Category: Scott Boras

Agent Scott Boras Ponders How The Boston Red Sox Can Rebuild Given The Pool Of Available Players

Monday, November 5th, 2012

The Boston Red Sox made a lot of noise this past season when they pulled off a late blockbuster trade, a deal that allowed them to dump some big salaries. The Red Sox also lost some big statistical numbers in that move and big-name agent Scott Boras doesn't know if ...

Scott Boras On Steinbrenner, Strasburg, Slotting And Padres As An “Anomaly”

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Super agent Scott Boras represents over 175 professional baseball players. 175. And he's always looking to add more, including several in each draft. He has negotiation down to a science and may be even better at marketing. That guy on the telephone behind the homeplate umpire in almost every shot ...

Johnny Damon isn’t giving up on the New York Yankees

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Johnny Damon doesn’t know if he will be with the Yankees again, but is not ruling it out. He hit .282 with 24 home runs to help the Yankees with their 27th title. It all comes to a numbers game with free agents and the numbers are normally surrounding with dollar ...

Matt Holliday and his Family are Happy to be in St. Louis

Monday, January 11th, 2010

When you think of Scott Boras you think of baseball super agent. He has gotten some unreal deals for his clients in the past few years; guys like Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran, and Barry Zito. Well, put another name on the list of  multi-millionaires, Matt Holliday. He just ...

Scott Boras Talks Stephen Strasburg, Big Signing Bonuses

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Scott Boras, depending on your varying viewpoint, is either evil or awesome. Okay, he's probably evil unless you pay him to represent you, but the truth of the matter is that in a capitalistic society, well, what Boras does is perfectly acceptable -- it's just that it's easy to hate ...

Nick Adenhart’s Agent, Scott Boras, on His Client’s Tragic Death

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Scott Boras is a cold and calculating man. He negotiates billions of dollars in sports deals each year, and has a list of very, very rich clients. But yesterday, one of his clients died: Nick Adenhart, a 22-year-old pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, passed tragically after being struck by ...

No Negotiation Is Ever Easy With Scott Boras

Friday, March 6th, 2009

You rarely if ever hear about prolonged holdouts or contract negotiation problems unless Scott Boras is involved.  For Boras it's the norm.  It could be Alex Rodriguez,  J.D. Drew, Pedro Alvarez, or most recently the drama of Manny Ramirez. As a fan of baseball, you hate Scott Boras.  As a media ...

Prince Fielder Signs Extension; Avoids Arbitration

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Milwaukee Brewers slugger Prince Fielder avoids arbitration by signing a two year deal this past week. Fielder joined ESPN Radio Milwaukee on Thursday to talk about whether or not the stalemate with his contract last year was a distraction, whether or not he thinks he can sign a long-term deal ...

Yankees Sign Mark Teixeira, Continue Offseason Spending Binge

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Former Texas Rangers and L.A. Angels star Mark Teixeira has signed a 8-year $180 million deal with the New York Yankees. New York of course, already signed C.C. Sabathia and A.J. Burnett to big contracts, so getting Tex gives them three of the four blue chip free agents from this ...