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Yankees Top Prospect Luis Gil Hires Rep 1 Baseball

New York Yankees top pitching prospect Luis Gil has hired Rep 1 Sports for representation according to Jon Heymen. Gil, the Yankees No. 5 overall prospect according to MLB Pipeline was signed by the Twins in the 2014-15 international signing period for $90,000 out of the Dominican Republic. The Yankees acquired Gil in a trade […]

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Boras Corp’s Gesture To Pay Released Minor League Clients Rejected by Union

Last week, it was reported by Jon Heyman via twitter that Scott Boras and the entire Boras Corporation has committed to pay all their released Minor League clients their expected salaries for the 2020 season. It has since been reported by Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic that the Major League Baseball Players Association has disallowed […]

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Boras Corp. Inks Top Prospect

Jon Heyman announced on Twitter that top Detroit Tigers pitching prospect, Matt Manning, has signed with The Boras Corporation. The former 9th overall pick of the 2016 MLB Draft out of out of Sheldon High School (CA) has posted a career Minor League ERA of 3.04 over the course of 70 games with 410 strikeouts, […]

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NBPA and G League Push Towards Unionization

Reports have recently surfaced that the National Basketball Players Association and the G League (effectively the NBA’s developmental league) have had serious discussions towards unionization. It was reported by The Athletic, that NBPA officials met with G League players last year during the G League Showcase in Las Vegas to begin educating players on the […]

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19-Year-Old Carter Stewart’s Decision To Play In Japan Can Have Huge Implications for Major League Baseball

Carter Stewart, a 19-year-old pitcher from Florida made headlines recently after he decided to sign a contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan’s Pacific League. Stewart is represented by super agent Scott Boras, who negotiated a deal worth over $7 million for the next six-years. If Stewart plays for the duration of his contract […]

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On To The Next One: Reds INF Nick Senzel

Top Reds prospect, Nick Senzel, has hired Joel Wolfe of Wasserman Group to represent him. The 2nd overall pick in the 2016 MLB Draft was formerly represented by Scott Boras. Rated as the #6 overall prospect in MLB, Senzel looks to bounce back this upcoming season after suffering a season ending injury last season with […]

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Gaming the MLB: How One Agency Covered Up the BioGenesis Scandal

According to the Major League Baseball’s Drug Prevention and Treatment Program players who test positive for performance enhancing substances are subject to an 80 game suspension for their first offense,  162 games (a full season) including the postseason for those who test positive a second time, and if a player is caught a third time […]

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On To The Next One: Red Sox Pitching Prospect Tanner Houck

Per a Tweet by Robert Murray, Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Tanner Houck has signed with CAA for his representation. He was previously represented by Jason Wood. Houck, 21, was drafted by the Red Sox with the 24th overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft out of the University of Missouri. The 6’5”, 220 pound […]

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Minor League Baseball Players FLSA Litigation: Are Players Entitled to Greater Rights?

The following is a guest contribution by Noah Goodman. Goodman is a Labor and Employment Associate at Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia and he frequently writes about collective bargaining issues in professional sports. Goodman can be reached via LinkedIn. In 2017, the average salary for a Major League Baseball (“MLB”) player was $4.47 million dollars. Unfortunately, […]