A freshman completes the first no-hitter in Oregon Ducks baseball in a 3-0 victory over the Portland Pilots. It’s the first no-hitter that’s on record and since the program has returned in 2009.
Jordan Spencer has only started three games and appeared in six games this season, but there is a lot of promise for the young Ducks pitcher. His performance was also a complete game, giving up zero walks. Two Pilots did make the bases, Turner Gill was hit by a pitch to start off the fifth inning and an error by first basement Ryon Healy let Caleb Whalen on the bag. It was Healy’s fourth error of the season.
Previous to this start, Spencer has only pitched 12.2 innings in his other five appearances. Counting the no-hitter, he now has a 3.32 ERA and has given up 15 hits, 10 runs (eight of them earned), and a walk-strikeout ratio of 9-11. He joins two other pitchers on the team who have completed a nine-inning game.
The Ducks move to 26-10 on the season and are preparing for a three-game series against Washington State (18-15, 5-6 in Pac-12) beginning on Friday.