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 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