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MLB Arbitrator Rules Brodie Scoffield Breached Employment Agreement With The Legacy Agency

Based out of New York City, The Legacy Agency (“TLA”) had negotiated over half of one billion dollars in contracts. Major League Baseball (“MLB”) agent Greg Genske was the lead negotiator of the agency’s No. 9 ranked baseball division, where the majority of the agency’s revenues came from. Another prominent member of the agency was […]

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MLBPA, Boras, Moreno Among Those Irked as Betts Trade Stalls

On an otherwise quiet Tuesday night in sports, many baseball fans suddenly changed their television channels from The State of the Union Address to The Baseball Network as former league MVP Mookie Betts was reportedly traded. It’s not an unprecedented maneuver, as we have recently seen the likes of Josh Donaldson, Andrew McCutchen, and Giancarlo Stanton […]

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Kris Bryant v. Chicago Cubs

            Earlier this week the baseball world received the decision heard around the world…an impartial arbitrator decided against Kris Bryant, and in favor of the Chicago Cubs, regarding the star player’s 2015 service time grievance.              The decision is quite obviously a loss for Bryant and the players, but to put a positive spin on a bad […]

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MLB 2020 Salary Arbitration Primer

January 10, 2020 marked an important day in baseball’s offseason calendar. Teams and Clubs exchange desired figures for the 2020 season – a process defined by the CBA as salary arbitration. Although Teams and Clubs, more often than not, reach a settlement on salary negotiations, there is the occasion where both parties cannot agree on […]

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Noe Ramirez Signs with Ballengee Group

Jon Heyman of MLB Network, announced that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Noe Ramirez has signed with Steve Rath and Jeff Borris of Ballengee Group. Ramirez is 29 years old and was drafted in the 4th round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft by the Boston Red Sox out of California State University Fullerton, making […]

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8th Annual Tulane Sports Law National Baseball Arbitration Competition

What: 8th Annual National Baseball Arbitration Competition presented by Tulane Law School Sports Law Society When: January 28- 30, 2015 Where: Tulane University Law School Description The National Baseball Arbitration Competition is a simulated salary arbitration competition modeled closely on the procedures used by Major League Baseball (MLB). Like most law school moot court competitions, the […]

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An Introduction To The Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT)

The following is a guest contribution from Charles Bennett J.D. This article discusses the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal––its inception, purpose, and procedures. First, what is the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (“BAT”) and how did it get its start? The BAT was established by FIBA in 2006 under the name “FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)”. In accordance with the […]

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Baseball Agent Jamie Murphy Opened Up To Buster Olney About His Practice

ESPN’s Buster Olney recently chatted with baseball agent Jamie Murphy of TWC Sports on his Baseball Tonight podcast. Notes from the podcast: Murphy represents Nick Markakis, Mark Ellis, David Aardsma and others. Murphy currently lives in Vermont. Murphy is the father of two little boys. About living in Vermont, Murphy said, “this day and age, you […]

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St. John’s School Of Law Spring 2013 Sports Symposium

What: St. John’s University School of Law Spring 2013 Symposium: Arbitration in Professional Sport When: Friday, April 19, 2013 (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Where: St. John’s School of Law, Belson Moot Court Room | Second Floor, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439 Schedule 8:30 – 9 a.m. Registration and Light Breakfast 9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome Michael […]

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A Look At Baseball Arbitration Analysis – Pablo Sandoval Arbitration Report

Statistics and baseball are like biscuits and gravy…if you are from the South.  One person that does not need any convincing regarding that statement is Marc Rubin, co-owner of RayRubin Sports Analysts.  Rubin has been a statistics professor at Southern New Hampshire University Graduate School of Business for over 25 years and is frequently hired by baseball agents […]