Scott Boras

January 13, 2009 - 10:25 am
Had Jason Varitek (and agent Scott Boras ) accepted salary arbitration, and with it a guarantee of more than $10 million for the 2009 season, none of this would have been an issue. But the Red Sox captain (and his agent) declined the offer, and the market for his services has been akin to a desert...
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Rob Bradford
January 06, 2009 - 3:33 am
"On behalf of Manny Ramirez , we will, for the first time, begin accepting serious financial offers on Friday." -- S cott Boras , November 14, 2008. Maybe teams didn't hear Boras the first time ... By most accounts, there has been one offer thrown Manny Ramirez ' way during this almost two-month...
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December 23, 2008 - 6:14 am
Word is now circulating that an announcement of Mark Teixeira's fate is " imminent " (ESPN), and that he could make a decision as soon as today (Washington Times). But what if the free-agent first baseman waits to decide on his new East Coast location? Major League Baseball will close its doors for...
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December 21, 2008 - 11:50 am
According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports , the Angels have pulled their offer to free-agent first baseman Mark Teixeira . If true, then there would be three or potentially four remaining suitors for the 28-year-old: the Red Sox , who despite owner John Henry's recent declaration that he believed the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 19, 2008 - 4:28 pm
Mark Teixeira may or may not wind up in Boston. As you wrap up your holiday shopping, wondering if he'll wind up under the Red Sox Christmas tree, may we offer a one-stop shopping source on all things Tex. Red Sox quiet on the Teixeira front . Theo and Tito air it out for jetBlue as the official...
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December 18, 2008 - 4:25 pm
Red Sox owner John Henry emailed confirmation that he had met with free-agent first baseman Mark Teixeira , but stated that the Sox would now end their negotiations for his services. "We met with Mr. Teixeira and were very much impressed with him," Henry wrote. "After hearing about his other offers...
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December 18, 2008 - 12:57 pm
According to Mike Lynch of WCVB in Boston , Red Sox owner John Henry, president/CEO Larry Lucchino and general manager Theo Epstein have gone to Dallas in order to conduct face-to-face negotiations with Scott Boras , the agent who represents Mark Teixeira . Lynch reported that the Sox have offered...
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December 16, 2008 - 4:22 am
Karl Ravech of ESPN reported that he had checked in with someone close to the Teixeira negotiations. According to Ravech's source, the first baseman, who is the prize of the free-agent market, is in negotiations with five teams: the Angels, Nationals, Orioles, Red Sox and Yankees. Using the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 15, 2008 - 9:37 am
It should come as no surprise to anyone in New England that Patriots owner Robert Kraft is considering among the most powerful and influential people in all of American sport. Now, there's a poll to prove it , thanks to the folks at the SportsBusiness Journal . Kraft comes in at No. 12, Red Sox...
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August 20, 2008 - 6:30 am
Daisuke Matsuzaka showed up at Fenway Park for his introductory press conference in December 2006 as an unprecedented phenomenon. He was treated as a revolutionary, someone who might throw pitches--the gyroball, the shuuto--that would force an expansion of baseball vocabularies. The plaudits were...
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