PORTLAND Tyler Baumgartner hit one of three home runs by No. 13 Oregon as the Ducks rallied to beat Portland 11-7 at Joe Etzel Field on Tuesday.
Baumgartner hit a three-run home run, the first of his career, to right field to break a 3-3 tie and put Oregon (30-10) in front for good. Shaun Chase added a solo homer to left field three pitches later to put the Ducks on top 7-3.
The back-to-back homers by Baumgartner and Chase were the first consecutive home runs hit by Oregon players since baseball was reinstated for the 2009 season.
Brett Thomas hit the Ducks third home run to lead off the fourth inning after Portland (13-28) cut the lead to 7-6 in the bottom of the third.
Thomas led six Ducks with multiple hits going 3-for-5 with three RBI and a run scored. Baumgartner finished 2-for-5 with three RBI and a run scored. Chase was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a RBI, while J.J. Altobelli went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a RBI. Mitchell Tolman finished 2-for-5 with a pair of runs scored.