Buster takes a look at Game 1 and sees a Tigers team that was impatient both at the plate and on the mound. They were out of sync, and it all started with Justin Verlander.
Buster breaks down the 12 matchups that will define the World Series between the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants.
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.
If you want a good idea of how to age gracefully and still produce in the majors, you could do a lot worse than mimicking the path of Jim Thome, who has been able to produce because he's asked his body to do less. Chipper Jones is learning.
Barry Zito is back. San Francisco's $126 million left-hander deserves all the credit for his recent turnaround.