Topic: Cole Irvin

After battling injuries, Oregon baseball pitcher Brando Tessar might earn weekend starting role

By on Monday, Apr. 14 at 11:02 pm.

Brando Tessar posted his second straight gem on Monday. The senior Oregon baseball pitcher threw seven scoreless innings in the Ducks’ 4-3 win over San Diego, just like he did against Portland last Wednesday. In each start, he appeared in more innings than all of last season. “I’ve been hurt for the last two years […]


Photos: Oregon Baseball – Ducks continue win streak against UC Riverside Highlanders 7-4

By on Saturday, Apr. 12 at 5:36 pm.

The No. 25 Oregon Ducks baseball team (25-10, 7-5 Pac-12) hosts UC Riverside (14-15, 3-3 Big West) this weekend at PK Park for a three-game series. During the first game of the series on Fri., Apr. 11, zero runs were scored during the first and second innings. Once the Ducks were up to bat at […]


Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks offense explodes 15-10 over Portland Pilots

By on Tuesday, Apr. 8 at 11:39 pm.

The No. 25 Oregon baseball team (22-10, 7-5 Pac-12) takes on the University of Portland Pilots (7-32) on Tuesday, April 8. The Ducks are looking to improve their record after traveling through Washington for the past two weeks ending the road trip with five wins and five losses spread out between four different schools. The […]


Oregon baseball: Scott Heineman out for year but is ‘slam dunk’ to gain extra season

By on Sunday, Mar. 23 at 10:12 pm.

Oregon baseball infielder Scott Heineman will undergo labrum surgery in April after straining his left shoulder on a swing against Loyola Marymount on Feb. 23 and re-tweaking it on March 14 against USC. The surgery will cost Heineman his junior season, but Oregon head coach George Horton told the Emerald after Sunday’s 3-1 win over […]


Photos: Oregon Baseball — USC Trojans edge Ducks 3-2 in first conference game of the season

By on Monday, Mar. 17 at 12:25 pm.

The Ducks play their first conference game of the season against the University of Southern California Trojans at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, March 14, 2014. Coming off a 20-4 win against the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Ducks are looking to keep up the momentum and win the first game of the USC […]


Oregon baseball: Ducks hope to shut down Ohio State offense for second straight season

By on Friday, Mar. 7 at 3:57 pm.

Head Oregon baseball coach George Horton hadn’t watched film on Ohio State (7-3) before Wednesday’s practice, but he still had plenty to say about this weekend’s opponent. They’re well-coached, he said, they have a “brand new” starting pitching staff and their bullpen is deep, especially with closer Trace Dempsey. Dempsey garnered two third-team All-America honors […]


Emerald roundtable: Oregon baseball gets little time to lick wounds from weekend sweep

By on Tuesday, Mar. 4 at 11:48 am.

Every week during baseball season, our sports staff will discuss various topics surrounding an upcoming Oregon series. Today, sports reporters Chris Mosch, Andrew Bantly and Madison Guernsey discuss the implications of Cal State Fullerton’s sweep of the Ducks over the weekend and preview Oregon’s five games this week. 1) What’s your biggest takeaway from the […]


Emerald roundtable: Oregon baseball heads to Loyola Marymount looking to stay undefeated

By on Friday, Feb. 21 at 11:20 am.

Every week during baseball season, our sports staff will discuss various topics surrounding an upcoming Oregon series. Today, Emerald digital sport editor Victor Flores and sports reporters Chris Mosch and Andrew Bantly discuss the Ducks’ four-game sweep over Hawaii and their upcoming series against Loyola Marymount. 1) What should be Oregon’s biggest takeaway from its […]


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 […]


Emerald Roundtable: Oregon baseball starts off the season in Hawaii

By on Friday, Feb. 14 at 11:24 am.

Every week during baseball season, our sports staff will discuss various topics surrounding an upcoming Oregon series. Today, Emerald digital sport editor Victor Flores and sports reporters Andrew Bantly and Chris Mosch discuss the Ducks’ 2014 outlook and their season-opening series against Hawaii in Honolulu. The first game starts tonight at 8:35 p.m. PT. 1) […]


Oregon baseball still optimistic about pitching rotation after loss of Cole Irvin

By on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 9:13 pm.

Last Monday, Oregon baseball’s Cole Irvin was ruled out for the 2014 season due to Tommy John surgery. The sophomore stater was named a 2014 Louisville Slugger and NCBWA Third-Team Preseason All-American prior to the surgery. “It’s hard to replace the twelve wins and a potential All-American, but every coach and every program goes through some […]


Raw video: George Horton discusses pitching rotation and Cole Irvin’s Tommy John surgery

By on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 3:25 pm.

Before Wednesday’s practice, Oregon head baseball coach George Horton talked with the media about the upcoming season. In this video, he discussed Cole Irvin’s Tommy John surgery and how the sophomore pitcher has dealt with it. Horton also talked about how Irvin’s season-long injury will affect the starting pitching rotation. Follow Victor Flores on Twitter […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Former Oregon football commit Budda Baker signs with Washington

By on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 3:19 pm.

- Four- star football recruit Budda Baker has committed to Washington. The highly touted running back and defensive back out of Bellevue High School made his decision during a live broadcast on KING 5 TV Tuesday night. At one time, Baker was committed to Oregon, though he backed out in January, narrowing his choices between […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon’s “Women in Flight” initiative hits the ground running

By on Monday, Feb. 3 at 6:22 pm.

- Oregon’s baseball team received some distressing news Monday with the announcement that sophomore pitcher Cole Irvin will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2014 baseball season. Irvin was expected to be one of the Ducks’ most sure-handed starting pitchers after he excelled in 2013, winning a school-record 12 games and maintaining 2.48 ERA […]


Oregon pitcher Cole Irvin will undergo Tommy John surgery, miss 2014 baseball season

By on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 3:35 pm.

Oregon sophomore pitcher Cole Irvin will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the 2014 season baseball season. Todd Miles, Oregon’s Associate Director of Athletic Communications, said the surgery will take place next Monday. Baseball America’s Aaron Fitt first reported the news. BREAKING: Just spoke with Oregon coach George Horton, who said LHP Cole Irvin will miss '14 […]


Oregon baseball’s starting rotation might feature all left-handers after Jake Reed’s move to bullpen

By on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 10:48 pm.

This upcoming season, the Oregon baseball team could have a completely left-handed pitching rotation. The core of the rotation is still intact with lefties Tommy Thorpe (2013: 2.16 ERA, 87K, 104.1 IP) and Cole Irvin (12-3, 2.48 ERA, 60 K, 116 IP), and the Ducks could see the No. 35 overall draft pick in last […]


The good, the bad, the ugly: Oregon lands four-star recruit Budda Baker

By on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 11:01 pm.

GOOD – Four-star safety Bishard “Budda” Baker announced via twitter his commitment to play for Oregon football next season: I AM OFFICIALLY COMMITTED TO… pic.twitter.com/JYReedT483 — budda baker (@buddabaker32) December 20, 2013 Baker joins four-star cornerback recruit Arrion Springs as highly touted secondary recruits to commit to the Ducks. Earlier on Friday, Springs foreshadowed the […]


Oregon baseball ranked sixth in preseason poll

By on Friday, Dec. 20 at 8:00 pm.

Oregon baseball is ranked sixth in the first collegiate baseball poll of the preseason. The Ducks finished their 2013 campaign 48-16 including a trip to the Regional Final of the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. Key returning players include preseason third team All-America selection Cole Irvin (LHP), infielder Mitchell Tolman, starting pitcher Tommy Thorpe and […]


The best Ducks sports tweets from Thursday, Dec. 19

By on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 8:15 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post its favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are sports reporter Christopher Keizur’s favorites from Thursday, Dec. 19. Oregon softball pitcher Cheridan Hawkins: So true♣️ pic.twitter.com/6eX1Ij0KEa — cheridan hawkins (@cheridanhawkins) December 19, 2013 Oregon acrobatics and tumbling back base Brianna Teitzel: Im all […]


Oregon baseball: Cole Irvin named third-team preseason All-American

By on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 1:59 pm.

Oregon sophomore starting pitcher Cole Irvin was named to the National College Baseball Writers Association’s (NCBWA) preseason All-American team Wednesday, receiving third-team honors. The Yorba Linda, Calif., native was selected in the 29th round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays, but instead decided to go to Oregon. As a freshman, the […]