Oregon Ducks Suffer Loss in 10th Inning to Arizona State


It was a rainy night for baseball on Friday at PK Park in the opener of a three game series with Arizona State and the Oregon Ducks would struggle at home once again this season. The Sun Devils entered the game with a 12-6 record and 2-1 in the Pac-12 Conference. The Ducks came into the game losers of four of their last five and that streak would continue.

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Oregon was off to a quick three run start in the third inning with Shaun Chase and Mitchell Tolman getting key hits, but Arizona State would fight back in the fifth inning with five runs of their own chasing Starter Conner Harber from the game with four hits and two walks to go along with two balks. The Ducks came back to tie the game at six runs a piece in the eighth inning with an RBI Bases loaded walk by Phil Craig-St. James.

Oregon would leave the bases loaded a total of three times on Friday night, but ere unable to capitalize. An error in the tenth cost the Ducks the game as Scott Heineman misjudged a fly ball giving the Sun Devils the win 7-6. Oregon and Arizona State will play the second game of the three game series on Saturday at 2pm Pacific Time.