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  1. Buster Olney

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  2. MLB's problem position: Second base

    David Schoenfield

    Buster Olney listed his top 10 second basemen, with Robinson Cano, Dustin Pedroia and Jose Altuve ranked 1-2-3. One thing you hear a lot these days is that teams are having trouble finding shortstops who can hit. But the same can be said of second...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
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  4. Offseason dominoes begin to fall

    Buster Olney

    In one day, Major League Baseball served as the backdrop to a major trade, the second-biggest contract ever doled out by a team from Canada and the finalization of the largest contract in the history of North American professional sports. Offseaso...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  5. Reports: Jon Lester to meet with Atlanta Braves on Thursday

    The Atlanta Braves will meet with free-agent left-hander Jon Lester this week, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney, and multiple reports say the meeting will take place Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2014
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  7. The top 10 first basemen in MLB

    Buster Olney

    In the second installment of our rankings of the best players at each position -- we ranked the catchers Sunday -- we rank the top 10 first basemen Monday, with the selections following input and observations of MLB evaluators. 1. Paul Goldschmidt...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  8. The top 10 catchers in MLB

    Buster Olney

    In those handful of moments when the New York Yankees talked about an austerity drive a couple of years ago, when Hal Steinbrenner spoke of getting under the salary cap, they decided to let Russell Martin walk away as a free agent -- and he was snapp...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  9. More than money could sway Stanton

    Buster Olney

    There hadn't been enough time to wipe the blood from Giancarlo Stanton's face before he was lifted onto a golf cart after a Mike Fiers fastball crumpled his cheek on Sept. 11. But before he was taken away for treatment, Stanton reached out a hand to ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  10. Kluber rewarded for hard work, big finish

    Buster Olney

    Accolades for a teammate are always a good thing, but after Corey Kluber won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, the joy that others within the Indians organization experienced ran deep. Because of the person that Kluber is, and because of his wor...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  11. Good luck trading Ryan Howard, B.J. Upton

    David Schoenfield

    Buster Olney takes a good look at the saturated market for DH types and writes this about Ryan Howard: He is being pushed hard in the market by the Phillies. Rival executives perceive the Phillies will do whatever it takes to dump him, up to and incl...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  12. Game of DH musical chairs has begun

    Buster Olney

    If you want to take a sample of how saturated the market is with designated hitters, consider a slice of Adam Lind's recent experience for examination. Last season, the left-handed-hitting Lind was limited to 96 games because of injury, but in tha...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  13. Boston Red Sox making big push to sign free agent Pablo Sandoval

    Gordon Edes

    While there have been reports, that the Giants are optimistic about re-signing Pablo Sandoval, an executive with another major league club said Tuesday that the Red Sox are "all-in" on the free-agent third baseman and are making a big push to sign him.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  14. Phillies' Hamels can veto trade to Red Sox

    ESPNBoston.com

    In a piece posted today, ESPN Insider Buster Olney casts doubt on whether Phillies lefty Cole Hamels would accept a trade to the American League on the basis of an old Greg Maddux adage -- why pitch in the AL when you can do so with much less stress...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  15. Will Cole Hamels reject a deal to the AL?

    Buster Olney

    Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux has long been known as a great source of wisdom, and other pitchers quote him the way that politicians draw on the words of Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt. I've never actually heard Maddux discuss the differe...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  16. Sandoval contract could come soon

    Buster Olney

    Optimism that a deal is going to get worked out hovers over the talks between Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants, to the degree that some potential bidders for the third baseman have started doing more background work on market alternatives....

    Blog | November 09, 2014
  17. 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
  18. PED suspicions still cloud free agency

    Buster Olney

    More than a decade ago, general managers elaborated on the murky business of investing in players who may or may not be using performance-enhancing drugs. Within that 2002 New York Times article, a couple of GMs from that time gave voice to the impor...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  19. Here's how Yankees handle A-Rod fiasco

    Buster Olney

    The Miami Herald story on Alex Rodriguez confirmed what many probably already assumed: that his ardent and angry defense of 2013, his words and his legal strategy, was spectacular deceit. And by spectacular, I mean sheer enormity, not quality. He ...

    Blog | November 06, 2014