Nez Balelo

Sports Agent

- As a former minor league player, experienced a career ending injury which changed the trajectory of his career and life.
- Today, he is listed in Forbes as one of the “Most Powerful Sports Agents in the World” and has been instrumental in CAA’s rise to #3 ranking in baseball agencies.

- Played a significant role in MLB’s adoption of a Zero Tolerance Policy which prohibits fans from hurling racists taunts at players on the field.
- Represents top players including Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani, Jacob deGrom, and Buster Posey.
- Top current deals negotiated include Ryan Braun’s contract with the Milwaukee Brewers for $145 million and the Adam Jones’ contract with the Baltimore Orioles for $85 million.

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