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  • • Scott Boras: A new team is best for Matt Harvey
    The New York Mets are designating Matt Harvey for assignment after he turned down their request for him go to the minor leagues. The end result is that Harvey’s Mets career will be over, with the team now having a chance to trade before he becomes a free agent.Harvey’s agent Scott Boras spoke with the New York Post on Friday and explained why Harve...
  • • A’s Reportedly Approached Matt Chapman About Extension
    The Athletics have been rumored to have interest in pursuing long-term deals with corner infielders Matt Olson and Matt Chapman in the past, and Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the A’s did indeed approach Chapman’s camp about an extension at some point. However, agent Scott Boras informed the club that there...
  • • A's reportedly approached Matt Chapman about extension
    The Athletics have been rumored to have interest in pursuing long-term deals with corner infielders Matt Olson and Matt Chapman in the past, and Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the A’s did indeed approach Chapman’s camp about an extension at some point. However, agent Scott Boras informed the club that there’s no interest ...
  • • Heyman’s Latest: Arrieta, Lucroy, Tigers, Puig, Gordon, K-Rod, Acuna
    The Cubs were known to have made “one last call” to Jake Arrieta’s agent Scott Boras before signing Yu Darvish, and FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman provided some new details on that exchange.  Theo Epstein proposed a “theoretical” offer of six years and $120MM to Arrieta if, and only if, things did not work out with...
  • • Phillies send message with Arrieta signing
    John Middleton and Scott Boras chatted and signed autographs as they strolled up and down the left-field line Tuesday morning at Spectrum Field. They could be talking more in the future....
  • • In defense of Eric Hosmer
    When Eric Hosmer signed an eight-year, $144-million contract with the San Diego Padres last month, reception was — to put it politely — less than positive. Keith Law at ESPN called it “inexplicable.” Over at Sports Illustrated, Jack Dickey said it was an “old-school [Scott] Boras swindling.” Critics cited Hosmer’s lousy defensive metrics, lack of c...
  • • Signing Jake Arrieta is all about the long game for Phillies
    It appears that Scott Boras’ cold streak of only getting one-year deals for his clients is over for the time being.Free-agent hurler Jake Arrieta and the Philadelphia Phillies reportedly have an agreement in place for a three-year, $75 million contract. As with a number of Boras clients lately, the 32-year-old gets an opt-out clause after the secon...
  • • Phillies, Jake Arrieta Agree To Three-Year Deal
    The Phillies have reached a multiyear agreement, pending a physical, with free agent right-hander Jake Arrieta, Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports on Twitter. It’ll be a three-year, $75MM contract for the Scott Boras client, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweets. Both Nightengale and Jon Heyman of FanRag previously reported that t...
  • • Baseball Blogs Weigh In: JDM, Moose, Lincecum, Cards, O’s, Tribe
    This week in baseball blogs… The Junkball Daily analyzes how J.D. Martinez’s power will mesh with Fenway Park. MLB & Fantasy Baseball Analyzed recaps Mike Moustakas’ less-than-stellar trip to free agency and Scott Boras’ role in its disappointing outcome. Know Hitter has a series on 132 players who could be traded in 201...
  • • Report: Mike Moustakas turned down $45 million offer from Angels
    Before settling for a one-year pact with the Kansas City Royals, third baseman Mike Moustakas reportedly turned down a good amount of money somewhere else.According to Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star, Moustakas rejected a three-year, $45 million offer early in the offseason from the Los Angeles Angels, who turned around and signed Zack Cozart...
  • • AL West Notes: Rangers' closer options; observations on Ohtani
    The Rangers don’t appear to have anyone firmly in place as the their closer, though the recently-signed Tim Lincecum is one candidate to win the job. There’s at least a possibility that they could fill the position externally, as Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports in his latest “Inside Baseball” column that the team has considered bringing Greg Ho...
  • • Royals To Sign Mike Moustakas
    The Royals have struck a one-year deal with third baseman Mike Moustakas, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports (Twitter links). Jon Heyman of Fan Rag had reported earlier that the Scott Boras client was nearing a deal to return to Kansas City. The contract will guarantee Moustakas just $6.5MM — far shy of expectations heading…...
  • • The latest on Arrieta, Moose and Holland
    Near the end of a unique offseason, no agent in the baseball industry claims a larger share of unsigned free agents than Scott Boras. Wednesday, he suggested to MLB.com that some of his star clients won't need to wait much longer to receive new contracts, with the 2018 Major League regular season now only three weeks away....
  • • The latest on Arrieta, Moose and Holland
    Near the end of a unique offseason, no agent in the baseball industry claims a larger share of unsigned free agents than Scott Boras. Wednesday, he suggested to MLB.com that some of his star clients won't need to wait much longer to receive new contracts, with the 2018 Major League regular season now only three weeks away....
  • • Scott Boras Reports Progress On Remaining Free Agents
    Agent Scott Boras, who represents many of the top remaining free agents, suggested to MLB.com’s Jon Morosi that at least some of his clients could be nearing new contracts. (Twitter link.) Boras represents four still-unsigned players who had spots on MLBTR’s Top 50 Free Agent list: Jake Arrieta, Mike Moustakas, Greg Holland, and Carlos ...

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Top news - Scott Boras

  • • Boras says Marlins are now a 'pawn shop'
    With two of his Miami Marlin clients possibly on the trading block, agent Scott Boras says of the team, "we've seen one of our major-league jewelry stores become a pawn shop.''...
  • • Boras says Marlins are now a 'pawn shop'
    With one of his two Miami Marlins clients traded Wednesday and the other on the block, agent Scott Boras says of the team: "We've seen one of our major league jewelry stores become a pawn shop.''...
  • • Early Asking Price For J.D. Martinez Reportedly Near $200MM
    Teams that have spoken to agent Scott Boras about new client J.D. Martinez have come away with the impression that Boras and Martinez are seeking a deal in the vicinity of $200MM in total guarantees, tweets ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Martinez hired Boras as his new representative just days before the free-agent period began. It’s a…...
  • • Nats, Boras met to discuss Bryce's future
    The Nationals had preliminary discussions about Bryce Harper's future during a meeting last month between his agent, Scott Boras, and team ownership....
  • • J.D. Martinez Hires Scott Boras
    On the brink of free agency, slugger J.D. Martinez has switched representation and is now a client of agent Scott Boras, reports Rob Bradford of WEEI.com (on Twitter). The change comes just a day before the beginning of an offseason in which Martinez stands out as the top bat on the free-agent market — if…...
  • • Latest On Eric Hosmer
    The Padres and agent Scott Boras have “engaged in regular dialogue” regarding Eric Hosmer over the past few days, reports Dennis Lin of The Athletic. That’s a change from recent weeks, per Lin, when neither side was showing much in the way of urgency. Lin goes on to report that both the Padres and the Royals have “suggested ...
  • • Giants To Sign Austin Jackson
    The Giants have agreed to a contract with outfielder Austin Jackson, according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag (via Twitter). It’s said to be a two-year, $6MM guarantee that also contains up to $2.5MM in available incentives for the Scott Boras client. Jackson, who’ll soon turn 31, turned in a nice bounceback campaign in 2017…...
  • • Boras: MLB must cure 'noncompetitive cancer'
    Agent Scott Boras, in an interview with The Athletic, criticized the many teams in his opinion that are skimping on payrolls while aiming to lose now with the promise to win later by building through the draft....
  • • Latest On Red Sox, J.D. Martinez
    The staredown between J.D. Martinez and the Red Sox doesn’t appear to be all that close to ending. Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston spoke to agent Scott Boras Tuesday evening, with Boras making clear that his client is willing to wait until after the start of Spring Training to sign a contract. Meanwhile, Ken…...
  • • Red Sox’ Offer To J.D. Martinez Reportedly “In Range” Of $100MM
    It has long been known that the Red Sox have dangled a five-year offer to free agent slugger J.D. Martinez. The value, though, hasn’t every fully been clear. Per ESPN.com’s Buster Olney, via Twitter, Boston has offered the Scott Boras client something “in the range of” $100MM over a five-year term. As we covered recently,...
  • • Dallas Keuchel Hires Scott Boras
    Set to enter his final year of team control in 2018, Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel has switched representation and is now a Scott Boras client, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports (Twitter link). Keuchel is projected to earn $12.6MM via arbitration next year, which could be his last season with the organization that used a seventh-round…...
  • • Marwin Gonzalez Hires Scott Boras
    Astros utilityman Marwin Gonzalez has switched representation and is now a client of Scott Boras, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports (on Twitter). Gonzalez’s hiring of Boras comes on the heels of teammate Dallas Keuchel’s decision to join up with baseball’s most famous agent. Both players are scheduled to hit free agency next offseaso...
  • • Scott Boras On Slow-Developing Free-Agent Market
    Super-agent Scott Boras is no stranger to the spotlight, but his unique role in the sport is in some respects more visible now than ever before. With free agency continuing to move at a remarkably slow pace, Boras provided some interesting comments on the matter to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag. As the most recognizable agent to…...
  • • Boras taking Arrieta pitch straight to owners
    Agent Scott Boras says he has sent a 75-page binder exclusively to MLB owners on behalf of Jake Arrieta, who hit the market alongside Yu Darvish as the most coveted free-agent starter this winter....
  • • Scott Boras Says He Has Held Extension Talks On Bryce Harper With Nationals
    Agent Scott Boras told the media today that he has engaged Nationals ownership in preliminary discussions about a potential extension for star outfielder Bryce Harper, as Jamal Collier of MLB.com was among those to report on Twitter. Those initial conversations occurred last month. It is still far from clear whether there’s any real likelihoo...

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