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Boras Says Kyler Murray To Pursue Professional Baseball, Not NFL

After Kyler Murray hoisted the Heisman Trophy , many questioned whether he should choose to enter into the NFL Draft or follow through with his pledge to the Oakland Athletics to play professional baseball. The A’s selected Murray ninth overall in the 2018 MLB Draft. He signed a $4.6 million contract before the Sooners football […]

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On To The Next One: Oakland Athletics’ Liam Hendriks

Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks has left Rep 1 Baseball in favor of MVP Sports Group, according to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Hendriks’ new agency clocked in at number 27 in Forbes‘ latest most valuable agency rankings, with an estimated $539 million worth of negotiated contracts. Spearheading the MVP Sports Group is power-agent and founder Dan Lozano, […]

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Happy Hollid-A’s

It all seems to have started when Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane traded Dan Haren, Joe Blanton and Nick Swisher in his strong and passionate attempt to rebuild the ailing A’s. After cutting back on some finances and being as patient as an all-star quarterback, Beane made the move that Oakland has been waiting for, […]

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International Bonuses – Worth It?

I spent a lot of time preparing for this year’s MLB Amateur Draft and then following all of the news surrounding those selected leading up to the signing deadline of August 15th.  But MLB organizations are not only interested in players selected through the Amateur Draft.  There are also plenty of players outside of the […]

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Book Review: Hammerin’ Hank, George Almighty and the Say Hey Kid

I have probably said it before on this blog, but there is no sport that I associate myself more with than the sport of baseball. I started playing when I was five-years-old (I actually started playing tennis one year earlier), continue to play today, and am one of the few people who can sit through […]