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Tuesday’s Bob Gibson Heritage Project banquet turned out to be a feast for baseball junkies in attendance. Three men with links to Omaha’s baseball past — Jack McKeon, Frank White and Bill Beck — traded stories, memories and observations about today’s game for more than an hour in the dinner that drew about 300 to the...
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Sugar Ray Marimon earned his second win in his third Class AAA start, allowing six hits and striking out six in 6 1/3 innings as the Omaha Storm...
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His visit for the Bob Gibson Heritage Project Banquet rekindles fond memories of a jump-start to his managerial career in Omaha.
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Chasers put up 14 runs on 16 hits to rout Round Rock
The Omaha Storm Chasers got plenty of timely hitting, going 7 for 20 with runners in scoring position, and four pitchers combined to allow one run on five hits in a 14-1 rout of Round Rock in front of 3,093 at Werner Park on Thursday night.
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Lefties give Express edge over Chasers
With winds of 27 mph blowing out to right field, and at times gusting to 45 mph, conditions were ripe for a team with lots of left-handed hitters. Unfortunately for Omaha manager Brian Poldberg, he had two lefties on the roster, and Round Rock had just enough as the Express dealt the Storm Chasers an 8-2 loss in front of 3,631 at Werner Park.
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Chasers do their damage with two outs in victory
Omaha scored all six of its runs with two outs as three pitchers combined for a four-hit shutout Tuesday night in a 6-0 victory against Round Rock.
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Chasers' Fields giving baseball second chance after time away
Matt Fields was done. He'd played six seasons in the Tampa Bay organization, hitting 83 homers while reaching Class AA, but the Rays released him. He had played another season of independent ball, but he was 25 and engaged to be married, and ready to go back to school to become a teacher while also possibly doing some kind of baseball instruction.
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Sounds starter quiets Chaser offense
Mike Fiers pitched 6 2/3 scoreless innings and Pete Orr had three hits and drove in three runs to lead Nashville to a 5-3 victory Sunday against Omaha.
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Chasers’ top-notch bats are silenced by Sounds
Four Nashville pitchers kept the league’s top hitting team in check in a 5-2 win Saturday against Omaha.
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New Chaser pitcher stifles all Sounds
Sugar Ray Marimon pitched five shutout innings in his Class AAA debut and Omaha held on for a 5-4 victory Friday night against Nashville.
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Redbirds return favor in rout of Omaha
In their last two games, the Omaha Storm Chasers have averaged 10.5 runs and 18.5 hits. Not bad, except that all but one of the runs and all but eight of the hits came in one game.
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Records fall as Storm Chasers score 20 runs in win
Brett Eibner had five hits, including two homers, and had a Werner Park-record nine RBIs as Omaha cruised to a 20-3 victory over Memphis on Wednesday.
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Memphis scores six in ninth to rally past Omaha
Memphis rallied for six runs in the ninth inning to come from behind and win a see-saw game with Omaha 9-4 Tuesday night.
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Storm Chasers top Memphis as Tomko makes history
It was a historic night on several counts for Brett Tomko as he and the Storm Chasers beat the Memphis Redbirds with six strong innings Monday night in a 3-2 victory before 3,055 at Werner Park.
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Chasers hold off Nashville to salvage series split
Back-to-back doubles by Christian Colon and Johnny Giavotella produced three runs and gave Omaha a 5-2 fifth-inning lead, and the Storm Chasers held on for a 6-5 victory Sunday over Nashville to salvage a split of a season-opening four-game series.
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Chasers rally to split doubleheader with Sounds
Matt Fields tied the game with an RBI single in the fifth and won it with a walk-off RBI single in the seventh Saturday as Omaha split a doubleheader with Nashville.
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Storm Chasers fall to Nashville in season opener
Hector Gomez hit a three-run homer and returning PCL pitcher of the year Johnny Hellweg pitched 5 1/3 solid innings for the victory as Nashville beat Omaha 4-2 Friday night in the Pacific Coast League opener for both teams.
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Chasers' Dwyer looks to build on strong season in bid for a spot in Kansas City
Chris Dwyer did everything he could do, everything he needed to do, to put the finishing touches on his minor-league career.
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Storm Chasers opening night game postponed
Omaha's season-opening matchup with the Nashville Sounds on Thursday has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled as a Saturday doubleheader beginning at 2:05 p.m. All opening night festivities have been moved to Friday.
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Omaha Storm Chasers 2014 capsules
No Mike Jirschele. No Irving Falu, or Anthony Seratelli for that matter. No top-100 prospects making their Class AAA debuts. There’s a different feel to this Omaha Storm Chasers team.
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Shatel: Finding a way for fans to have a ball, with or without smartphone in hand
Tonight is opening night at Werner Park for the Class AAA Omaha Storm Chasers. The colleges have already taken the field. Major League Baseball is underway. It's baseball season, moms and dads, and I have a serious question for you.
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Notes: Lefties Dwyer, Duffy top of Omaha rotation
Omaha's pitching staff features a starting rotation led by lefties Chris Dwyer and Danny Duffy, and a bullpen that includes hard-throwers Michael Mariot and Donnie Joseph at the back end and big-league veterans such as Ramon Troncoso, Cory Wade and P.J. Walters in the middle.
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K.C. announces Storm Chaser roster, but late revisions possible
Less than a week before opening day, do the Omaha Storm Chasers know what their roster will look like? Not exactly, but it's close.
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