As feds probe MLB’s Latin American operations, a flashy scout and contested deal draw interest

As feds probe MLB’s Latin American operations, a flashy scout and contested deal draw interest Shortly after Olivera’s arrival in the Dominican Republic, court records show, he signed a “representation agreement” with a group of five people. One of them was Santín . None of them was a certified MLB agent. Instead of charging Olivera…

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Proposed Atlantic League mound distance change creates uncertainty for players and league

Proposed Atlantic League mound distance change creates uncertainty for players and league Garrett Granitz doesn’t buy into professional baseball’s velocity obsession. In fact, he occupies a niche created by it. Instead of trying to blow fastballs by batters like many professional pitchers nowadays, Granitz, a Lancaster Barnstormers reliever this season, relies mostly on deception created…

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