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Former Manager Mike Jirschele Returns to Lead Storm Chasers

Royals announce full 2023 Storm Chasers Coaching Staff
January 13, 2023

PAPILLION, Neb. – The Kansas City Royals today announced the 2023 Omaha Storm Chasers coaching staff, headlined by the return of former Omaha Manager Mike Jirschele. Jirschele will be joined on the Storm Chasers coaching staff by pitching coach Dane Johnson, hitting coach Bijan Rademacher, assistant coach Chris Nelson, athletic

Storm Chasers Announce New Broadcaster

Nicholas Badders joins the team and the new “Voice of the Chasers”
January 10, 2023

PAPILLION, Neb. – The Omaha Storm Chasers have announced Nicholas Badders as the new “Voice of the Chasers”. Badders comes to the Chasers after serving as the Radio Broadcaster for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, the AA affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, for the past two seasons. The Livermore, CA

Storm Chasers Highlight 2022 Community Service Efforts

Chasers partner with numerous organizations to help support the local community
December 22, 2022

PAPILLION, Neb. – The Omaha Storm Chasers and Chasers Charities have announced highlights of the community service efforts achieved during the 2022 season. In a year which saw an increase in community service opportunities, the Storm Chasers were excited about continuing to build upon recent successes as well as increase

Storm Chasers Announce Numerous Promotions in the Front Office

Organization continues to invest in people to help create fun & memories at Werner Park
December 20, 2022

PAPILLION, Neb. – The Omaha Storm Chasers front office is excited to announce numerous promotions within its staff prior to the upcoming 2023 season at Werner Park. Marcus Sabata has been named Assistant General Manager, Sales after previously serving the organization as the Director of Sales. The Rising City, NE

Storm Chasers announce first pitch times for 2023 home games

Omaha to play 75 games at Werner Park in 2023
November 3, 2022

PAPILLION, Neb. – The Omaha Storm Chasers, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, announced scheduled first pitch times for all 75 home games at Werner Park in 2023. All game times are subject to change. The home opener, scheduled for April 4, 2023 vs. the Toledo Mud Hens, is slated

Omaha Storm Chasers Announce Departure of Broadcaster Jake Eisenberg

Eisenberg, who has held the position since 2020, will move on to a new opportunity
October 25, 2022

PAPILLION, Neb. – The Omaha Storm Chasers today announced the departure of Jake Eisenberg, the team’s full-time broadcaster since 2020. Eisenberg, who spent part of the 2022 season filling in for the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals radio broadcasts, will now transition to a new opportunity. “We

Omaha falls in season finale to St. Paul

Blanco stayed hot, raising his batting average above .300 with 2-for-4 night
September 28, 2022

St. Paul, Minn. – Needing at least two hits to bump his batting average over .300, left fielder Dairon Blanco went 2-for-4 to lead Omaha’s offense. Blanco went on a tear in his final month of the season, raising is batting average for the 2022 season to a career-best .301.

Blanco stays white hot with 3-for-4 night in St. Paul

Storm Chasers drop penultimate game to the Saints 10-3
September 27, 2022

St. Paul, Minn. – Center fielder Dairon Blanco recorded his 13th multi-hit game of September with a 3-for-4 game on Tuesday at CHS Field in St. Paul. Blanco is now hitting .433 (39-90) this month with 23 RBIs. Omaha (71-77) dropped game two to St. Paul (73-75) 10-3. The Saints

Storm Chasers score six runs in the eighth, but the late-inning rally falls short

Rooker hits a grand slam and Hicklen notches two doubles in 10-6 loss
September 26, 2022

St. Paul, Minn. – The Storm Chasers put up six runs in the top of the eighth, highlighted by a grand slam from left fielder Brent Rooker, but were unable to rally from down 10. Omaha (71-76) dropped the series opener to St. Paul (72-75) 10-6 from CHS Field. The

Storm Chasers sellout Werner Park on fan appreciation night

Rooker and Garcia each hit homers in loss to the I-Cubs.
September 24, 2022

Papillion, Neb. – The Storm Chasers sold out Werner Park for the first time since August 9, 2019, on Saturday night against the I-Cubs. The game featured a post-game concert by Flo Rida for fan appreciation night presented by Werner Enterprises. Werner also hosted their annual picnic at the game.

Storm Chasers announce 2022 awards

September 24, 2022

Papillion, Neb. – The Omaha Storm Chasers announced their annual awards for the 2022 season before their final home game of the season on Saturday at Werner Park. The 2022 Omaha Pitcher of the Year is Austin Cox! He leads the team in wins, strikeouts, complete games, and starts and

Omaha defeats Iowa behind complete team effort

Rooker launched a monster homer and Marsh earned the win in his Triple-A debut
September 23, 2022

Papillion, Neb. – The Storm Chasers used a complete team effort to secure their second consecutive win over the I-Cubs. Omaha (71-74) defeated Iowa (66-79) 10-2 on Friday Night from Werner Park. The Storm Chasers plated the games’ first run, loading the bases in the bottom of the first with

Rooker hits walk-off single in the 13th inning to earn 5-4 win

The Cazadores de Tormentas take down the Demonios de Des Moines on Copa de la Diversión night
September 23, 2022

Papillion, Neb. – Designated hitter Brent Rooker was the Thursday-night hero with an RBI single Omaha’s 13-inning 5-4 walk-off win. The game is the seventh time that Omaha (70-74) has won in walk-off fashion this season. The Cazadores de Tormentas and Demonios de Des Moines were playing in their Copa

Rain knocks off game two after Storm Chasers game one loss

Rooker goes yard in game one to lead Omaha’s offense
September 21, 2022

Papillion, Neb. – The Omaha Storm Chasers (69-74) dropped game one of a doubleheader to the Iowa Cubs (66-77) on Wednesday afternoon 6-3 from Werner Park. The second game of the doubleheader was ultimately canceled due to weather and is not scheduled to be made up. Game One Iowa tallied

Storm Chasers fall to I-Cubs in wild series opener

Blanco stays hot with 3-hit game to lead Omaha offense
September 20, 2022

Papillion, Neb. – In a game that saw 28 combined hits and 23 combined runs, the Storm Chasers dropped the series opener to the I-Cubs. Omaha (69-73) fell 12-11 to Iowa (65-77) on Tuesday evening from Werner Park. The Iowa got on the scoreboard first with solo homer of the

Omaha drops series finale to Columbus

Storm Chasers tally just three hits in 4-1 loss
September 18, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After taking the first four games of the series, the Storm Chasers dropped back-to-back games, losing Sunday’s series finale 4-1 at Huntington Park on Sunday. Omaha (69-72) took the series 4-2 and the season series 11-7. Columbus (80-59) got the spot start from Tim Herrin who pitched

Omaha drops Saturday matinee in Columbus

Blanco stays hot at the plate and Reetz launches a homer in 6-2 loss
September 17, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After taking each of the first four games in the series, the Omaha Storm Chasers (69-71) dropped game five 6-2 to the Columbus Clippers (79-59). The Storm Chasers have already secured the series win, leading 4-1, and the season-series win, leading 11-6. Left-handers Angel Zerpa and Marcelo

Porter caps off rollercoaster matchup with ninth-inning homer to lift the Chasers over the Clippers

Núñez earns his seventh consecutive save in the 8-7 win over Columbus
September 16, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the first time this season, the Storm Chasers have secured a series win on the road with an 8-7 win at Huntington Park on Friday night. Omaha (69-70) has taken each of the first four games over Columbus (78-59), matching the Storm Chasers’ longest winning streak

Chasers earn third consecutive win on the road

Blanco goes 5-for-6 with 4 RBIs while Garcia goes 4-for-5 with 4 runs scored
September 15, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the first time this season, the Omaha Storm Chasers open a series on the road with three straight wins. Omaha took game three over Columbus 13-6, securing the season-series win. The Chasers lead the season series 10-5. Omaha started the game hot, using a lead-off hit

Cox shines in third straight quality start against Columbus

Reetz and Cancel launch back-to-back homers in 9-1 win
September 14, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Storm Chasers used lights-out pitching and an early offensive flurry to take their second consecutive win over the Clippers. Omaha (67-70) took game two over Columbus (78-57) 9-1. The Storm Chasers hold a 2-0 series advantage and a 9-5 season series lead. Center fielder Dairon Blanco

Storm Chasers pitching shines in series opener in Columbus

Núñez earns enters Storm Chasers’ record books with 51st appearance this season
September 13, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Storm Chasers started the game with six no-hit innings before securing the 4-2 win over the Clippers. Omaha (66-70) takes a 1-0 series lead over Columbus (78-56), with the Storm Chasers leading the season series 8-5. Left-hander Angel Zerpa got the start for the Storm Chasers,

Omaha drops series finale to Indianapolis

Three different Storm Chasers earned multi-hit games
September 11, 2022

PAPILLION, Neb. – The Storm Chasers put up nine runs on 12 hits but dropped the series finale to the Indians 19-9. Omaha (65-70) took the series 4-3 but the season series ended up in a 9-9 tie. Indianapolis scored in the opening frame on a Blake Sabol ground-rule double.

Omaha defeats Indianapolis 9-6 on Saturday

Reetz went 2-for-4 with a homer and two runs scored in victory
September 10, 2022

PAPILLION, Neb. – The Storm Chasers stole four bases, increasing their International League-leading total to 177 while earning a 9-6 win over the Indians on Saturday from Werner Park. Omaha has secured the series win, leading 4-2, and is leading the season series 9-8 with a chance to secure the

Chasers rally but unable to get the win against the Indians

September 9, 2022

PAPILLION, Neb. – Omaha swiped four bases, but dropped game five on Friday at Werner Park. Indianapolis (69-63) defeated Omaha (64-69) 7-5, but the Storm Chasers lead the series 3-2 while the season series is tied 8-8. Indianapolis got on the scoreboard first, capitalizing on a pair of Storm Chasers

Storm Chasers earn comeback win over Indians

Cox earns second consecutive quality start with season-high eight strikeouts
September 8, 2022

PAPILLION, Neb. – Omaha stormed back to take game four over Indianapolis after trailing in the eighth on Thursday from Werner Park. The Storm Chasers won the game 5-4 and lead the series 3-1 while taking an 8-7 season-series lead. Left-hander Austin Cox and Luis Ortiz each started strong. Neither