Baseball agent fired after report he placed camera in shower

Jun 29 2013 Pittsburgh PA USA A major league baseball and glove sits in the bat rack in the Pittsburgh Pirates dugout before the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

According to FanRag Sports, Wood was using that camera to film his clients while they showered at his home. Robert Murray of FanRags reported further that the investigation was started when an unidentified player discovered one of the hidden cameras in a shower.

Martoe's statement concluded by saying that unfortunately CSE Talent had aligned itself with an individual who did not uphold its standards, and it was therefore necessary for the company to end with cause Mr.

Wood in a prepared statement that was posted by the sports site on Twitter said that the accusations that surfaced this week were both untrue and absurd. Sports and others. "Over the past 13 years I have worked tirelessly to build a successful agency through integrity and hard work". He added that he was disappointed there exists those who chose to spread harmful and irresponsible rumors.

Before he was sacked, he represented the Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi, Colorado Rockies' Riley Pint, and Atlanta Braves' Joey Wentz, to name a few.

According to a spokesman with the MLBPA, Wood remains listed in their system as Benintendi's agent.

Last April, Wood's original firm, Arland Sports, was acquired by Career Sports Entertainment.

An agency spokesperson told ESPN's Scott Lauber that none of the players represented by Wood, including Benintendi, has informed CSE Talent of plans to leave the agency.

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