Couchee on young pitching prospects

San Diego Padres pitching coordinator Mike Couchee has been here since the start and has watched pitchers new and old grow up before his eyes. This year was no different, with several surprises in the making.
December 25, 2007

Webber discusses Storm prospects

Lake Elsinore Storm pitching coach Steve Webber saw some of the best – and perhaps some of the worst – this season. Matt Buschmann, Manny Ayala and Wade LeBlanc highlight those who came through the California League – and several other players didn't develop as planned.
November 13, 2007

Lake Elsinore Storm Pitcher of the Year

Lake Elsinore relied heavily on its starting pitching staff in a league where four teams posted ERA's over 5.00, coming up one game shy of the California League Championship.
October 18, 2007

Lake Elsinore Storm post-game quotebook

San Diego, CA-- Seven different players and coaches from the Lake Elsinore Storm weighed in after the team battled to a 9-9 tie in 10 innings with the San Jose Giants.
June 9, 2007

Storm plays game that never ends at PETCO

San Diego, CA-- Fans got an extra helping of baseball on Saturday in multiple ways when the Lake Elsinore Storm invaded PETCO Park. The Storm scored two in the bottom of the ninth to send the game into extras – but that was just the beginning of a game that would never end.
June 9, 2007

Carter crushed; Wizards lack hitting

Clay Hensley had his finest start in Triple-A but received a no-decision. Brent Carter received a beating in his start for Lake Elsinore – the worst outing of his career. Fort Wayne lost a pair and got little hitting in each of the contests.
June 4, 2007

Deago tricks; Rivera a treat

Scott Cassidy looks wonderful in a rehab assignment. Roger Deago pitched another dandy and offense comes from a rare source. Brent Carter gives up five homers and eight runs but was still in position to win. Jodam Rivera pounded a single up the gut with two outs in the ninth to send the game into extras where Fort Wayne won easily.
May 19, 2007

Thompson continues mastery; McAnulty perfect

Paul McAnulty was back on the scene in a big way. Sean Thompson continues to be the master of his domain while Tim Brown provides the offense. Brent Carter matches a career-high while Kyle Blanks does something he hadn't done in nearly two years. Jodam Rivera subs in and has a banner day.
April 28, 2007