Topic: Jimmie Sherfy

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’s Jake Reed ready to embrace role as closer

By on Monday, Jan. 27 at 3:41 pm.

There’s no denying what Jimmie Sherfy meant to the Oregon bullpen. When the Ducks’ closer made his way to the mound, he brought not only his 95 mph fastball and filthy slider but also a high degree of intensity. Sherfy is now with the South Bend Silverhawks — a part of the Arizona Diamondbacks organization — and […]


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 […]


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 […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Wednesday, Nov. 20

By on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7:36 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are the favorites from sports reporter Anne Yilmaz for Wednesday, Nov. 2o. Oregon softball infielder Jamie Sullivan: Waking up at 5:30 will never get easy #AthleteProblems — Jamie Rae Sullivan (@jamduck20) November 20, 2013 Oregon […]


Best Ducks sports tweets from Monday, Nov. 4

By on Monday, Nov. 4 at 7:55 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are the favorites from sports editor Beth Maiman and digital sports editor Victor Flores for Monday, Nov. 4. Oregon offensive lineman Andre Yruretagoyena on the “We want Bama” T-shirts: Saying "we want Bama" is like saying […]


Jimmie Sherfy promoted to the South Bend Silver Hawks

By on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 3:09 pm.

Former Oregon closer Jimmie Sherfy was promoted on Wednesday from the Hillsboro Hops of the Class-A short season Northwest league to the Class-A South Bend Silver Hawks after easing through his first professional stint in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. The jump from a short season Class-A team to an organization’s standard Class-A team signifies a […]


Former Duck Jimmie Sherfy continues to find success at next level

By on Sunday, Jul. 21 at 7:23 pm.

Former Oregon Ducks closer Jimmie Sherfy didn’t have to travel far to begin his professional career. After being selected in the 10th round of June’s Major League Baseball draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks, Sherfy was assigned to pitch for the class A Hillsboro Hops — just two hours north of where he played college ball. In […]


Zone Read: Jimmie Sherfy strong in debut, American League wins All-Star game

By on Wednesday, Jul. 17 at 1:20 pm.

Former University of Oregon closer Jimmie Sherfy made his debut for the Hillsboro Hops Tuesday night against the Boise Hawks. Sherfy, who was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 10th round of the MLB Draft, had a strong inning of pitching. He struck out two in the seventh, holding the Hawks to a scoreless […]


Zone Read: Colt Lyerla named to John Mackey Award watch list, Kobe Bryant vents on Twitter

By on Tuesday, Jul. 9 at 2:24 pm.

Watch list honors keep piling up for Oregon football players. A day after Marcus Mariota, De’Anthony Thomas and Ifo Ekpre-Olomu were named to watch lists for prestigious postseason awards (Maxwell Award for Mariota and Thomas; Bednarik for Ekpre-Olomu), tight end Colt Lyerla was added to the initial list for the 2013 John Mackey Award. Lyerla, a […]


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. […]


Zone Read PM: Jimmie Sherfy named All-American, Mariota’s health key for 2013

By on Friday, May. 31 at 4:16 pm.

For the second straight year, Oregon pitcher Jimmie Sherfy has received Louisville Slugger All-America honors. Thursday morning, Collegiate Baseball named him as a Louisville Slugger second-team All-American as he gets ready for postseason play. Entering the postseason, he leads the Pac-12 in saves with 20 and is second in the nation overall. He currently holds a […]


Jimmie Sherfy named Second-Team All-American

By on Thursday, May. 30 at 1:22 pm.

Oregon baseball pitcher Jimmie Sherfy was named a Louisville Slugger Second-Team All-American on Thursday morning by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. He boasted an impressive 1.67 ERA during the Ducks’ regular season and is the active career leader in strikeouts per nine innings. Sherfy burst onto the collegiate scene last year with 19 saves and a 2.20 […]