"MLB ‘cancer’ of unloading veterans helped Braves victory" - Super-Agent Scott Boras

Baseball’s biggest agent Scott Boras said Major League Baseball was the victim of a "competitive cancer" caused by sides unloading veterans to accumulate draft selections and said the Braves World Series title success was as a result of others’ tanking along with best au online casino backing.

Speaking during the week at the general managers’ conference, Scott backed the demands of the players’ body for changes in the collective negotiation agreement that expires on the 1st of December. Baseball is braced for a major lockout that would be the Sport’s ninth work stoppage but the first since 1995.

He said in front of Bob’s Steak & Chop House, "This is the Easter Bunny delivering rotten eggs"

"Every team says, ‘I need to do this because it’s my only option, knowing I can’t reach a divisional crest, I can’t get in the playoffs.’"

Atlanta Braves was 51-53 when it got outfielders Adam Duvall, Jorge Soler, and Eddie Rosario, alongside reliever Richard Rodriguez in four swaps on the trade deadline. It also included outfielder Joc Pederson from the free-falling Cubs on the 15th of July.

Boras said, "We have seen the championship in 60 days, the rules allow them to be a less-than-.500 team at Aug. 1 and add four players, five players from teams that no longer wanted to compete, and for very little cost change the entirety of their team and season.

"And we saw this unfold to the detriment of teams that create at vast expense, planning, and intellect and won over 100 games. In doing all this, we have now created an understanding that a fan would not know who the true team is until, frankly, the trading deadline."

Rosario was MVP at the NL Championship Series and Soler became World Series MVP as the Atlanta Braves won their first title since the year 1995.

Boras added, "The Atlanta Braves are the Atlanta Braves because tanking teams said, ‘I want to get to the bottom to get that draft picks.’"

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Boras blames the behavior on limitations imposed on amateur spending back in 2012. The caps came as the Cubs and Astros undertook rebuilds that resulted in their World Series title successes, informing decisions by other teams to tear down.

Boras works for several top drafts picks and has lost huge revenue because of the system of draft acquisition pools that no team has exceeded by more than 5 percent.

He said, "It created an incentive for the race to the bottom, because now we have half the major league teams at some time during the season being non-competitive, trading off their players, making the game and the season very different than what it was intended to be, and that was having an incentive to win every game that you play."

Boras represents about five of the eight men on the Players’ union’s executive subcommittee: Gerrit Cole, Zack Britton, Max Scherzer, Marcus Semien, and James Paxton, who switched his agency to Boras in October 2021. Francisco Lindor, Andrew Miller, and Jason Castro are the other members.

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