Ems End 3-Game Skid on a Walk-Off Walk

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE, Ore.– The Emeralds came into Saturday night’s game looking to salvage the final game of a three-game series against the rival Volcanoes. They ran into a left-handed starter for the Volcanoes in Andrew Leenhouts who was determined to bring home the sweep. Leenhouts retired the first 15 men that he faced … Continue reading »

Santos’ Slam Leads Ems to Sweep of Boise

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE, Ore.– For the second time in three nights it was the Emeralds jumping ahead early. Eugene used four singles to plate three runs in the 1st with the big hit coming from Marcus Davis who drove in two runs with two outs. Boise did not take long to respond after Ems … 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 »

Trae Santos: A Dream for Two

EUGENE, Ore. — Trae Santos has always been a big star on a little island. The Emeralds’s first baseman is from Guam, a U.S. territory in the South Pacific. Population: 160,000. The same as Eugene. When he was 12-years-old, Santos led the Guam All-Stars to the semifinals of the Little League World Series. The next … Continue reading »

Ems Implode Late, Again

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds Sports Information SPOKANE, Wash. — For seven and a half innings the Eugene Emeralds could do no wrong. However, late-inning woes once again plagued the Ems as the bullpen imploded in the eighth inning, allowing six runs and surrendering the lead as the Spokane Indians picked up their third comeback win over … Continue reading »