Baseball Line Drive Luncheon

FAU Baseball Fans! Join us Monday, February 5th at 11:30 a.m. for the annual Baseball Line Drive Luncheon! The luncheon will be held at the Schmidt Family Complex on the Debbie Lindstrom and Bob Sheetz Owls Perch.

We are excited to hear from Head Baseball Coach John McCormack and special guest, FAU Baseball Alumnus, Mickey Storey!

Mickey Storey pitched three seasons for Florida Atlantic baseball (2005-06, 2008) before being selected by the Oakland A’s in the 2008 draft.

Entering as a freshman for the 2005 season, the Boca Raton native and Deerfield Beach HS product posted a 1.70 ERA in his debut campaign. Collegiate Baseball Newspaper named him the Freshman Pitcher of the Year as well as a Third Team All-American. As an encore to that stellar freshman season, he led the A-SUN in strikeouts with 125 as a sophomore in 2006. On March 31, 2006 he tossed the Owls’ first no-hitter in 12 years. After redshirting in 2007, he returned for a final season in 2008 before the A’s selected him in the 31st round of that summer’s draft. He finished his FAU career second all-time in strikeouts (292) and third in both wins (23) and innings pitched (307.2). Storey made his Major League debut on August 3, 2012 with the Houston Astros. He would go on to appear in 26 games in the final two months of that season finishing with 34 strikeouts and a 3.86 ERA in 30 innings pitched. Storey made three appearances for the Toronto Blue Jays the next season. He spent time in the Blue Jays and Dodgers minor league organizations between from 2014-16 before beginning the transition to coaching. In 2018, he was named manager of the Quad Cities River Bandits, the Astros Single-A affiliate. After leading the River Bandits to a league-best 81-59 record, he was promoted to his current position as manager of the Astros Triple-A affiliate, the Sugar Land Space Cowboys. Storey has now managed over 700 games and holds a .528 winning percentage. He’s overseen the development of the organization’s top prospects such as Jeremy Pena and Corey Julks. The 2024 season will be his fifth at the helm of the Space Cowboys.

If you have any questions, please call the Paradise Club at (561) 297-4621 or e-mail us at

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