Rimas Sports, a new sports management agency, has launched today, offering a range of services aimed at helping athletes achieve their full potential on and off the field. The company is a partnership between music artist Bad Bunny and Rimas Entertainment executives Noah Assad and Jonathan Miranda, who will serve as President. Rimas Sports has already signed a talented group of athletes, including top Major League Baseball prospects.
CEO of Rimas Entertainment, Noah Assad, said, "We are thrilled to break into a new industry with the launch of Rimas Sports. This new venture is an expansion of our mission to bring greater representation to the Latin community in the world of sports." Rimas Entertainment has made its mark in the music industry, with an impressive artist roster, including Bad Bunny, Eladio Carrión, Tommy Torres, Arcángel, Jowell & Randy, and Mora.
Rimas Sports will offer a broad variety of services, including agent management, brand relations and marketing, public relations, performance and skills training, financial advisors, concierge, and logistics. The company will also be supported by Puerto Rican Baseball Hall of Fame member Iván "Pudge" Rodríguez, who will serve as Rimas Sports Ambassador. Rodríguez, a legendary catcher who played 21 seasons in MLB, won 13 Gold Glove Awards, was a 14-time All-Star and won the American League MVP Award in 1999.
Jonathan Miranda, President of Rimas Sports, said, "Our move into the world of sports is driven by our passion for developing and nurturing talent. We know what it takes to lead a promising star to the top; now, we are ready to offer the same best-in-class services and unique approach to clients in a new industry to help them achieve their goals."
Rimas Sports has an impressive list of clients, including Major League Baseball players:
- Santiago Espinal (Toronto Blue Jays): Dominican star who was part of the MLB All-Star Game in 2022.
- Yonathan Daza (Colorado Rockies): Venezuelan center fielder was one of Colorado's best hitters in 2022, who concluded the season boasting a slash line of .301/.349/.384 in 372 at-bats.
- Wilmer Flores (San Francisco Giants): Venezuelan infielder for the SF Giants, who won the 2022 Willie Mac Award with stats showing a career-high 71 RBIs in the past year.
- Livan Soto (Los Angeles Angels): Made his MLB debut in 2022, dazzling with a .400 batting average and .996 OPS.
- Jordan Diaz (Oakland Athletics): The young Colombian player who made his MLB debut last season and is currently ranked as the fifth first base prospect by MLB Pipeline. Diaz represented Colombia in the 2023 World Baseball Classic.
As well as top prospects:
- Diego Cartaya (Los Angeles Dodgers): Venezuelan player ranked #2 catcher in MLB’s Prospect Rankings 2023 and #13 in the Top 100 Prospects. Cartaya was named Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year in 2022.
- Ezequiel Tovar (Colorado Rockies): Venezuelan player ranked #25 in MLB’s Top 100 prospects, who made history this season by becoming the youngest Opening Day starter for the Colorado Rockies at any position in the franchise’s history.
- Ronny Mauricio (New York Mets): The Dominican infielder who played LIDOM (Dominican Winter League) 2022-23 with Tigres del Licey and was honored with league’s MVP.
- Marco Luciano (San Francisco Giants): The Dominican shortstop is ranked #22 in the MLB Top 100 prospects and is the second top prospect for the San Francisco Giants.
- Wilmer Flores Jr. (Detroit Tigers): The young Venezuelan, brother of Wilmer Flores, is ranked #95 in the MLB Top 100 prospects and is the Detroit Tigers' third top prospect.