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Noe Ramirez Signs with Ballengee Group

Jon Heyman of MLB Network, announced that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Noe Ramirez has signed with Steve Rath and Jeff Borris of Ballengee Group. Ramirez is 29 years old and was drafted in the 4th round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft by the Boston Red Sox out of California State University Fullerton, making […]

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Orioles Sign First Overall Pick Adley Rutschman to Record $8.1 Million Signing Bonus

Rutschman topped Astros’ Pitcher Gerrit Cole by $100,000 to claim the new record in signing bonus money. Cole had received $8 million from the Pittsburgh Pirates when he was drafted with the 1st overall pick in 2011. Both players are deserving; Rutschman leaves Oregon State as one of the best catching prospects in MLB Draft […]

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California Taxes Factored Into Bryce Harper’s Free Agency Decision

Even though Bryce Harper signed the biggest free agent contract in the history of sport last month at 13-years worth $330 million, it was almost the San Francisco Giants he went with, and not the Philadelphia Phillies. The Giants reportedly offered a deal at 12-years and $310 million but were turned down by Harper and […]

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Women’s History Month 2019 Week 1: Women in Sports Business

March is Women’s History Month and we will highlight women in sports all month. Essence Magazine recently did a feature on 8 Black women and their experiences working in sports. The article consisted of some of the challenges and misconceptions that these women face working for the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB and their advice […]

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On To The Next One: Reds INF Nick Senzel

Top Reds prospect, Nick Senzel, has hired Joel Wolfe of Wasserman Group to represent him. The 2nd overall pick in the 2016 MLB Draft was formerly represented by Scott Boras. Rated as the #6 overall prospect in MLB, Senzel looks to bounce back this upcoming season after suffering a season ending injury last season with […]

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Kyler Murray Picks Erik Burkhardt For Football Representation

Kyler Murray, Heisman Trophy QB and the 9th overall draft pick by the Oakland A’s in the 2018 MLB Draft, announced via Twitter that he has committed to his dream of playing quarterback in the NFL rather than playing baseball. Early the following morning, Adam Schefter reported that Kyler Murray has chosen Erik Burkhardt as […]

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Manny Machado’s Agent Condemns Media’s Role In Violating CBA

The free agency period leading up to Major League Baseball’s 2019 season has produced a myriad of reports on the rumored signings of the games top stars. As writers fight online to claim credit for breaking news these details continue to seemingly leak out from the negotiation table to the timelines of Twitter, much to […]

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Super-Agent Scott Boras Discusses Decline in MLB Player Salaries

Scott Boras is not your typical sports agent. The 66-year-old California-native has become one of the most powerful men in all of Major League Baseball. For the fourth consecutive year, Boras’ remarkable negotiating skills led him to the pinnacle of Forbes’ list of most successful sports agents in the world. The super-agent currently manages nearly $1.9 […]

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David Robertson Signs With Phillies, Negotiates Contract Himself

Free agent pitcher David Robertson made headlines when he agreed to a two-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, for reasons other than the money. After firing his agent in October, Robertson negotiated the contract himself. The deal guarantees Robertson $23 million. He’ll receive $21 million over the first two seasons and can receive another $12 […]

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Post-Winter Meetings, MLB Looks To Catch Up

With the MLB Winter Meetings coming to a close, the lackluster number of big signings have left MLB fans with yet another off season of relatively slow activity. Key free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, who are likely to get large nine-figure paydays, remain unsigned. The MLB free agency period dulls in comparison to […]