01
SEP
2012

Dallas Does Steroids

For fans of the second book, Out Of My League, Here is an interesting story. Early on in my career, right after I got drafted, I remember sitting on the bus in ear shot of a drunken Dallas Preston. It was an off day, but we also had to travel on it so the coach let us have the...
02
MAR
2012

The Life of A Player’s Wife

For our third date, my husband, Dirk, took me to a batting cage. “Cute,” I thought, “the active, sporty date. Well, as long as he doesn’t mind me getting sweaty, it could be fun. Why not?” Then he invited my mother along, which, if your goal is romance, tends to put a damper on...
20
FEB
2012

The War Within

You know what, I hope you read my new book, Out Of My League. Besides the obvious reasons that I want the book to do well, and that it’s my main source of revenue at this juncture, I want you to read it because I have something to say to you through it. I did an interview today...
28
JAN
2012

Out Of My League, Chapter 64

Chapter Sixty-four I got the call again that night. It was getting easier to manage the big league stadium factor now that I’d made a few trips to the mound. I wasn’t comfortable by any stretch, but I did make it through the eighth inning without much trouble, which gave me some...
28
JAN
2012

Out Of My League Sample Chapters!

    Chapter 16 of Out Of My League   Chapter 1 of Out Of My League   Chapter 35 of Out Of My League   Chapter 64 of Out Of My League  
27
JAN
2012

Out Of My League, Chapter 35

Chapter Thirty-five   On Monday, after losing a day game with the Bees, we packed up and hopped a flight to Colorado Springs, home of the Rockies’ Triple A team, the Sky Sox. Sky Sox Stadium is the highest-altitude park in baseball, even higher than the infamous Mile High Stadium...
23
JAN
2012

MiLB Survival Tip #4 — Think For Yourself.

  I’m going to say this as plainly as I can: stop doing stupid shit just because everyone else on the team is doing it. It’s not a good reason to do something in any other walk of life so don’t be fooled into thinking it’s a good reason now. Being on a team is a lot like...
22
JAN
2012

Tips For Spring Training

With spring training right around the corner I’d like to take a moment to remind all those players attending minor league camp of the resolutions they swore they’d uphold, but have subsequently forgotten. I’m not talking about stuff like working out harder, or running more, or...
21
JAN
2012

Out Of My League, Chapter 16

In this Chapter of Out Of My League we rejoin our old palls, Slappy, Roscoe, and Maddog as they discuss the process of reverse scouting the brass during a spring training simulation game. Enjoy 
20
JAN
2012

Out Of My League—Chapter 1

The following is an excerpt form my coming book, Out Of My League.   Chapter 1
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