Jakob Goldfarb (23) makes contact with the ball. The No. 12 Oregon Ducks face the Illinois State Redbirds at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on Feb. 28, 2016. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)It was a big welcome back for Jakob Goldfarb to open the 2018 baseball season for the Oregon Ducks. His 3-run home run in the sixth inning broke the game open and the Ducks defeated the Loyola Marymount Lions, 6-1, to open the Marucci Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Friday.