Opening Day Roster Announced

By Eugene Emeralds | June 7, 2019 9:30 PM

The Eugene Emeralds, proud Minor League affiliate of Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs, today announced the team's Opening Day roster.

The Emeralds are entering the organization's fifth consecutive season as an affiliate of the Cubs. During that time, the Ems have claimed two Northwest League Championships, the most recent coming just last season.

Heading into 2019, Eugene will be aiming to capture the organization's third NWL title over the past four seasons. 

Of the 33 players named to the Opening Day roster, 16 have prior experience with the Ems. Of those 16 Ems alums, 15 played a part on last season's NWL title-winning team. 


Maikel Aguiar RHP
Alfredo Colorado RHP
Jeremiah Estrada RHP
Kohl Franklin RHP
Fauris Guerrero RHP
Riley McCauley RHP
Ivan Medina RHP
Zach Mort RHP
Eduarniel Nunez RHP
Yunior Perez RHP
Casey Ryan RHP
Niels Stone RHP
Jesus Tejada RHP
Carlos Vega RHP
Blake Whitney RHP
Chris Allen LHP
Raidel Orta LHP
Ruben Reyes LHP
Didier Vargas LHP
Caleb Knight C
Marcus Mastrobuoni C
Jonathan Soto C
Rafael Mejia 1B
Reivaj Garcia 2B
Luis Diaz INF
Yonathan Perlaza INF
Jake Slaughter INF
Luis Vazquez INF
Edmond Emericaan OF
Yovanny Cuevas OF
Dalton Hurd OF
Fernando Kelli OF
Brandon Vicens OF


The 2019 Emeralds baseball season begins on June 14 at PK Park. Tickets are on sale now at or by calling (541) 342-5367.

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This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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