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Keeping Dreams Alive

Today, one of the best personalities on the internet left the internet, kind of.
He says he'll still be checking in but I wonder if he will now do it under an anonymous handle, but however it happens, Kevin Goldstein has left the building. He is now the Pro Scouting Coordinator for the lowly Houston Astros. I say lowly because of their MLB record, but I really do think they are doing it right, building from the ground up. I think if you are reading this, you are aware of what I would have done with their system, whether everyone in the world thinks it was unrealistic or not. That said, I am happy for him. I will miss his podcast with the always #wet full of #want, Jason Parks. I was even mentioned on it once thanks to my insanity of ranking 2000 prospects. At least I know his knowledge is going to a good place.

I was a huge fan of the Astros when I was a kid. I'm looking forward to seeing them become a force again in the A.L.

To all of you baseball nuts and writers, hopeful amateur scouts and everyone who wants to work in baseball, KG is a reason to keep that dream alive. Dedicate yourself, build contacts and kick ass at what you do and maybe you will be next. I'll be cheering you on.

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