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  1. The many August trade candidates

    Buster Olney

    A week ago, a rival executive forecast an elbow injury for Cliff Lee, citing different developing factors the way a meteorologist reads weather conditions. Lee has basically had a career free of arm injuries, the rival exec noted, and has thrown a to...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  2. Dunn could fill Rangers' power void

    Buster Olney

    The A-Rod-palooza will go on for many more weeks, given the daily promise that Alex Rodriguez will say something that will make us shake our heads -- such as when he all but painted himself as a Founding Father fighting on behalf of the Constitution ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  3. The new face of the White Sox

    Buster Olney

    CHICAGO -- The back of Paul Konerko's baseball card is impressive and Adam Dunn might finish with 500 homers. Addison Reed is an excellent young closer and Jake Peavy is a battler. All that said, the other White Sox know that Chris Sale has really be...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  4. Vernon Wells, Adam Dunn and others whose jobs are on the line

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at Vernon Wells, Adam Dunn and a number of other players who will lose their job if they don't perform well early in the 2012 season.

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  5. White Sox beat the domino effect

    Buster Olney

    Adam Dunn has been the fox and the Chicago White Sox have been the hound dogs, pursuing the slugger throughout the summer and into the fall, before Kenny Williams finally got his man with a four-year, $56 million deal yesterday. But there was more t...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  6. MLB: By signing Adam Dunn early, the White Sox beat some potentia...

    Buster Olney

    Adam Dunn wasn't signed for peanuts -- he likely would have stayed in Washington for around $40 million back in May -- but by getting him inked early, the White Sox beat out some possible suitors who are waiting for other deals to drop.

    Blog | Conversation | December 03, 2010
  7. MLB: Texas Rangers may look to bring in slugger Adam Dunn

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney examines the free agency options for the Texas Rangers, Derek Jeter's salary negotiations and more in the Thanksiving edition of his blog.

    Blog | Conversation | November 25, 2010
  8. Dan Uggla's market, Florida's future

    Buster Olney

    Alex Anthopoulos has been the Blue Jays' general manager for about 14 months now, but already he has developed a reputation for targeting a certain type of position player: Somebody who hits the ball out of the park. And besides Adam Dunn, no p...

    Blog | November 15, 2010
  9. MLB: Florida Marlins may continue to move good players, but it co...

    Buster Olney

    The latest Marlin who could be on the move is slugging second baseman Dan Uggla. The move wouldn't cripple the Marlins, but the appearance -- another good player headed elsewhere -- might not be good at a critical time in Florida.

    Blog | Conversation | November 15, 2010
  10. MLB: The MLB draft process, August waivers, and youth turning awa...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes of four concerns emerging in the baseball world: the August waivers period, the MLB draft culture, the propensity of youth to turn away from baseball and how September rosters are managed. Plus: playoff race updates from all over.

    Blog | Conversation | August 18, 2010
  11. MLB: Rivalries are taking the big stage in the pennant race this ...

    Buster Olney

    Pennant races are unfolding all around, and -- even better for baseball -- some of them will be played out between rivals. Buster notes that the intensity is beginning to show on the faces of the competitors. It's stretch time.

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2010
  12. MLB: Alex Rodriguez belongs in the Hall of Fame, but could wait f...

    Buster Olney

    Like Bonds and McGwire, Alex Rodriguez has benefited from steroids in his career at a time when it's fair to assume a high percentage of his playing peers did as well. He is among the best of that group, but Hall of Fame candidacy could be an issue.

    Blog | Conversation | August 05, 2010
  13. MLB: The deadline was so odd that the team that seemingly couldn'...

    Buster Olney

    Talk about a peculiar trade deadline. Consider that a bankrupt team that seemingly had no flexibility at all was the one making the most deals. That's exactly what the Rangers did. Buster takes a look at a ton of trade-deadline storylines.

    Blog | Conversation | August 01, 2010
  14. MLB: If anything, Buck Showalter should be able to purge the Balt...

    Buster Olney

    Even by the low standards the franchise is set in recent years, this might be as bad as it's been in Baltimore. But, writes Buster, with the hiring of Buck Showalter, at worst the organization has brought in a man who will purge the dysfunction.

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2010
  15. MLB: The closer we get to the deadline, the more apparent it is t...

    Buster Olney

    Fence-sitting might overtake no-hitters as one of the themes of the current season, at least given the tenor of many discussions that are taking place leading up to the deadline. So many teams are on the edge of the playoff bubble, unsure what to do.

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  16. MLB: As 2010 trade deadline nears, Ted Lilly, Jake Westbrook and ...

    Buster Olney

    The 2010 MLB trade deadline is in 15 days. Buster Olney looks at the state of the market right now: Where might Ted Lilly, Jake Westbrook, Adam Dunn and even Prince Fielder end up, if anywhere?

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2010