Category Archive: Family Resource Center

Sep 18

Update from the Family Resource Center

Back in April, all proceeds from my Amazon Affiliate link were given to the Family Resource Center in my hometown. The Center helps families of all types, whether they’re established families with tons of kids or new parents figuring things out for the first time. One of the most brilliant, yet totally sensible, services provided …

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Apr 21

Some notable Storm Chasers performances: Offense

The Chasers are coming back to town tonight after a road trip to Albuquerque and Round Rock. Through 16 games, the team is 11-5 and in first place. Given the struggles of the pitching staff, and the enormous burden the bullpen has had to bear, a productive offense has been instrumental in keeping the wins …

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Apr 17

Omaha bullpen has pitched more innings than the rotation. PROBLEM.

I was going to write up something about how heavily taxed the Omaha bullpen is, but I didn’t want to accidentally make a Tax Day pun. And yet, here we are. Dumb topical puns aside, the Omaha bullpen has had to work awfully hard in the team’s first 12 games. Let’s do this: GAME ONE …

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Apr 12

Walkoff win #2 – this time with no extra innings

After yesterday’s marathon win, the Storm Chasers needed a solid – and lengthy – start out of Vin Mazzaro. After one inning, this looked like a good possibility, as Mazzaro struck out two and induced a groundout. In the bottom of the first, Omaha shook Rangers prospect Martin Perez for three hits,a walk, and two …

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Apr 10

Video of the day: Kevin Kouzmanoff

This site is probably going to just turn into a Kouzmanoff fan site. Might as well. The Storm Chasers are 3-1. Team president/GM Martie Cordaro said he’s optimistic about this club, noting that as of Sunday (early in the game), the team had only had one bad half-inning. It’s early, but Martie could be on …

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Apr 06

Storm Chasers Opening Day (8-4 win over ABQ)

Happy Opening Day from Werner Park! Some notes: -Will Smith, making his first Triple-A start since joining the Royals organization, was shaky. He threw a ton of pitches, needing 26 pitches just to get out of the first inning – even though the first out came on the first pitch. Despite walking six batters, he …

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Apr 02

A plea for help (via shopping!) for an incredible non-profit

If you have kids, you know how expensive it is to keep them in clothes that fit – and it can be tricky even if you’ve got a steady income. Imagine a place where kids from struggling families could get clean clothes that fit, completely for free, from infancy throughout childhood. Doesn’t that place sound …

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