Tim Jeffreys

Rain In August?

I went to bed last night with my bedroom window open- as it was hot and stuffy in my bedroom- and I was awakened around 3am by the sound of rainfall! Crazy I thought. Rain in August? But it turns out that while most years we see zero rainfall in August, …

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Disgraced Fan Gets Worlds Series Ring

Remember Steve Bartman? He was the Chicago Cubs fan that is remembered for tipping a foul ball that left fielder Moises Alou unsuccessfully tried to catch in Game 6 of the 2003 National League Championship Series. Well the Chicago Cubs put all behind them and gave former disgraced fan a 2016 …

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Cueto To Pitch in San Jose Monday

The San Francisco Giants have announced that pitcher Johnny Cueto is scheduled to join the San Jose Giants tonight (July 31) at Municipal Stadium.  Cueto is rehabbing a blister injury on his right hand.  While I realize that a blister on your throwing hand is a big deal for a Major …

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Leah Pritchett-Top Fuel Racer

I got a chance to talk to Leah Pritchett, the 28 year old driver of the Papa John’s Top Fuel Dragster racing this weekend at the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway.  In her brief Top Fuel NRHA career, she has acompished a lot:  •             Pritchett is currently third …

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Warriors Commit To 331.8 Million Dollars

The Golden State Warriors officially signed contracts today with Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston, Zaza Pachulia and David West. That’s 331.8 million dollars committed to keeping the Warriors the best team in the NBA.  However, even with these signings, The Warriors still don’t have the highest payroll …

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NHRA Rocks Sonoma

One of my favorite sporting events is just few days away, as the top drag racers in the world come to Sonoma Valley for the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals. Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars will cover the 1000 foot drag strip in less than 4 seconds hitting top …

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Learning from the Tour de France

I was watching a replay of Sunday’s stage 15 of the Tour de France- a 189.5km ride from Laissac-Severac l’Eglise to Le Puy-en-Velay. During the broadcast, one of the commentators pointed out that this area of France was famous for its lentils. Who knew, and that is why I love …

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TJ’s Summer Vacation

Thanks for letting me take a few days off for my summer vacation. I went to Paso Robles to play golf and drink wine. Mission accomplished. I played golf 6 out of 7 days, and visited some great wineries including: Daou, Justin, Opolo, Treana, Robert Hall, and Vina Robles. I …

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Demolition Derby

The Alameda County Fair wraps up another season with a great weekend of motor sports action. For third year, I will be the track announcer for the Demolition Derby weekend beginning at 7pm.  Each night festivities begin with crazy figure 8 racing at the action zone arena.  Friday July 7th …

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Madison Bumgarner Rehab in San Jose

A sold-out crowd of 4,444 fans showed up last night at San Jose Municipal Stadium  to watch San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner  pitch his second rehab start.  It didn’t go well. He allowed 8 hits and 9 runs in the 4th inning.  But hey it’s a rehab assignment right? And …

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