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Photos: Star Wars night strikes back at PK Park

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Photos: Dog Day brings smiles to Eugene Emeralds game at PK Park

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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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Chicago Cubs’ top pick makes early impact with Eugene Emeralds

Rarely does someone get to live their dream at the age of 21. But new Eugene Emeralds shortstop Nico Hoerner is one step closer to doing just that. Hoerner was the No. 24 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft and the first true collegiate shortstop pick. “It was one …

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Eugene Emeralds score four unanswered runs to come back in first walk-off of the season

Given their struggles, the Eugene Emeralds (now 9-15) are trying anything to right the ship. On Sunday night, they switched coaching duties, having assistant coach Jacob Rogers coach third, while manager Steven Lerud remained in the dugout. It might seem small, but it worked. “We had to try something else,” …

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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 lose seventh in a row after new MiLB rule comes into play

Major League Baseball and its Minor League have been experimenting in speeding up the game. Whether it is pitch clocks, limits on mound visits or more drastic rules, people are learning to adjust. The new extra inning rule, where a runner is placed on second base at the start of …

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Emeralds lose 7-2, drop third straight to Hawks

Every scorecard in PK Park was littered with WP (wild pitch), BB (walks) and SB (stolen bases) in Monday’s series finale between the Eugene Emeralds and the Boise Hawks. The two teams combined for 12 walks, six wild pitches and nine stolen bases. Despite taking a 2-0 lead in the …

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Emeralds shut down by Dust Devils in series finale

The Eugene Emeralds (14-12) were soundly defeated by the Tri-City Dust Devils (14-12) 5-0 in the conclusion of a five-game series Monday night, snapping the Emeralds three-game win streak. Rookie Emeralds pitcher Javier Assad had a rough start to his night, giving up two base hits before walking the bases …

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Emeralds earn series sweep over Hillsboro with an 8-3 victory

The Eugene Emeralds (9-5) swept their three-game series against the Hillsboro Hops (6-8) with an 8-3 victory on Wednesday night. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the third, Aramis Ademan drove in two runs with a line drive double to right field. A double from Miguel Amaya gave …

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Emeralds defeat Hops 2-1, Susnara returns to PK park

Tim Susnara knows PK Park well. The former Oregon catcher returned Monday, this time as a Hillsboro Hop, for a game against the Eugene Emeralds. Susnara was drafted in the eighth round of the MLB draft this year by the Arizona Diamondbacks and sent to the Hops for Minor League …

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Eugene Emeralds eliminated in playoffs despite comeback attempt

With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 5-4 winner-take-all Northwest League playoff game against the Vancouver Canadians, catcher Matt Colantonio hit into a fielder’s choice at second base to end the game Wednesday night at PK Park, allowing the Canadians to advance to face the Tri-City Dust Devils in the championship round.

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Vancouver Canadians' eight-run sixth inning downs Eugene Emeralds

The Vancouver Canadians scored runs in bunches Tuesday night, with four two-run base hits with two outs in the top of the sixth inning leading to an eventual 10-3 win over the Eugene Emeralds in game two of the teams’ best-of-three playoff series at PK Park.

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Eugene Emeralds sweep Spokane Indians with 1-0 win

For the second time in three days, the Eugene Emeralds pulled off a 1-0 win over the Spokane Indians. Sunday afternoon’s contest gave the Emeralds a five-game sweep over the visiting Indians at PK Park, and concluded Eugene’s regular-season home schedule.

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Stellar pitching gives Eugene Emeralds 5-1 win over Spokane Indians

After a two-hit shutout Friday night, the Emeralds retired 16 straight batters from the third inning through the eighth inning and did not allow a hit after the third inning, coming away with a 5-1 victory over the visiting Indians at PK Park Saturday night.

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Eugene Emeralds two-hit Spokane Indians, win 1-0

“Working hard or hardly working?” That’s what the Eugene Emeralds had to be asking themselves after holding the Spokane Indians to two hits on just 98 pitches (29 balls) Friday night in a 1-0 win at PK Park.

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Casey McElroy’s two home runs guide Eugene Emeralds past Spokane Indians

It was a night of gifts Thursday night at PK Park. From Eugene Emeralds second baseman Casey McElroy came two home runs on the birthday of his father, Gerry, who was in attendance. From the Spokane Indians, it was seven errors that led to four unearned runs in their 9-4 loss to the Emeralds.

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Eugene Emeralds beat Spokane Indians 7-3 on Jace Peterson three-run home run

Thanks to shortstop Jace Peterson’s three-run home run and a stellar start from pitcher Cody Hebner Wednesday night, the Emeralds won’t have to worry about being swept in their five-game series against the Spokane Indians.

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Eugene Emeralds beat Salem-Keizer Volcanoes with 11th-inning walk-off walk

It happened a couple innings later than it needed to, but the Eugene Emeralds ended up taking their 11th win in 12 games against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. The Emeralds won 5-4 after left fielder Justin Miller drew a bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning against the Volcanoes Saturday night at PK Park.

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Eugene Emeralds defeat Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 5-1, for 10th time in 11 games

The Eugene Emeralds just seem to have the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes’ number this season. For the 10th time in 11 games, the Emeralds have come out on top of their northerly rival, this time taking a 5-1 win Friday night at PK Park on the strength of shortstop Jace Peterson’s two runs and two RBI.

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Justin Miller RBI single gives Eugene Emeralds comeback 5-4 win over Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

After trailing the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes since the top of the second inning Thursday night, the Eugene Emeralds looked to be in jeopardy of losing for the fifth time in their last seven games. Instead, left fielder Justin Miller continued his hot play, hitting an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to score pinch runner Jace Peterson and give the Emeralds an eventual 5-4 win over the visiting Volcanoes.

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Eugene Emeralds beat Everett AquaSox 8-3 with seven-run seventh inning

After Eugene Emeralds starter Will Scott gave up a lone hit in six innings of work Wednesday night, the Emeralds were nursing a 1-0 lead over the visiting Everett AquaSox going into the bottom of the seventh inning. Twelve batters later, the Emeralds didn’t have to worry about a close game, as they scored seven runs and cruised to an eventual 8-3 win at PK Park.

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Inside-the-park grand slam propels Everett AquaSox past Eugene Emeralds

It was a wild night for Eugene Emeralds starting pitcher Colin Rea on Tuesday, and it didn’t end well for the man who came into the game leading the Northwest League in earned run average at 0.88.

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Eugene Emeralds fall 7-1 to Everett AquaSox

In one pitch, it went from bad to worse for the Eugene Emeralds Monday night. Already trailing the Everett AquaSox 3-1, a eighth-inning sharp ground ball from Everett shortstop Jetsy Extrano went past Emeralds third baseman Casey McElroy and into the left field corner, scoring Everett third baseman Ramon Morla from first base, starting a four-run inning and sealing the game.

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Ocker: A night in the Eugene Emeralds’ bullpen

As a lifelong baseball fan, I felt like I was having a religious experience of my own. It’s difficult to get any sense of players’ characters through postgame interviews; you can get a slightly better sense of their personalities through sitting down with them during practice. But nothing compares to being able to interact with players while they’re in their own element.

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Eugene Emeralds muster three hits, fall 1-0 to Tri-City Dust Devils

After a 10-8 win against the Tri-City Dust Devils Thursday night, the Emeralds mustered only three hits in a 1-0 loss to the same opponent in the final game of their five-game series.

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Eugene Emeralds’ offensive eruption leads to 10-8 win over Tri-City Dust Devils

After combining for four runs in their previous two games, the Eugene Emeralds and Tri-City Dust Devils had an offensive explosion Friday night, with the Emeralds coming out on top 10-8.

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Eugene Emeralds pitching dominant in 2-0 over Tri-City Dust Devils

After falling 2-0 to the Dust Devils the night before, the Emeralds won 2-0, thanks to stellar pitching, a well-placed grounder from shortstop Jace Peterson in the seventh inning and a pinch-hit home run from Dan Killian in the eighth inning.

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Untimely errors lead to Eugene Emeralds’ 2-0 loss to Tri-City Dust Devils

Two defensive plays in the fifth inning defined the Eugene Emeralds’ game against the Tri-City Dust Devils Wednesday night.

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Eugene Emeralds start homestand with 9-4 win over Tri-City Dust Devils

Shortstop Jace Peterson went 2 for 2 with three walks in five plate appearances, guiding the Emeralds to a 9-4 win in the first game of their five-game series against the Northwest League East Division-leading Tri-City Dust Devils Tuesday night at PK Park.

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