Topic: Christian Jones

Emerald sports quotes of the week: Feb. 10-16

By on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 5:37 pm.

Every Sunday, The Emerald sports staff will collect their favorite quotes from the previous seven days. Athletes, coaches, media or anybody with a quote pertaining to Oregon sports can be included. Below are The Emerald’s favorites from the week of Feb. 10-16. Acrobatics and tumbling “We told Rachael when she came here, ‘We don’t want […]


Tommy John surgery: A look at what Oregon’s Cole Irvin could expect over the next calendar year

By on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 11:17 pm.

At the start of the 2013 MLB season, one-third of all pitchers on an MLB roster had previously undergone Tommy John surgery. If Oregon’s Cole Irvin ever makes it to the big leagues, he’ll join the list of players who have been able to overcome baseball’s most daunting procedure. Irvin was arguably Oregon’s best starting […]


Emeralds fall to Volcanoes 5-1, losing streak now at six

By on Monday, Aug. 26 at 9:31 pm.

The conclusion of the previously postponed game between the Eugene Emeralds and Salem-Keizer Volcanoes took place Monday evening, with the Volcanoes winning 5-1. The game was postponed in the top of the fourth with the bases loaded and two outs. Brian Ragira was at the plate and Tayron Guerrero had just replaced starting pitcher Vladimir […]


Oregon baseball bids farewell to four key players

By on Wednesday, Jun. 5 at 10:04 pm.

Following the final out in the Eugene Regional Championship Game game on Monday, Oregon baseball waved goodbye to its 2013 season and said goodbye to many valuable players. Ryan Hambright, Darrell Hunter, Andrew Mendenhall and J.J. Altobelli are the seniors leaving Oregon this year. Hambright, while being stuck in a season-long, injury-fueled slump, still had a […]


Poor early pitching ends a promising season for Oregon baseball

By on Tuesday, Jun. 4 at 1:13 pm.

With their backs against the wall, both coaches made a risky gamble with their starting pitching choices for the Eugene Regional championship game. For Rice head coach Wayne Graham, it paid off. For George Horton and the Ducks, the gamble was season-ending as the Ducks fell to the Owls 11-4 in the regional championship game. […]


No. 15 Oregon baseball looks to bounce back against Cal State Northridge

By on Monday, Mar. 4 at 12:56 pm.

A day after beating No. 10 Cal State Fullerton to avoid becoming a sweep victim, the No. 15 Ducks are back in action at PK Park against Cal State Northridge. Northridge comes to Eugene after narrowly avoiding a sweep. The Matadors beat Washington State to snap a five game skid including the first three games […]