Scott Boras

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Rob Bradford
December 13, 2017 - 5:51 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA -- It was Wednesday afternoon's biggest news: Marcell Ozuna had been traded to the Cardinals. Obviously, the reason for all the hub-bub at the MLB winter meetings was because, A. Very little has happened over the first three days at the Swan and Dolphin Resort, and B. Ozuna is a...
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J.D. Martinez
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John Tomase
December 13, 2017 - 1:34 pm
Scott Boras held court at baseball's winter meetings on Wednesday in Orlando and addressed a number of Red Sox subjects, including trade rumors involving Jackie Bradley, J.D. Martinez's defense, and the man ways Eric Hosmer can impact an organization. To wit . . . -- On what separates Martinez in...
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Scott Boras
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John Tomase
December 13, 2017 - 1:23 pm
Baseball's most famous agent is big on aphorisms, and on Wednesday, the man who gave us the concept of the "pillow contract" added to his lexicon with an extended metaphor comparing baseball's winter meetings to a weather report. You can judge for yourself whether Scott Boras stuck the landing. "We...
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J.D. Martinez
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John Tomase
November 01, 2017 - 1:46 pm
If the Red Sox plan on making a run at slugging outfielder J.D. Martinez this winter, their pursuit probably just got more expensive. According to WEEI.com's Rob Bradford, Martinez has switched agencies, leaving Bob Garber and RMG Baseball for Scott Boras. Martinez is the best bat set to hit the...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. has been a force for the Red Sox this season. (Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
July 11, 2016 - 9:01 pm
Before Jackie Bradley Jr. turned around his career last season with a monster August, agent Scott Boras found himself in a strange position -- fielding calls from rival clubs inquiring about Bradley's availability. The super-agent doesn't actually run a team, even if it sometimes feels that way...
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Xander Bogaerts
Rob Bradford
December 09, 2015 - 4:58 pm
NASHVILLE -- The time is coming when a conversation would only make sense. After two full major league seasons, Xander Bogaerts would now seem to be a prime candidate to start negotiating a contract extension. While not identifying Bogaerts by name, the subject of buying out arbitration years for...
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Agent Scott Boras is in Tom Brady's corner. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Rob Bradford
September 23, 2015 - 5:18 pm
Before even offering his opinion on how the Deflategate saga unfolded, Scott Boras offered a disclaimer. "In fairness, I have a little bit of bias for Tom Brady ," the agent said. Boras' favoritism for Brady isn't hard to trace. For one, his history with the quarterback goes back to watching him...
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Xander Bogaerts
Rob Bradford
September 23, 2015 - 4:31 am
Other than the fact he had to adjust to the time change that came with flying from Japan to Boston, the timing couldn't have been better for Scott Boras . The agent joined his Boras Corporation colleagues Mike Fiore and Alex Ochoa in swinging by Fenway Park Tuesday to touch base with both his...
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July 14, 2014 - 2:38 pm
MINNEAPOLIS -- Agent Scott Boras doesn't foresee a Red Sox sell-off as the July 31 trade deadline approaches. After all, despite the fact that the Sox enter the All-Star break tied for the AL East basement with a 43-52 record, 9 1/2 games behind the division-leading Orioles, they reside in a...
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Mike Petraglia
June 12, 2014 - 1:09 pm
The daily saga of Stephen Drew took another twist Thursday with the news that the shortstop will be undergoing several tests before the weekend to determine the extent of his aggravated right oblique. After Thursday's 5-2 win over the Indians, manager John Farrell said there's a chance Drew could...
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