walk-off double to score Daniel Patzlaff and lead the Ducks to a 2-1 win over USC to win the series.