News From The MinorsSunday December 16, 2018

"Walk-In Wednesdays" Begin January 2
The Omaha Storm Chasers along with Spectra Food Service and Hospitality have announced "Walk-In Wednesdays", providing face-to-face job interviews for part-time gameday employment positions for the upcoming 2019 season. Beginning on January 2 and continuing each Wednesday through March 13, candidates will be able to interview on-the-spot at Werner Park from noon until 6:00pm.(2018/12/06)
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Staumont, Hernandez Added to Royals' 40-Man Roster
The Kansas City Royals announced three additions to the club's 40-man roster on Tuesday in advance of that day's deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft, which will be held next month during Baseball's Winter Meetings. 2017-18 Omaha right-handers Josh Staumont and Arnaldo Hernandez were both placed on Kansas City's 40-man roster for the first time, in addition to right-hander Scott Blewett.(2018/11/21)
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Chasers Set All-Time Charitable Giving Record
The Omaha Storm Chasers set an all-time record in charitable giving for the sixth consecutive year in 2018, assisting with over 300 different organizations. In total, the Storm Chasers franchise donated $851,237.75 to local charities over the course of their 50th season in franchise history, an increase of $51,055.30 compared to last year.(2018/11/20)
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Chasers Earn 11th Straight 'Best of Omaha' Honor
(2018/11/09)
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Omaha Alums Perez, Gordon, Greinke Earn Gold Gloves
The 2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners were announced on Sunday night, with a trio of former Omaha players receiving honors, including catcher Salvador Perez and outfielder Alex Gordon, who both played with the Storm Chasers during the 2018 season on Major League Rehab Assignments. 2005 Omaha Royals hurler Zack Greinke also earned a Gold Glove in the National League.(2018/11/05)
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Bill Fischer: 1930-2018
The Omaha Storm Chasers mourn the passing of Kansas City Royals Senior Pitching Advisor and Council Bluffs, Iowa resident Bill Fischer. The Storm Chasers organization honored Fischer on May 27, 2015 in what was his 68th season in professional baseball, with Sarpy County proclaiming that day "Bill Fischer Day".(2018/10/31)
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Merrifield, Barlow on Japan All-Star Series Roster
Omaha Storm Chasers alums Whit Merrifield and Scott Barlow have been selected to participate in the 2018 Japan All-Star Series in conjunction with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB). The series will feature seven games, in addition to one exhibition across Japan from November 8-15.(2018/10/30)
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Five Omaha Alums Tabbed Gold Glove Finalists
The finalists for the 2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced on Thursday, with four players with ties to the Omaha franchise among those competing for those honors. Included in that group are current Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez and outfielder Alex Gordon. That duo alone has garnered a combined nine Gold Glove Awards in their respective careers.(2018/10/25)
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Chasers Nab Best Marketing Campaign Award
Ballpark Digest announced on Wednesday that the Omaha Storm Chasers are the recipient of the publication's Best Marketing Campaign Award for the 2018 season, rewarding the Storm Chasers for their efforts in promoting the organization's 50th season in franchise history. Last week the Storm Chasers organization was also recognized as an Honorable Mention for the publication's 2018 Continued Excellence Award.(2018/10/10)
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Cain, Moustakas Among Omaha Alums Advancing to Postseason
Just four teams remain in postseason play, with all four boasting at least one former Omaha player on their roster or coaching staff. Thanks to this development, an Omaha alum will win the World Series for the seventh straight season.(2018/10/08)
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Schwindel, Lovelady Earn Omaha Player of the Year Honors
The Kansas City Royals announced on Wednesday the organization's Minor League Player of the Year Awards for each of their affiliates. Infielder Frank Schwindel was tabbed Omaha's Player of the Year for the second consecutive season, while southpaw Richard Lovelady earned Pitcher of the Year honors.(2018/09/26)
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Chasers Partner with Sarpy County Tourism for Expansions at Werner Park
In partnership with Sarpy County Tourism and in anticipation of the 2019 Royals Exhibition Game at Werner Park presented by Cobalt Credit Union, the Omaha Storm Chasers have announced off-season improvement plans for Werner Park that will consist of an expansion of the Storm Front Team Store that will include housing the Sarpy County Tourism Offices, in addition to an expansion of the hospitality area located behind home plate on the primary concourse along with renovations of two existing suites.(2018/09/11)
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Record-Breaking Schwindel Ends Season with 6-5 Win
(2018/09/03)
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Cakes Take Penultimate Tussle, 6-4
(2018/09/03)
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Chasers Top Baby Cakes 3-1
Royals southpaw Eric Skoglund tossed five shutout frames as part of his Major League Rehab Assignment with the Storm Chasers, while Omaha pulled ahead with a three-run seventh inning to defeat the New Orleans Baby Cakes 3-1 on Saturday evening at the Shrine on Airline.(2018/09/02)
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Chasers Ice 'Cakes 3-0
Omaha starter Glenn Sparkman tossed seven shutout frames and struck out eight while receiving all of the run support needed thanks to the Storm Chasers' three-run first frame highlighted by right fielder Paulo Orlando's two-run double as the club posted their league-best fourteenth shutout victory in a 3-0 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes at the Shrine on Airline in Metairie, Louisiana.(2018/09/01)
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Chasers Sock 'Sox 11-5 in Front of 7,330
Omaha scored nine runs in a second frame that featured 14 batters, while shortstop Nicky Lopez posted three hits, designated hitter Frank Schwindel smacked his 36th double of the year and right fielder Elier Hernandez drove in three runs in the Storm Chasers' 11-5 home finale victory in front of 7,330 fans at Werner Park.(2018/08/31)
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Sky Sox Sweep Twinbill Over Chasers
Colorado Springs took advantage of three big innings, including a three-run fourth in a 3-2 game one victory, along with a four-spot in the second and three tallies in the fourth as part of a 7-0 game two victory that featured a seven-inning complete game from starter Bubba Derby as the Sky Sox swept Wednesday night's twinbill over the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park.(2018/08/30)
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Colorado Springs Clips Omaha 4-3
Colorado Springs second baseman Tyler Saladino slapped a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh inning after Storm Chasers center fielder Donnie Dewees and first baseman Frank Schwindel homered in a 4-3 Sky Sox victory over Omaha on Tuesday night at Werner Park.(2018/08/29)
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Chasers Top Cubs 7-6 In Comeback Victory
Royals outfielder Brian Goodwin drove in three runs as part of his Major League Rehab Assignment, including a game-tying two-run double as part of a four-run eighth frame, while Omaha third baseman Humberto Arteaga drove across two runs of his own and shortstop Nicky Lopez extended his hit streak to 12 with three knocks in the Storm Chasers' 7-6 comeback win over the Iowa Cubs in front of 6,517 fans on Monday night at Werner Park.(2018/08/28)
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Chasers Smash Cubs 7-2
Storm Chasers first baseman Frank Schwindel and designated hitter Paulo Orlando each crushed home runs and right fielder Elier Hernandez posted four hits, while the Omaha bullpen duo of Josh Staumont and Kevin Lenik fired three and two-thirds perfect innings of relief in a 7-2 win in front of 7,222 fans on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park.(2018/08/26)
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Dziedzic, Lopez Key Chasers To 3-2 Win
Storm Chasers starting pitcher Jonathan Dziedzic took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, while second baseman Nicky Lopez crushed a go-ahead two-run home run in the sixth to extend his hit streak to 11 in Omaha's 3-2 victory over the Iowa Cubs in front of 8,013 fans on Saturday night at Werner Park. The large crowd was the second straight home date featuring over 8,000 fans at Werner Park after the club welcomed 8,601 on Friday.(2018/08/26)
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Cubs Club Chasers 8-3 In Front Of 8,601
Early home runs from Iowa third baseman Jason Vosler, right fielder Jacob Hannemann and shortstop Mike Freeman gave plenty of run support to starter Duncan Robinson, who earned the win in his Triple-A debut, while Storm Chasers second baseman Nicky Lopez extended his hit streak to ten games with two hits and two runs driven in in the Cubs' 8-3 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers in front of 8,601 fans on Friday night at Werner Park.(2018/08/25)
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Chasers Nipped in OKC, 3-2
(2018/08/24)
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Dodgers Elude Chasers, 5-2
(2018/08/23)
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Chasers Clobber Dodgers, 13-2
(2018/08/22)
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Chasers Drop Colorado Springs Finale 17-5
(2018/08/19)
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2019 Chasers Home Schedule Revealed
The Omaha Storm Chasers in conjunction with the Pacific Coast League have announced their home dates for the 2019 campaign, which will be the Omaha franchise's 51st season of play. Opening Day at Werner Park is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, with the Storm Chasers slated to face the Oklahoma City Dodgers.(2018/08/02)
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Chasers, Royals Agree To 2-Year PDC Extension
The Kansas City Royals and Omaha Storm Chasers announced a two-year extension to their Player Development Contract (PDC) on Friday evening at Werner Park, extending the longest active Triple-A affiliation in Minor League Baseball to last through the 2020 season.(2018/07/21)
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"50 Summers" Documentary To Be Released by Hurrdat Films, Chasers
Hurrdat Films and the Omaha Storm Chasers are proud to announce the upcoming release of full-length documentary 50 Summers in celebration of the Storm Chasers' historic 50th season as the Minor League Baseball Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.(2018/07/03)
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