Topic: George Horton

Oregon baseball’s season in review

By on Friday, Jun. 6 at 11:52 am.

The Oregon baseball team (44-20, 18-12) finished short of their goal: Omaha. But with all things considered, the actuality of attaining that goal was slim. However, they shouldn’t hang their heads. The Ducks finished fourth in one of the most difficult conferences (Pac-12), if not the most difficult, in the country. They were just five games out […]


Six Oregon baseball players earn all-Pac-12 honors

By on Wednesday, May. 28 at 2:55 pm.

Six Oregon baseball players made the all-Pac-12 team, the conference announced Wednesday. The Ducks have four players on the all-conference team and two players who received honorable mention. The four who earned spots on the all-conference team are starting pitcher Tommy Thorpe, closer Jake Reed, catcher Shaun Chase and infielder Mitchell Tolman. Second baseman Aaron Payne and […]


Flores: Oregon baseball should be thrilled with season no matter how postseason plays out

By on Tuesday, May. 27 at 8:12 am.

The Oregon baseball team lost on senior night, won three fewer regular season games than it did last year and will travel to Nashville for Regionals, Oregon’s first round on the road since 2010. If the Ducks don’t advance to Super Regionals, head coach George Horton and his team won’t look back on this season with […]


Oregon baseball heading to Nashville for Regionals, will play Clemson Friday

By on Monday, May. 26 at 2:46 pm.

The Oregon baseball team gathered at The Cooler Restaurant and Bar Monday morning, eyes glued to the TV, which was showing the college baseball Regionals selection show. As the players finished up their plates full of eggs, bacon, hash browns and biscuits, a graphic for the Nashville Regional appeared on the screen — Oregon’s name […]


Emerald sports quotes of the week: Oregon softball rolls in game one of Super Regionals

By on Sunday, May. 25 at 10:32 am.

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 May 19-May 25: Softball “We’ve had that bitter taste in our mouths since last year, […]


Kyle Porter silences Oregon baseball’s offense in Ducks’ 6-0 loss

By on Friday, May. 23 at 11:04 pm.

Jeff Gold’s bid for a school record 24th career win fell short Friday night thanks to an offensive outburst from the California baseball team (25-27, 12-17 Pac-12) and a dominant performance from the Bears’ starter, Kyle Porter. Oregon (42-17, 18-10) lost 6-0. Gold’s tremendous start to the season has fizzled as of late. After pitching […]


Oregon baseball manufactures 5-1 win over Cal behind Thorpe’s lockdown start

By on Friday, May. 23 at 10:12 am.

Coming off its big win against top-ranked Oregon State, Oregon baseball defeated California 5-1 in game one of the final three-game series of the regular season on Thursday night at PK Park. After allowing a pair of Cal (24-27, 11-17 Pac-12) runners to make it into scoring position in the first, Oregon (42-16, 18-10) ace pitcher Tommy Thorpe cruised […]


Ducks baseball hosts California to close out regular season

By on Thursday, May. 22 at 1:18 pm.

Winners of their last five games, the Oregon baseball team concludes the regular season at home against California beginning tonight. For the Ducks (41-16, 17-10 Pac-12), the series may look fairly meaningless on paper, as they’ve all but locked up a postseason berth. However, a sweep would put them in position to host a regional. […]


Aaron Payne’s bat boy experience at Cal State Fullerton carried over to Oregon

By on Wednesday, May. 21 at 4:37 pm.

After beating the University of Texas to win the 2004 College World Series, Cal State Fullerton dog-piled on the field. Near the heap of players was Fullerton bat boy Aaron Payne, who just stood there. “Even though he didn’t say a lot, you could see it in his smile,” Payne’s dad, Ron, said. “He was […]


Shaun Chase flexes his muscles in Oregon baseball’s 6-2 win over No. 1 Oregon State

By on Tuesday, May. 20 at 11:54 pm.

In the final Civil War game of the regular season, the Oregon baseball team finally got a win after losing the first four to its in-state rivals. Shaun Chase — for the second straight Tuesday – hit two home runs en route to a 6-2 victory over No. 1-ranked Oregon State. Jack Karraker was given the midweek start […]


Pitching powers Oregon baseball past UCLA 2-1 in first game of the series

By on Friday, May. 16 at 11:54 pm.

After relying on offensive fire power to carry the Oregon baseball team for the last four games, the Ducks (37-16) needed to rely on pitching in the first matchup against UCLA (23-27-1). On Friday, starting Tommy Thorpe delivered a successful outing in a 2-1 victory over the Bruins. Neither offense got on the scoreboard for the […]


Oregon baseball takes on UCLA in final road series of season

By on Friday, May. 16 at 10:47 am.

The Oregon baseball team travels to southern California this weekend to play defending College World Series champion UCLA for a three-game series. The Ducks (36-16, 14-10 Pac-12) lost two out of three to Arizona State in their last Pac-12 matchup last weekend, resulting in a tie for third place in the conference standings. UCLA (23-26-1, […]


Raw video: George Horton discusses rocky road series and looks ahead to UCLA

By on Wednesday, May. 14 at 5:01 pm.

Oregon head baseball coach George Horton spoke to the media on Wednesday, the day after a high-scoring victory over Pacific. But the Ducks struggled in a series loss to Arizona State over the weekend, and Horton discussed his concerns with his team’s performance in those three games. He also looked ahead to this weekend when […]


Emerald roundtable: Oregon baseball goes into Arizona State after successful week

By on Friday, May. 9 at 9:34 am.

During Oregon baseball season, our sports staff will discuss various topics surrounding an upcoming series. Today, Emerald digital sports editor Victor Flores and sports reporters Madison Guernsey and Andrew Bantly discuss Oregon’s last five games and preview the weekend series against between the Ducks (34-14, 13-8 Pac-12) and Arizona State (24-20, 12-9 Pac-12). 1) How […]


Oregon State outlasts Oregon baseball 4-3 in extra innings battle

By on Wednesday, May. 7 at 1:53 am.

It took extra innings to decide the mid-week Civil War baseball game, and it was decided on a 12th inning Jeff Hendrix sac fly off Jordan Spencer, Oregon’s seventh pitcher of the night. The Beavers won 4-3. Both teams had opportunities to score before extra play began, but timely pitching and defense kept the score […]