Ems Strike Deal with Cubs

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Emeralds are making a big switch, a switch they hope will bring them their first outright championship since the ’70s. The Emeralds announced Friday they have signed a player development contract with the Chicago Cubs. Previously, the Ems have been affiliated with the San Diego Padres. Since 2001, the Cubs … Continue reading »

Foul Ball Hits Moving Car on MLK Blvd.

EUGENE, Ore. — The phrase “hitting it out of the park” has a whole new meaning for one Springfield woman. This, after a foul ball falls in an unexpected place during an Ems game Friday night. A foul ball caught her on the move outside of PK Park. “We were passing Autzen Stadium and a … Continue reading »

Everett Shuts Out Ems on One-Hitter

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE, Ore.– The Emeralds were facing a left-handed starter for the 2nd straight game and they were hoping to greet Ryan Yarbough with a 5-run 1st inning as they had Luiz Gohara the night before. Instead, Yarbough came out dealing retiring the side in order with a couple of strike outs. Eugene … Continue reading »

Three Home Runs Help Ems Edge Everett

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE, Ore.– The Emeralds did not wait long to get on the board on a $3 Thursday at PK Park. Auston Bousfield ledoff the bottom of the 1st with his first professional home run. The Ems center fielder belted one over the fence in left field off 18 year-old lefty Luiz Gohara. … Continue reading »

Fourth Frame Dooms Ems in Boise Finale

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE– For the second time in the three-game series, the Emeralds scored first. It took just two batters when 2B Jalen Goree doubled in Franchy Cordero to give Eugene a 1-0 lead. Ems left-handed starting pitcher Thomas Dorminy would allow a leadoff double to start the top of the 2nd. Boise’s Chesny … Continue reading »

Emeralds Beat Boise 5-2 to Even Series

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE, Ore.– The Emeralds found themselves down early after starter Logan Jernigan allowed a single and a double in the 1st. Boise CF Rashad Crawford singled and stole second base with one out before cleanup man Danny Canela drove him in with a double to the wall in left. After the 1st … Continue reading »

Ems Drop Series Opener Against Boise

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE, OR – The Emeralds got on the board first for the 14th time this year when RF Nick Torres doubled down the left field line in the bottom of the 2nd.  He would score one batter later after a wild pitch and a Michael Miller RBI groundout to give the Ems a 1-0 lead. … Continue reading »

Ems’ Bats Spark 6-1 Win Over Spokane

EUGENE, Ore.– The Eugene Emeralds celebrated the 4th of July a day early at PK Park with a fireworks show, but before that, the Ems’ bats erupted in a 6-1 win over Spokane. Jalen Goree, a walk-off hero on Thursday night, started the scoring off for Eugene with an RBI single in the third. Later … Continue reading »

Ems’ Mike Miller Growing Away from Home

EUGENE, Ore.– “One of the biggest things that was a wake-up call was, towards the end of spring training, we had 10 or 15 guys get released and it was like, ‘Okay, this really a job.’” In his second season with Eugene, Emeralds catcher Mike Miller is already seeing the difference between life as a … Continue reading »

Eugene Emeralds Game Sells Out

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Pro Rodeo is not the only hot ticket Thursday night. The Emeralds say their game is sold out. The team says while they expect tickets to go quickly every year, this year they sold out much earlier, about a week ago. Besides the game itself, another big draw to this … Continue reading »

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