Basketball and Opening Day

It’s not very often that I have any interest at all in following a Mid-Majors NCAA Basketball post-season tournament. Especially when it’s closing in on Opening Day and rosters are coalescing and my fantasy team is overloaded with #1 Starters, too many in fact to use them all on opening day.

But that’s what I am doing and what I have been paying attention to closely for the past week or so. And while it’s NCAA Basketball, it is going to have a HUGE impact on how I watch the final pre-season Ports game against the SACRAMENTO RIVER CATS and depending on what happens in the CIT in Murray, Kentucky on Tuesday, whether or not I make the trip to Visalia to be there for the Ports opener against the RAWHIDE.

You see, Zack Bayrouty, the voice of the Ports, is also the voice of the University of Pacific Tigers Men’s Basketball team, and they are on a roll in the CIT. And they play Tuesday against Murray State, and if they win, they play in the CIT Championship. And Zack will be in Kentucky and/or Virginia or Connecticut.

And guess who will be sitting in for him on the Ports Radio network?

Yeah…

Listen, Zack is the best in the business. I am am so honored to have been asked to sit in for the preseason game and possibly the opener.

Because of the Basketball game, the preseason game will be “internet only” on MiLB and Stockton Ports.com.

And I am so jazzed about this! Thanks to Zack and the Ports for letting me have this opportunity to do this, and trust me, I am both nervous ad excited.

“Swing and a….”

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About Dave

Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren plus one on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week. He also writes for several other blogs and as a "Stay at home Dad" plays a lot of games with his son. Dave loves books, history and is learning to weld and drive a forklift. Just for fun. Dave is also a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Member of the US Submarine Veterans.

Posted on March 29, 2014, in 2014 Season, Baseball, Ports and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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