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Explosive Second Inning Wins Game One of Series against Spokane

Emeralds' Bats Stay Hot against Everett

August 3, 2022 – Northwest League (NWL)Eugene Emeralds News Release

Emeralds’ bats go off offensively in game one of the series against the Spokane Indians.

In the second inning, the Ems drove in five runs by a two-out three RBI double by DH Najee Gaskins, an RBI double by RF Vaun Brown and an RBI double by CF Luis Matos to give them the 5-0.


Two innings later, Indians’ 1B Hunter Goodman hits an RBI double to cash in RF Zac Veen to cut their lead down to 5-1.

The Emeralds hit back-to-back home runs on a two-run home run by LF Jairo Pomares and a solo home run by C Pat Bailey 8-1.

The score would stay this way until the ninth inning when Matos cleared the bases with a three-RBI double to give them the biggest lead of the game 11-1.

Spokane refused to stay quiet in the ninth when 3B Warming Bernabel hit a solo home run and an RBI single by C Ronaiker Palma to score DH Colin Simpson 11-3.

The Emeralds will be back in action tomorrow and will be looking to take a 2-0 lead in the series. First pitch is at 7:05 PM, 6:50 pregame show on 95.3 The Score.

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