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Pitchers of the Year for Lake Elsinore

Pitchers of the Year for Lake Elsinore

Pitcher of the Year in the California League is surely an oxymoron. The Lake Elsinore Storm produced a number of quality pitchers and one in particular stood out more than any other, Dale Thayer.

Dale Thayer Relief Pitcher 6-foot-0, 190-pounds Birth date - 12/17/80 2004 Season: Once again, Dale Thayer put together a solid season in the Padres' Minor League system. Moved into the closer spot in mid-season for the Lake Elsinore Storm, Thayer flourished with 54 strikeouts in 55 innings. Dale appeared in 50 games, with 23 saves, and a 2-1 record with a 1.63 ERA. Dale started the season in... Recommended Stories

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