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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/4/09)

Andrew Johnson absolutely killed it at his workout with the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints on hand.  Dynasty is two-years-old today.  Happy birthday to us.  Become a fan of Dynasty on Facebook.  Looking like we will have at least one client start in AA this year and a few at High A.  Austin’s busy […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (3/20/09)

I absolutely love the Geico Kash logo.  So Akron’s Pro Day was pushed back a week.  At first, I was upset.  Now, I realize that it may be a good thing.  Our guys will continue to eat well and train, and hopefully the change of date will allow more scouts to attend the Pro Day.  […]

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Contract Negotiation MLB Players MLB Teams

Yes, Virginia, There is an Attendance Clause

How would you feel about this? You are an all-star athlete and you are about to sign a monster contract. Then, without notice, the GM says, “Ok, son. You will be paid a bonus if you bring in more fans to the stadium.” WOW! Believe it or not, this statement has been said to a […]

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Contract Negotiation MLB Players MLB Teams

Manny Being Demanding

Every day, ESPN informs us that something new has happened in the Manny Ramirez/Scott Boras/Ned Colletti/Los Angeles Dodgers negotiations, yet nothing has changed.  No deal has been made and Manny/Boras have little leverage; the baseball economy has shrunk and teams are not willing to spend THAT much money.  Sure, the Yankees have spent a great […]

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Dynasty Athlete Representation

Dynasty Adds Some International Flavor To Its Baseball Division

For Immediate Release Dynasty Adds Some International Flavor To Its Baseball Division Gainesville, Fla. [March 2, 2009] Dynasty Athlete Representation is proud to announce its tenth baseball division client, Paul Rutgers.  Rutgers was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1984 and already has a ton of experience playing baseball throughout the world. Paul Rutgers is a […]

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Tejada They Come, Tejada They Fall

After A-Rod’s memorable apology and admission of using steroids and performance enhancing drugs from 2001-2003, many comments and allegations, both positive and negative, have been thrown around. Alex Rodriguez was another big name star on the list of admitted steroid users during baseball’s “asterisks era.” Although Alex did tarnish his reputation by acknowledging his use […]

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Arbitration Headline MLB Players MLB Teams

It’s The Most Wonderful Salary Arbitration Time Of The Year

Right now, we are right in the thick of the MLB salary arbitration filing period, which will last until January 15.  During this time, players with three to five years of major league experience (there is an exception for certain players with two years experience – “Super Twos”) can file with the hope that a […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

New Years Eve is right around the corner.  If you will be down in South Beach, have clients down in SoBe, or want to show a potential client a good time, I suggest you send them to the premier party on the beach this year.  It will be going down at the various clubs at […]

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Arbitration MLB Players MLB Teams Sports Agents

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 […]

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Arbitration MLB Players MLB Rules MLB Teams

Arbitration Decisions Loom

If you took notice of my recent Crash Course on MLB Free Agency, then you would know that the deadline for clubs to offer their potential free-agents arbitration expired on December 1 (this past Monday).  Twenty-four players were offered arbitration prior to the deadline, but just because a player was not asked to join their […]