Eugene Emeralds photo gallery IV

The Eugene Emeralds, winners of four in a row, have been entertaining the Yakima Bears at Civic Stadium. Here are some of the highlights of the series - in pictures.

Justin Baum stands on deck and then takes his hack.

Shane Buschini gets ready for a pitch. Andrew Parrino shows off his stance.

Luis Durango checks his bat but it is Ray Stokes who drops a perfect bunt down the third base line.

Kellen Kulbacki follows through on his swing. Luis Martinez waits for his pitch.

Danny Payne warms up in the on-deck circle. Eric Sogard slides safely back into first.

Martinez has a conference with Mat Latos. Rey Garramone goes into his windup.

Sogard cracks a base hit. Batboy Javi Flores - the son of hitting coach Jose Flores.

Durango slides safely into third.

Brian Lauderdale leads off first base as the pitcher gives him the eye.

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

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