Baseball

Q&A: Oregon baseball’s Mitchell Tolman talks about upcoming season, position change

By on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7:29 pm.

Mitchell Tolman, who played most of last season at third base, will be the starting second baseman for the Oregon Ducks this season. Tolman led last year’s team with a .315 batting average and 49 RBIs. Here’s what he had to say about the 2015 season: So how do you feel about second base? I feel good. […]


Oregon baseball looks ahead to 2015 season

By on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 12:04 pm.

Oregon baseball head coach George Horton and select players spoke to the media on Wednesday about the upcoming 2015 season. It begins on Feb. 13 in Honolulu against Hawaii for a four-game series. Here are the takeaways: New look infield With the exception of Mark Karaviotis at shortstop, the entire infield will feature a different face […]


Oregon baseball ranked No. 15 in Perfect Game’s preseason top 25

By on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 4:50 pm.

Oregon baseball is in for another season with high expectations after Perfect Game ranked the Ducks No. 15 in their preseason top 25 poll. Vanderbilt, the defending national champion, was a near-unanimous pick at the top of the poll, while UCLA is the highest ranked Pac-12 team at No. 5. Arizona State was placed at […]


Mitchell Tolman named Perfect Game preseason All-American

By on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 12:03 am.

Oregon junior infielder Mitchell Tolman was named to the third-team preseason All-American as a third baseman by Perfect Game. The Lake Forest, California native played most of his sophomore season at the hot-corner while batting .315 with two home runs and 49 RBIs. Tolman also had an on-base percentage of .438 while slugging .470 with 18 […]


Oregon baseball’s Phil Craig-St. Louis named Canadian Baseball Network Player of the Year

By on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 3:25 pm.

Oregon infielder Phil Craig-St.Louis, who joined the team for the 2015 season, was named the Canadian Baseball Network Player of the Year on Jan. 6, in addition to being named first-team All-Canucks. For Seminole State College, Craig-St. Louis batted .352 with 10 home runs and 49 RBIs. Led by Craig-St. Louis, the Trojans reached the NJCAA Region 2 […]


Oregon baseball ranked 15th in preseason poll

By on Monday, Dec. 22 at 5:44 pm.

Oregon baseball is ranked 15th in the first preseason Collegiate Baseball poll with 462 points. The Ducks are the second-ranked team in the Pac-12, trailing UCLA (no. 10, 473 points). Reigning national champion Vanderbilt  sits atop the rankings with 494 points. Following a trip to the NCAA Regionals and a 44-20 record, the Ducks will […]


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 […]