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Friday, January 04, 2019

David Robertson signed with the Phillies with no agent and saved $1.15 million

Is this really true as long as the player is knowledgeable about the market, knows the CBA, and has a good lawyer?

Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports condemned Robertson’s choice, saying his “savings” might only be short term:

“Very likely cost himself much more than that,” Heyman tweeted. “He is a smart guy but not a trained agent. And he probably understands this isn’t a do-it-yourself project. Last time, with a qualifying offer (and an agent), he got exactly twice as much.”

Jim Furtado Posted: January 04, 2019 at 06:11 AM | 37 comment(s)
  Beats: agents, david robertson, free agents

Friday, December 07, 2018

Allegation of a Doping Cover-Up by Agents Exposes a Hole in Baseball’s Authority - The New York Times

“At the end of the day, if the person is the only one with information concerning a serious allegation, there may be no choice but to forgo an NDA if there’s going to be a legitimate internal investigation,” he said.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 07, 2018 at 06:35 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: agents, steroids

 

 

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