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  1. MLB: For Bobby Cox and the Atlanta Braves, a massive final day lo...

    Buster Olney

    More than a half-century into his career, Bobby Cox needs just one win. Plus, on the final day of the 2010 MLB regular season, we don't know much about how the next week will look.

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2010
  2. The Atlanta lineup looks positively meager but the playoffs offer...

    Buster Olney

    The Atlanta lineup, already weakened by the continued absence of Chipper Jones, looks even weaker with the loss of Martin Prado. But the playoffs are a new world of opportunity, where a streak and a little pixie dust can be all it takes, writes Buster.

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2010
  3. MLB: Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox is heading out the only way...

    Buster Olney

    As the last week of the MLB season begins, Bobby Cox is doing what he's been doing for thousands of games: fighting to outmaneuver his rivals. Meanwhile, for Michael Young, nothing will taste sweeter than the LDS. Also featured: the Yankees' slide.

    Blog | Conversation | September 26, 2010
  4. Arizona's owners bear the burden

    Buster Olney

    The decision to hire A.J. Hinch as manager was a risk for Arizona general manager Josh Byrnes because Hinch had no experience, and even if Hinch showed signs he might be the next Bobby Cox, the choice was like going all-in in poker. If the Diamondba...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  5. MLB - Arizona is winning the game of finger-pointing and needs a ...

    Buster Olney

    When Josh Byrnes hired A.J. Hinch to be the manager of the Diamondbacks, he knew that the performance of the team would more than ever be linked to his decisions. With Byrnes and Hinch gone, ownership now faces the same scrutiny.

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  6. The mighty 'pen

    Buster Olney

    Jonny Venters doesn't yet have a song that is played when Braves manager Bobby Cox summons him into a game. "I don't know if rookies can pick their own music," Venters said the other day. But if Venters keeps pitching the way he has at the...

    Blog | June 17, 2010
  7. Atlanta Braves' Jonny Venters leads this group of breakthrough or...

    Buster Olney

    Like so many others, Jonny Venters has found his stride as a pitcher in a new role. Now he's working out of the 'pen. But while so many get relegated to the bullpen, Venters made the decision himself, and it has paid off for the Braves.

    Blog | Conversation | June 17, 2010
  8. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- Bobby Cox's future with the Braves is...

    Buster Olney

    Bobby Cox hasn't lasted this long just because he's a winner; Cox has nurtured relationships with players over the years by maintaining consistency, and through a steady stream of encouragement, writes Buster. If he leaves, baseball will lose a giant.

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2009
  9. Buster Olney: Schafer's big day encouraging for Atlanta

    Buster Olney

    Jordan Schafer couldn't overcome a smile after homering in his first at bat. Today, all of baseball smiles as Opening Day greets us. With that, we have the results of all position battles, injury updates and expectations for all 30 teams.

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  10. Managerial sideshow

    Buster Olney

    A look at Sunday's top matchups and the good, the bad and the ugly from Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2005