Ducks play at Portland Wednesday
Date: Wednesday, April 14
First Pitch: 2 p.m.
ORE Starter: RHP RJ Gordon (2-0, 0.00)
POR Starter: LHP Nick Nygard (3-0, 5.65)
Last Weekend: ORE 3-0 vs. OSU
Last Weekend: POR 2-1 at BYU
Radio: 590 AM (EUG); 910 AM (POR)
Play-by-Play: Joey McMurry
Game 1: Oregon 10, Portland 1
Tanner Smith led off the game with a solo home run and Oregon rolled from there scoring eight runs in the first four innings. SO RF Aaron Zavala reached base four times (1 H, 3 BB) and scored two runs for the Ducks. SR 3B Nick Bellafronto drove in a pair of runs, while seven Duck pitchers combined to strikeout out 13 Pilots.
Game 2: Portland 6, Oregon 4
Portland built an early lead scoring a run in the first and three in the third and then held off the Ducks to even the season series. SO RF Aaron Zavala led the Oregon attack going 4-for-5 with a RBI and two runs scored, while SR 1B Gabe Matthews went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored, while setting a new career doubles record at Oregon.