These are the General Manager Meetings. But they really are the Scott Boras Meetings.
The gleaming headquarters building of the Scott Boras Corporation is in Newport Beach, about 18 miles away from here. Boras has several of the marquee free agents in this class including Mark Teixeira, Manny Ramirez, Derek Lowe, Pudge Rodriguez, Oliver Perez and Jason Varitek.
In other words, there is something for everybody.
Now keep in mind, there really are meetings at the General Manager Meetings. The GMs meet about assorted issues within the game. It was here last year that they started the process of mandating that base coaches wear helmets. It’s not all standing around the lobby coming up with trade ideas.