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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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