Brian VanderBeek Blog
Posted by Brian VanderBeek on April 24, 2014
Todays 1:05 start brought back memories of the D.A.R.E. Day promotions that were an integral part of the Modesto As schedules for may years.
The majority of school districts since have ended their Drug Awareness Resistance Education programs, but at their height of popularity, the D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony day would fill the stands at John Thurman Field with more than 4,000 fifth-graders.
It often was an eerie scene. The stands would be full 45 minutes before first pitch, but because the students (and their buses) needed to get back to campus as certain times, the ballpark would go from a youthful sustained din to a virtual ghost town by the end of the seventh inning.
Posted by Brian VanderBeek on April 23, 2014
Colorado providing and paying for full and balanced meals for the Nuts’ players after every game, home and away
Posted by Brian VanderBeek on April 22, 2014
Colorado ace could rejoin the rotation next week, but will he be ready?
Posted by Brian VanderBeek on April 14, 2014
Now with Arizona, Arroyo will start Tuesday for Visalia against the Nuts, Chacin
Posted by Brian VanderBeek on April 13, 2014
Jhoulys Chacin to pitch for Modesto on Tuesday; Four-game attendance total edges the 2007 opening weekend that featured a rehab start by Randy Johnson
Posted by Brian VanderBeek on April 12, 2014
Former Nuts’ manager has produced definitive reference on life behind the plate