SCOTT BORAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Storylines: Boras upset by comments in ESPN article

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @ajnicholsIBI. Here are the stories from Sunday, April 13th. Top Stories According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, agent Scott Boras said that the comments made by...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Boras Cries Foul For Drew

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer It was a matter of time before Scott Boras would start blaming someone for the lack of interest in his client Stephen Drew.It couldn't be his fault, right?Last week ESPN Buster Olney put out an extensive piece we referenced where five executives and a few talent scouts around the league were used to anonymously put their price estimates on...
Via RedSoxLife
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boras: Drew, Kendrys 'damaged;' MLB disagrees but will investigate

Scott Boras, the agent for top remaining free agents Kendrys Morales and Stephen Drew, came out swinging against the half dozen or so anonymous team executives and officials who negatively speculated in a recent article on the value of those two players. Boras says those unnamed executives and officials are breaking league rules in a recent article by suggesting low player values...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Boras loses in grievance against Beltran

Powerful agent Scott Boras lost a $1.3 million grievance claim against New York Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran this month, establishing a precedent that Boras believes could have serious ramifications in the industry. Boras was seeking damages against Beltran, who left his agency in October 2011 - four months before the expiration of his contract. Beltran signed a two-year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

On Drew's Birthday, Boras Sends Lousy T-Shirt

Today, Stephen Drew turns 31 years of age. For his birthday, his Uber-Agent Scott Boras sent him a real stink-bomb. Boras told ESPN that his shortstop free agent (along with his other jobless client, Kendrys Morales) will wait until June if need be to get the contract they want.  Said Boras, "Like any players, they want to play baseball. But they're also looking at the...
Via FenwayNation
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent Scott Boras: Cubs rebuild is an "all-day sucker"

Baseball agent Scott Boras hasn’t changed his stance since the general manager meetings last month. He still wants the Chicago Cubs to act like a big-market team and spend some money -- presumably on his clients -- though he does understand their game plan. “It appears as though we’re looking at the all-day sucker so maybe next year,” Boras said Wednesday at the winter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees plan on chasing Choo

The New York Yankees are the latest team rumored to be vying for the services of free agent center fielder Shin-Soo Choo. According to MLB Trade Rumors, Choo's name came up quite a bit in New York's recent organizational meetings, and the historic franchise appears to be very fond of his on-base ability. In 2013, in his first season with the Reds, first season in center...
Via Redlegs Review
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss
ACRIMONIOUS AGENTS

Boras takes another shot at Jay-Z

Scott Boras has continued the escalating war of words with Jay-Z, this time questioning if hip hop mogul/agent has the best interests of his clients in mind.

Via The Kevin Burke Project
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Boras to open Miami gym for clients

How fed up is Scott Boras, one of baseball's most powerful agents, with the accessibility of performance-enhancing drugs in South Florida? So fed up that Boras intends to open a private multi-million dollar sports fitness center for his clients who train in South Florida by next year. Boras won't say it explicitly, but his goal is to protect his clients from people like...
Via Fox Sports
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss
UGLY STORY

K-Rod charged with misdemeanor

Francisco Rodriguez has been charged in an alleged domestic abuse incident involving his fiancée and faces a nine-month prison sentence if convicted.

Via Tireball.com
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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