Baseball

Oregon baseball’s Shaun Chase and Cole Irvin named Preseason All-Americans

By on Friday, Dec. 19 at 11:48 am.

Oregon baseball picked up a pair of honors after catcher Shaun Chase and starting pitcher Cole Irvin both were named Louisville Slugger preseason second-team All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball Friday morning. Chase is coming off one of his best seasons as a Duck. The junior finished second in the country in home runs per at bat, […]


Q&A: Ryon Healy on the differences between Pac-12 and minor league baseball

By on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 11:47 am.

Ryon Healy is back at the University of Oregon to finish his degree in applied business and economics. The former Oregon first baseman was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the third round of the 2013 MLB June Amateur Draft and has worked his way up to Oakland’s high-A team in Stockton, where he posted a .285/.318/.428 clip in […]


Reliever Jordan Spencer no longer with Oregon baseball

By on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 7:38 pm.

Oregon relief pitcher Jordan Spencer will no longer play for Ducks’ baseball program, an Oregon official confirmed Thursday. No reason was given for Spencer’s departure. Spencer made 46 appearances on the hill over three seasons playing for Oregon. The southpaw pitched 91.2 innings, primarily in relief, with a career WHIP of 1.43. He finished 1-1 […]


Q&A: Oregon baseball head coach George Horton on Friday’s alumni game and how his team has looked this fall

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 10:20 pm.

With a temperature in the low 60’s and a light drizzle falling throughout the evening at P.K. Park, it was a familiar setting for several former Ducks who played at Friday evening’s Oregon alumni game. It was a very casual atmosphere for the alumni squad; most of the players in the starting lineup sported basketball shorts as […]


Three pitchers combine to throw four-hit shutout and end Emeralds losing streak

By on Wednesday, Jul. 16 at 6:21 pm.

After the first two games of the series between the Eugene Emeralds and Vancouver Canadians showcased offensive fireworks, it was fitting that the third game of the series featured dominant pitching performances by both teams. In the end though, the Emeralds pitching trio of Michael Kelly, Aaron Cressley, and Bryan Verbitsky limited the powerful Canadians […]


Back and forth affair ends in another Emeralds loss

By on Tuesday, Jul. 15 at 10:51 pm.

After consistently playing catch up in their past 10 games, the Eugene Emeralds finally found themselves with the lead when they faced the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening. Unfortunately for Eugene, it was unable to hold the lead and suffered a 13-8 loss to drop its overall record to 13-19 while Vancouver improved to 20-12 on […]


Eugene’s offensive struggles continue as Boise beats the Emeralds 6-2

By on Monday, Jul. 14 at 6:51 pm.

The Eugene Emeralds’ recent struggles at the plate carried over into Sunday’s 6-2 loss against the visiting Boise Hawks. The Emeralds, who combined to go 5-for-30 with runners in scoring position over the course of the weekend home series, went 1-for-1 to start off the game. Shortstop Franchy Cordero led-off the Eugene offensive attack with […]


Eugene Emeralds tie up home series with Boise

By on Saturday, Jul. 12 at 11:31 pm.

After dropping game one against the visiting Boise Hawks (15-14), the Eugene Emeralds (13-16) turned the series around with a 5-2 game two victory. Despite recording nine hits, the Hawks failed to convert enough offensive opportunities into scores. The Emeralds pitchers held their own on the mound tonight. Starting on the mound was right-handed pitcher […]


Emeralds end three-game losing streak with 8-6 win over Salem-Keizur

By on Thursday, Jul. 10 at 12:06 am.

Trea Turner picked the perfect time to hit his first professional home run. Riding a three-game losing in his first season as a professional baseball player, Turner lead off the game with a solo home run that helped break his batting slump and ignite the Emeralds to an 8-6 victory over the Volcanoes. While that […]


Eugene Emeralds clinch home series against Spokane Indians with 6-1 victory

By on Friday, Jul. 4 at 10:27 am.

In front of a sold out home crowd, the Eugene Emeralds (10-11) edged out the visiting Spokane Indians (15-6) to grab the series win. After dropping two games earlier in the series, the Emeralds closed it out with two straight wins (4-2). “They’re still learning,” manager Robbie Wine said about his team. “We worked them […]