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VaynerSports Expands Into Baseball

VaynerSports Chairman Gary Vaynerchuk has announced that the dynamic sports agency, known for its presence in the football world, will make an expansion into baseball. Veteran baseball agent Greg Genske and the GEM Agency will join VaynerSports as of today. The new division, to be known as VaynerBaseball, will be led by Genske and GEM […]

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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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Scott Boras Wants Baseball Back

In an opinion piece published in this morning’s New York Times, super-agent Scott Boars of Boras Corp. penned an opinion piece in which he believes that baseball should came back, sooner rather than later. As you may be well aware, amid the outbreak of COVID-19 across the United States, and globally, all sports leagues closed […]

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MLB 2020 Salary Arbitration Primer

January 10, 2020 marked an important day in baseball’s offseason calendar. Teams and Clubs exchange desired figures for the 2020 season – a process defined by the CBA as salary arbitration. Although Teams and Clubs, more often than not, reach a settlement on salary negotiations, there is the occasion where both parties cannot agree on […]

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New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes Settle Grievance

The New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes have settled their injury grievance, agreeing to reduce Cespedes’ salary for the 2020 season. In December of 2016, the New York Mets and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes agreed to a four-year, $110 million. The contract stands as the fifth largest in Mets history behind David Wright, Jacob deGrom, Johan […]

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Winter Meetings Wrap-Up

As Major League Baseball’s 2019 Winter Meetings reach its conclusion today, one thing has become clear, baseball is booming.  The Winter Meetings saw massive contracts being handed out (in excess of $300 million for just one player), swirling rumors, sweeping changes to the game, and even alterations to the way in which the league responds […]

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Noe Ramirez Signs with Ballengee Group

Jon Heyman of MLB Network, announced that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Noe Ramirez has signed with Steve Rath and Jeff Borris of Ballengee Group. Ramirez is 29 years old and was drafted in the 4th round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft by the Boston Red Sox out of California State University Fullerton, making […]

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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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Integrity Sports Agency Is Not A Baseball Agency; It Is A Christian Agency

Every Friday Sports Agent Blog publishes a wrap-up of articles that were not covered on the website the preceding seven days.  The title of that wrap-up includes the phrase “Shabbat Shalom” and the opening blurb in the body of the article typically will contain at least one link related to a Jewish sports story.  It […]