Luke Carlin, Luke Allen and Julius Matos collect 11 hits. Jon Knott ends the year leading the league in homers and RBI's. Nick Hundley goes yard as the Storm advance to the playoffs. Mike Sansoe continues to sizzle. Brooks Dunn combines with Jon Kirby to toss a one-hitter over the top team in the league.
September 4, 2006
EUGENE- Right-handed pitcher Jon Kirby became the first player to ever be drafted from Lee University. He also was the first player to see time with the Fort Wayne Wizards from the 2006 Draft class and has since settled in with the Eugene Emeralds.
August 22, 2006
Dewon Brazelton's scoreless streak in Portland continues. Colt Morton busts out with two bombs. Ryan Klatt gave up a two-run homer and took the loss. David Freese continues to flash the lumber. Craig Cooper comes out of his shell in a big way. Rayner Contreras is making mincemeat of the AZL.
July 26, 2006
Jared Wells doesn't last long in his debut with Portland. Vince Sinisi helps spark a seven run ninth inning and adds an outfield assist. Kyle Stutes has been great in Lake Elsinore and was rewarded with a win. Nick Hundley homers again while Jon Kirby makes his debut. The Eugene Emeralds saw live game action in an exhibition game - a successful debut.
June 18, 2006