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Chasers and I-Cubs split twin bill to open series

Cancel collects career-best six RBIs in Game 1 win
June 23, 2021

DES MOINES, IA -- The Omaha Storm Chasers and Iowa Cubs split two games of a doubleheader on Wednesday at Principal Park, with Omaha winning, 12-4, in Game 1, before dropping Game 2, 8-5. With the win over Iowa (15-26) in the first game of the twin bill, Omaha (30-13)

Chasers and I-Cubs washed out Tuesday in Des Moines

Game will be made up on a date to be determined
June 22, 2021

DES MOINES, IA -- Tuesday's game between the Omaha Storm Chasers and the Iowa Cubs at Principal Park in Des Moines, IA, has been postponed due to wet grounds and impending inclement weather. The game will be made up on a date to be determined. The Storm Chasers return to

Early homers lead Omaha to series win over Louisville

McBroom bashes league-best 14th home run
June 21, 2021

PAPILLION, Neb. -- Right fielder Ryan McBroom and third baseman Emmanuel Rivera hit early home runs to help lead Omaha to a 7-4 win over Louisville on Sunday night at Werner Park to earn a series win. Omaha (29-12) took an early lead in the bottom of the first against

Chasers fall in lopsided loss to Louisville

Rivera homers for fourth time in series
June 19, 2021

PAPILLION, Neb. -- The Omaha Storm Chasers could not overcome a 12-run, 18-hit output by the Louisville Bats, losing, 12-2, on Saturday at Werner Park. Louisville (14-26) scored two runs in the first inning against Omaha (28-12) left-hander Marcelo Martinez (Loss, 0-1) on a home run by Mark Payton. The

Strong pitching from Blewett and bullpen leads Chasers to Friday night win

Omaha improves to 18-4 at Werner Park
June 19, 2021

PAPILLION, Neb. -- Right-hander Scott Blewett tossed five strong innings and the Omaha Storm Chasers bullpen combined for four scoreless frames to lead Omaha to a Friday night win over Louisville, 5-1, at Werner Park. Blewett (Win, 3-1) held Louisville (13-26) scoreless for the first five innings, striking out five

Storm Chasers, UNO, partner to host NSAA baseball tournament

Werner Park continues as home of Nebraska state baseball championships
June 18, 2021

PAPILLION, Neb. — The Omaha Storm Chasers and Werner Park have partnered with the University of Nebraska, Omaha and the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) to host the entire Nebraska state baseball tournament in the Omaha metro. The Class A and Class B tournaments, which have been played in part

Three-homer first inning leads Omaha to win over Louisville

Junis strikes out five in three scoreless innings
June 17, 2021

PAPILLION, NEB. -- The Omaha Storm Chasers hit three first-inning home runs, and five total home runs, to edge the Louisville Bats, 6-5, on Thursday at Werner Park. After right-hander Jakob Junis tossed a perfect first inning for Omaha (27-11), Louisville (13-25) right-hander Hunter Greene (Loss, 0-1) took the mound

Isbel, Rivera homer in loss to Louisville

Escobar extends hitting streak to nine games
June 16, 2021

PAPILLION, Neb. -- The Omaha Storm Chasers hit two more home runs but could not overcome an early six-run deficit in an 8-5 loss to the Louisville Bats on Wednesday at Werner Park. Louisville (13-24) scored the game's first run three pitches into the game, when Mark Payton lofted a

Chasers club five homers in series-opening win over Louisville

O'Hearn, Rivera record four-hit games with homers
June 16, 2021

PAPILLION, Neb. -- The Omaha Storm Chasers pounded out 11 runs on 14 hits—including five home runs—to pound the Louisville Bats, 11-5, to begin the six-game series at Werner Park on Tuesday. Omaha (26-10) started the scoring in the bottom of the first inning against Louisville (12-24) right-hander Bo Takahashi

O'Hearn named Triple-A East Player of the Week

Slugger bashes five home runs in five games in St. Paul
June 14, 2021

PAPILLION, NEB. -- Omaha Storm Chasers infielder/outfielder Ryan O'Hearn was named Triple-A East Player of the Week for the week of June 7-16, the league announced Monday. O'Hearn, who played in five of Omaha's six games against the St. Paul Saints at CHS Field, went 9-for-21 (.429) with five home

Chasers smash seven homers in series finale win over Saints

McBroom's three-homer day leads 15-hit day for offense
June 13, 2021

ST. PAUL, MINN. -- The Omaha Storm Chasers crushed a season-high seven home runs—including three from first baseman Ryan McBroom—to rout the St. Paul Saints, 15-4, on Sunday at CHS Field. Omaha (25-10) won four of the six games at CHS Field against St. Paul (17-19). Outfielder Edward Olivares set

Chasers streak snapped by Saints

Junis makes first start for Omaha since 2017
June 13, 2021

ST. PAUL, MINN -- The Omaha Storm Chasers could not overcome a five-run deficit on Saturday at CHS Field, falling, 9-5, to the St. Paul Saints. The loss caps the Omaha (24-10) winning streak at three games. St. Paul (17-18) jumped out to an early lead against Chasers right-hander Jakob

Blewett guides Chasers to third straight win

O'Hearn homers again to take league lead
June 11, 2021

ST. PAUL, MINN. -- The Omaha Storm Chasers got a strong start from right-hander Scott Blewett and home runs from designated hitter Ryan O'Hearn and first baseman Ryan McBroom to edge the St. Paul Saints, 6-4, on Friday at CHS Field. Blewett (Win, 2-1) pitched into the sixth inning for

Chasers pummel Saints behind season highs in runs, hits

O'Hearn blasts two more homers, Rivero collects career-best five hits
June 11, 2021

ST. PAUL, MINN. -- The Omaha Storm Chasers offense exploded for 16 runs on 21 hits, both season bests, to defeat the St. Paul Saints, 16-9, on Thursday at CHS Field. Omaha (23-9) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning when right-fielder Ryan O'Hearn

O'Hearn blasts Chasers to comeback win

Three-run ninth lifts Omaha over St. Paul
June 10, 2021

ST. PAUL, MINN. -- Outfielder Ryan O'Hearn smacked two home runs and the Omaha Storm Chasers scored three runs in the ninth to cap a come-from-behind, 5-2, win over the St. Paul Saints on Wednesday at CHS Field. O'Hearn's first home run came in the fourth inning against right-hander Kenta

Chasers held to three hits in series-opening loss

Rivera extends hitting streak to seven games
June 8, 2021

ST. PAUL, MINN. -- The Omaha Storm Chasers mustered just one run on three hits on Tuesday against the St. Paul Saints, losing, 4-1, in the series opener at CHS Field. Omaha (21-9) scored first in its first-ever visit to CHS Field, plating a run against St. Paul (16-15) left-hander

Omaha Puts Final Touches on 11-1 Homestand

Starling, Cancel homer twice in win over Cubs
June 6, 2021

Omaha made the most of the longest homestand in Werner Park history. The Storm Chasers downed Iowa 8-3 Sunday to finish a 12-game home stretch with an 11-1 record, surging to a six-game lead in the Triple-A East Midwest Division standings with a 21-8 mark overall. Bubba Starling and Gabriel

Blewett, Omaha blank Iowa on Runza Night

Chasers improve to 14-3 at home with shutout win
June 6, 2021

Scott Blewett’s scheduled start on Tuesday of this week turned into a rare relief appearance as teammate Ronald Bolaños opened the game and pitched an inning before heading to Kansas City. Back in his normal role four days later, Blewett put together his best performance of the season. The right-handed

O'Hearn Homers Twice in Omaha Onslaught

Chasers post season-highs in runs, hits
June 5, 2021

Ryan O’Hearn homered twice and scored four runs in Omaha’s biggest offensive outburst of the season. The Storm Chasers (19-8) racked up a season-high 16 hits, including five home runs, in a 13-8 victory over Iowa (10-16) Friday at Werner Park. Omaha led by nine until the Cubs scored four

Chasers Bounce Back with Slugfest Win

Starling hits two of Omaha's four homers
June 4, 2021

The calendar flip to June meant the start of postgame fireworks on Thursdays at Werner Park. Omaha and Iowa provided some in-game fireworks as well in an 8-5 slugfest won by the Storm Chasers. The teams combined for six home runs – including a 454-foot tape-measure shot by Cubs outfielder

Omaha's Winning Streak Ends at Nine

Cubs takes pitcher's duel with two late runs
June 3, 2021

Jackson Kowar’s winning streak remained intact. Omaha’s didn’t. Iowa scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to break a scoreless tie and held on to edge the Strom Chasers 2-0 Wednesday at Werner Park. The victory snapped Omaha’s nine-game winning streak. It also ended a nine-game skid

Kowar Named Triple-A East Pitcher of the Month

Omaha starter went 5-0 in May, leads league in wins
June 2, 2021

PAPILLION, Neb. — Omaha right-hander Jackson Kowar has been named the Triple-A East Pitcher of the Month after winning all five of his May starts, the league announced Wednesday. Kowar (5-0) posted a 1.01 earned-run average in May and held opposing hitters to a .183 batting average. He struck out

O'Hearn Homer Extends Winning Streak

Chasers take ninth in a row with walk-off blast
June 2, 2021

Ryan O’Hearn felt he had been taking good cuts all night. Through four at-bats, however, he had nothing to show for it. The payoff eventually came for the slugger in his final swing. O’Hearn ripped a 2-0 pitch from Iowa’s Ryan Meisinger over the wall in right field to give