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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 […]

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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 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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Rep1 Sports Grows Its Baseball Footprint

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic has reported that Rep1 Sports has acquired Peter Greenberg’s baseball client roster, previously managed by GSE Worldwide. Peter Greenberg, according to his LinkedIn profile, is the President of Baseball Operations for talent agency GSE Worldwide (previously known as The Legacy Agency or “TLA”). Previously known as Peter Greenberg & Associates, […]

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Kris Bryant v. Chicago Cubs

            Earlier this week the baseball world received the decision heard around the world…an impartial arbitrator decided against Kris Bryant, and in favor of the Chicago Cubs, regarding the star player’s 2015 service time grievance.              The decision is quite obviously a loss for Bryant and the players, but to put a positive spin on a bad […]

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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 […]