Emeralds take advantage of Indians

August 26, 2011 1:06 pm Sports

The Eugene Emeralds capitalized on seven Spokane errors… as well as a pair of home runs by second baseman Casey McElroy… to down the Indians 9-4 last night at PK Park.  McElroy joined the Ems two weeks ago after being drafted in the 11th round out of Auburn.

Last night’s win, coupled with Everett’s 6-nothing loss to Yakima moved Eugene to just one game behind the Aqua Sox in the final week of the regular season.  The Ems clinched a playoff spot by winning the first half of the season… and can avoid the playoffs entirely by winning the second half.

Game three of the five game Spokane-Eugene series at PK Park is tonight… the series wraps up Sunday.

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