Fired agent denies hidden camera allegations; MLBPA issues suspension

Two gloves lay on the infield prior to a baseball game. | Charles Krupa  Associated Press

Jason Wood, according to Yahoo Sports, was sacked by Career Sports Entertainment and suspended by the Major League Players' Association after allegations emerged that Wood used a hidden camera.

Jason Wood, formerly of Career Sports Entertainment, is being accused of secretly peeping on players while they used his shower, after one of his clients reportedly discovered a camera.

"It's unfortunate that CSE Talent aligned itself with someone who didn't uphold these same standards and therefore we chose to terminate with cause Wood's employment", the agency said in its statement.

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Jason Wood was sacked Wednesday from his position as president of baseball for Career Sports Entertainment, which specializes in representing athletes and sports media personalities.

In a statement released to Yahoo Sports, Wood said: "The allegations that have surfaced today are absurd and untrue".

A baseball agent, based in St. Louis and former representative of multiple St. Louis-native players, has been fired by his agency for allegedly recording players showering in his St. Louis-area home. Over the past 13 years I have worked tirelessly to build a successful agency through integrity and hard work. The player, who wished to remain unnamed, confronted Wood and fired him, the report said.

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Wood, who represents roughly 50 big leaguers, founded Arland Sports in 2006.

The MLBPA has not commented. Some players have already fired CSE and have hired new representation or are looking to do so in the near future.

Red Sox star Andrew Benintendi was represented by baseball agent Jason Wood, who has been fired after being accused of recording clients in a shower. He has also be suspended by the Major League Baseball Players Association.

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