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Soderstrom Receives Largest Bonus For A Prep School Catcher In The Bonus-Pool Era

The Oakland Athletics have signed 1st-round pick Tyler Soderstrom for $3.3 Million (slot 26 value = $2,653,400) according to Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline. Soderstrom received the largest bonus for a prep C in bonus-pool era. He is the son of former Major League Pitcher Steve Soderstrom who was the No.6 overall pick in the […]

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CAA Inks Two University of Tennesee Draft Selections

CAA Baseball has announced the signings of two University of Tennessee baseball players: Chicago White Sox first round pick Garret Crochet, and Minnesota Twins second round selection Alerick Soularie. Crochet is a tall, athletic left handed pitcher who has drawn comparisons to fellow CAA client Josh Hader by many scouts. Soularie is a versatile IF/OF […]

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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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MLB Contemplates Skipping 2020 Amateur Draft Due to COVID19

As the effects of Coronavirus continue to be felt around the globe, the sports world continues its planning towards resuming its regular seasons and in the case of Major League Baseball, beginning its regular season. Reports have surfaced that Major League Baseball will consider putting the 2020 Amateur Draft on hold as well as putting […]

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A Look into MLB Free Agent Activity, or the Lack Thereof

Last winter, just a month before pitchers and catchers were scheduled to report, nine of the top 20 free agents in Major League Baseball (MLB) remained unsigned. Among this irritable group were mega-stars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. The league-wide slumber party was unprecedented in the sport’s offseason history. The MLB is the very league […]

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Is Austin Meadows The Next Josh Hamilton?

The following guest contribution was written by Richard Pallarino (@rpallarino).  Richard is a student at CUNY-College of Staten Island and a Constituent Aide at the New York State Senate. Loganville, GA, just east of Atlanta, is the home to an 17 year-old high school senior baseball player that will most likely be selected within the top 5 […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates 8th Round Pick Kevin Ross Shows Public Disgust With Signing Bonus

As of 5 p.m. EST on Friday, July 13, 2012, the signing period for players who were selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball Rule 4 Draft had elapsed.  Draftees who signed with the clubs that selected them were added to their respective farm systems, and those who failed to sign will either play at […]

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2012 MLB Draft Player/Advisor Spreadsheet

Keep up with Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS  First, Belmont University law school student and aspiring sports/entertainment agent Mark J. Burns, took our 2012 NFL Draft Rounds 1-7 Picks (Player/Agent) list and turned it into a fantastic spreadsheet.  Now Burns has decided to go one step further and turn our 2012 MLB Draft Round 1 Advisors/Players List into two spreadsheets: (1) organized […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (6/8/2012)

Jewish girl nose jobs decreasing.  Due to ethnic pride?  How about my White Hot Heat?  Better believe I will be in the American Airlines Arena for Game 7 of Heat vs. Celtics.  My newest Forbes article is titled, Detroit Tigers Pitcher Andrew Oliver’s Former Advisors’ Actions May Represent Significant Threat To Baseball Agents.  Hope you enjoy […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (12/2/11)

Hey Kobe Bryant.  Here is your official, public invitation to come ball at my local Jewish Community Center (JCC).  You know, in case you get tired of the one in Irvine, California.  I am heading to Memphis, Tennessee tonight to host the University of Memphis’ first Agent Day with Jason Belzer tomorrow.  We will also […]