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Three Things I Learned in Vegas

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Adam Guttridge is an ex-MLB intern for the Colorado Rockies who went to the 2008 MLB Winter Meetings to try and secure a job working in an MLB front office. He details his experiences in this post on The Hardball Times and talks about exactly who you're going up against. Below is an excerpt: 1. Never take a single opportunity for granted. It’s an immensely humbling experience to watch hundreds of grown young men with college degrees (and many prestigious ones, at that) hurdling over one another to get a resume submitted for a concession stand internship in a small town in Idaho that pays $450 a month. That’s no exaggeration; such a job posting was entirely typical and drew plenty of interest.

The Winter Meetings Wrap-Up Thread

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Ok, it's been an action packed four days of winter meetings. It's time to gather up everything in one nice recap and see where we stand.  Day One The Rays were quiet until late afternoon...

Vegas, Baby! Vegas!

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[Editors' Note: I wrote this before the Tigers made their deal for Gerald Laird.  But I think the post still applies.  Will Detroit find itself a shortstop and closer in Vegas this week?] B...

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