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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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Braves INF Johan Camargo Signs With Octagon

According to a Tweet from Jon Heyman, Atlanta Braves infielder Johan Camargo has signed with Octagon for his representation. The 24-year-old Panama-native looks to have a breakout season for the Braves in 2018 after surprising many within the organization in 2017. After being touted as one of the best fielding prospects in their farm system, […]

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On To The Next One: Jason Heyward

Over the past few years, Career Sports Entertainment, re-branded as CSE, has seemed to focus less on the representation of athletes with regards to their contractual negotiations, and more on assisting major brands in their sponsorship initiatives, aiding television networks with content and production, and providing full service support to sports properties.  However, the company’s […]

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Atlanta Braves Arbitration Case Against Jair Jurrjens

Every four months, starting on January 1, Dynasty Athlete Representation establishes a new class of interns to help with the day-to-day company work and lengthier projects.  Currently, we only accept college students (undergrad, masters, J.D., PhD, etc. all permitted).  Those students are often taking classes during their internship. One of our current interns, Michael Goldberg, […]

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Your MLB Playoffs Preview

The leaves are falling, Halloween is around the corner, and the MLB playoffs are officially upon us. After 162 games, eight teams have separated themselves from the pack and emerged as World Series contenders. Two divisions and both wild cards needed that 162nd game to decide the winner, but our matchups are now set for […]

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MLB Teams = Big Spenders

Immediately following this year’s August 16th MLB First-Year Player Draft signing deadline, I noted that I had heard from various sports agents and sports law scholars, that based on the strong possibility of a future mandatory (instead of the current “recommended”) slotting system, some of the big spending teams (i.e. Red Sox, Yankees) will be […]

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The MLB Draft Day 1 Broken Down

First Round Bryce Harper (Washington Nationals) – Boras Corp. – Interesting to note that Bud Selig referred to Harper as an outfielder even though he has played mostly catcher his entire life.  Get this kid on the fast track through the Minors. Jameson Tallion (Pittsburgh Pirates) – Hendricks Sports Management – Big high school arm […]

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No Arbitration Between Melky, Braves

Arbitration in the MLB can truly be a nightmare for teams. The Atlanta Braves recognized this and decided to come to an agreement with Melky Cabrera in order to avoid him going to arbitration. The Braves announced that they have agreed to a 1-year, $3.1 million deal with Cabrera. This was a good move by […]

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Braves Solidify Pitching With Hudson

Tim Hudson and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a 3-year/$28 million contract yesterday. Hudson agreed to take a pay cut in order to stay with the Braves, since he is from Alabama, which I guess it close enough to ATL. Here is how the contract is laid out: 2010 – $9 million 2011 – $9 […]

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A Discussion About Salary Arbitration

Squawking Baseball has an excellent interview on its site with John Coppolella, Director of Baseball Administration for the Atlanta Braves.  The discussion: salary arbitration.  Here are my favorite Q&A’s: How much do you weigh past precedent in formulating the team’s offer? Past precedent definitely plays a role, but as any agent will tell you, the […]