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7/27/08 9:30 AM, three cups of coffee.
You wouldn’t believe the amazing view I have as I’m sitting here working on my blog.
I’m on top of a mountain overlooking Nederland. Colorado.
I’m secretely borrowing some free wireless internet so I can take care of some business and post this blog entry.
I’ve got a fold up carry chair, my computer in my lap, the sky is a clear jet blue and the wind is blowing tiny little ripples across the water.
There is a chipmunk on top of a log about five feet away and a hawk big enough to carry away one of my pugs is flying overhead checking out the scene.
Here’s what we did this weekend while the Rockies were out of town.
We (me, Berned, Hunter and Mylee) spent all day yesterday fishing at at Rainbow lake.
We didn’t catch a single fish except for Berned who managed to snag a Rainbow trout.
Got up early again this morning.
Still no luck.
Berned and Mylee fishing—————->
I would have taken a picture of Berned’s rainbow trout, but it was tiny and I didn’t want to embarrass him.
No worries, there really is no bad day fishing.
Just nice to get out and get some fresh air.
It was nice to get away from the heat of the city.
It was around 82 degrees up in the Mountains on Saturday and Sunday.
Mid 90’s in Denver.
Rockies beat the Reds last night 5-1
Rockies have won the last eight of nine since the All Star break.
Jorge De La Rosa has managed to save his job with some solid pitching when we need it the most.
Congrats on your first road win of this season. Good timing.. Jorge is now 5-5.
Rockies are now only six games behind the D-Backs.
Aaron Cook..Congrats on the birth of your son on Thursday.
Fogg, aka “The Dragon Slayer”, has a chance to put a halt to the Rockies sweep of the Reds.
COOL NOTE: Each Rockies starter in the last two games has had at least one hit.
Rockies have the most runs in the MLB for July so far with 135.
Rockies are tied for third in Home Runs with thirty five, and are tied for first place in stolen bases. Thank you Willy T.
I asked at the beginning of this road trip for the Rockies to bring some wins to back to Coors Field. So far this road trip they haven’t disappointed. Yep, I’m happy right now.
We arrived about 45 minutes early today for the game one against the NY Mets.
We wound up second and third in line as there was a fan who got there before us.
He was an avid autograph collector and we taked baseball and about getting autographs with him while we waited for the gates to open.
The Rockies were out on the field practicing when we got to the Pavilion bleachers so I took off to the left field bleachers.
This ball would prove to be my only snag of the game.
I did almost catch another BP homer, but it hit the tip of my glove and I lost it.
Hunters final tally. Six balls a new personal record for him.
Ryan Speier was kind enough to toss a ball up to Hunter.
Pitcher number 33 John Maine.
He walked over to pick up a ball by the rail and Hunter asked politely fpr the ball and he tossed it right to him.
Funny, shortly after that happened one of the older Mets batting coaches (I think…I can’t seem to find his name) was picking up a few balls and Hunter hit him up for one.
He straight up told Hunter that he had the wrong shirt on.
I understood but I’m not sure Hunter did.
Credit where credit is due. That older coach came back later and asked if Hunter was gonna cheer for the Mets. Hunter said “sure”.
The coach tossed him the ball. When the coach was out of hearing distance Hunter looked at me and said ..” Yea Right”.
Pitcher Pedro Martinez was close to where Hunter was standing and was kind enough to toss him a ball.
Thank you Pedro!!
Sanchez ran to the rail chasing a hard hit grounder which landed in front of Hunter.
Hunter didn’t even have a chance to ask he just tossed it to him.
Thats what its all about.
It’s not a team thing so much as it’s a baseball thing.
Thank you Sanchez !!
Zack Hample was attending todays game. Todays game being the final game of his Colorado trip. He was wearing his where’s Waldo shirt and he busted out the big glove.
After I took this picture Zack asked a fan to take a picture of the three of us with his camera.
While Hunter and I were talking to Zack a man and his wife holding their one-month old asked if they could use the glove to take a picture with thieir baby inside it.
Just too cute.
Welcome back Troy Tulowitzki, unfortunately the Rockies lost to the Mets 7-2.
On a bright note, Jeff Baker homered and has hit a home run in his last four games. Todd Helton (The King) went 0-3 today with a walk, and Tulo went 0-4.
There were some interesting clouds in the sky last night. I thought we might see some rain but I only felt one drop the whole evening.
This guy started in with mother f this and mother f that. After the second “slip” I looked back and his buddy saw me and saw my son and he told his buddy to stop.
He did stop swearing finally, but that was replaced with constant heckling. Willy Tavares made an error early on in the game and from that point on it didn’t stop.
He would heckle the Rockies players then he would heckle the Mets. He also kept saying to his cronies…Hey man…lets leave and go downtown and get drunk…c’mon man..I still don’t know what team he was going for.
What I am sure of is that it was his first time to a baseball game and probably the first time out in public in a while. Rude, no manners and no consideration for others.
Bald Obnoxioius Fan,….You have been Ranted !
I have to mention another fan who was upset about the amount of batting practice baseballs Zack and Hunter were getting at BP. This guy was a Mets fan and so completely out of line I had to move away from him (thus no picture) for fear of me teaching him a lesson that would have gotten me removed from Coors Field and probably arrested.
To add insult to injury this guy was acting this way in front of his son who probably looks up to him.
Hey buddy, it’s the luck of the draw and you were just too slow. Think about it, sometimes we all leave empty handed and we don’t act like little babies.
Grow up and be a man and try to set the right example for your offspring…I’m done with you.
Hunter tried to offer his son a baseball and the father wouldn’t let him take it.
Zack Hample. Thank You ! It was an honor to meet you. Good Luck on your snagging adventures and we’ll catch you next time your in Denver.
Next game….June 22, 2008 Autograph Sunday…Go Rockies…D