Lauderdale breaks through for Ems.
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard
One big night boosted Brian Lauderdale's batting average batting average
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third sacker went 4-for-4 to help the Ems to a 9-7 win over Vancouver in front of 4,176 Saturday night in Northwest League The Northwest League is a class A minor league. The league is the descendant of the Western International League which ran as a class B league from 1937-1951 (with time out for WWII) and class A from 1952-1954. baseball at Civic Stadium.
Lauderdale had two singles, a double and a triple while driving in two runs and scoring a run.
"About time, I've been struggling," Lauderdale said. "I'm just happy I can help the team. We've been struggling to get big hits, so whether it's 3-for-4 or 0-for-4, as long as I can help out and do what I can."
Lauderdale entered the game with a .240 batting average but is now batting .345 with 10 hits in 29 at-bats.
"I needed something to kickstart everything," Lauderdale said. "I would have a good day and then not get hits. You just find the holes."
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b. innings (used with a sing. that put the Ems ahead 5-2. Canham's drive was a big one as it sailed over the scoreboard in right field and was estimated at 430 feet.
It was the fourth grand slam of the calendar year for Canham, who hit three this spring while helping Oregon State win the national championship.
Eugene improved to 17-8 and moved within three games of Salem-Keizer in the West Division after outlasting the Canadians in a game that went on for three hours, 44 minutes despite not even going into the bottom of the ninth.
Canham's home run gave the Ems a 5-2 lead, but Vancouver tied the score with three runs in the top of the fourth.
Eugene broke a 5-5 tie with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth.
Keith Conlon singled with one out and Justin Pickett walked. Andy Parrino singled to right to bring home Conlon and then Lauderdale hit a single that drove in Pickett.
The Ems added a run in the bottom of the sixth and Canham again played a key role, but this time with his speed.
Canham led off the inning with a bunt bunt: see smut. single. He then stole second base and went to third on a wild pitch before Pickett drove him in with a single that deflected de·flect
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[Latin d off Vancouver reliever Justin Friend, putting the Ems ahead 8-5.
Vancouver cut the lead to 8-7 with two runs in the eighth, but Eugene's Jackson Quezada pitched a perfect ninth to earn his fourth save.
Vancouver scored an unearned run in the first inning, and Josh JOSH Joshua
JOSH Job Scheduling Hierarchically Horton hit a solo home run in the top of the third as Vancouver took an early 2-0 lead.
The Emeralds batted through the order en route to five runs in the bottom of the third, highlighted by Canham's slam.
Vancouver starter Pedro Figueroa walked Parrino to start the inning. Lauderdale hit a double off the top of the wall in left to bring home Parrino. Luis Durango bunted for a single before Eric Sogard walked to load the bases.
Canham then stepped to the plate and drilled a grand slam over the scoreboard.
Notes: Cory Luebke (1-0, 1.00 ERA) gets the start tonight for Eugene against Vancouver's Jose Guzman (1-2, 5.48) at 4:05 p.m. ... The San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. Padres
Not to be confused with San Diego Padres. signed fourth-round pick Corey Kluber, who will join the Ems today. The 6-foot-4 right-hander was 12-2 with a 2.05 ERA in 17 starts for Stetson in the spring.
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NWL Northwest League (Boise, Idaho; baseball)
NWL Northwoods League
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W L Pct. GB
Salem-Keizer ... 20 5 .800 -
Eugene ... 17 8 .680 3
Vancouver ... 13 12 .520 7
Everett ... 12 13 .480 8
Boise ... 10 15 .400 -
Spokane ... 10 15 .400 -
Tri-City ... 10 15 .400 -
Yakima ... 8 17 .320 2
Eugene 9, Vancouver 7
Everett 2, Salem-Keizer 0
Tri-City 7, Boise 4
Spokane 6, Yakima 3
Vancouver at Eugene
Everett at Salem-Keizer
Tri-City at Boise
Yakima at Spokane
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Pruitt lf 3 2 0 0 Durango cf 4 1 1 0
Horton ss 5 2 1 3 Sogard 2b 3 1 0 0
Hamblin 1b 5 0 2 1 Canham c 4 2 2 4
Brown cf 4 0 2 2 Kulbacki rf 4 0 0 0
Correa 2b 4 0 0 0 Martinez dh 5 0 1 0
Sulentic rf 3 0 2 0 Conlon lf 4 2 2 0
Rivera c 4 0 1 0 Pickett 1b 3 1 1 1
French Napoléon Bonaparte orig. Italian Napoleone Buonaparte
(born Aug. 15, 1769, Ajaccio, Corsica—died May 5, 1821, St. Helena Island) French general and emperor (1804–15). dh 4 1 0 0 Blauer 1b 1 0 1 1
Frash 3b 5 2 1 0 Parrino ss 3 1 1 1
Lauderdale 3b 4 1 4 2
Totals 37 7 9 6 Totals 35 9 13 9
Vancouver... 101 300 020 -7
Eugene... 005 021 01x -9
E - Pickett, Lauderdalem, Woodard. LOB - Vancouver 11, Eugene 10. 2B - Brown 2, Frash, Lauderdale, Conlon. 3B - Hamblin, Lauderdale. HR - Horton, Canham. SB - Brown, Napoleon, Canham. CS - Sulentic, Sogard.
IP H R ER BB SO
Figueroa 2 3 5 5 3 3
Quine L,0-1 2 1-3 2 2 2 4 4
Friend 3 2-3 8 2 2 0 5
McBryde 2 2-3 4 2 1 1 6
Gibbs 1 1-3 2 3 3 2 1
Garrmone W,3-1 2 2-3 2 0 0 1 2
Woodard 1 1-3 1 2 1 2 1
Quezada S,4 1 0 0 0 0 1
WP - Quine, Friend. HBP HBP
high blood pressure - by Figueroa (Conlon); by Gibbs (Napoleon); by Garramone (Rivera). PB - Canham.
T - 3:44. A - 4,176.