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Winter Meetings Wrap-Up

As Major League Baseball’s 2019 Winter Meetings reach its conclusion today, one thing has become clear, baseball is booming.  The Winter Meetings saw massive contracts being handed out (in excess of $300 million for just one player), swirling rumors, sweeping changes to the game, and even alterations to the way in which the league responds […]

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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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Florida Marlins Sports Lawyers Association Night

What: 2011 Sports Lawyers Association Night with the Florida Marlins When: Monday, June 20, 2011 (5:15 p.m.) Where: Sun Life Stadium (Florida) This event will include networking between attendees, a speech by Florida Marlins General Counsel Derek Jackson, and Bullpen Box tickets for the 7:10 p.m. game between the Florida Marlins and the Los Angeles […]

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Former Hendricks Sports Agent Rodney Fernandez Charged With Grand Theft

According to Tweets by Melissa Segura of Sports Illustrated, Rodney Fernandez has been charged with grand theft based on allegations that he stole money from Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim first baseman, Kendry Morales.  More specifically, it is based on an allegation that Fernandez is linked to $300,000 magically disappearing from Morales’ bank account.  Fernandez […]

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The Man Who Helped Mike Napoli Sign For Above Midpoint

If you are not a baseball agent who has ever had to prepare for an arbitration hearing, you have probably never heard of Marc Rubin…unless, of course, you were a Sports Agent Blog reader in September 2010, when I wrote about the co-owner of RayRubin Sports Analysts.  Very few agents have a Mathematics background.  Even fewer […]

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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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Angels, Rodney Make a Deal

Former Tigers reliever Fernando Rodney and the LA Angels have reached an agreement on a 2-year, $11 million contract. Rodney is a type B free agent, which means that the Tigers will be receiving a supplementary draft pick. Honestly, I believe that the Angels got a very good deal. Rodney is a solid reliever and […]

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Potential Winners And Losers In The 2010 MLB Draft

Last night, I was taking a look at the 2010 MLB Draft order, as it currently stands, and noticed a few interesting things. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have 3 first round picks, 2 supplemental first round picks, and 1 supplemental third round pick, in addition to their normal second and third round picks.  […]