Pitching, Pitching and Lack Thereof as Storm Take Two

They say, ‘pitching and defense’ wins ball games. Tell that to Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth or even Albert Pujols and you may get a scoffed look but that was the recipe for a 2 – 1 victory on Tuesday night against the Lancaster JetHawks. Four Storm hurlers combined to put up an impressive line: 9…

Storm Rages On, Lake Elsinore Takes Three of Four from Modesto

Game One began on a warm, spring evening with winds reaching 20 mph, causing most fly balls to die well short of their intended destination beyond the fence, pitching would take center stage. Storm starter, Michel Baez would give up two hits while his defense would commit three errors leading to their 22nd loss of…

Storm Drop Two of Three to Quakes in Lake Elsinore

With a roster including two of MLB Pipeline’s Top 50 Players, Lake Elsinore felt good about its chances for the upcoming season. With 6’8 righthander Michel Baez (Prospect Ranking #39) and southpaw Adrian Morejon (Prospect Ranking #46) set to be part of a pitching staff that would also include: Chris Paddack, Dauris Valdez, Reggie Lawson…

Two Out of Three Bad for Storm at The Diamond

May started with renewed optimism, as the Storm had hoped that a series against the Inland Empire 66er’s would help them get to a .500 record. It didn’t happen as they dropped two of three games in San Bernardino. So, they welcomed the Modesto Nuts to town for a weekend series and with Buddy Reed…

Win, Blown Save, No-No All In Storm’s Split at Inland Empire

The Storm traveled north to San Bernardino to face the Anaheim Angels’ representative in the Cal League, Inland Empire 66ers for a 4-game series. The 66ers, losers of five straight, were just what the Boys by the Lake needed to get back on the winning track, having lost three in a row to the Stockton…

Lake Elsinore Storm vs. Stockton Ports Series Recap: 4/27-4/29

Friday saw the Storm take on their rival Stockton Ports in a 3-game, weekend set. When the dust settled, Stockton managed to sweep the series bringing their season record to 13-9, good for first place in the Cal League’s Northern division. While the three losses left the Storm’s record at 9-15, putting them in fourth…