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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. Who had the worst defensive season ever?

    David Schoenfield

    Buster Olney ranked his top 10 team defenses in his blog post Thursday, which got me thinking about bad defense. I checked Baseball-Reference.com for their list of worst individual fielding seasons and thought it would be fun to look at the bottom 10...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  5. Hanley Ramirez as a corner outfielder?

    David Schoenfield

    Interesting suggestion from Buster Olney in his blog yesterday regarding Hanley Ramirez: Some execs linger on the point that Ramirez has always been an infielder, always wanted to be an infielder, and to extricate him out of the infield may create a...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  6. Olney: Hamels could be in play for Red Sox

    ESPNBoston.com

    With interim Phillies president Pat Gillick saying he thinks his team is a couple of years away from contending, ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney speculates in his blog that it's possible the Phillies would be willing to trade star left-hander Cole H...

    Blog | October 25, 2014
  7. What's wrong with Ryan Braun?

    David Schoenfield

    From Buster Olney's blog today:Some evaluators have been stunned in recent weeks by how much Ryan Braun has struggled against fastballs. "Even in situations when he knows it's coming -- everybody knows it's coming -- he can't get to it," one scout sa...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Ortiz: Guys want to go all-out for Farrell

    ESPNBoston.com

    In a blog post early Sunday, ESPN.com's Buster Olney wrote about the 180 he observes in the Red Sox clubhouse this season compared to the toxic atmosphere that existed when Bobby Valentine ran things in 2012. David Ortiz noted the chemistry as wel...

    Blog | July 08, 2013