The newspaper also claims that Rodriguez has hired Pittsburgh attorney Jay Reisinger, who represented the slugger during his admission to using steroids in 2009.
In an email to the website, Reisinger — a certified agent with baseball’s players association — confirmed that he and Washington lawyer Jim Sharp represent Rodriguez.
Reisinger also is part of the legal team that’s handling Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte and former player Sammy Sosa’s respective trials with Congress regarding the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Boras has guided Rodriguez’s career since the 35-year-old was selected first overall by the Seattle Mariners in 1993, becoming the central figure in his client signing the two richest contracts in baseball history.
In December 2000, Boras completed what was then the largest contract in professional sports history, securing Rodriguez to a 10-year, $252-million US deal.
After being dealt to the New York Yankees in 2004, Rodriguez opted out of that contract in 2007, which still had three years and $72 million remaining.
Reports had Rodriguez signing the first $300-million deal in sports history, but he finally agreed to $275 million over 10 years with the Yankees.