Former Mount St. Mary's baseball pitcher Dustin Pease is having success in the San Diego Padres organization with the Lake Elsinore Storm.
Pease, a left-hander, leads the Class A Advanced California League with 23 appearances this year. He is 0-3 with a 3.00 ERA and one save in his 23 appearances. Pease has 20 strikeouts in 27.0 innings of work and is holding the opposition to a .235 average.
Pease, pictured in the pink uniforms that the Storm wore on Mother's Day, posted a 31-18 record in his four seasons at Mount St. Mary's with a 4.05 ERA and 304 strikeouts in 347.0 innings pitched. He left the Mount as the program's all-time leader in wins, strikeouts, appearances and innings pitched. Former teammate Mike Matta broke Pease's school record for appearances in 2010.
Pease was named a Division I Freshman All-American and NEC Rookie of the Year in 2004 while garnering All-NEC honors as a freshman and junior. He was the NEC Pitcher of the Year as a junior in 2006.