"I liked picking his brain and seeing what his days in the bigs were like," Peterson said. "One story he told me was when he was with the A's and he was in a World Series game. He walked out on the field and just looked up at the whole crowd, in shock. It's what we all dream of and hearing what it's like was incredible."
"He knows how to play it right and teach it well," said junior pitcher David Peterson, who just so happened to unintentionally show up for school Thursday wearing a Rockies sweatshirt. "He'll take over the clubhouse and turn things around."