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  1. What could derail the Dodgers?

    Buster Olney

    SAN DIEGO -- The votes are in, and the Los Angeles Dodgers were picked by more folks at ESPN than any other team to win the World Series; 38 of the 44 ESPN experts who cast ballots chose the Dodgers to win the NL West. Las Vegas is picking them as we...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
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  3. Clayton Kershaw's slider has allowed him to take his game to the ...

    Buster Olney

    Clayton Kershaw's slider has allowed him to take his game to the next level, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  4. One big question for every Dodger player

    Mark Saxon

    It's amazing how many -- and what a wide variety -- of baseball analysts refuse to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers as World Series contenders despite their record spending. ESPN's Buster Olney came out with his predictions and has the Dodgers missing ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  5. Cano, Yankees at a contract standoff

    Buster Olney

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- There have been no big shifts in the New York Yankees' early contract discussions with Robinson Cano. This is what team owner Hal Steinbrenner told the Associated Press on Tuesday: "We expressed to [agent] Scott [Boras...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  6. Robinson Cano and New York Yankees at a contract standoff - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Robinson Cano will make the most money if he waits until free agency, writes Buster Olney, but he could still cash in if he agrees to a deal now.

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  7. Second-half schedules for NL contenders

    Buster Olney

    Yesterday, we ranked the second-half schedules for the American League contenders. Here's how our second-half schedule ranking stacks up for the National League contenders, ranked from the easiest schedule to the toughest. 1. Cincinnati Reds...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  8. Ranking the second-half schedules for all National League contend...

    Buster Olney

    After looking at the second-half schedules for American League contenders, Buster Olney does the same with the National League. The Reds appear to have the easiest second-half road.

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2012
  9. Justin Verlander, Jacoby Ellsbury could make history when they me...

    Buster Olney

    If Jacoby Ellsbury hits leadoff for the Red Sox on Opening Day against Justin Verlander, a little bit of MVP history and trivia will be made, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  10. Reality closing in on Utley, Phillies

    Buster Olney

    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- When spring training begins, there is always time for the injured to heal. In February, Opening Day participation is never ruled out by wounded players or their managers. For everybody involved, the glass is always half full in Fe...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  11. Chase Utley is in doubt for Opening Day as he battles chronic kne...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that for Chase Utley and the Phillies, reality is quickly closing in, as it's the middle of March and Utley is heading to see a knee specialist instead of taking the field to prepare for Opening Day.

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  12. With Stephen Drew recovering from injury, the Diamondbacks may ha...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with Stephen Drew unlikely to be ready by Opening Day, Arizona may be forced to come up with an immediate replacement. This isn't a pressing issue for the D-backs, but crucial long-term decisions hinge on Drew's health.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  13. McCourt's last move should be Prince

    Buster Olney

    Somehow, after all of Frank McCourt's mistakes and missteps, it looks like he's going to make out OK. The property he bought in 2004 -- baseball's blue diamond -- is so durable that it can withstand any type of mishandling. There ...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  14. While billionaires line up to bid for Dodgers, Frank McCourt shou...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that despite everything Frank McCourt has put the Dodgers through, the brand is still impeccable and billionaires are lining up to bid on the franchise. McCourt's next business move should be to sign Prince Fielder.

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  15. Jeff Bagwell is haunted by the era in which he played, and it cou...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Jeff Bagwell is seemingly close to the Hall of Fame -- earning 56 percent of the votes this year -- but yet so far because of the ramifications of his era and PED suspicions that some writers can't seem to overlook.

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  16. Like Jose Bautista, Matt Kemp could be affected by not playing fo...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the AL MVP vote proved voters consider playing for a winning team to be a big part of the "most valuable" argument. Matt Kemp may not be able to overcome this in the NL MVP voting. Plus, the latest MLB hot stove news.

    Blog | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  17. Oakland stuck as sellers

    Buster Olney

    The Oakland Athletics finished 24th in homers last season and could use some punch in their lineup, and with Brett Anderson set to miss most or all of the 2012 season, they could use a starting pitcher. But player acquisitions will be secondary fo...

    Blog | November 16, 2011