Hendricks, API reach settlement
Hendricks Sports Management, agents for Cincinnati Reds pitcher
The terms of the settlement are unclear and the Massachusetts court handling the case had not received notice of the deal as of Tuesday afternoon. Mejia declined comment to SI.com on Tuesday and Randy Hendricks responded to an email questioning the source of the information but provided no answers to specific inquiries. The suit claimed that API spent "hundreds of thousands of dollars in their efforts on behalf of Chapman," and that Hendricks Sports Management provided Chapman "with numerous improper enticements to induce and terminate his contract and relationship with Athletes Premier and Mejia."
The settlement comes one week after the Coral Springs Police Department opened an investigation of former Hendricks Sports Management employee
Fernandez had access to Morales' account to pay for "small bills," according to a police incident report, but publicly denies taking unauthorized funds from Morales. Fernandez told ESPN.com that the money he withdrew from Morales' account was for Hendricks-related expenses and was done with the approval of the Hendricks brothers.
Coral Spring Police Department spokesman
The Major League Baseball Players Association, which has confirmed that it is investigating Morales' missing funds, may provide a vehicle for Mejia to pursue action against Chapman.