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Oregon to take on Alabama, Notre Dame in 2016 baseball season

Coming off a season that fell short of high expectations, Oregon baseball will have at least 56 chances to redeem itself in 2016. On Tuesday the team announced its schedule for the upcoming season, which features 27 home games and 24 games against teams that also qualified for the NCAA Tournament …

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Eugene Emeralds manager Gary Van Tol remembers former players who appeared in this year’s MLB Playoffs

This year, the Chicago Cubs won 97 regular games and reached the National League Championship Series, due in large part to the contributions of their two rookie sensations, third baseman Kris Bryant and catcher/outfielder Kyle Schwarber. Gary Van Tol, the manager of the Cubs’ Class A Short Season team, the …

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Where is home field advantage greatest in Oregon athletics?

Oregon is not only a feared opponent in athletics; its venues are also some of the most formidable to play in. Here’s a look at what home field advantage means for Ducks sports teams: Autzen Stadium Since 2002, the Oregon football team’s average margin of victory has been just over 15 points …

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Fall preview: Oregon baseball retools with 18 new players this fall

Since the Oregon baseball program was reinstated in 2009, the Ducks have qualified for an NCAA Regional tournament five times, including each of the past four seasons. Only once have they advanced to a Super Regional, and never have they reached the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Last year, …

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Oregon baseball’s 2015 recruiting class ranks in Collegiate Baseball’s top 10

Head coach George Horton and the Oregon baseball team has an elite incoming recruiting class for the 2016 season. It’s a class that Collegiate Baseball deemed the eighth-best in the nation. Of the 17 ballplayers awaiting their PK Park debut this spring, the class is highlighted by infielders Travis Moniot and Matt Kroon, a 34-round and …

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Video: Oregon baseball begins fall practice

Oregon baseball has added 18 new players to its roster. Expect a new focus and energy on the team, led by returning pitcher Cole Irvin. Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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Eugene Emeralds eliminated from playoff contention after season-ending sweep

The Eugene Emeralds will not be playoff contenders in 2015. An RBI-sacrifice fly in the lone at bat by Hillsboro’s Gerard Hernandez in the eighth inning provided the Hops a 3-2 lead the Emeralds could not overcome. Eugene’s Alberto Mineo led off the ninth inning with a walk and reached second base …

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Eugene Emeralds defeat Hillsboro Hops, move into first in final regular season home game

The Eugene Emeralds went 0 for 15 with runners in scoring position in two losses to the Hillsboro Hops on Friday and Saturday. They committed unforced errors and scored just one combined run in the losses. Saturday’s loss tied the Emeralds and Hops atop the second-half Northwest League South standings. Emeralds manager Gary Van …

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Eugene Emeralds lose opener of critical series against Hillsboro Hops

The Eugene Emeralds saw a glimpse of playoff-level atmosphere in a 3-1 loss to the Hillsboro Hops on Friday. The Emeralds made it look easy winning four of five against Spokane. Friday, however, was a different story. “This is what the playoffs are going to be like against a good ball …

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Photos: Eugene Emeralds wear wacky uniforms in win over Spokane Indians

The Eugene Emeralds took on the Spokane Indians Thursday night, donning unusual uniforms that paid tribute to Portland’s unique style. With their 2-1 victory over Spokane, the Em’s ride a 4-game winning streak.                 Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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