101 Days

The temperature in Auburn hit high 50s today which means baseball must be coming.

101 Days until opening day to be exact!

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Saying we are excited is an understatement.

SPRING TRAINING UPDATE:

The Nationals are tied for first place in the Grapefruit League with a record of 5-1.

Some former Doubledays players have been having a successful spring training. Giolito, and Treinen have both had success in their first visit to the mound neither pitcher surrendered any runs. Wilmer Difo has knocked in three runs in seven at bats.

Meanwhile back at the ranch I have decided to take today to interview our Accounting Manager Derek so everyone can get to know him!

Q: Derek we can start of simple, where did you go to school and why did you pick that school?

A: I chose Syracuse University for the athletics and the sports management program and the opportunities they could provide me.

Q: What are your major job responsibilities?

A: I handle the concessions and other areas of the ball park that bring in revenue, in addition I handle all accounting for the club and financial relations with the Washington Nationals.

Q: On game day where can you be found?

A: In the concession stand for the most part but I also move around the stadium during the game, making sure everything is running smoothly.

Q: Where is your favorite place to get lunch?

A: Arby’s

Q:What question do you hate to answer?

A: I hate rhetorical questions

Q: Favorite type of music/ Favorite song at the moment?

A: Favorite type of music would be rap, current favorite song My House by Flo-Rida. Most likely will change though by the end of the week.

Q: If you could be any superhero who would you be?

A: Batman because he has no actual super powers and he has an awesome car.

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Q: Favorite thing about baseball?

A: I like the strategy and the stuff that goes on behind the sport. The sport is not as simple as it may look and I really enjoy that.

Q: What is your favorite meal of the day?

A:Dinner.

Q: If you could be stuck in an elevator with one person who would it be?

A: The president because I would not be in there very long someone will come save us.

Q. What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

A: Playing Xbox with friends and going golfing.

Next week I will take time to meet with Andrew and do a quick Q&A with him, if you have any questions for him be sure to let us know via Email (info@auburndoubledays.com) Twitter or Facebook!

Until next time,

Paul

 

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