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  1. Some facts behind Pineda's injury

    Buster Olney

    The explosion of social media has fueled the desire to identify incompetence, to illuminate failure, to expose the cheaters. Within seconds that news broke that Michael Pineda will miss the rest of the year with a labrum tear, Twitter was flooded wit...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Ryan Braun should offer to give back MVP

    Buster Olney

    From the moment the news of Ryan Braun's positive test for performance-enhancing drugs broke in December, he has maintained his innocence, texting to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the PED charge was "B.S.," and he and his representatives f...

    Blog | January 21, 2012
  7. Ryan Braun should offer to give back NL MVP award - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Ryan Braun should offer to give back his NL MVP award to the BBWAA on Saturday night, even while maintaining that he didn't use performance-enhancing drugs.

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2012
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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