Photo gallery: Emeralds home opener

The Eugene Emeralds kicked off the home portion of the 2007 schedule on Sunday at Civic Stadium. Here are some of the highlights of the game - in pictures.

Zachary Brown stands in the on-deck circle and Luis Durango leads off from second base.

Brandon Gomes with the high leg kick and delivers a pitch at the Eugene Emeralds home opener.

Brian Joynt at the plate and in the field.

Adam McDaniel delivers a pitch and is part of a conference on the mound.

Andrew Parrino slides safely into second base with a stolen base and confers with manager Greg Riddoch during a pitching change.

Danny Payne tracks down a ball in center and leads off first at the Ems home opener.

Justin Pickett touched home after his first homer and tips his cap to the crowd after his second bomb of the game.

Greg Riddoch surveys the field. Ray Stokes drops down a bunt

All photos courtesy of Allan Erickson of To see more of Allan's work visit

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