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Mark Emery

Sports Reporter

Mark spent the last two summers interning with MLB.com. As an associate reporter, he covered his hometown Pirates two years ago and chronicled the Indians' wild ride in 2013, which brought him to his first playoff baseball game. Now, Mark — a recent graduate of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University — is back in the Pittsburgh area, looking for his next adventure in sports journalism. Email him at mark.emery.1018@gmail.com.

Monroeville, Pa., United States

Mark Emery's portfolio

  • @Mark_Emery
    Experience: MLB.com, The Post, The Morning Call, Gateway Newspapers
  • MLB.com (2013)
  • MLB.com 09/04/2013
    With the season now in September, the Indians have been busy calling up players from the farm. That trend continued at Progressive Field on Wednesday, when a live chicken roamed the outfield during batting practice before the...
  • MLB.com 08/15/2013
    Of all the dangers that come with pitching, a sprain to the middle finger on one's throwing hand is not high on the list of concerns. It is an injury that rarely presents itself, which is why so many were both surprised and...
  • MLB.com 07/31/2013
    With his arcing liner threatening to breach the fence in right, Carlos Santana raced out of the batter's box at Progressive Field, hoping his hit would go for four bases, not two. As it sailed into a frantic crowd, Santana...
  • MLB.com 07/15/2013
    If you've ever caught a foul ball, if you've ever even come close, you probably remember the moment and the feeling.
  • MLB.com (2012)
  • MLB.com 08/17/2012
    Parents can do a lot to bring smiles to their children's faces. One thing they can't do, though, is magically make the local baseball team a talented and exciting ballclub.
  • MLB.com 08/16/2012
    "Let's go, Dre!" / Those apparently were the words that got center fielder Matt Kemp ejected during the second inning of the Dodgers' 10-6 loss to the Pirates on Thursday.
  • MLB.com 08/15/2012
    Chad Billingsley has won five straight starts, but his victory on Tuesday night against the Pirates was probably the most meaningful of them all.
  • MLB.com 08/12/2012
    For some, the game was as good as over. The Pirates had been sloppy, managing to fall behind San Diego by five runs after just two innings. The Padres, for their part, looked strong, ready to finish off the sweep while...
  • MLB.com 06/11/2012
    Few ballplayers look more focused on the diamond than Pirates reliever Jared Hughes. With his piercing glare and rattlesnake-like intensity, Hughes comes off as a serious man, someone you wouldn't want to cross.
  • JOUR 314
  • JOUR 314 06/05/2012
    [MULTIMEDIA] Readers of The Post were likely surprised to pick up the newspaper in late May and stumble upon a story about the men’s Ultimate Frisbee team.
  • The Post
  • The Post 09/29/2011
    Many Ohio University students can call themselves out-of-staters, but not many can say they hail from a foreign country.
  • Tribune Newspapers
  • The Morning Call 08/20/2011
    There was plenty of blame to go around Thursday night after the Eagles fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field, 24-14.
  • Chicago Tribune 08/06/2011
    It won't be Denny Hamlin or Jeff Gordon out front early in the Good Sam RV Insurance 500 on Sunday. Not Jimmie Johnson or Tony Stewart either.
  • Gateway Newspapers
  • Gateway Newspapers 01/06/2011
    Jack Hayes has been a hockey referee for two decades, and in that time he has refined a personality that exudes professionalism and common sense when calling a game.
  • Gateway Newspapers 08/19/2010
    Cheerleading — it's an activity that revolves around providing support for a certain school or team, and it has been that way for more than a century.
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