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Klutch Sports Group Signs Tim Anderson

Klutch Sports group has announced via twitter the signing of Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson. Klutch Baseball is led by veteran agent Brodie Scoffield, and was formed in April of 2020 following Klutch Sports Group’s acquisition of Tidal Sports. Rich Paul’s agency most notably represents elite NBA stars such as LeBron James, Ben Simmons, […]

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The File-And-Trial Arbitration Teams Sign Their Players

119 MLB players filed for salary arbitration.  The deadline for players and teams to exchange salary figures leading up to a possible hearing has officially past.  The 3 teams known for implementing a file-and-trial strategy (exchange salary figures and we are going to a hearing, no matter what), have all avoided a potential arbitration hearing. […]

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The MLB Draft Day 1 Broken Down

First Round Bryce Harper (Washington Nationals) – Boras Corp. – Interesting to note that Bud Selig referred to Harper as an outfielder even though he has played mostly catcher his entire life.  Get this kid on the fast track through the Minors. Jameson Tallion (Pittsburgh Pirates) – Hendricks Sports Management – Big high school arm […]

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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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Sox Snatch Up Kotsay

Mark Kotsay has inked a new deal with the Chicago White Sox on November 5th (15 days before he is slated to become a free agent and hit the open market). According to RotoWorld.com (my #1 source for contract info), Kotsay and the Sox agreed to a 1-year, $1.5 million contract. This contract total was […]

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Dennis Gilbert May Buy The Rangers

The Texas Rangers are for sale.  Creditors want their money and owner Tom Hicks is giving in.  Right now, there are three groups that have revealed interest in making the purchase, including Dennis Gilbert, who is currently a special assistant to the owner of the Chicago White Sox.  He is also a Senior Partner at […]

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Interview With The Agent: Nik Lubisich

Nik Lubisich is was raised in the Northwest and continues to call that region of the United States his home today.  He is a former professional baseball player (stuck in the Minors for 6 years before suffering career ending shoulder injuries) who has translated his knowledge of the game and what players look for out […]

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Braves Trade for Vazquez, Others

The main goal for the Atlanta Braves this offseason? Fill their pitching flaws. Atlanta has been rocked by injuries this past season, which is forcing them to revamp their bullpen. Tim Hudson had elbow surgery in August, John Smoltz and Tom Glavine both had arm surgeries which ended their season (they are now free agents), […]

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White Sox Sign Cuban Star Viciedo

The White Sox, who have always found a niche in signing Cuban players, have done it again. Chicago has agreed to terms on a deal with 19-year-old Infielder/outfielder Dayan Viciedo (pending a physical) who had 36 home runs and 162 RBI with a .287 batting average over four years (327 games) of play in Cuba’s […]