Baseball

Q&A: Oregon baseball head coach George Horton on Friday’s alumni game and how his team has looked this fall

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 10:20 pm.

With a temperature in the low 60’s and a light drizzle falling throughout the evening at P.K. Park, it was a familiar setting for several former Ducks who played at Friday evening’s Oregon alumni game. It was a very casual atmosphere for the alumni squad; most of the players in the starting lineup sported basketball shorts as […]


Three pitchers combine to throw four-hit shutout and end Emeralds losing streak

By on Wednesday, Jul. 16 at 6:21 pm.

After the first two games of the series between the Eugene Emeralds and Vancouver Canadians showcased offensive fireworks, it was fitting that the third game of the series featured dominant pitching performances by both teams. In the end though, the Emeralds pitching trio of Michael Kelly, Aaron Cressley, and Bryan Verbitsky limited the powerful Canadians […]


Back and forth affair ends in another Emeralds loss

By on Tuesday, Jul. 15 at 10:51 pm.

After consistently playing catch up in their past 10 games, the Eugene Emeralds finally found themselves with the lead when they faced the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening. Unfortunately for Eugene, it was unable to hold the lead and suffered a 13-8 loss to drop its overall record to 13-19 while Vancouver improved to 20-12 on […]


Eugene’s offensive struggles continue as Boise beats the Emeralds 6-2

By on Monday, Jul. 14 at 6:51 pm.

The Eugene Emeralds’ recent struggles at the plate carried over into Sunday’s 6-2 loss against the visiting Boise Hawks. The Emeralds, who combined to go 5-for-30 with runners in scoring position over the course of the weekend home series, went 1-for-1 to start off the game. Shortstop Franchy Cordero led-off the Eugene offensive attack with […]


Eugene Emeralds tie up home series with Boise

By on Saturday, Jul. 12 at 11:31 pm.

After dropping game one against the visiting Boise Hawks (15-14), the Eugene Emeralds (13-16) turned the series around with a 5-2 game two victory. Despite recording nine hits, the Hawks failed to convert enough offensive opportunities into scores. The Emeralds pitchers held their own on the mound tonight. Starting on the mound was right-handed pitcher […]


Emeralds end three-game losing streak with 8-6 win over Salem-Keizur

By on Thursday, Jul. 10 at 12:06 am.

Trea Turner picked the perfect time to hit his first professional home run. Riding a three-game losing in his first season as a professional baseball player, Turner lead off the game with a solo home run that helped break his batting slump and ignite the Emeralds to an 8-6 victory over the Volcanoes. While that […]


Eugene Emeralds clinch home series against Spokane Indians with 6-1 victory

By on Friday, Jul. 4 at 10:27 am.

In front of a sold out home crowd, the Eugene Emeralds (10-11) edged out the visiting Spokane Indians (15-6) to grab the series win. After dropping two games earlier in the series, the Emeralds closed it out with two straight wins (4-2). “They’re still learning,” manager Robbie Wine said about his team. “We worked them […]


Jalen Goree’s walk-off home run gives Eugene 2-1 win over Spokane

By on Wednesday, Jul. 2 at 11:51 pm.

The Eugene Emeralds were one pitch away from beating the Spokane Indians last night before eventually falling 7-5. Tonight, it only took the Emeralds, and second baseman Jalen Goree, one swing of the bat to get the victory. In the bottom of the twelfth inning, Goree sent a pitch from Indians reliever Nick Dignacco over […]