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  1. Previewing the trade market for every National League team - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney previews the trade market for every National League team, leading off with the Phillies, who could be close to putting Cole Hamels on the trading block.

    Blog | Conversation | July 04, 2012
  2. Cole Hamels, Shane Victorino could be put on trading block if Phi...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Phillies have already tried to gauge teams' potential interest in Cole Hamels and Shane Victorino, so if they continue to struggle they'll have a sense of what the trade market is for both players.

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2012
  3. A mental block in baseball

    Buster Olney

    The major injury concern that the Giants had with catcher Buster Posey, as manager Bruce Bochy explained on the phone Wednesday afternoon, was because of foul tips. Posey had taken a couple of foul balls off his face mask, and Bochy said the Giants h...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  4. MLB: Buster Posey got hurt on Wednesday, another case of a mental...

    Buster Olney

    On Wednesday night, another young star catcher suffered what could be another terrible injury on a play that doesn't even belong in the game. In an age of precision valuation of talent, why is a star -- or even a backup -- put at grave risk for a run?

    Blog | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  5. MLB: Why Sunday's game could be a building block for the Cubs

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney examines the Cubs' chances without Matt Garza tonight and provides the usual assortment of news and notes from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2011
  6. MLB: Zack Greinke, the Brewers, and the culture of misinformation...

    Buster Olney

    In the current issue of the Magazine Buster Olney examines the circumstances behind the trade that sent Zack Greinke to the Brewers. When it comes to the rumor mill, misinformation rules the day.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  7. 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
  8. Giles exercises veto of Boston deal, will remain with Padres

    Buster Olney

    Brian Giles has indicated that he will block a waiver deal that would have sent him to the Boston Red Sox, and an hour before the deadline for making a deal between the Padres and Red Sox, it appeared he would remain with San Diego.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2008
  9. Beltran for sale ... temporarily

    Buster Olney

    Royals GM Allard Baird is ready to listen to offers for Carlos Beltran, but probably won't get what he wants.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2004