Posts Tagged ‘San Diego Padres’

GROWTH Foundation founder Deana Ruggieri

Ron and Patti discuss Patti’s birthday weekend in San Diego and why they loved Petco Park. But before Ron and Patti left the Los Angeles Area, Ron interviewed the GROWTH Foundation founder Deana Ruggieri. The GROWTH Foundation helps troubled girls in the Los Angeles area through after-school programs, scholarship opportunities and community service to see…

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Former MLB prospects on trying to get back, Part 2

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Corey Kimber was a 2012 draft pick of the San Diego Padres. Tim Zier was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2014. Both are now in the independent Frontier League trying to get signed by another MLB team. Kimber is a pitcher for the Joliet Slammers while Zier plays second base for the Windy City…

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Ten down, 20 to go

Ron and Patti talk about what they’re most looking forward to over the final two-thirds of their MLB trip. They’ll celebrate their birthdays over the summer, visit new stadiums and states and national parks while continuing to raise awareness of the needs of children in the foster system.

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Talking no-hitters and baseball’s life analogy

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There have been three no-hitters so far this MLB season. Ron and Patti nearly saw one in Baltimore, but are still waiting to see their first. Patti “interviews” Ron and they discuss the red-hot Yankees, MLB in London and the life lessons baseball can teach our youth — especially those awaiting adoption.  

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