Rangers plotting next move?

If Alex Rodriguez is dealt to Boston, it will have ramifications on the future of both the Red Sox and Rangers.

Updated: December 12, 2003, 9:01 AM ET
By Jim Baker | MLB Insider
I wish I was in New Orleans I can see it in my dreams -- Tom Waits

According to a recent study which I have concocted just to prove a point, the average person spends over 2,000 hours in meetings in the course of a lifetime. That's a lot of time fidgeting in a chair pretending to be interested. I want you to think about all the meetings you've had to attend in your life:

  • Parent-teacher meetings in school, meetings with your
  • Parole officer, endless meetings at work, meetings for
  • Organizations to which you might belong. None of them can hope to conjure the romantic image that the phrase "baseball meetings" does, do they?
    Jim Baker is an author at Baseball Prospectus and a frequent contributor to Page 2. You can e-mail Jim at bottlebat@gmail.com.