Scott Boras

August 17, 2009 - 8:58 am
Tick-tick-tick. Midnight looms for major-league baseball teams to reach agreement with the players selected in this year's June draft. And no issue looms larger than that of the future of top overall draft pick Stephen Strasburg and his negotiations -- with the contributions of "adviser" Scott...
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January 29, 2009 - 3:46 pm
Curt Schilling , in his weekly appearance on the Big Show , suggested that based on his recent conversations with Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek , he expects the career Sox to come to terms on a one- or two-year deal. SCHILLING: "I'€™ve talked with Jason a couple different times about this. I...
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January 29, 2009 - 11:53 am
This morning, WEEI's Michael Holley suggested that negotiations between the Red Sox and catcher Jason Varitek showed little sign of progress. Here's the exchange between Dale and Holley: Holley: I have moles, who have told me that if the deadline were today, which is Thursday, we'€™re a couple...
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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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