The Omaha Storm Chasers earned a split with Iowa winning 6-2 Thursday night in front of 8,761 who paid to see the game marking yet another Werner Park attendance record. Last Friday AND Saturday saw attendance records as well.
Jeff Suppan went seven strong innings, striking out a season high seven. He got the leadoff batter out every single inning. The only time the 2nd batter got on base, was in the 5th inning and Suppan managed to pick him off.
Catcher Cody Clark will see more playing time w/ regular catcher Manny Pina heading to the 7-day DL. He came through blasting the game’s only HR. Omaha manager Mike Jirschele marks his 800th win with Omaha, after recording his 1,000th career victory earlier this year.