First Annual Sasquatch Throwdown

EUGENE, Ore. — The first-ever Sasquatch Throwdown took place at PK Park this weekend, and it was not a competition for the faint of heart. The event was a collaboration between Tracktown Crossfit and the Eugene Emeralds. KEZI 9 News photojournalist Tisa Zito visited the throwdown and has the story.

PK Park Celebrates Dog Days of Summer

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Emeralds invited everyone to bring their dogs to Tuesday’s game for the Dog Days of Summer event. For $2 people could purchase a “Pooch Pass” in addition to their game tickets. “It’s a lot of fun to bring your pets and share them with everybody and enjoy a baseball game,” … Continue reading »

Ems Shut Out by Canadians on Dog Day

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds Media Services EUGENE, Ore.– Emeralds right hander Erik Cabrera entered his 10th start of the season still looking for his first victory. In the top of the 1st inning he walked the leadoff man Ian Parmley only to come back and strike out the next two hitters. Parmley stole second base for … Continue reading »

Ems Rally in 8th, Win Third Straight

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds Media Services EUGENE, Ore.– In game 4 of the series with Vancouve the Emeralds finally scored first, netting a run in the bottom of the 1st after a leadoff single and a fielding error by 1B L.B. Dantzler. Right hander Bryan Verbitsky gave Eugene 3 shutout innnigs of work allowing a hit … Continue reading »

INTV: Sluggo in the Race for Best Mascot

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Emeralds mascot, Sluggo, is in the running to be the Minor League’s Best Mascot of 2013. It’s part of a Mascot Mania competition and Sluggo is up against seven other teams in the Northwest baseball league. Sluggo himself, along with Alex Stimson with the Eugene Emeralds, stopped by KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

Renfroe Powers Ems Past Vancouver

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds Media Services EUGENE, Ore.– For the third straight night Eugene fell behind in the early innings. Coby Cowgill was making his first start after coming out of the bullpen nine times this season. First baseman Dan Arcila doubled in catcher Michael Reeves to give Vancouver a 1-0 lead. The Emeralds offensive would … Continue reading »

Santos, Renfroe Lead Ems Rally

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds Media Services EUGENE, Ore.– For the second straight night Eugene fell behind in the early innings. Lefty starter Erik Schoenrock allowed one hit in the first two innings while striking out 5 Canadians. In the 3rd inning he walked the leadoff man David Harris and Vancouver scored a couple of runs using … Continue reading »

Ems Tripped Up on Bobble-Foot Night

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds Media Services EUGENE, Ore.– The Emeralds welcomed in the two-time defending champion Vancouver Canadians Friday night for the opener of a 5-game series. It was the Canadians that struck first in the 2nd inning, taking advantage of a Michael Bass fielding error at second base. Melvin Garcia singled to score Dan Arcila … Continue reading »

Ems Walk Off, Take Series from Boise

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds Media Services EUGENE, Ore.– For the second straight night the Emeralds took an early 2-0 lead. Ronnie Richardson ledoff the first inning getting hit by a pitch, and Henry Charles followed with a single. With Hunter Renfroe at the plate, Boise starter Paul Blackburn uncorked a wild pitch allowing Richardson to score. … Continue reading »

Renfroe, Perez Pace Ems Past Hawks

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds Media Services EUGENE, Ore.– The Emeralds entered Wednesday looking for a spot start from one of their newest arms, lefty Christian Miller. He had made just one Northwest League appearance coming into the game, but was able to complete four shutout innings. Miller scattered four hits and a walk to get the … Continue reading »

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