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  1. MLB - Why the Los Angeles Angeles Angels haven't started well off...

    Wendy Thurm

    Wendy Thurm of FanGraphs writes that the Los Angeles Angels haven't been hitting for power or taking walks. The only reason their offense has been respectable has been an unusually high BABIP.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2012
  2. Rumor Mill: Albert... really?

    Mark Saxon

    It began as a tweet from Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal shortly after 11 p.m. in Dallas Tuesday night. The Angels, Rosenthal said, were the "mystery" third team in on Hall of Fame-bound slugger Albert Pujols. Soon, it became the focus of the next day's...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  3. MLB: Buster Olney looks at how the market has reacted to the inju...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney surveys top evaluators around baseball and sees a split -- while some see Albert Pujols' wrist injury as a mere blip, others can't help but compare this to similar injuries, and consider the consequences. Just how much will it affect Albert?

    Blog | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  4. MLB: Jonny Venters has been practically unhittable this season

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes about Jonny Venters' incredible dominance this season and how Albert Pujols might be back to his old form.

    Blog | Conversation | June 05, 2011
  5. The Chicago Cubs' debt will have an impact on their pursuit of fr...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Chicago Cubs' debt will have an impact on their future pursuit of free agents, and owner Tom Ricketts may have a long rebuilding project ahead of him.

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  6. It's now time to see who could be dealing with injuries well into...

    Buster Olney

    We've reached the point in spring when injuries that were mere ailments, the kind of spring training issues that fade as the more serious stuff draws near, are no longer small matters. If you're hurt now, you'll likely be feeling it in April. A report.

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  7. In Atlanta, Martin Prado has moved so Dan Uggla can slide in; shi...

    Buster Olney

    It's never easy to tell a good player he needs to find another position, but Atlanta had to do that with Martin Prado when Dan Uggla arrived. Prado is now working in the outfield, and the Braves should be better for it -- once he gets used to the job.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2011
  8. Spring training matters for more to some than others; Buster dist...

    Buster Olney

    For many veterans, and veteran teams, spring training is little more than an exercise in preparation and building. For others, it's about competition and the need to prove a point or two. Buster distinguishes cases from the current spring.

    Blog | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  9. A pair of big names are still trying to find themselves with the ...

    Buster Olney

    For what many consider baseball's best team on paper, there are still concerns. Start with Daisuke Matsuzaka and his changed regimen, or Josh Beckett and what appears to be a loss of command. Can the Red Sox get them right?

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  10. Buster Olney: It's been all about development at Royals camp, and...

    Buster Olney

    It's all about development at Royals camp, but that's not just about the wave of talent set to arrive in the next couple of years. There are roster players who still have a shot to develop into something more, and a sense the system must be kept deep.

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  11. Milwaukee Brewers took a risk in Zack Greinke; New York Yankees t...

    Buster Olney

    The Brewers are counting on Zack Greinke, but he now will be out for a bit. The Yankees are counting on A.J. Burnett, and he's off to a very good spring start as he works on new mechanics. Buster goes through other good-news, bad-news situations.

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  12. MLB: Matt Thornton's deal is another indicator that relief costs ...

    Buster Olney

    Based on some of the recent deals in the relief market, Matt Thornton's deal for $14 million practically looks like a bargain. Perhaps this is a new way to go after the market -- extend guys for a couple of well-paid years before they become free agents.

    Blog | Conversation | March 07, 2011
  13. MLB: Detroit Tigers' Victor Martinez won't merely bat behind Migu...

    Buster Olney

    Victor Martinez was picked up by Detroit because they needed somebody to provide balance in the lineup, a bat they could slot in behind Miguel Cabrera. But V-Mart's bigger role may be to stand behind Cabrera as he battles his demons.

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2011
  14. MLB: The San Francisco Giants won't dump Barry Zito now, but they...

    Buster Olney

    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.

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  15. MLB: Chipper Jones is mimicking the path of old pal Jim Thome

    Buster Olney

    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.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  16. MLB: Nobody will face a tougher early slate than the Arizona Diam...

    Buster Olney

    As if the Phillies didn't have enough good offseason karma, they may have the best schedule in all of baseball to start the year.

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2011