STANFORD, Calif. – Mitchell Tolman had five hits in the doubleheader but it wasn’t enough for Oregon as the No. 11 Ducks dropped both games at Stanford. UO lost the opener 6-3 before falling 2-1 in 11 innings in the nightcap on Friday night at Sunken Diamond.
Oregon falls to 18-8, 5-3 in Pac-12 play, with the loss while Stanford moves to 10-10, 3-2 in league action. The two teams will wrap up their three-game series on Saturday at 2 p.m. if weather permits. With rain expected, the game could be pushed back until Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon.
Game 1: Stanford 6, Oregon 3
The first six hitters reached base in the bottom of the first inning as Stanford scored three runs in the bottom of the first and led the rest of the way.
Tommy Thorpe (3-3) took the loss allowing five earned runs in 3.2 innings. The outing was the shortest of Thorpe’s career as a starter. Freshman Brett Hanewich (1-1) got the win for the Cardinal.
Game 2: Stanford 2, Oregon 1 (11)
Tommy Edman, a .193 hitter, drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning on a sacrifice fly to score Zach Hoffpauir from third to give the Cardinal a doubleheader sweep. Hoffpauir led off the 11th with a double off Darrell Hunter (2-1), who was charged with the loss.
Oregon pitchers allowed just three hits in the loss while striking out 10 Cardinal hitters. Starter Matt Krook allowed just one run on two hits in seven innings while striking out seven.
Freshman Mark Karaviotis went 2-for-4 and drove in the Ducks only run in the fifth inning. Tolman was 2-for-5.
John Hochstatter (3-1) picked up the win allowing no runs on two hits in four innings of relief.