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  1. Buck Showalter's bullpen management is a big reason for Orioles' ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that if Buck Showalter wins AL Manager of the Year, it'll be because of his (and pitching coach Rick Adair's) ability to manage the Baltimore bullpen, a group that has had to consume far more innings than other AL contenders.

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2012
  2. McKeon's formula: work hard, have fun

    Tony Gwynn

    It's satisfying to see Jack McKeon, one of my former skippers, achieve manager-of-the-year success.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2003
  3. Evaluating offseason moves of Bobcats, Pelicans, Pistons and Buck...

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle takes a look at four lottery teams trying to build themselves into playoff contenders -- the Bobcats, Pelicans, Bucks and Pistons -- and evaluates whether their offseason decisions were the right moves, or panic moves.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  4. The split within baseball over the AL MVP debate - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that there is a definitive split within baseball over who should win the AL MVP award: Players and managers believe Miguel Cabrera should win, but front-office types overwhelmingly favor Mike Trout.

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2012
  5. The Chicago White Sox found a manager who fits the modern prototy...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that in Robin Ventura's first season as manager of the Chicago White Sox, he has proved to have all of the necessary qualities a big league skipper needs in the modern game.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2012
  6. Rangers can't match what Angels did

    Jim Bowden

    Mike Trout is putting himself in position to win not only AL Rookie of the Year but AL MVP, and his general manager is making a case for executive of the year. By swinging a blockbuster for Zack Greinke on Friday, Los Angeles Angels GM Jerry Dipoto h...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  7. Futures Game players who could be dealt

    Jim Bowden

    There are scant few occasions when the minor leagues' best players are gathered in one setting, but MLB's Futures Game is one such instance. The game offers all 30 clubs' general managers the opportunity to evaluate the game's best young talent al...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  8. Jay Bilas: If USC Trojans cheated, does that mean John Wooden did...

    Jay Bilas

    In the wake of the NCAA's questionable decision and resulting punishment in the case of USC's football program, we await the results of the NCAA's case against Connecticut men's basketball for the alleged actions of a former manager. The issue for al...

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2010
  9. Jay Bilas: If USC Trojans cheated, does that mean John Wooden did...

    Jay Bilas

    In the wake of the NCAA's questionable decision and resulting punishment in the case of USC's football program, we await the results of the NCAA's case against Connecticut men's basketball for the alleged actions of a former manager. The issue for al...

    Blog | Conversation | June 30, 2010
  10. Baseball Prospectus - The Phillies should deal for Roy Halladay, ...

    Jay Jaffe

    Roy Halladay is worth nearly four wins from here to October. Why wait? Here are four teams, in addition to the defending champs, that should have J.P. Ricciardi on speed dial.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2009
  11. Buster Olney: The Buster Olney American League All-Star team

    After seeing what the fans and managers have done, Buster Olney has decided to construct his own All-Star team, with righty-lefty matchups in mind. Today, it's the AL team. Plus rumors, roster movements and how the Hairston trade affects Matt Holliday.

    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2009
  12. Angels in a very 'comfortable' spot

    Tony Reagins' voice over the speakerphone sounded particularly ebullient Saturday evening, and why not? The Angels' general manager had just seen his team beat the Red Sox again and run its lead in the AL West to eight games, and while there are no p...

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2008
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    Talked to J.P. Ricciardi, the general manager of the Blue Jays, a few days ago, and he was unequivocal: If Roy Halladay hadn't gotten hurt, Toronto would be leading the AL East. Considering all of the pitching problems that the Yankees and Red Sox ar...

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2005
  14. Writers Bloc: Manuel's job on the line

    Jim Baker

    If the White Sox don't rally to win the AL Central, manager Jerry Manuel could be out of a job.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2003