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On To The Next One: Dayan Viciedo

Ready for a new feature?  I was listening to the radio yesterday and on comes Jay-Z’s, On To The Next One.  For some reason I start to think how I can incorporate the song’s title into SportsAgentBlog.com.  And then it strikes me – Whenever a player drops his agent for a new one, we will […]

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Johnny Lujan Becomes A Part Of Dynasty

I would like to welcome a new member into the Dynasty family, a week after he and his wife welcomed a new child into their own family.  Johnny Lujan, a Triple A pitcher with the New York Mets, had his first child; a daughter named Eden Isabella Lujan.  We wish Johnny, his wife Erica, and […]

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Scott Boras Is All Aboard The Shin-Soo Choo Train

Super-baseball agent Scott Boras has a new client, Cleveland Indians rising start Shin-Soo Choo.  The right fielder, who hit .300 and 20 homeruns last year is part of the Indians grand scheme for the future…maybe.  The recent change in representation to Boras from Octagon Worldwide’s Al Nero, may throw a curveball at the Indians chances […]

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Understanding Major League Baseball’s Salary Arbitration System

The following article was a guest contribution by an author who wishes to remain anonymous. Under MLB’s current collective bargaining agreement (CBA), a player with at least three but less than six years of Major League service is eligible for salary arbitration. A player with more than two years but less than three years of […]

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Looking Back At Arbitration In 2010

February is a dynamic, short month.  Certain areas of the United States experience their coldest temperatures of the year, but find that near the end of the month, it starts getting warmer and more enjoyable.  Baseball is very similar in the month of February.  The beginning of the month is marked by arbitration eligible players […]

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Prospect Or Not, Pete Parise Is One To Watch

Pete Parise couldn’t even make TheCardinalNation.com’s 2010 Top 40 Prospect List, but what do we care?  Plenty of prospects never make it to Major League Baseball, and many that do, don’t last very long.  Wikipedia defines prospect in its relation to sports as any player whose rights are owned by a professional team, but who […]

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Scott Boras Loses One, Gains One, In Busy Weekend

Busy weekends is the norm over at Scott Boras Corp. headquarters.  This past weekend was no exception.  Scott Boras has been busy playing with the media concerning Johnny Damon negotiations, but he also had a client fire him and subsequently was hired by a different professional player. Johnny Damon is not the only Scott Boras […]

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Next On The Agenda: B.J. Upton

B.J. Upton is the 2nd player to reach an arbitration hearing this February.  Corey Hart was the first, and in his case, the panel of arbitrators handed Hart the victory, and $4.8 million (compared to the Brewers’ offer of $4.15 million).  Upton’s has already had his hearing yesterday, and one of the 3 panelists (Elizabeth […]

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Early Report That Corey Hart Won

Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinal just tweeted that Corey Hart has surprisingly won his arbitration hearing.  If this is true, Hart will make $4.8 million in the 2010 season.

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Comparing Corey Hart To Hunter Pence

Apparently, Corey Hart and his agents from CAA were unable to strike a deal with the Milwaukee Brewers in the final hour before their case went to arbitration.  It is expected that we will know which side won today’s hearing tomorrow.  The three arbitrators hearing the case are Elizabeth Neumeier, John Sands, and Sylvia Skratek. […]