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  1. Grooved All-Star pitch is nothing new

    Buster Olney

    Adam Wainwright is earnest and honest and yes, he probably revealed a little more than he intended to about that pitch that he threw to Derek Jeter. But let's put this into context. The tradition of pitchers working to provide a moment for a hitter g...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. Konerko situation tricky for White Sox

    Buster Olney

    Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf talked about the terrible season his club had, and said flatly that Paul Konerko can make the decision on whether to return for 2014. From his interview with WSCR-AM, on Konerko: "It's truly Paul's option," Re...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  3. Days of superstar managers are over

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- Bobby Valentine was hired to be the Red Sox manager in the fall of 2012 largely because he is a big name, a big personality -- and the theory of the club's ownership was that fans would be familiar with him and energized by him. The Marlins...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  4. White Sox place huge bet on Abreu

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- When the Dodgers signed Cuban defector Yasiel Puig to a seven-year, $42 million contract, there were lot of evaluators who thought the deal was reckless, at the very least, and maybe a little insane. And now every team would love to have h...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  5. Aftermath of Red Sox-Dodgers series

    Buster Olney

    LOS ANGELES -- Bits and pieces from the Red Sox-Dodgers series over the weekend: Andre Ethier recalls that he had always wanted to play center field as an amateur ballplayer, but when he got into professional baseball, he was moved to corner o...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  6. Making sense of Nolan Ryan's silence

    Buster Olney

    The Texas Rangers put out a statement on behalf of Nolan Ryan the other day, words issued to say that words had been issued, to address the impasse that has developed between the club's owners and Ryan over the last two weeks. The words: ...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  7. Figuring out what Nolan Ryan wants from the Texas Rangers - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Nolan Ryan is apparently annoyed about Jon Daniels' new title and he isn't talking. Buster Olney wonders, What does Ryan want?

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2013
  8. MLB - Future Power Rankings 2013 (Nos. 30-16)

    Jim Bowden, Keith Law and Buster Olney

    Jim Bowden, Keith Law and Buster Olney bring you the latest installment of the Future Power Rankings.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  9. Matchups that will define World Series

    Buster Olney

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The rays from the setting sun will be crawling up the hitter's eye as Game 1 of the World Series starts tonight. The shadows will make it even tougher for the Giants to hit Justin Verlander, the best pitcher on the planet, and c...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  10. A dozen matchups that will define the World Series - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster breaks down the 12 matchups that will define the World Series between the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants.

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  11. Bobby Valentine can thank social media for recent firing - ESPN T...

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine, Buster Olney writes that thanks to the 24-7 world of social media, baseball has lost a former mainstay: The quotable, hot-headed manager.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2012
  12. Francona's first hurdle in Cleveland

    Buster Olney

    BALTIMORE -- Two days before his interview to become the next manager of the Cleveland Indians, Terry Francona explained how the job seemed different to him. "It's like family to me," he said, talking about his relationship with Indians general ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  13. What Terry Francona faces as manager of the Cleveland Indians - M...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that after accepting the managerial job with the Cleveland Indians, Terry Francona's first challenge is clear: Make something out of a stumbling starting rotation.

    Blog | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  14. Key matchups in winner-take-all games

    Buster Olney

    The most intriguing matchups in today's winner-take-all wild-card games: 1. The Rangers' lineup against Buck Showalter's bullpen Joe Saunders is getting the start for Baltimore, but the roster rules for the one-game playoff suit a ma...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  15. Key matchups for Orioles, Rangers, Braves and Cardinals - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster breaks down the key matchups that will decide the new one-game-series approach for the MLB wild card.

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2012
  16. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Show in Review October 4

    • ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney covers the new format for the postseason, the Yankees, Miguel Cabrera, Mike Trout, Bobby Valentine, Ozzie Guillen and more. Olney • ESPN MLB Insider Tim Kurkjian talks about whether winning a Triple Crown...

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2012