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Emeralds get shut out over eight innings by Hops bullpen in 4-2 loss

One night after scoring four runs in the ninth inning to win 4-3, the Eugene Emeralds were once again within striking distance, trailing 4-2 in the ninth and looking to come from behind again. The Ems weren’t as fortunate Monday, dropping the series finale against the Hillsboro Hops 4-2. After …

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Emeralds end seven-game losing streak thanks to pitching in Sunday doubleheader

Sometimes when you’re struggling, a day off is all you need to reset and get back on track. That’s what happened for the Eugene Emeralds, which effectively ended their seven game losing streak by taking both ends of Sunday’s doubleheader against the Everett AquaSox. “Any time you go through a …

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Emeralds’ manager arrested on DUII charges Friday night

The manager of the Eugene Emeralds, Jesus Feliciano, was booked in Lane County Jail for allegedly driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving early Saturday morning, first reported by the Register-Guard. Feliciano, 38, was booked on two misdemeanor charges at 1:47 a.m. Saturday morning, hours after getting arrested …

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Emeralds play final regular season home game, earn win over Salem-Keizer

The Eugene Emeralds concluded their 2017 home schedule with an 8-3 win over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes on Friday night at PK Park. In the third inning, and already facing a one-run deficit after two innings, the Volcanoes brought in pitcher Stetson Woods to start the third inning. His outing started …

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Emeralds top Hawks 3-1, move into playoff picture

The Eugene Emeralds defeated the Boise Hawks 3-1 on Tuesday night, continuing their late season surge. The victory thrust the Emeralds into the Northwest League playoff picture. As of Tuesday night, the team holds a playoff berth, and with 11 games left, the Ems will need to close out the …

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Emeralds shut down Hawks in 6-0 victory

The Eugene Emeralds delivered a commanding performance Monday night, defeating the Boise Hawks 6-0 in a one-sided affair. With the season approaching its end, the win was key for the Ems. The team has twelve more regular season games, sits two games back of first-place Hillsboro Hops and it is …

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Emeralds lose 2-1 to Spokane because of a late rally

The Eugene Emeralds and Spokane Indians Monday game ended up being a near reversal of Sunday night’s game. This time it was Spokane finding runs late in the game for the 2-1 win. The Indians, who were held scoreless until the ninth inning, scored a pair of runs to win …

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Emeralds exit 12 inning game with a 2-1 victory over Spokane

The Eugene Emeralds played a long game on a Sunday afternoon at PK Park, winning a defensive battle 2-1 in 12 innings over the Spokane Indians for their third win in a row. Rafael Narea was the hero for the Emeralds. The 12th inning started with back-to-back singled. Then, Zach …

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Emeralds lose 9-4 to Hops despite big day from Cruz

Coming into the Emeralds game against the Hillsboro Hops, designated hitter Michael Cruz was on a hot streak. In the last five games, Cruz has put three home runs on the board and is hitting .316 through the stretch. He added another home run to his total on Friday, but …

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Emeralds dominated by Volcanoes 6-1 in first game of homestand

The Eugene Emeralds (22-19, 1-2) fell to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (18-23, 2-1) 6-1 in a one-sided affair what was dominated by the Volcanoes offense. Despite a 2-0 record, Emeralds pitcher Enrique De Los Rios never seemed to find his groove, and as a result suffered his first loss of the season. …

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While Venezuela battles, Emerald Jhonny Bethencourt fights for his family on the baseball field

Baseball was never just a sport to Jhonny Bethencourt—it was a way of life. Since the age of 4, he dreamed of playing major league baseball. Born in Venezuela in 1997, Bethencourt grew up in the city of Pampatar on Isla de Margarita. Years of local competition led him to …

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Emeralds take series finale against AquaSox 10-4, move into tie for first in NW League

The Eugene Emeralds scored in all but one inning in their series finale against the Everett AquaSox and cruised to a 10-4 win at PK Park on Wednesday night. Eugene moves into a tie with Hillsboro for first place in the Northwest League South with the win, and the Emeralds …

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Pitching duel goes against Emeralds as they lose to AquaSox 3-2

The Everett AquaSox (13-20) defeated the Eugene Emeralds (19-14) 3-2 Tuesday night at PK Park to end the Emeralds’ four game winning streak. The loss, along with, Hillsboro’s and Boise’s wins, means the three teams are tied for the Nowrthwest League South Division lead. Everett would score what would become …

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Dramatic walk-off gives Emeralds the victory over Everett

The Eugene Emeralds battled back from an early deficit to defeat the Everett Aquasox 5-4 in a thrilling game that came down to the final out. With the game tied, the Emeralds had a chance to end the game. Jared Young led things off with a single, only to be …

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Emeralds open five-game homestand with 4-3 win over Everett AquaSox

The Eugene Emeralds opened their five-game homestand against the Everett AquaSox with a 4-3 win Saturday night at PK Park. Shortstop Aramis Ademan went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs to help the Emeralds jump out to an early 4-0 lead after two innings. The AquaSox plated a run in …

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The Emeralds beat Tri-City 2-1 for their third consecutive win

Following a five-game losing streak, the Eugene Emeralds beat the Tri-City Dust Devils  2-1 at PK Park Sunday for their third consecutive victory. Dust Devil Kelvin Melean advanced to second on a wild pitch, and following a fielder’s choice that allowed him to reach third base, Melean made it home …

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Emeralds beat Tri-City 8-4 in offensive explosion

The Eugene Emeralds defeated the Tri-City Dust Devils 8-4 Saturday night at PK Park and are now tied for first with the Hillsboro Hops in the Northwest League South Division. There was instant offense for both teams as they combined for 10 runs in the first two innings. The Dust …

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Eugene Emeralds snap five-game losing streak in 5-2 win over the Tri-City Dust Devils

In the second game of a five-game series against the Tri-City Dust Devils, the Eugene Emeralds ended their five-game losing streak with a 5-2 win. Alonso Garcia started the game for the Emeralds and kept the Dust Devils in check all night. He pitched five innings, holding the Dust Devils …

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Emeralds fall to Dust Devils 4-3, extending losing streak to five games

The Tri-City Dust Devils (13-9) defeated the Eugene Emeralds (11-11) 4-3 on Thursday night. Despite recording 11 hits, the Emeralds failed to capitalize on good offense and left 10 runners on base. The Emerald’s losing streak now stands at five games. With the game tied in the seventh inning, Tri-City’s …

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Emeralds swept by Hawks, fall to third in division

Going into a two-game home series against the third place Boise Hawks, the Eugene Emeralds hoped to break their two-game losing streak. Instead, the Emeralds were handed two losses and slid into a tie for second in the division. Tuesday’s monstrosity of a game lasted 20 innings over a span …

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