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  1. Buster Blog: Magnificent Marmol

    Bruce Levine

    Buster Olney talks about how Carlos Marmol is improving his efficiency on the mound....

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  2. Eagerly awaiting the opening of the Minnesota Twins' Target Field...

    Buster Olney

    In moving to an outdoor stadium next season, the Twins are going to have to play in some abominable conditions. Plus, news and notes from around the league and answers to reader questions about Mike Cameron, Hideki Matsui and Xavier Nady.

    Blog | Conversation | December 27, 2009
  3. Buster Olney's Video Blog: Javier Vazquez

    Pitcher Javier Vazquez has been traded back to the New York Yankees by Atlanta in a swap that sent Melky Cabrera to the Braves on Tuesday. New York also gets left-hander Boone Logan as part of the deal, and the Braves obtained pitching prospects Mike...

    Blog | December 23, 2009
  4. Buster Olney Baseball Video Blog

    Twenty-one year old Cuban born pitcher Aroldis Chapman is one of the most hyped pitchers on the free agent market. After pitching for Major League scouts on Tuesday, Buster Olney reports in his video blog that the southpaw didn't disappoint. Find out...

    Blog | December 17, 2009
  5. Florida Marlins may handle Josh Johnson as Cleveland Indians did ...

    Buster Olney

    If Florida falls out of the playoff race early next year, look for it to deal ace pitcher Josh Johnson, much like Cleveland dealt Cliff Lee. Plus news and notes from around MLB and winter leagues and a defense of Buster's stance on Edgar Martinez.

    Blog | Conversation | November 29, 2009
  6. What can A's do at second base?

    AJ Mass

    In his blog on Sunday, ESPN.com's Buster Olney points out that the OPS produced by Oakland Athletics's second basemen is ranked fifth-worst of any position in all of baseball. If there's a place where the first-place A's might be looking to improve, ...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  7. Thoughts on the seven-inning game

    David Schoenfield

    From Buster Olney's blog today: At the same time, the exec said, teams are struggling to find enough good pitching -- and, at the same time, the number of injuries is skyrocketing. If oblique strains were the prevalent injury two years ago, ulnar co...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  8. Are Padres healthy enough to contend?

    AJ Mass

    As Buster Olney notes in his Sunday blog, the general consensus among the 44 ESPN.com experts who voted on who they thought would win each major league division were firmly in the camp of the Los Angeles Dodgers claiming the National League West titl...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  9. Should Reds shop Chapman?

    AJ Mass

    There's little room for argument that the Cincinnati Reds had one of the league's best rotations in 2013. But as ESPN.com's Buster Olney writes in his Friday blog, for the team to match last season's pitching performance, they'd be better served with...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  10. White Sox having underrated offseason

    David Schoenfield

    Buster Olney wrote a little bit about the White Sox in his Tuesday blog: Chicago White Sox GM Rick Hahn has quickly altered his team, signing Jose Abreu and trading some pitching for some position-player help. On Monday, he sent closer Addison Reed ...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  11. Ten predictions for rest of offseason

    David Schoenfield

    As Buster Olney wrote in his Sunday blog, "a lot of the winter work was done" as general managers caught flights out of Orlando. But some big free agents are still out there -- most notably Shin-Soo Choo but also some quality starting pitchers in Mat...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  12. The Hall of Fame mess gets messier

    David Schoenfield

    Buster Olney wrote about the Hall of Fame in his Monday blog, pointing out a big problem many of the BBWAA voters will have in filling out their ballots next month: not enough room. Buster would like to vote for at least 16 players, but the voting ru...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  13. Olney: Sox a sleeper team for McCann

    ESPNBoston.com

    In his video blog Tuesday (posted above), ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney discussed free-agent catcher Brian McCann and a possible fit for the Red Sox, who chose not to extend a one-year, $14.1 million qualifying offer to Jarrod Saltalamacchia. Olne...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  14. Pujols, Cano and those big contracts

    David Schoenfield

    From Buster Olney's blog today: Albert Pujols is likely out for the year, given the amount of time he will miss. From ESPN Stats & Information, the most money owed to a player based on where deals will be at the start of the 2014 season: Joey V...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  15. Yasiel Puig's arrogance not a bad thing

    David Schoenfield

    From Buster Olney's blog today on Yasiel Puig and the apparent growing dislike for him among other big leaguers: What the scout saw in Puig in spring training was someone who played as if he were the only person on the field. Without the niceties an...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  16. Another reason closers are overrated

    David Schoenfield

    From Buster Olney's blog today, talking about why the Twins and Mets should trade Glen Perkins and Bobby Parnell: Do you know how many teams have the same closer in 2013 that they did two years ago, in 2011? Try three: Mariano Rivera of the Yankees,...

    Blog | July 10, 2013