On To The Next One: Paul Goldschmidt

According to a Tweet by Robert Murray, Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is now represented by Excel Sports Management. He was previously represented by ISE Baseball (formerly Relativity Baseball). The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Delaware-native is one of the premier first baseman in the MLB. He is currently signed to a very team-friendly contract – a…

2016 MLB Draft The First With New NCAA Bylaw

With the 2016 MLB Draft getting underway today, many of the nation’s top high school and college players will hear their name called by Big League clubs. Unlike the NBA and NFL Drafts, these prospects do not have the knowledge, guidance and experience from an agent while going through this process, as NCAA rules stated…

On To The Next One: Randal Grichuk

Per MLB Trade Rumors, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Randal Grichuk has joined Excel Sports Management, where he will be represented by Casey Close. He was previously represented by Priority Sports. The 24-year-old Grichuk is in his second full MLB season after being drafted by the Angels 24th overall in the 2009 draft. Superstar Angels outfielder Mike…

Is The MLB Labor Market Fair?

The following is a guest contribution by Noah Goodman, a third-year law student at Temple University and a Staff Editor of the Temple Law Review. This past fall, David Price, a 30-year-old free agent, signed a seven-year contract with the Boston Red Sox worth $217 million. Less than a week later, Zach Greinke, a 32-year…

Yankees Prospect Gary Sanchez Signs With Marc Anthony’s Magnus Sports

With the 2015 Baseball Winter Meetings kicking off today down in Nashville, TN, there will likely be a flood of baseball transactions and MLB-related news. Per a Tweet by MLB Trade Rumors’ Tim Dierkes, Yankees catching prospect Gary Sanchez has signed with the newly formed Magnus Sports. He joins Reds closer Aroldis Chapman at the joint venture…

On To The Next One: Matt Wisler

According to Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal, Atlanta Braves pitching prospect Matt Wisler has switched representation agencies. He was formerly represented by Sosnick Cobbe Karon Sports, but has joined the ranks at Excel Sports Management. At Excel, he will be represented by a team of agents in the baseball division, which is led by Casey…

Kris Bryant Next Marketing Star?

National League Rookie of the Year winner (by unanimous decision) Kris Bryant seems to be a marketer’s dream — talented, young, handsome, and playing in a large market. But how much does that translate into dollars and cents and how much does Bryant care? “He has great potential,” says Marc Ganis, president of Chicago-based SportsCorp….

Miami Marlins Vs. Scott Boras, Marcell Ozuna And Jose Fernandez

Similar to a post regarding Scott Boras and The New York Mets disagreeing about pitcher Matt Harvey’s innings limit, Boras is now at odds with the Miami Marlins regarding two of his clients –  pitcher Jose Fernandez and outfielder Marcell Ozuna. According to an article on Yahoo! Sports by Steven Wine, the Marlins said that they…

On To The Next One: Nolan Arenado

Per a Tweet by Ken Rosenthal, Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado is leaving The Boras Corporation and joining Wasserman Media Group. Arenado is coming off an All-Star season in 2015, in which he batted .287/.337/.575 with an NL-best 42 homers and an MLB-best 130 RBI. This comes in addition to his Gold Glove-caliber defense, for…