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The Ems Tip Their Cap to the 100th Anniversary of the Negro Baseball League

August 7, 2020

This season the Eugene Emeralds were set to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Negro Baseball League at PK Park. This league was known for spotlighting some great sportsmanship. Although the pandemic has stopped the Emeralds season, we will move forward with recognizing some of the great

Emeralds and Kendall to Host Be a Hero Drive

August 5, 2020

On Wednesday, August 19th the Eugene Emeralds and Kendall Toyota are inviting the Eugene/Springfield community to become superheroes through their Be a Hero Drive. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. community members will be able to donate blood, join the bone marrow registry and learn about organ donation. They will

Eugene Emeralds’ 2020 Season Officially Canceled

June 30, 2020

Major League Baseball has informed Minor League Baseball that it will not be providing its affiliated Minor League teams with players for the 2020 season, officially canceling the entire 2020 Minor League Baseball season. This marks the first time a Minor League Baseball season has been canceled since its inception

Start of the 2020 Northwest League Season Delayed

June 12, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the start of the 2020 Northwest League season is being delayed indefinitely. The League and its clubs will continue to monitor the situation and work with our Major League Baseball affiliates, while following the recommendations of public health officials and adhering to local reopening

Help our MiLB CommUNITY

May 26, 2020

The Eugene Emeralds are proud to be a part of the MiLB CommUNITY First Initiative for the month of May. This national initiative was developed in conjunction with Feeding America, to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking their lives on the front lines of the

Emeralds Win MiLB April Promotion of the Month

Eugene United program helps provide relief to local community during COVID-19 pandemic.
May 18, 2020

Minor League Baseball announced today that the Eugene Emeralds have won the April Promotion of the Month across all of MiLB with the Eugene United Program, a coordinated effort involving the entire Eugene/Springfield community to help deliver homemade mask kits and host personal protective equipment drives for local hospitals.

Former Pitcher Uses Coffee to Make a Difference

Emeralds Alumnus, Sean Barry, founded the Random Acts of Kindness Coffee Company in 2019, that gives 20% of each purchase to a nonprofit.
May 18, 2020

Every Little Leaguer dreams of one day playing for a Major League team, and being able to call themselves a professional baseball player. In 2017, almost 900 young men were drafted, but only 10% of those ball players are expected to make it to the big league and suit up

Ems' Road Cap Finishes in Top 10 Most Popular of 2019

January 15, 2020

The 2019 season featured a record number of fans attending PK Park as well as a 9th straight Larry MacPhail Award nomination for the best marketing and promotions in the Northwest League for the Eugene Emeralds. Today, Minor League Baseball delivered another bit of exciting news for the Sasquatch-stompin' organization,

Lance Rymel Returns for Second Managerial Stint in Eugene

January 14, 2020

Today, the Chicago Cubs announced their minor league managers and coaching staffs for the 2020 season, and some familiar faces will be back in the dugout for the Eugene Emeralds this summer, headlined by the return of manager, Lance Rymel.

Season In Review | Former Ems Make MLB Debuts

September 17, 2019

With another season of Emeralds baseball now officially in the rear-view mirror, we're taking a look back at some of the special moments and memories created during the 2019 season. To start this season's series of recaps, we look back at some of the noteworthy player news that occurred throughout

Season In Review | Ems Go Above And Beyond To Benefit Local Community

September 12, 2019

With another season of Emeralds baseball now officially in the rear-view mirror, we're taking a look back at some of the special moments and memories created during the 2019 season. Today, we reflect on all the good that the Emeralds imparted throughout the Eugene/Springfield community.

Season In Review | Ems Break Attendance Record For Fifth Straight Season

PK Park once again saw a record number of fans pass through the gates during the 2019 Northwest League season
September 12, 2019

With another season of Emeralds baseball now officially in the rear-view mirror, we're taking a look back at some of the special moments and memories created during the 2019 season. Today, we'll take a look at another historic season for the Ems after a record number of fans passed through

Season In Review | Top Tier Players Pass Through Emerald Valley Once More

September 12, 2019

With another season of Emeralds baseball now officially in the rear-view mirror, we're taking a look back at some of the special moments and memories created during the 2019 season. To start this season's series of recaps, we look back at some of the players that passed through Eugene and

Former Emeralds Help South Bend To Midwest League Championship

September 14, 2019

Two dozen former Emeralds helped the South Bend Cubs (A-Full) claim their first Midwest League title in since 2005 on Saturday night as the Chicago Cubs' Single A-Full affiliate defeated the Clinton LumberKings, 5-0, to win the Midwest League Championship Series three-games-to-none.

Sold Out Crowd Sees Ems Wrap Home Schedule With Extra Innings Loss

September 1, 2019

A sold out crowd saw the Eugene Emeralds (15-21, 31-43) drop their second straight heartbreaker in extra innings on Saturday night, falling to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (20-16, 46-28) by a final score of 4-3 in 10 innings at PK Park.

Ems Break Attendance Record, Fall In Extras

August 31, 2019

The Eugene Emeralds (15-20, 31-42) suffered a heartbreaking defeat in front of a raucous, sold out crowd on Friday night, falling to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (19-16, 45-28) by a final score of 4-3 in 11 innings at PK Park.

Salem-Keizer Slams Way To Win In Seesaw Battle

August 30, 2019

The Eugene Emeralds (15-18, 31-41) dropped a seesaw affair on Thursday night, falling to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (18-16, 44-28) by a final score of 10-5 in front of 3,612 fans at PK Park.

Americaan Named Northwest League Year-End All-Star

August 29, 2019

The Eugene Emeralds, proud Minor League affiliate of Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs, are proud to announce that Ems outfielder Edmond Americaan has been named a Northwest League Year-End All-Star, as revealed by the Northwest League on Thursday afternoon.

Americaan's Monster Blast Not Enough As Late Rally Comes Up Short

August 29, 2019

The playoff hopes of the Eugene Emeralds (15-18, 31-40) were finally dealt a fatal blow on Wednesday evening as the Ems suffered a 6-5 defeat at the hands of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (17-16, 43-28) at PK Park.

Promo Preview | Season's Final Homestand Full Of Fun

August 26, 2019

The Eugene Emeralds open up the season's final homestand, a four-game series against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, on Wednesday, August 28. Learn more about what's on-tap at PK Park during the summer's final slate of games. 

Clear The Container | Ems Holding Massive Merch Sale

August 26, 2019

The Eugene Emeralds, proud Minor League affiliate of MLB's Chicago Cubs, will be holding a 'Clear The Container' Sale during the final homestand of the regular season.

Ems Plagued By Long Ball, Fall To Sox 6-3

August 26, 2019

In another back-and-forth effort, the Everett Aquasox overcame the Eugene Emeralds by a 6-3 final in front of 3,250 at Funko Field.

Ems Rally Again In Ninth, Prevail Over 'Sox

August 25, 2019

The Eugene Emeralds continued to show their never-say-die attitude, breaking through in the 9th inning to beat the Everett AquaSox 11-6 in front of 5,033 at Funko Field.

Ems Revive Only To Be Extinguished Late

August 24, 2019

The Eugene Emeralds suffered a crushing defeat in Everett, falling to the Aquasox 4-3 after a furious ninth inning rally in front of 3,495 at Funko Field.

Eugene Hands Hillsboro Extra Innings Win In Series Finale

August 23, 2019

The Eugene Emeralds (14-14, 30-36) dropped Thursday's series finale against the Hillsboro Hops (18-10, 42-24) in ten innings by a final score of 3-2 in front of a sold-out crowd at PK Park.