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Monday, May 11, 2015

Boras’s Binders: What Baseball’s In-House Analytics Revolution Means for MLB Agents’ Edge «

How many teams are swayed by agent research?

Jim Furtado Posted: May 11, 2015 at 10:08 PM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: agents, sabermetrics

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Changes coming to MLBPA agent certification | FOX Sports

I am not sure I get the bachelor degree requirement. What if a former player, who has MLBPA and CBA knowledge and experience, decides he wants to be an agent? He can’t? Does Dave Stewart have a degree?

But policing these rules has been a difficulty. Despite clearly stated rules that a bachelor degree is required for certification, there’s a high-profile agent that has recently been outed as lacking that all-important section on his resume. Perhaps he has demonstrated “sufficient knowledge” to be exempted as the rule states, but there was agreement between the sources that there isn’t much enforcement from the MLBPA on many rules.

Jim Furtado Posted: January 14, 2015 at 06:52 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: agents, mlbpa

Monday, January 05, 2015

medium.com: MLB Agent Fights For His Clients?—?And His Life

32 years old, 42 surgeries.

Josh Kusnick, a name that may be familiar to longtime brewerfan.net patrons or Baseball Prospectus readers or people who hang out at other spots on the internet where agents rarely chat openly, on living with and working through a major birth defect.

Der-K is now fully whelmed! Posted: January 05, 2015 at 04:33 PM | 5 comment(s)
  Beats: agents, baseball prospectus, business, health

 

 

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