Beginning in 2018, the Eugene Emeralds adopted a Latin inspired alternative identity as part of MiLB's Copa de la Diversion, thus the creation of Los Monarcas de Eugene. Why the Monarch Butterfly? After assembling a panel of local Latin leaders and community members, the Monarch Butterfly was chosen based on representation and significance. The Monarch has the largest migration pattern out of any other animal or insect. To learn more, visit the Emeralds website!