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Ducks lose 3-2 to Redhawks

Ducks lose 3-2 to Redhawks
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BELLEVUE, Wash. – Mitchell Tolman drove in two more runs on Wednesday against Seattle but it wasn’t enough for No. 11 Oregon in a 3-2 non-conference loss at Bannerwood Park.
 
Oregon (34-11) had runners at the corners and one out in the top of the ninth but Brett Thomas grounded into a 4-6-3 double play to end the game.
 
Tolman, who was 1-for-3, finished the two-game series against Seattle with nine RBI. Thomas went 2-for-5 with a run scored.
 
Seattle (18-26) took an early 2-0 lead with single runs in both the first and second innings. Chase Fields led off the first with a single and scored on a Nate Roberts’ double. Fields made it 2-0 driving in Steve Kirbach in the second.
 
Tolman tied the game with a two-run single in the top of the third driving in Thomas and Nick Catalano, but Seattle took the lead back in the bottom of the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Cash McGuire.
 
Cole Wiper (1-1) took the loss allowing a run on two hits in two innings pitched. Andrew Olson (5-4) got the win for Seattle while Eric Yardley picked up his 10th save.
 
Oregon continues a five-game road trip when the Ducks open a three-game Pac-12 Conference Series at Washington State on Friday at 6 p.m.

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