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  1. Melky's future in Toronto

    Doug Mittler

    Melky Cabrera saw his season come to an unexpected end on Friday night. Is his tenure with the Toronto Blue Jays over as well? Cabrera broke his right pinkie during a 9-8 loss to the Boston Red Sox and will have surgery next week. Toronto likely ...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  2. The Seattle Mariners didn't lie about Michael Pineda before tradi...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that there is nothing conspiratorial about Michael Pineda's injury. The Mariners were honest about his health, and the Yankees did a complete evaluation before the trade. Injuries sometimes happen.

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  3. The hitting evolution of Chris Young

    Buster Olney

    Chris Young thinks of hitting as an evolution. The hitter that he was when he was 18 is not the hitter he was when he was 20, or when he broke into the big leagues, or when he thrived or slumped. You can change and get better, he believes, and he is ...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  4. Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Chris Young continues to improve ...

    Buster Olney

    Arizona's Chris Young is constantly evaluating and tweaking his swing, and his latest adjustments, Buster Olney writes, have helped him find some rhythm at the plate and get off to a hot start in 2012.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  5. Oakland's motive for the Cespedes deal

    Buster Olney

    It's not only casual baseball fans who view the Oakland Athletics' offseason as an unsolvable logic maze. Some rival talent evaluators puzzled and puzzled until their puzzlers were sore on Monday night, after word broke that the Athletics h...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  6. Yoenis Cespedes deal has the Oakland A's looking ahead to 2015 - ...

    Buster Olney

    Given the Oakland Athletics' prior moves this offseason, many fans and talent evaluators were puzzled when the club dished out $36 million for Yoesnis Cespedes. But Buster Olney writes the A's have a clear motive behind the signing of the Cuban slugger.

    Blog | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  7. Going to bat for Vermont

    Buster Olney

    The severity of any problem on my family's Vermont dairy farm could be measured by the length of my stepfather's curse words. If a cow stepped on his foot, this usually merited four or five letters. If something broke on the hay baler, well...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  8. Batting For Vermont - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes about Batting For Vermont. Plus notes from around MLB's offseason, including the sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers, compensation for Theo Epstein, Gold Gloves and more.

    Blog | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  9. Ideal trades for AL contenders

    Jim Bowden

    Yesterday, I broke down the NL "buyers" for this year's trade deadline, so today it's the AL's turn. Teams are listed with their needs, ideal acquisitions and what reality will ultimately dictate. BOSTON RED SOX Primary needs: Right-handed-h...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  10. MLB: Several people who worked or played with Trevor Hoffman chim...

    Buster Olney

    A likely first-ballot Hall of Famer, Trevor Hoffman is hanging up his spikes. But Buster has gone ahead and picked up some anecdotes that could be used when the great reliever is set to join Cooperstown.

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  11. MLB: The deal for Joaquin Benoit shifted the relief market, which...

    Buster Olney

    The deal that sent Joaquin Benoit to Detroit was called absurd by a good number of people across baseball. But that doesn't mean that if they want their own form of relief, they won't have to pay for it. Buster Olney assesses the market.

    Blog | Conversation | November 26, 2010
  12. MLB: Defensive improvements could help the White Sox catch the Tw...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Baseball Info Solutions examines the White Sox's defensive issues last season and determines that they need to fill holes at first base, third base and right field.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2010
  13. Young a great player but better teammate

    Buster Olney

    Michael Young broke the Texas Rangers' franchise hit record the other day. With 1,750 hits, six All-Star Game appearances and a .303 career average, he has a chance to be a candidate for the Hall of Fame at the end of his career. Young probably...

    Blog | June 20, 2010
  14. Texas Rangers' Michael Young among MLB's best

    Buster Olney

    Michael Young's numbers may put him in the Hall of Fame when all is said and done, but his demeanor both on and off the field is what truly sets him apart. Plus, why the Mets may be interested in Fausto Carmona and news, notes and links from around MLB.

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2010
  15. 2010 MLB draft - American League team-by-team look at drafting ph...

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason A. Churchill looks at the scouting director and general draft philosophy of every team in the American League. This is an essential draft-read document because it explains what each squad may do with its highest picks, using history as a guide.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  16. The players have a code, and it's about time the league wises up ...

    Buster Olney

    There has always been a code among players regarding conduct and retaliation, and those in the league office need to finally wise up to reality on the field, writes Buster Olney. Plus notes on possible waiver claims and analysis.

    Blog | Conversation | August 13, 2009