Topic: George Horton

Oregon baseball rides nine-game winning streak into huge series versus Oregon State

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 8:53 pm.

The No. 23 Oregon Ducks (31-10, 10-5) will head to Corvallis, Ore. for a three-game series against Oregon State (27-7, 11-4) starting Friday, April 25 with a nine-game winning streak on the line. The streak started after the tough road trip to Seattle, Wash., when the Ducks lost two of three to Washington, including a devastating loss […]

Outfield defense saves Oregon baseball in 2-1 win and series sweep of Washington State

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 7:04 pm.

The Oregon baseball team (31-10, 10-5 Pac-12) narrowly beat Washington State 2-1 Saturday to sweep the Cougars (17-19, 7-8), thanks to some excellent defense from the Ducks’ outfielders. In the eighth inning with Oregon up 2-1, Luke Stratman came up with two outs and hit a single up the middle that appeared to plate Michael […]

Clutch hitting gives Oregon baseball 6-3 win over Washington State

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 10:19 pm.

Jeff Gold tied the NCAA lead for victories (9-0) as No. 23 Oregon baseball bested Washington State 6-3 with clutch two-out hitting. Five of Oregon’s six runs came with two outs, started by Steven Packard’s perfectly executed bunt with two outs to score Mitchell Tolman in the fourth. After Shaun Chase walked to load the […]

Oregon baseball demolishes Washington State 11-1 in sloppy night at PK Park

By on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 11:39 pm.

Oregon baseball (29-10, 8-5 Pac-12) took advantage of some early Washington State mistakes and showed off its power in an 11-1 blowout win over the Cougars (17-17, 7-6) Thursday night at rainy PK Park. Ducks starting pitcher Tommy Thorpe threw seven shutout innings, giving up two hits and two walks while striking out eight. Thorpe […]

Oregon baseball faces Washington State for three-game series starting Thursday

By on Wednesday, Apr. 16 at 9:50 pm.

The No. 23 Oregon baseball team (28-10, 7-5 Pac-12) will host Washington State (16-16, 7-5) for a three-game series starting Thursday at 6 p.m. The Ducks’ last conference game was a heartbreaking 10th inning loss to Washington on April 6 in which Oregon’s bullpen surrendered a 4-2 lead in the final inning. Since then, Oregon […]

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

By on Tuesday, Apr. 22 at 11:38 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 […]

Oregon baseball holds on to beat UC Riverside 7-4 for series victory

By on Saturday, Apr. 12 at 5:55 pm.

The Oregon baseball team (26-10) clinched the series victory over UC Riverside (14-16) on Saturday afternoon with a 7-4 win. The Ducks nearly surrendered a four-run lead, but a strong performance from the bullpen and some late insurance runs sealed the game on a sunny day at PK Park. Jeff Gold got his first Saturday […]

Thorpe, Baumgartner lead Oregon baseball to 7-2 win over UC Riverside

By on Friday, Apr. 11 at 10:15 pm.

The Oregon baseball team (25-10) handled the UC Riverside Highlanders (14-15) by a final score of 7-2 Friday night at PK Park, thanks mainly to starting pitcher Tommy Thorpe and right fielder Tyler Baumgartner. Thorpe was sharp throughout the night, finishing with seven strikeouts in seven innings while giving up two hits, a walk and […]

Oregon baseball hosts UC Riverside for three-game series this weekend

By on Friday, Apr. 11 at 12:51 am.

Oregon baseball (24-10, 7-5 Pac-12) hosts UC Riverside (14-14, 3-3 Big West) this weekend at PK Park for a three-game series. The Ducks are coming off a two-game sweep of Portland and play each of their next four games against non-conference opponents. The major question that’s being asked around Oregon baseball is, “who will replace […]

Remembering some of the Oregon baseball icons

By on Wednesday, Apr. 9 at 6:54 pm.

The first Oregon sporting event was not football, basketball or track and field. It was baseball. “The first intercollegiate sporting event played on the University of Oregon campus was a baseball game back in 1877, one year after the UO was established,” said former University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer in 2007 after an announcement to […]

Oregon baseball scores nine runs in first inning, beats Portland 15-10

By on Wednesday, Apr. 9 at 12:34 pm.

After 25 runs scored, four errors and three hours and 24 minutes of game play, head coach George Horton summed up tonight’s game succinctly. “It’s good to be home,” Horton said as he walked into the postgame media session. After a 10-game road trip, Oregon (23-10) returned home Tuesday night to beat the visiting Portland […]

Washington comes back and walks off in 10th inning to take Ducks baseball game three 5-4

By on Monday, Apr. 7 at 10:42 pm.

The rubber match of Oregon baseball’s road series versus Washington came down to the 10th inning, where both teams picked up a crooked number. But the Huskies (22-6-1, 9-2 Pac-12) posted the bigger number, walking off in a 5-4 win. Jake Reed took the mound to start the bottom of the 10th inning after the […]

Oregon baseball: Ducks take game one from Pac-12 leader Washington 10-3

By on Saturday, Apr. 5 at 12:44 am.

The No. 19 Oregon baseball team went into its weekend road series against No. 14 Washington trailing the Huskies by two games in the conference standings. The Ducks (22-8, 7-3 Pac-12) would get a game closer to the top of the standings after their 10-3 Friday in Seattle, Wash. Tommy Thorpe (3-3, 3.07 ERA) got the […]

Oregon baseball: Oregon’s 18 hits lead way to 14-5 win over Gonzaga for series sweep

By on Wednesday, Apr. 2 at 7:22 pm.

After taking game one of the two-game series against Gonzaga the Oregon baseball team’s bats made a statement in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday afternoon. Oregon (21-8) compiled 18 total hits and scored five or more runs in two separate innings en route to a 14-5 victory 0ver the Bulldogs (10-18) to sweep the series. Oregon starting pitcher […]

Oregon baseball: Ducks’ bullpen holds Gonzaga in 3-2 win

By on Wednesday, Apr. 2 at 12:26 pm.

The Oregon baseball team (20-8) won in familiar fashion Tuesday night, relying on manufacturing runs and strong pitching to beat Gonzaga (10-17) 3-2 in the first game of a mid-week two-game series. Mitchell Tolman went 2-for-4 and A.J. Balta and J.B. Bryant had an RBI apiece. Starting pitcher Jordan Spencer threw three shutout innings, allowing […]