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Major League Baseball Locks Out Players For First Time Since 1990

For the first time since 1990, Major League Baseball (MLB) has locked out its players after management and the MLB Players Association (MLBPA) could not come to an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The previous CBA expired last night at 11:59 PM EST. Prior to 1990, the MLB locked out its players […]

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Yasiel Puig No Longer Represented by Luba Sports

Current MLB free agent, Yasiel Puig, has elected to no longer be represented by Rachel Luba of Luba Sports. “I appreciate Rachel’s efforts on my behalf over the past year,” said Puig. “She is a wonderful person and an extremely talented and knowledgeable agent. I wish her nothing but the best.” The Cuban-born professional baseball […]

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Rick Thurman Divests Stake in Beverly Hills Sports Council

Rick Thurman, co-founder of Beverly Hills Sports Council, has relinquished his ownership of the esteemed athlete representation firm. Beverly Hills Sports Council was co-founded in 1984 by Thurman and his legendary partner, Dennis “Go-Go” Gilbert. After divesting his ownership stake in BHSC, principal ownership now belongs to Danny Horwits, who has been with the firm […]

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CAA Baseball and MLB Opening Day

Yesterday marked the beginning of a new chapter in baseball, amid returning to some sense of normalcy toward the end of the global pandemic. Out of the 15 games played, four of them featured a starting pitcher represented by no other than CAA. The four players spotlighted were Sandy Alcantara, Max Fried, Jack Flaherty, and […]

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Interview With The Agent: Quality Control Sports Alex Cotto

This “Interview With The Agent” features MLB agent Alex Cotto. Alex Cotto has over a decade of MLB experience and has successfully negotiated (along with his colleague Charisse Dash) notable MLB players contracts including Chicago White Sox infielder Yoan Moncada’s 5 year, 70-million-dollar deal. Alex Cotto sat down to talk about his career, his new […]

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Luba Sports Signs The Wild Horse: Yasiel Puig

Luba Sports has expanded their client roster with Rachel Luba signing free agent outfielder Yasiel Puig. The Cuban-born right fielder is an interesting addition to Luba Sports, who already represents Trevor Bauer, a self-proclaimed “misfit.” Puig’s lack of discipline on and off the field has garnered him the nickname the Wild Horse. He was previously […]

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Card’s First Round Selection Jordan Walker Hires Jet Sports Management

St. Louis Cardinals first round draft pick, Jordan Walker has chosen Jet Sports Management as his representation as he embarks upon his professional career. Walker will forego his commitment to Duke University as he receives a $2.9MM bonus according to Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline.  Walker impressed many scouts with his big athletic build and […]

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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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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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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 […]