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Ducks host Portland Tuesday at PK Park

Mar 22, 2021

Baseball - Week 6 Notes (Portland)

Game Information

  • Date: Tuesday, March 23
  • First Pitch: 4:05 p.m.
  • ORE Starter: RHP RJ Gordon (0-0, 0.00)
  • POR Starter: RHP Jack Folkins (1st app.)
  • Last Weekend: ORE 2-1 vs. ASU
  • Last Weekend: POR 3-0 at Pacific
  • TV: None
  • Radio: 1320 AM (EUG); 910 AM (POR)
  • Play-by-Play: Joey McMurry

 
Series History - Portland

  • The Ducks hold a 103-38 edge in the all-time series as well as a 32-10 advantage in games played in Eugene.
  • UO snapped a four-game losing streak at the hands of UP in their last meeting.
  • UO has won 23 of 34 since 2009. This is the first of three meetings this season.

 
Ducks in the polls

  • Following its third straight series win, Oregon continues to move up in all six college baseball polls.
  • The Ducks are ranked as high as No. 13 by both Baseball America and Perfect Game, while also checking in at No. 15 (Collegiate Baseball / NCBWA / Coaches) and No. 16 by D1Baseball.

 
Gordon will make first start

  • Freshman right-handed pitcher RJ Gordon will make his first start Tuesday when the Ducks host Portland.
  • Gordon made his career debut in Oregon's 17-2 win at #17 UC Santa Barbara on March 6 when he fanned five in 2.0 innings of work.
  • He last pitched on Friday night retiring the final Arizona State hitter of the game in 0.1 innings of work.