MLB Should Ban Scott Boras

Sean SerritellaCorrespondent IMay 8, 2009

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 31:  Agent Scott Boras talks to one of his clients Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants before taking on the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on July 31, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Manny Ramirez, Barry Bonds, Kevin Brown, Eric Gagne, Scott Schoeneweis, Rick Ankiel, Ron Villone, Ivan Rodriguez, Gary Sheffield and Alex Rodriguez. All of those players were either caught doing steroids or were in the Mitchell Report.

They’re also clients or were clients of Scott Boras, super agent.

Some other clients of Boras’ are or were Kevin Millwood, Barry Zito, J.D. Drew, Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Matt Holiday, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Magglio Ordóñez, Mark Teixeira and Johnny Damon just to name some. There are many more on his list you can find here.

You have to look at these guys with suspicion of steroid use as well as Scott Boras I feel is a steroid promoting fool.

We all know that Scott Boras tries to get the best for his clients because it makes him money just as he makes his clients money.

The Boras Corporation, which Scott Boras owns, employs “performance-enhancement” counselors, strength coaches and statisticians and they are responsible for researching methods of performance enhancement. Scott Boras owns a Sports Training Institute and has a PhD in industrial pharmaceuticals. You’re blind if you don’t think that he knows his players are taking steroids.

When he goes after a client, he brings them to his training facility and shows them the gym that he has and all the wonderful amenities that he can bring an athlete.

Have you seen Mark Teixeira’s and Matsuzaka’s fat face? How do we know they’re not on steroids? I have a hunch that they are or were. They’re both Boras clients.

Boras is a tough and ruthless negotiator but is doing baseball more harm then good. He signs players and then tries to make them the best players they can be so not only they, but Boras can get a big payday as well when their contract comes up.

It’s the same thing as a record company signing some and giving them singing lessons so they can make the best records and in return give the record company profits.

What all of this basically Notcomes down to is money. Money is the all evil driving force here just like it is every where in the world. Boras, I believe has set up his clients with steroids so they can perform better for him and make him more money.

Scott Boras has evaded questions, evaded blame, and pretty much evaded any culpability in the steroid era of baseball. He is a blight to the game and must be banished.

Because of Boras’ greed for money, he has inadvertently but without any care that he did, ruined baseball’s historic achievements and sacred records and left doubt on any baseball player that proceeds to break any historic records in the future. Because of this, I believe Major League Baseball should ban Scott Boras for life.


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