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Madison Boer
Player Profile:
Madison Boer 195578
Position: RHP
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School: Eden Prairie HS
Experience: 2 Years

Madison Boer

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Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 22, 2011)
2011 Team Awards: Most Valuable Pitcher
2010 Team Awards: Most Improved

Single-Season Saves*: 5 (2010) Ties for third; 3 (2011) Ranks eighth
Single-Season Innings Pitched: 99.0 (2011) Ranks third
Single-Season Strikeouts: 74 (2011) Ranks seventh
Career Saves*: 8 – Ties for third
Career Appearances: 58 – Ranks second
Career Starts*: 26 – Ranks third
Career Games Finished*: 20 – Ties for third
Career Innings Pitched: 212.2 – Ranks third
Career Strikeouts: 159 – Ranks third
Career Strikeouts Looking*: 44 – Ranks fourth
Career Runners Picked Off*: 5 – Ties for second

*record began in 2009

Selected in the second round (87 overall) by the Minnesota Twins in the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Madison Boer was part of Oregon’s original class as the Ducks brought back baseball for 2009 after the program was discontinued following the 1981 season.

The native of Eden Prairie, Minn., was Oregon’s 30th draft selection in the history of the program and the ninth pick since UO baseball returned to the diamond in 2009.

Boer was both a reliever and starter for the Ducks during his time at Oregon, producing the best season of his career as a junior in 2011.

Despite his 3-6 record in 2011, Boer managed a 2.27 ERA in 18 appearances, 12 starts and 99 innings of work while holding opposing batters to a .234 clip. Boer recorded a career-best 74 strikeouts in 2011, and finished with 159 during his career.

Boer began his junior campaign as Oregon’s Saturday-starter in the rotation, but was moved to the bullpen for the final three weekends of the year, picking up a save in each series to finish with three stops on the season.

During three seasons at Oregon, Boer managed a 3.68 ERA and 7-15 record in 58 career appearances (second all-time).

His eight career saves tie for third all-time at Oregon.


 2011 Statistics Career 
 9.0, 2x, last vs. #23 Arizona (4/22/11)

Innings Starter

 9.0, 2x, last vs. #23 Arizona (4/22/11)
 2.2, 2x, last vs. Washington State (5/22/11)
Innings Reliever
4.2 vs. Portland (5/4/10)
 9 vs. Washington (4/9/11)
Strikeouts   9 vs. Washington (4/9/11)
 3 Wins
Saves  8 

Boer began his junior campaign as Oregon’s Saturday-starter in the rotation, but was moved to the bullpen for the final three weekends of the year, picking up a save in each series to finish with three stops in 2011…despite his 3-6 record, managed a 2.27 ERA (3rd Pac-10) in 18 appearances, 12 starts and 99 innings of work while holding opposing batters to a .234 clip (10th Pac-10)…recorded a career-best 74 strikeouts, a number that ranks seventh in UO single-season history…finished the year with 10 quality starts, and on seven occasions went at least seven innings on the hill allowing two earned runs or less – picking up the win in only three of those outings as UO’s offense batted .205 when he started…season highlights included earning Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week honors after shutting out Hawai’i for eight innings on one hit in a 4-0 victory on Feb. 20 as he faced just two batters over the minimum and took a no hitter into the seventh…had back-to-back shutout performances, holding Saint Mary’s scoreless for seven and 1/3 innings in a win on Feb. 26…pitched the third complete game of his career, holding Arizona to two runs over nine innings and picking up the loss on April 23...had another hard-luck outing after shutting out Washington on four hits while striking out a career-best nine through a career high nine innings on April 9, but the Ducks went on to lose the game in extra innings...pitched eight innings of one-run ball and turned a tidy 6-1 lead over to the bullpen, but was not credited with the win after Oregon fell 7-6 at Long Beach State in 12 innings (03/05)...recorded his fourth quality start vs. BYU, but was denied the win as UO did not score the go-ahead run until the bottom of the eighth after he tossed 7 and 2/3 innings, holding the Cougars to one run on five hits and five walks while fanning six (03/11)...was awarded his first loss of the season allowing three runs on nine hits while striking out six in 3-1 loss to No. 5 Arizona State (04/02)...went seven and 1/3 innings on the hill, and allowed three runs – just two earned – on seven hits and two walks while fanning three in UO’s 4-3 victory over No. 20 California (04/30) his 10th quality start of the season, allowed three runs on six hits and three walks in a 3-1 loss to UCLA while striking out five (05/07)...made three relief appearances in the Stanford series, and picked up the save tossing the final inning in a 6-5 victory that clinched the series for the Ducks, facing four batters and striking out two (05/15)...retired the bottom of the ninth in order at Washington State and preserved UO’s 6-3 victory for his second save of the year (05/21)…was credited with his third save of the season and the eighth of his career, shutting out No. 6 Oregon State on one hit for one and 2/3 innings while striking out two in the series-opening 4-1 victory (05/27).

Spent his second consecutive summer playing for the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League and was rated as the No. 10 prospect in the league according to both Baseball America and Perfect Game Crosschecker…finished the summer with a 4-1 record and five saves in 14 appearances and 20 and 1/3 innings on the mound…recorded 26 strikeouts, held opposing batters to a .219 clip and posted a 0.89 ERA.

Late in the season, took over on the mound for Oregon as the staff’s go-to closer…recorded the save in Oregon’s final five wins of the year…was a part-time starter and middle reliever for the majority of the season before earning the responsibility of stopper…was invited to try out for the 2010 Collegiate National Team…finished the season with five saves in five opportunities  to lead UO, and rank sixth in the Pac-10…was 3-1 on the mound with a 2.44 ERA…in his final five appearances on the mound in save situations, posted a 1.29 ERA in seven innings of work…dealt six strikeouts and walked no one, while allowing just one earned run to cross the plate and leaving all five of his inherited runners stranded…season highlights included pitching 2 and 2/3 innings of relief, allowing one unearned on two hits while striking out five in the Ducks’ 8-3 victory at Fresno State (3/7)…tossed seven scoreless innings and dealt seven strikeouts while allowing just four hits in a 7-1 victory over Southern Utah (3/23)….tossed four innings of shutout relief, holding No. 19 San Diego to two hits while striking out six in Oregon’s 13-4 victory over the Toreros (5/11)…threw 1 and 1/3 innings of shutout baseball, setting up Oregon’s two-run come-from-behind effort in the bottom of the ninth to defeat East Tennessee State, 7-6 (5/15)…threw 4 and 1/3 innings of one-run baseball on five hits and two strikeouts in Oregon’s 4-2 victory at Portland (5/18)…pitched three shutout innings and faced just one batter over the minimum, earning the first save of his career in Oregon’s 5-2 victory at Washington (5/22)…with the-game-tying run at the plate, runners on first and second, and only one out in his favor, Boer needed only one pitch to coax a double play out of Washington’s Doug Cherry and earn his second save in as many days during the Ducks’ 5-2 victory at Washington (5/23)…picked up his third save of this season, holding up a 6-5 lead with runners on the corners and one out in the eighth against California (5/30)…in the bottom of the ninth with the tying run at the plate, struck out No. 17 UConn’s George Springer (named the top prospect out of the Cape Cod League by PGC in 2010) as the Ducks won their first game of the NCAA Regional, 5-3 (6/5)…earned his fifth save of the season again in the NCAA Regional against No. 17 UConn…Boer came on with the bases empty in the top of the ninth, a one-run cushion and two outs needed to stay alive in the regional and retired Nick Ahmed before striking out Springer for the final out (6/6).

Played for the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League…lost to the Rochester Honkers and his Oregon teammates  – Mitch Karraker, Scott McGough and Danny Pulfer  – in the 2009 NWL Championship series, 2-1…helped the Loggers to the South Division title by pitching 7.0 scoreless innings in the division championship game…finished his season with a 4-3 record in eight starts and a total of 10 appearances…tossed a total of 51 and 2/3 innings and managed a 3.5 ERA, while holding opposing batters to a .235 average and dealing 29 strikeouts.

The third member of Oregon’s starting staff...finished his rookie season with a 1-8 record, a 6.97 ERA and team-leading two complete games...totaled 62 innings on the mound in 10 starts and 17 total appearances...tallied 37 strikeouts...earned his first victory of the season tossing five innings of one-run (unearned) baseball in a 5-1 victory over Santa Clara (3/8)...held the Broncos to four hits while striking out four in his first complete game (shortened due to travel constraints)...picked up his second complete game tossing eight innings of two-run baseball in a 2-1 loss to Nevada (3/15)...held the Wolf Pack to six hits while striking out four...struck out a career high seven in seven innings pitched vs. Washington (3/22).


A 2008 graduate of Eden Prairie High School (Minn.)...earned three letters for head coach Mike Halloran splitting time between first base and the mound...was a first team all-state selection and was named to the Lake all-conference team.

Born Nov. 9, 1989...parents are Brad and Cheryl Boer...has one sister, Kelsey...majored in history...father Brad played basketball at Dordt College, and mother Cheryl was a cheerleader at Dordt College as well.


Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so 2b 3b hr bf bavg wp hbp bk sfa sha
2009.... 6.97 1-8 17 10 2 0/0 0 62.0 67 53 48 31 37 16 0 4 282 .289 5 6 1 4 9
2010.... 2.44 3-1 23 4 0 0/0 5 51.2 51 15 14 9 48 9 1 1 212 .260 1 1 0 3 3
2011.... 2.27 3-6 18 12 1 0/2 3 99.0 81 27 25 35 74 14 0 2 398 .234 5 4 0 1 12
TOTAL... 3.68 7-15 58 26 3 0/2 8 212.2 199 95 87 75 159 39 1 7 892 .257 11 11 1 8 24

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