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Monday, December 29, 2014

Nine possible spots for Max Scherzer: Star FA without a team, or a rumor - CBSSports.com

Will Boras really be able to convince a team to go $200 million on Scherzer?

9. Yankees: Hal Steinbrenner has been weighing Scherzer for weeks, but in recent days indications are Steinbrenner still isn’t ready to dive in, and they’ve said as much. Many rotation question questions carry over from last season, and it appears that for now at least, talented youngster Nate Eovaldi is the answer to McCarthy’s departure. Their starting group could be very good, but there’s a lot of uncertainty, from Mashiro Tanaka’s elbow to CC Sabathia’s knee to Ivan Nova’s elbow to Michael Pineda’s ability to continue to perform. The issue is this: With a 50 percent tax for them, a $28 million salary for Scherzer would cost them $42 million, steep even by Yankees standards.


Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Boras: Scherzer nice fit for Yankees - Yankees Blog - ESPN New York

If you don’t have a lead dog, just invent one.

Scott Boras describes Max Scherzer as a guy that “fits” into a classic Yankees championship rotation.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 10, 2014 at 09:21 PM | 16 comment(s)
  Beats: free agents, max scherzer, no shame, scott boras

Monday, December 08, 2014

How Scott Boras’ demands cloud market for Max Scherzer | New York Post

If pitcher arms are really like autos, I’m assuming Boras will offer Scherzer along with a 1000 innings pitched warranty.

Boras has told me once the trade market fully clarifies, Scherzer will be pursued robustly based on the comparative lack of wear and tear on the righty’s special arm. So it is near certain Scherzer will not sign during the Winter Meetings.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 08, 2014 at 06:54 AM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: free agents, max scherzer, scott boras

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Scott Boras Addresses Allegations Surrounding Manny Ramirez - MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM

On of my favorite radio shows is MLB Network’s Front Office. The show features interviews with GMs every week. Today they had an interview with Scott Boras in which they asked him about the Bosch accusations. He answered very lawyerly. It would be interesting to see how he answers the same questions under oath. Now nobody knows the facts of the accusations yet. To find out, the matter needs a full, credible, and comprehensive investigation as the idea that Boras’ agency would be completely in the dark about his clients using steroids (while advertising how intertwined his agency is with every aspect of his clients’ life including nutrition and training) is simply not believable. 

Jim Furtado Posted: November 16, 2014 at 12:21 PM | 12 comment(s)
  Beats: jim bowden, jim duquette, scott boras, steroids

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Anthony Bosch told feds that agent Scott Boras tried to cover up Manny Ramirez’s PED use, sources say - Newsday

Biogenesis founder Anthony Bosch told federal investigators earlier this year that top sports agent Scott Boras orchestrated a meeting to help fabricate medical records and concoct a cover story to explain a failed drug test by Boras client Manny Ramirez, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the claims.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 15, 2014 at 08:28 AM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: manny ramirez, scott boras, steroids

 

 

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