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PROFESSIONAL MLB BASEBALL PITCHER, IN-DEPTH: The Travel May Wear You Down

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Matt Wisler is a professional baseball player for the Atlanta Braves. Matt discusses with us how the aggressive travel schedule may take a toll on you-from landing to your destination around 3am to getting up at 5am for practices and games. Matt also talks to us about key decisions he made in his life, how competitive it is to play in professional baseball and how his work life balance is.

Job Title: Professional Baseball Pitcher
Employer: MLB - Atlanta Braves

Job Summary: Athletes and Sports Competitors

Job Description

Athletes and sports competitors participate in organized, officiated sports events to entertain spectators.

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Long-term on-the-job training

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Some sports and localities require athletes and sports competitors to be licensed or certified to practice. For example, in drag racing, drivers need to graduate from approved schools to be licensed to compete in the various drag racing series. The governing body of the sport may revoke licenses and suspend players who do not meet the required performance, education, or training. In addition, athletes may have their licenses or certification suspended for inappropriate activity.

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Average salary
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$15,000 - $170,000
Projected job growth
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20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
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Full-time, Irregular, Seasonal
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Travel, Outdoor, Indoor, Military
Personal qualities
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Problem solving skills, Teamwork, Strength/stamina, Hand-eye coordination

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Education requirement
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High school degree
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Physical Sciences
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<span m='7610'>get</span> <span m='7760'>to</span> <span m='8090'>compete</span> <span m='8410'>every</span> <span m='8590'>day</span> <span m='8790'>at</span> <span m='8870'>the</span> <span m='8940'>ballpark.</span> <span m='10090'>Being</span> <span m='10280'>around</span> <span m='10520'>those</span> <span m='10700'>guys,</span> <span m='11040'>playing</span> <span m='11260'>in</span> <span m='11320'>front</span> <span m='11470'>of</span> <span m='11540'>packed</span> <span m='11820'>houses,</span> <span m='12210'>you</span> <span m='12280'>know,</span> <span m='12370'>it's</span> <span m='12460'>a</span> <span m='12510'>lot</span> <span m='12720'>of</span> <span m='12790'>fun.</span> <span m='13120'>It's</span> <span m='13220'>a</span> <span m='13270'>good</span> <span m='13480'>adrenaline</span> <span m='13740'>rush.</span> <span m='15200'>And</span> <span m='15290'>if</span> <span m='15390'>you like to</span> <span m='15620'>compete,</span> <span m='16020'>it's just</span> <span m='16210'>a</span> <span m='16250'>lot</span> <span m='16430'>of</span> <span m='16500'>fun</span> <span m='16740'>to</span> <span m='16810'>go</span> <span m='16960'>out</span> <span m='17150'>there</span> <span m='17240'>every</span> <span m='17370'>fifth</span> <span m='17640'>day</span> <span m='18050'>and</span> <span m='18370'>you</span> <span m='18460'>throw</span> <span m='18640'>against the</span> <span m='18700'>best</span> <span m='18930'>competition</span> <span m='19190'>that</span> <span m='19450'>I'm</span> <span m='19510'>going</span> <span m='19630'>to</span> <span m='19690'>face.</span> <span m='21600'>I</span> <span m='21710'>really</span> <span m='21890'>enjoy</span> <span m='22100'>all</span> <span m='22380'>it.</span> <span m='22490'>I</span> <span m='22520'>mean,</span> <span m='22790'>it's</span> <span m='23270'>baseball</span> <span m='23710'>for</span> <span m='23840'>a</span> <span m='23890'>living.</span> </p><p><span m='24200'>So</span> <span m='24540'>not</span> <span m='24720'>too</span> <span m='24840'>much</span> <span m='25080'>to</span> <span m='25160'>dislike.</span> <span m='26120'>If</span> <span m='26210'>I</span> <span m='26280'>had</span> <span m='26400'>to</span> <span m='26460'>dislike</span> <span m='26920'>anything,</span> <span m='27350'>I</span> <span m='27390'>would</span> <span m='27530'>say</span> <span m='27740'>it's</span> <span m='27880'>the</span> <span m='27950'>travel</span> <span m='28300'>part</span> <span m='28670'>and</span> <span m='28800'>being</span> <span m='28930'>away</span> <span m='29160'>from</span> <span m='29380'>family</span> <span m='29670'>and</span> <span m='29760'>friends.</span> <span m='31620'>For</span> <span m='31760'>me,</span> <span m='31950'>I'd</span> <span m='32170'>go</span> <span m='32409'>out</span> <span m='32570'>in</span> <span m='32689'>January.</span> <span m='34590'>Spring</span> <span m='34800'>training doesn't</span> <span m='35080'>start</span> <span m='35360'>until</span> <span m='35680'>February,</span> <span m='36100'>but</span> <span m='36220'>I</span> <span m='36310'>go</span> <span m='36490'>out</span> <span m='36760'>in</span> <span m='36870'>January</span> <span m='37250'>just to</span> <span m='37470'>get</span> <span m='37610'>out of the</span> <span m='37990'>cold</span> <span m='38420'>because</span> <span m='38540'>I'm from</span> <span m='38640'>Ohio,</span> <span m='40480'>get</span> <span m='40670'>out</span> <span m='40820'>there.</span> <span m='41010'>So</span> <span m='41200'>I'm</span> <span m='41360'>away from</span> <span m='41460'>my</span> <span m='41550'>family</span> <span m='41890'>nine, 10</span> <span m='42300'>months</span> <span m='42520'>a</span> <span m='42600'>year.</span> <span m='42840'>So</span> <span m='42920'>you</span> <span m='42950'>don't</span> <span m='43070'>get</span> <span m='43160'>to</span> <span m='43230'>see</span> <span m='43440'>them</span> <span m='43620'>as</span> <span m='43730'>much.</span> <span m='44010'>I probably see</span> <span m='44180'>my</span> <span m='44320'>parents</span> <span m='44690'>probably</span> <span m='44920'>once</span> <span m='45160'>a</span> <span m='45200'>month</span> <span m='45490'>for</span> <span m='45570'>nine</span> <span m='45820'>months.</span> <span m='46570'>So</span> <span m='46740'>it's</span> <span m='47040'>definitely</span> <span m='47130'>different.</span> </p><p><span m='48000'>And</span> <span m='48140'>the</span> <span m='48230'>travel.</span> <span m='48910'>I</span> <span m='49000'>mean,</span> <span m='50240'>up</span> <span m='50410'>until</span> <span m='50690'>AAA,</span> <span m='51030'>I</span> <span m='51280'>bussed</span> <span m='51590'>everywhere.</span> <span m='52010'>And</span> <span m='52110'>those</span> <span m='52260'>are</span> <span m='52400'>not</span> <span m='52670'>fun</span> <span m='52970'>rides</span> <span m='53330'>when</span> <span m='53450'>you're</span> <span m='53520'>getting</span> <span m='53710'>done</span> <span m='53980'>at</span> <span m='54540'>11</span> <span m='54850'>o'clock</span> <span m='55220'>and</span> <span m='55300'>you've got</span> <span m='55490'>five,</span> <span m='55720'>six</span> <span m='55990'>hours</span> <span m='56210'>to</span> <span m='56280'>the</span> <span m='56360'>next</span> <span m='56540'>place.</span> <span m='56980'>You're</span> <span m='57160'>getting in</span> <span m='57350'>at</span> <span m='57570'>three,</span> <span m='57770'>four</span> <span m='57980'>in</span> <span m='58040'>the</span> <span m='58100'>morning.</span> <span m='58450'>Then you</span> <span m='58520'>gotta</span> <span m='58800'>get up</span> <span m='58890'>and</span> <span m='58990'>play</span> <span m='59140'>the</span> <span m='59210'>next</span> <span m='59430'>day.</span> <span m='59730'>So</span> <span m='60490'>that's</span> <span m='60710'>kind</span> <span m='60880'>of</span> <span m='60960'>rough.</span> </p><p><span m='61250'>And</span> <span m='61310'>then</span> <span m='61390'>AAA,</span> <span m='61880'>you</span> <span m='61940'>get</span> <span m='62050'>to</span> <span m='62140'>fly,</span> <span m='63000'>but</span> <span m='63430'>you're</span> <span m='63670'>flying</span> <span m='64019'>commercial</span> <span m='64769'>four</span> <span m='65010'>days</span> <span m='65209'>a</span> <span m='65269'>week</span> <span m='65590'>at</span> <span m='65790'>eight</span> <span m='66010'>in</span> <span m='66120'>the</span> <span m='66190'>morning.</span> <span m='66450'>So</span> <span m='66580'>you have</span> <span m='66640'>to</span> <span m='66710'>get</span> <span m='66830'>up</span> <span m='66970'>at</span> <span m='67040'>five</span> <span m='67320'>in</span> <span m='67390'>the</span> <span m='67460'>morning</span> <span m='67760'>to</span> <span m='67880'>get to</span> <span m='68210'>your</span> <span m='68310'>flight.</span> <span m='68690'>So</span> <span m='69510'>the</span> <span m='69610'>travel</span> <span m='69930'>part</span> <span m='70470'>definitely</span> <span m='70700'>does</span> <span m='70920'>where</span> <span m='70950'>on you</span> <span m='71120'>as the</span> <span m='71190'>season</span> <span m='71540'>goes.</span> <span m='71910'>But</span> <span m='72370'>I</span> <span m='72460'>mean</span> <span m='72610'>if</span> <span m='72720'>you</span> <span m='72820'>can</span> <span m='72950'>deal</span> <span m='73150'>with</span> <span m='73280'>that,</span> <span m='73500'>then</span> <span m='73590'>you</span> <span m='73650'>can</span> <span m='73760'>really</span> <span m='73940'>deal</span> <span m='74170'>with</span> <span m='74450'>anything.</span> </p><p><span m='75700'>I</span> <span m='75780'>would</span> <span m='75960'>say the</span> <span m='76200'>biggest</span> <span m='76440'>decision</span> <span m='76880'>so</span> <span m='77100'>far</span> <span m='77320'>in my</span> <span m='77440'>career</span> <span m='77750'>is</span> <span m='77910'>the</span> <span m='77990'>fact</span> <span m='78300'>that</span> <span m='78420'>I</span> <span m='78500'>chose</span> <span m='78790'>to</span> <span m='78870'>go</span> <span m='79000'>pro</span> <span m='79230'>out</span> <span m='79290'>of</span> <span m='79350'>high</span> <span m='79500'>school.</span> <span m='79910'>I</span> <span m='79970'>mean,</span> <span m='80140'>that</span> <span m='80240'>was</span> <span m='80360'>a</span> <span m='80400'>big</span> <span m='80580'>decision</span> <span m='80940'>for</span> <span m='81060'>me</span> <span m='81230'>to</span> <span m='81300'>pass</span> <span m='81620'>up</span> <span m='81670'>college.</span> <span m='83290'>Definitely</span> <span m='83540'>took a</span> <span m='83590'>lot</span> <span m='83770'>of</span> <span m='83840'>thought.</span> <span m='84110'>I</span> <span m='84180'>mean,</span> <span m='84280'>I probably</span> <span m='84580'>took</span> <span m='84810'>a</span> <span m='84850'>month</span> <span m='85140'>of</span> <span m='85220'>thinking</span> <span m='85710'>about</span> <span m='85960'>what</span> <span m='86120'>I</span> <span m='86160'>wanted</span> <span m='86430'>to</span> <span m='86500'>do</span> <span m='87700'>to</span> <span m='87820'>go</span> <span m='87980'>pro.</span> <span m='88290'>And</span> <span m='88380'>I</span> <span m='88410'>think</span> <span m='88640'>for</span> <span m='88740'>me,</span> <span m='88910'>it</span> <span m='88980'>was</span> <span m='89080'>just</span> <span m='89290'>a</span> <span m='89330'>decision</span> <span m='89770'>that</span> <span m='90070'>OK,</span> <span m='90300'>I do</span> <span m='90370'>have</span> <span m='90530'>a</span> <span m='90580'>chance</span> <span m='91160'>to</span> <span m='91300'>go</span> <span m='91430'>pro</span> <span m='91670'>out of</span> <span m='91740'>high</span> <span m='91940'>school.</span> <span m='92190'>Do</span> <span m='92290'>I</span> <span m='92340'>want</span> <span m='92530'>to</span> <span m='92620'>pass</span> <span m='92990'>up</span> <span m='93150'>college</span> <span m='94010'>because</span> <span m='94170'>I</span> <span m='94230'>can</span> <span m='94380'>always</span> <span m='94560'>go</span> <span m='94670'>back.</span> <span m='94990'>But</span> <span m='95050'>I</span> <span m='95130'>pass up the</span> <span m='95530'>experience</span> <span m='96150'>and</span> <span m='96210'>the</span> <span m='96280'>knowledge</span> <span m='96680'>that</span> <span m='96770'>I</span> <span m='96810'>learned</span> <span m='97040'>in</span> <span m='97120'>those</span> <span m='97300'>three</span> <span m='97540'>years</span> <span m='97700'>of</span> <span m='97770'>college.</span> </p><p><span m='98930'>I</span> <span m='98960'>definitely</span> <span m='99570'>think</span> <span m='99810'>I</span> <span m='99850'>made</span> <span m='100050'>the</span> <span m='100140'>right</span> <span m='100330'>decision</span> <span m='100700'>in</span> <span m='100830'>going</span> <span m='101080'>pro</span> <span m='101540'>out</span> <span m='101670'>of</span> <span m='101760'>high</span> <span m='101920'>school.</span> <span m='102190'>I think</span> <span m='102290'>it's</span> <span m='102630'>paid</span> <span m='102850'>off</span> <span m='103040'>pretty</span> <span m='103200'>well.</span> <span m='103960'>But</span> <span m='104060'>it's</span> <span m='104150'>just,</span> <span m='104990'>that's</span> <span m='105040'>the biggest</span> <span m='105280'>decision</span> <span m='105650'>you're</span> <span m='105710'>probably</span> <span m='106030'>going to</span> <span m='106130'>have is to</span> <span m='106580'>decide</span> <span m='106990'>to</span> <span m='107100'>go</span> <span m='107340'>out</span> <span m='107460'>of</span> <span m='107540'>college</span> <span m='108040'>or</span> <span m='108270'>out</span> <span m='108400'>of</span> <span m='108510'>high</span> <span m='108670'>school,</span> <span m='109450'>if</span> <span m='109600'>you</span> <span m='109670'>can</span> <span m='109900'>go</span> <span m='110030'>out of</span> <span m='110110'>high</span> <span m='110260'>school.</span> <span m='110540'>So</span> <span m='111880'>that</span> <span m='111980'>was definitely</span> <span m='112290'>the</span> <span m='112390'>hardest</span> <span m='112560'>decision</span> <span m='112640'>I've had to</span> <span m='112700'>make</span> <span m='113020'>so</span> <span m='113180'>far.</span> </p><p><span m='113450'>You</span> <span m='113590'>know,</span> <span m='113670'>there's</span> <span m='113790'>not</span> <span m='114000'>that</span> <span m='114180'>many</span> <span m='114350'>guys</span> <span m='114630'>that</span> <span m='114730'>come</span> <span m='114880'>out</span> <span m='114960'>of</span> <span m='115020'>high</span> <span m='115180'>school</span> <span m='115480'>that</span> <span m='115570'>go</span> <span m='115990'>straight</span> <span m='116310'>to</span> <span m='116380'>the</span> <span m='116460'>pros.</span> <span m='118480'>I've</span> <span m='118680'>had</span> <span m='118810'>a</span> <span m='118850'>couple</span> <span m='119140'>buddies</span> <span m='119540'>that</span> <span m='119700'>were</span> <span m='119770'>pretty</span> <span m='119990'>good</span> <span m='120120'>at</span> <span m='120180'>baseball</span> <span m='120490'>and</span> <span m='120660'>I</span> <span m='120730'>thought</span> <span m='120950'>for</span> <span m='121050'>sure</span> <span m='121310'>would</span> <span m='121380'>get</span> <span m='121500'>drafted</span> <span m='121940'>and</span> <span m='122030'>they</span> <span m='122170'>didn't.</span> <span m='122470'>So</span> <span m='123220'>baseball</span> <span m='123610'>is</span> <span m='123680'>a</span> <span m='123720'>different</span> <span m='124030'>world.</span> <span m='124970'>I</span> <span m='125060'>mean</span> <span m='125190'>you</span> <span m='125260'>think</span> <span m='125490'>you</span> <span m='125550'>have</span> <span m='125640'>a</span> <span m='125670'>good</span> <span m='125850'>shot and</span> <span m='126240'>you</span> <span m='126320'>don't.</span> <span m='126670'>So</span> <span m='127500'>you</span> <span m='127730'>definitely</span> <span m='127870'>have to put in the time</span> <span m='128120'>and the</span> <span m='128229'>effort</span> <span m='128630'>to</span> <span m='128970'>really</span> <span m='129190'>make</span> <span m='129380'>sure</span> <span m='129550'>you</span> <span m='129610'>do</span> <span m='129720'>have</span> <span m='129860'>that</span> <span m='129930'>shot</span> <span m='130220'>to</span> <span m='130320'>get</span> <span m='130440'>drafted.</span> </p><p><span m='130850'>It's</span> <span m='130990'>definitely</span> <span m='131380'>a</span> <span m='131420'>very</span> <span m='131700'>tough</span> <span m='131980'>industry,</span> <span m='132400'>and</span> <span m='132490'>it's</span> <span m='132610'>even</span> <span m='132800'>tougher</span> <span m='133140'>to</span> <span m='133220'>actually</span> <span m='133500'>make</span> <span m='134410'>to</span> <span m='134540'>the</span> <span m='134600'>big</span> <span m='134790'>leagues where</span> <span m='135050'>you</span> <span m='135160'>want</span> <span m='135340'>to</span> <span m='135400'>be.</span> <span m='135940'>I</span> <span m='136030'>mean,</span> <span m='136160'>I</span> <span m='136190'>think</span> <span m='136400'>only</span> <span m='136580'>6%</span> <span m='137110'>of</span> <span m='137170'>minor</span> <span m='137510'>leaguers</span> <span m='137640'>ever</span> <span m='137840'>make</span> <span m='138060'>it to</span> <span m='138120'>the</span> <span m='138190'>big</span> <span m='138390'>leagues,</span> <span m='138610'>and</span> <span m='139050'>a</span> <span m='139100'>smaller</span> <span m='139430'>percentage</span> <span m='139740'>of</span> <span m='139810'>that</span> <span m='140010'>actual</span> <span m='140290'>stay</span> <span m='140700'>and can</span> <span m='140770'>make</span> <span m='140970'>a</span> <span m='141010'>living</span> <span m='141330'>out</span> <span m='141450'>of</span> <span m='141510'>baseball.</span> <span m='141960'>So</span> <span m='142130'>it's</span> <span m='142270'>definitely</span> <span m='143100'>a</span> <span m='143210'>very</span> <span m='143440'>tough</span> <span m='143700'>industry</span> <span m='144210'>and</span> <span m='144320'>you</span> <span m='144380'>have</span> <span m='144470'>to</span> <span m='144540'>be</span> <span m='144640'>ready</span> <span m='144850'>to</span> <span m='144920'>put</span> <span m='145110'>in</span> <span m='145210'>the</span> <span m='145300'>time</span> <span m='145560'>and</span> <span m='145650'>effort</span> <span m='146010'>to</span> <span m='146300'>make</span> <span m='146550'>your</span> <span m='146590'>dream</span> <span m='147050'>come</span> <span m='147220'>true.</span> </p><p><span m='148470'>Work</span> <span m='148680'>life</span> <span m='148860'>balance</span> <span m='149140'>isn't</span> <span m='149520'>too</span> <span m='149710'>much.</span> <span m='149910'>In</span> <span m='150050'>season,</span> <span m='150450'>it's</span> <span m='150590'>mostly</span> <span m='151020'>a</span> <span m='151070'>lot</span> <span m='151260'>of</span> <span m='151340'>work.</span> <span m='151740'>I</span> <span m='151810'>mean</span> <span m='151950'>obviously,</span> <span m='152330'>for</span> <span m='152480'>those</span> <span m='152680'>nine</span> <span m='152940'>months,</span> <span m='154470'>you're</span> <span m='154560'>pretty</span> <span m='154760'>much</span> <span m='154980'>every</span> <span m='155140'>day</span> <span m='155290'>at</span> <span m='155370'>the</span> <span m='155440'>ballpark</span> <span m='156040'>for</span> <span m='156750'>10,</span> <span m='156890'>11</span> <span m='157160'>hours</span> <span m='157390'>a</span> <span m='157440'>day</span> <span m='157760'>when</span> <span m='157880'>you</span> <span m='157950'>wake</span> <span m='158220'>up</span> <span m='158370'>in</span> <span m='158530'>the</span> <span m='158590'>morning.</span> <span m='159530'>Obviously</span> <span m='160070'>you</span> <span m='160150'>try</span> <span m='160340'>to</span> <span m='160440'>find</span> <span m='160760'>time</span> <span m='161030'>you</span> <span m='161090'>know</span> <span m='161200'>on</span> <span m='161290'>the</span> <span m='161350'>weekends.</span> <span m='162250'>Once</span> <span m='162430'>you're</span> <span m='162600'>of</span> <span m='162730'>age,</span> <span m='162980'>you</span> <span m='163040'>can</span> <span m='163160'>go</span> <span m='163330'>out</span> <span m='163570'>and</span> <span m='163760'>have</span> <span m='163910'>a</span> <span m='163940'>little</span> <span m='164090'>fun</span> <span m='164250'>at</span> <span m='164320'>the</span> <span m='164390'>bar</span> <span m='164690'>and</span> <span m='164780'>stuff</span> <span m='165010'>like</span> <span m='165190'>that,</span> <span m='165390'>just</span> <span m='165520'>to</span> <span m='165600'>get</span> <span m='165750'>up</span> <span m='166080'>out</span> <span m='166200'>of</span> <span m='166260'>the</span> <span m='166320'>baseball</span> <span m='166820'>realm</span> <span m='167110'>and</span> <span m='167620'>enjoy</span> <span m='168010'>life</span> <span m='168260'>a</span> <span m='168310'>little</span> <span m='168510'>bit.</span> <span m='168680'>Because</span> <span m='168840'>you</span> <span m='168910'>know</span> <span m='169070'>if</span> <span m='169180'>you</span> <span m='169250'>just</span> <span m='169460'>sit</span> <span m='169610'>at</span> <span m='169680'>home</span> <span m='170260'>all</span> <span m='170450'>day</span> <span m='170640'>for</span> <span m='170760'>nine</span> <span m='170990'>months,</span> <span m='171270'>you're</span> <span m='171400'>going to go</span> <span m='171570'>crazy.</span> <span m='172030'>So</span> <span m='172790'>there's</span> <span m='172940'>a</span> <span m='172980'>little</span> <span m='173140'>bit</span> <span m='173230'>of</span> <span m='173290'>time</span> <span m='173510'>to</span> <span m='173580'>go</span> <span m='173770'>out.</span> </p><p><span m='176060'>Out</span> <span m='176230'>of</span> <span m='176300'>season,</span> <span m='176860'>off-season,</span> <span m='177650'>you're</span> <span m='178060'>got four,</span> <span m='178270'>five</span> <span m='178520'>months</span> <span m='178860'>depending</span> <span m='179220'>on</span> <span m='179700'>if</span> <span m='179770'>you're</span> <span m='179960'>in</span> <span m='180030'>the minor</span> <span m='180100'>leagues</span> <span m='180190'>it's</span> <span m='180320'>five,</span> <span m='180680'>and</span> <span m='180950'>the</span> <span m='181410'>big</span> <span m='181680'>leagues</span> <span m='181990'>it's four</span> <span m='182660'>where</span> <span m='183070'>you</span> <span m='183150'>have</span> <span m='183280'>pretty</span> <span m='183430'>much</span> <span m='183590'>every</span> <span m='183750'>day</span> <span m='183920'>to</span> <span m='183990'>yourself</span> <span m='184470'>and</span> <span m='184560'>you</span> <span m='184630'>can</span> <span m='184830'>really</span> <span m='185030'>figure</span> <span m='185270'>out</span> <span m='185350'>what</span> <span m='185470'>you</span> <span m='185560'>want to</span> <span m='185670'>do.</span> <span m='185890'>That's</span> <span m='186110'>when</span> <span m='186210'>you</span> <span m='186280'>do your</span> <span m='186510'>travel</span> <span m='186980'>and</span> <span m='187100'>stuff</span> <span m='187340'>like</span> <span m='187540'>that.</span> <span m='187970'>But</span> <span m='188470'>in</span> <span m='188990'>season</span> <span m='189490'>is</span> <span m='189600'>definitely</span> <span m='190190'>more</span> <span m='190450'>work</span> <span m='190750'>than</span> <span m='191160'>social</span> <span m='191620'>life.</span> <span m='191860'>But</span> <span m='191970'>I</span> <span m='192000'>mean,</span> <span m='192120'>it's</span> <span m='192260'>definitely</span> <span m='192570'>worth</span> <span m='192830'>it.</span> <span m='192910'>I</span> <span m='192940'>mean,</span> <span m='193110'>you</span> <span m='193190'>get</span> <span m='193340'>four</span> <span m='193530'>months</span> <span m='193780'>off,</span> <span m='194050'>so</span> <span m='194600'>it's</span> <span m='194760'>a</span> <span m='194810'>good</span> <span m='195010'>payoff.</span> </p>","file":{"id":703104,"video_id":"","name":"3220-Matt - Baseball Player IN-DEPTH.mov","duration":196068,"thumbnail_url":null}});