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Kulbacki's first; Basham in Double-A

Kellen Kulbacki

Royce Huffman homers with two out in the ninth but Portland falls. Manny Ayala gets his first Double-A start. David Freese's five RBIs are not enough. Ernesto Frieri takes the loss after an impressive run. Eugene manager Greg Riddoch breaks a mark held since 1974 and Kellen Kulbacki gets a professional first. Jacob Ociesa gets the loss after a grand slam greets him.

Eugene won 3-2 over Yakima (Diamondbacks) The win made Eugene manager Greg Riddoch the winningest skipper in Emeralds' history. His 236th win put him one victory ahead of his longtime friend Hugh Luby. "(Luby) is baseball here in Eugene," said Riddoch. "I don't pay attention to records, but it is special because it was held by such a good friend." Luby, who stabilized the Emeralds franchise... Recommended Stories

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