I had a preview written about the Eugene Emeralds, who begin play on Friday, June 17. It was all set. I went into detail about some players to watch for, who might be joining the team very shortly, and how good the Ems were going to be. All that still holds true.
What changed everything were two pieces of news that came out this week. On Tuesday, it was announced that the Cubs had extended their development contract with the Emeralds through 2018. I don’t think that’s any surprise given the quality of players the Emeralds produced last year and how well those players have done at South Bend this year. In addition, the facilities the team shares with University of Oregon are top notch and some of the best in the nation.
The second bit came on Wednesday, when the Emeralds announced that they would have MiLB.TV!
— Eugene Emeralds (@EugeneEmeralds) June 15, 2016
Source:: Cubs Insider