It seems like everyone these days wants a piece of Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers rookie sensation vying to become just the sixth rookie in franchise history to be named an All-Star. The latest big name in baseball is being pursued by the latest big name in sports agency, as Jay-Z is trying to woo Puig per Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports.
Puig is currently represented by Jaime Torres, who secured the 22-year-old a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Dodgers in June 2012. Puig has been entertaining marketing agencies as well, per Passan:
While Puig has spoken with at least one more marketing agency in New York, the prospect of his joining Roc Nation as a client covering both baseball contracts and marketing remains a possibility, sources said.
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