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The Storm will continue to battle for the top spot in the South Division of the California League after dropping five of their last six games.
The Storm will continue to battle for the top spot in the South Division of the California League after dropping five of their last six games.

Storm battle for first as ‘geeks’ take over the stadium

Friday, May 16th, 2014
Issue 20, Volume 18.
Tyler Zickel
Assistant Director of Storm Media Relations

The Lake Elsinore Storm ended April with a seven-game winning streak headed into May battling for the top spot in the South Division of the California League. Starting pitcher Joe Ross, whose brother Tyson Ross plays for the San Diego Padres, recently received Pitcher of the Week honors in the Cal League after recording his second win of the season, going six innings while recording nine strikeouts in the 1-0 victory over the Visalia Rawhide (Diamondbacks affiliate) at The Diamond. Ross is currently one of the top prospects for the Padres and is fifth overall in the League with a combined 35 strikeouts in 38 innings pitched posting a 2.58 ERA.

As of Tuesday, May 13 the Storm are 20-17 and just one game back of the league leading Lancaster JetHawks (Astros affiliate) and will take to the road for a three-game series against the Inland Empire 66’ers this week with their next home series starting Friday, May 16 – Thursday, May 22.

On May 16, the Storm kickoff GEEKend, a weekend long celebration of geek culture. Friday will be Superhero Night, where you can dress up as your favorite superhero, win movie passes and enjoy postgame fireworks. Saturday will be Star Wars Night. Admission is free to all those who dress as their favorite Star Wars Character and there will be a meet and greet with Star Wars characters.

Sunday will be the first ever Ren"Eye"sance Day, where the concourse will transform into a renaissance fair and there will be a first-ever post-game renaissance battle on the field, the first in the history of Minor League Baseball. In addition to the festivities, the Storm is working with Get Well Gamers to host a used video game drive. Get Well Gamers help acquire video games and systems for kids who are in the hospital. Donate and used game or game system and receive free Storm tickets.

For all information regarding games, game times and upcoming promotions visit or call (951) 245-HITS.



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