Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 7/30/13
By Brian VanderBeek (Beat Writer covering the Modesto Nuts for the Modesto Bee)Bill Geivett moved his office into the Rockies clubhouse one year ago.MODESTO, Calif. - As I write this, there is no one looking over my shoulder, no one telling me my approach or emphasis is wrong.I’m free to write pretty much anything I want because I have assumed control of this blog post.In other words, I have much more freedom to express myself on paper than a manager in the Rockies’ organization has when he puts pen to lineup card.Now, to a man, I really like the people I’ve met in the Colorado system, and in covering the Rockies’ High-A team since it relocated to Modesto for the 2005 season, I’ve met the majority of the decision-makers.I appreciate that some of them have felt free to have frank discussions about players, organizational approaches and attitudes with me, holding close the confidence and trust that nothing we discuss will reach print. I’m not going to threaten that trust here.So what ...
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