Bryan Cahill (JD '04) Featured for Major League Baseball Yankees Hire Matt Carpenter -- The Athletic
Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus and professional baseball agent Bryan Cahill (JD '04) is featured for the hiring of Yankees major league baseball team player Matt Carpenter in The Athletic. Cahill is president of SSG Baseball, an MLB agency company, located in Dallas, Texas.
Excerpts from The Athletic:
Carpenter, 36, requested his release from the Rangers on May 19, seeking a better opportunity. His agent, Bryan Cahill, emailed a bunch of contenders informing them of Carpenter’s availability and summarizing his season to date. The vast majority did not respond.
Cahill had spoken with the Yankees about Carpenter in the offseason. After the Yankees re-signed free-agent first baseman Anthony Rizzo, Cahill told their pro scouting director, Matt Ferry: “Good you guys got Rizzo done. Thanks for the interest in Carpenter. You never know what will happen down the road.”
Once Carpenter was released, the Yankees were the only team to reach out to Cahill, unprompted; assistant GM Michael Fishman called the agent before he had a chance to reach out to them. The Braves, Red Sox and a few other clubs expressed interest in Carpenter in response to Cahill’s emails. But none was willing to provide an immediate major-league opportunity.
The Yankees made a formal offer to Carpenter on May 25, wanting him to fly to Tampa immediately and meet them for a series against the Rays starting the next day.
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