2018 Eugene Emeralds Roster

Northwest League (NWL) - Class: Short Season A
Team Record: 31-45
Finished 4th in the NWL's South Division
Manager: Steven Lerud (31-45)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Ballpark: PK Park
Attendance: 125,967, Avg. 3,315 in 38 home dates
2018 Eugene Emeralds Statistics

Playoffs - Eugene Emeralds 2 games, Hillsboro Hops 0
Finals - Eugene Emeralds 3 games, Spokane Indians 0

The Eugene Emeralds of the Northwest League ended the 2018 season with a record of 31 wins and 45 losses, finishing fourth in the league's South Division.

The Emeralds plated 278 runs, worst in the circuit, and conceded 367 runs. Nelson Velázquez paced Eugene with 11 home runs and accounted for 33 RBI. Jonathan Sierra topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .255, and Faustino Carrera, Jeffrey Passantino and Eugenio Palma led the team with 5 wins each, while Faustino Carrera registered a 2.55 earned run average, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 2018 Eugene Emeralds who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Nico Hoerner, Christopher Morel, Brailyn Márquez, Nelson Velázquez, Ethan Roberts and Stephen Ridings.

Steven Lerud served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
José AlbertosRRNovember 7, 19986'1"185Reynoso, MX
Luis AquinoRRJune 30, 19936'1"170Santiago, Santiago DO
D. J. ArtisLLMarch 20, 19975'9"165Greensboro, NC US
Cam BalegoRRJune 12, 19955'11"205, US
Sean BarryRRMay 22, 19956'2"190Thousand Oaks, CA US
Faustino CarreraLLMarch 9, 19995'10"165Ciudad Obregon, MX
Derek CaseyRRFebruary 15, 19966'2"190Mechanicsville, VA US
Yovanny CruzRRAugust 23, 19996'1"190San Francisco de Macoris, DO
Clayton DanielRRMay 10, 19955'7"170Birmingham, AL US
Yan De La CruzRRAugust 5, 19935'11"165Santiago, DO
Luis DiazRRApril 16, 19995'9"160Constanza, DO
Tyler DurnaLLNovember 13, 19966'0"205, US
Grant FennellRROctober 12, 19956'0"195San Diego, CA US
Dalton GeekieRROctober 3, 19946'5"200Houston, TX US
Eric GonzalezRRSeptember 2, 19965'10"175Moca, DO
Alexander GuerraRRApril 8, 19975'11"240Bayamo, CU
Fauris GuerreroRROctober 5, 19965'11"180Bani, DO
Nico HoernerRRMay 13, 19975'11"200Oakland, CA US
Levi JordanRRSeptember 24, 19955'8"170Puyallup, WA US
Benny KaleiwaheaRRMay 28, 19966'0"200Lacey, WA US
Fernando KelliRRJuly 28, 19986'0"180Puerto Cabello, VE
Caleb KnightRRJanuary 2, 19965'11"220, US
Kwang-Min KwonLLDecember 12, 19976'2"210Seoul, KR
Brailyn MárquezLLJanuary 30, 19996'4"185Santo Domingo, DO
Riley McCauleyRRDecember 5, 19966'1"205Sterling Heights, MI US
Ivan MedinaRRFebruary 26, 19966'3"180Carupano, VE
Rafael MejiaRRDecember 12, 19976'1"195Hato Mayor, DO
Christopher MorelRRJune 24, 19996'0"140Santiago, DO
Zach MortRRMay 22, 19976'1"205Chesterfield, VA US
Eugenio PalmaLLNovember 26, 19965'11"170Maracay, VE
Jeffrey PassantinoRRSeptember 24, 19955'9"225Fort Myers, FL US
Jack PattersonLLAugust 3, 19956'0"210, US
Yonathan PerlazaSRNovember 10, 19985'10"195Paramo Tucani, VE
Gustavo PolancoRRJune 13, 19976'0"190Abudare, VE
Eury RamosRROctober 10, 19976'3"152Guananico, DO
Ruben ReyesLLOctober 1, 19955'11"170Baja California, MX
Luke ReynoldsLRMarch 20, 19956'1"215Flowood, MS US
Paul RichanRRMarch 26, 19976'2"200Newhall, CA US
Stephen RidingsRRAugust 14, 19956'8"220Commack, NY US
Ethan RobertsRRJuly 4, 19975'11"170Sparta, TN US
Ramsey RomanoRRMay 10, 19956'2"208El Cajon, CA US
Casey RyanRRMay 20, 19946'4"230Westlake Village, CA US
Cam SandersRRDecember 9, 19966'2"175Thibodaux, LA US
Jonathan SierraLLOctober 17, 19986'3"190Santo Domingo, DO
Jake SlaughterRROctober 24, 19966'3"200West Monroe, LA US
Jonathan SotoLRJuly 9, 19985'9"143, VE
Jake SteffensRRJune 24, 19946'4"215Phoenix, AZ US
Mitch StophelRRNovember 9, 19946'3"205, US
Nate SweeneyRRAugust 21, 19976'4"185Centennial, CO US
Riley ThompsonLRJuly 9, 19966'3"205Evansville, IN US
Luis VázquezRROctober 10, 19996'1"165, PR
Carlos VegaRRDecember 28, 19956'2"220Silver City, NM US
Nelson VelázquezRRDecember 26, 19986'0"190Carolina, PR
Andy WeberLRJuly 24, 19976'1"190Aurora, OH US
Ryan WilliamsRRNovember 1, 19916'4"220Morgan Hill, CA US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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