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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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110th Annual Baseball Winter Meetings In Dallas, Texas

  In less than a month, Minor League Baseball will host its annual Winter Meetings.  This year, the four day event will be held at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.  As always, not all activities are open to the general public.  The PBEO Job Fair and the Baseball Trade Show tend to be the main […]

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On To The Next One: Jeff Niemann

Many agents take little to no commission on a client’s signing bonus when he signs a professional contract after being drafted in the MLB First-Year Player Draft.  Thereafter, at a minimum, the client will ask his agent to pay for his equipment.  Over multiple years, this cost adds up.  All the while, the agent continues […]

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Baseball Is A Business And Many Are Pot Committed

Yesterday, I wrote about what money means to minor leaguers.  Most non-40-man roster players in the Minors barely make enough money to pay their own bills, let alone others’ bills if they have to take care of a family.  But there are players who benefit from large signing bonuses upon entering their new organization’s farm […]

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What Money Means To Minor Leaguers

The other day, I was negotiating with a General Manager of a Winter Ball team that is interested in signing one of my clients to play for him.  He originally offered my client $1,000 less than I was hoping for, but included a shared apartment.  The stated offer is not a figure to complain about, […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (3/12/2010)

It may officially be Spring Break, but this week has been no break for me.  Between visiting clients at Spring Training facilities and meeting with parents of potential future advisees, along with a bunch of other business related tasks, I sure have been able to keep myself busy during what has been a relaxing week […]

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Dynasty Athlete Representation

Dynasty Adds A Lefty And A Youngster

Major and Minor League Baseball are currently at a break in action, but at Dynasty Athlete Representation, we never stop working.  And players continue to notice the work that we do for our current clients.  We are happy to announce the addition of two new clients.  One is a left-handed pitcher with plenty of college […]

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Who’s Paying the Tab?

Earlier this year, The Wall Street Journal announced that they would expand their sports section from its once-a-week appearance to an everyday section, and I’ve been following the online version since.  Last week I came across a very interesting article by Allen Barra, and I wanted to explore the possibilities of an idea he proposed.  […]

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Dynasty Thunders Ahead In Building Its Baseball Division

For Immediate Release Dynasty Thunders Ahead In Building Its Baseball Division Gainesville, FL – [December 10, 2008], Dynasty Athlete Representation, LLC began with one baseball and one bowling client.  Today, the company is proud to have thirteen of the top PBA bowlers and six talented young baseball players making their way up the ranks of […]

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GMs, Agents, Welcome To Las Vegas

As of yesterday, baseball executives and MLBPA agents had crawled up into the Ritz and glitz of Las Vegas, but this trip is not to enjoy the blackjack tables, luxurious pool decks, and clubs that stay open all hours of the night.  The agents and executives are in Vegas for one of the most important […]