Scott Boras stood outside a Southern California resort last month like a ringmaster getting set to start the show. It was a show that had been anticipated for months if not years. And Boras' client was one of its stars.
When Robinson Cano signed his 10-year, $240 million deal on Dec. 12, 2013, it was met locally with shock (that the Mariners, of all teams, would make such a massive investment) and glee (for the exact same reason).
Once again the paths of super agent Scott Boras and the Phillies have crossed. That, in itself, is not at all unusual. For more than three decades, Boras has represented some of the best players in the history of the game and constantly been on the hunt for baseball's next young superstar out of high school or college.
Dozens of Venezuelans waited in line outside a chapel in the state of Lara to bid farewell to former major league baseball player Luis Valbuena, who was killed in a car accident along with teammate Jose Castillo.
The day after Cubs President Theo Epstein called 2019 a year of "reckoning," the rival Cardinals said they hope to end their three-year postseason drought after trading for six-time All-Star Paul Goldschmidt.
While many fans in Boston were enjoying the celebrations for the Red Sox on October 31, one fan managed to anger the crowd by throwing a beer at manager Alex Cora. Bo Tilly shared footage of the incident to Twitter.