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 …
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 …
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.
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.
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.
The Eugene Emeralds seemed to blow their chance to clinch a playoff berth in the final game of the first half of the Northwest League season, falling 4-2 to the Everett AquaSox Monday night at PK Park.
Luckily for the Emeralds (24-14), however, the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes bailed them out, defeating the Vancouver Canadians (24-14) 10-6 and giving Eugene the NWL West Division crown on a tiebreaker.
The Emeralds stranded four runners on third base, hit 0 for 14 with runners in scoring position and had runners on base in eight different innings and still failed to score in a 3-0 loss to the Everett AquaSox Sunday night in front of a sold-out crowd at PK Park.