Feb
03

Andruw Jones Aims To Return To The MLB

Andruw Jones with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. Photo via MLB.com.

Former MLB slugger Andruw Jones reportedly wants to return to Major League Baseball after playing two years in Japan, according to agent Scott Boras. The 37-year-old Curacao-native is a 5-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove Award winner in center field spent parts of 17 seasons with the Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Los…
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Jan
14

MLBPA Changes To Agent Regulations

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The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) has made some changes to its agent regulations. New applicants now have to undergo a background check conducted by an outside investigative firm and pass a written exam. MLB players voted on the new agent regulations at a recent meeting of the union’s Exec Board. Previously there was…
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Jan
10

Free Agent P, Joe Saunders, Returns To The Legacy Agency

Free Agent P, Joe Saunders, as a member of the Baltimore Orioles. Via ESPN.

According to his Twitter account, Jerry Crasnick reports that free agent pitcher Joe Saunders has returned to The Legacy Agency after being represented by Craig Landis for a year. The Legacy Agency’s baseball division, according to its website, is one of the leading baseball practices in the world having negotiated over $2 billion in player…
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Dec
31

On To The Next One: Yan Gomes

Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes (10) in the on deck circle against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Right before the New Year, Indians catcher Yan Gomes has decided to change his representation.  The 27 year old Brazilian has signed with baseball agency Jet Sports Management, according to MLB Trade Rumor’s Tim Dierkes. Gomes joins Brian McCann, Devin Mesoraco, and Mike Zunino as catchers represented by Jet Sports. Gomes was previously represented by…
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Dec
24

ACES Negotiates Record-Setting Deal For Chicago Cubs P Jon Lester

BOSTON - JUNE 27:  Jon Lester #62 of the Boston Red Sox delivers a pitch against the New York Mets on June 27, 2006 at Fenway Park in Boston Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jon Lester

Two of the world’s most powerful sports agents, Seth and Sam Levinson (ACES Inc.), recently negotiated a record-setting deal for free agent pitcher, Jon Lester.  Lester’s contract with the Chicago Cubs included an MLB record $30 million signing bonus.  The six year, $155 million contract is the largest ever for a pitcher over 30 years old.…
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Nov
20

On To The Next One: Alberto Callaspo

Oakland Athletics second baseman Alberto Callaspo (7) hits an RBI single against the Kansas City Royals during the twelfth inning of the 2014 American League Wild Card playoff baseball game at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals won 9-8. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

At a time when he is still a free agent, MLB third baseman, Alberto Callaspo, has decided to change representation.  Callaspo — who played for the Oakland Athletics this past season — has joined Praver Shapiro Sports Management, where he will be represented by Barry Praver and Scott Shapiro.  He used to be with Goldschmidt…
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Nov
06

On To The Next One: Casey Janssen

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Casey Janssen (44) throws a pitch during the ninth inning in a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Rogers Centre. The Baltimore Orioles won 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

According to MLB Trade Rumors’ Tim Dierkes, former Toronto Blue Jays closer, Casey Janssen, will now be represented by ACES.   The world’s fourth most valuable MLB sports agency also counts the likes of Dustin Pedroia (Boston Red Sox), Jonathan Papelbon (Philadelphia Phillies) and David Wright (New York Mets) as its clients, which Forbes recently highlighted…
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Oct
28

On To The Next One: Yoenis Cespedes

Boston Red Sox left fielder Yoenis Cespedes (52) doubles against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fourth inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

According to the official Roc Nation Sports twitter account, Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is now a member of the Roc Nation Sports list of clientele. Cespedes joins Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, Robinson Cano, and fellow Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo on the Jay Z-led Roc Nation Sports’ baseball roster. This move to Roc Nation…
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Oct
14

On To The Next One: Carlos Correa

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa (84) tags out Detroit Tigers left fielder Trevor Crowe (63) on a stolen base attempt during the third inning at Osceola County Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The Legacy Agency was recently ranked one of the top-five MLB sports agencies in 2014, according to research by Forbes.com.  TLA represents the likes of OF Carl Crawford (Los Angeles Dodgers), P Edwin Jackson (Chicago Cubs) and 2B Rickie Weeks (Milwaukee Brewers). The standout athlete representation and marketing firm also recently inked top Houston Astros…
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Jul
28

On To The Next One: Salvador Perez

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez (13) hits a home run against the Cleveland Indians in the second inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

According to CBS Sports’ MLB Insider, Jon Heyman, Kansas City Royals catcher, Salvador Perez, has changed representation — again. The Valencia, Venezuela native is now represented by Beverly Hills Sports Council and agent Rick Thurman. His former agency was SPS Sports Group.  Prior to SPS, he had been under management with the Morgan Advisory Group.…
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