Clark Murphy’s Return to Baseball

EUGENE, Ore. —¬†After having his best minor league season with the Spokane Indians in 2010, Clark Murphy seemed ready to take the next step in 2011. But before his season ever got started his baseball career was put on hold. “I had eight, nine, ten missed calls from my family, and a voicemail from my … Continue reading »

Son of Ems Manager Stands Out

By Stephen Nelson EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene Emeralds manager Pat Murphy spent more than 20 years in college baseball. There’s a player in Eugene that remind him of some of his former collegians. “He’s a little bit of Josh Spence; a little bit of Mike Leake,” Murphy said, “He’s got a little coolness to him like … Continue reading »