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  1. George Brett repaying the Royals

    Buster Olney

    George Brett's Hall of Fame story was well-known to Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore before he talked to Brett last month, again, about joining the Kansas City coaching staff. Drafted by the Royals in the second round in 1971, B...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  2. Solving the Braves' bullpen issue

    Buster Olney

    There are a lot of ways to evaluate talent, and maybe the worst is the good old-fashioned "pulse of the room" check. But you walk into the clubhouse and the Atlanta Braves are loaded. Freddie Freeman, 23, sits at his locker and chats with the Jus...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  3. Carlos Beltran looking out for his legacy

    Buster Olney

    PHILADELPHIA -- Carlos Beltran waited for his turn in batting practice Sunday evening, and talked about his future. Beltran turns 36 on Wednesday, and as he acknowledged, you do start to think about legacy as you get older. Beltran has 2,081 car...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  4. Carlos Beltran has an uncertain future with the St. Louis Cardina...

    Buster Olney

    Carlos Beltran wants to secure his legacy, but it doesn't seem like that will happen in St. Louis. Buster Olney looks at what's next for Beltran after 2013.

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2013
  5. A farewell gift for Mariano Rivera

    Buster Olney

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Cal Ripken was someone who other players came to know, because as they circled the bases, they chatted with him at second base when he was shortstop, and or at third base when he played there. Young players like Gordon Beckh...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  6. Finding an appropriate farewell gift for New York Yankees closer ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney discusses Mariano Rivera's legacy, and asks players and managers about what an appropriate farewell gift would be for the greatest closer ever.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  7. MLB - Future Power Rankings 2013 (Nos. 15-1)

    Jim Bowden, Keith Law and Buster Olney

    Jim Bowden, Keith Law and Buster Olney bring you the latest installment of the Future Power Rankings, looking at how well each team is set up for sustained success.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  8. Why time is gaining on Derek Jeter

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Don't tell Derek Jeter this, but time is gaining on him. He has heeded Satchel Paige's advice and refrained from looking back, and last summer he all but thumbed his nose at age. He fought off inside fastballs and rolled out...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  9. Time is gaining on New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that time is gaining on Derek Jeter. How long can he continue to hold up at shortstop for the New York Yankees? Plus, an assortment of news and notes from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | February 17, 2013
  10. The Boston Red Sox are walking a new path this spring - MLB

    Buster Olney

    The Boston Red Sox, a year removed from a spring that never once felt invigorating, are in a different mood this year. Also, will Chipper Jones get the itch? Buster Olney takes a look.

    Blog | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  11. Top 10 outfields in MLB history

    Buster Olney

    It's possible that by the end of the summer, the Angels' outfield of Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton and Peter Bourjos will be viewed as the best in baseball. Could it rank among the best ever? The standard is pretty high. On Sunday I ranked the...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  12. The 1961 New York Yankees top the 10 best outfields in MLB histor...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the top 10 outfields in baseball history, along with the latest news and notes from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  13. Top 10 rotations in MLB history

    Buster Olney

    I grew up as a crazy Los Angeles Lakers fan right in the middle of Boston Celtics country in central Vermont, which meant that all of my friends rooted for Larry Bird and Robert Parish and Cedric Maxwell, and I rooted for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magi...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  14. The 1997 Atlanta Braves top the best rotations in MLB history - M...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the top 10 rotations in baseball in today's blog, along with the latest news and notes from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2013
  15. Top 10 teams with critique from scouts

    Buster Olney

    A couple of weeks ago, I posted a column with my first top 10 power rankings of winter. That top 10 stands for today's column, but I asked talent evaluators to critique the list and provide input on where they disagree. To repeat: The t...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  16. Ranking the top 10 teams in baseball with comments from scouts an...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney reveals his ranking of the top 10 teams in baseball -- and allows scouts and execs to tear it to shreds.

    Blog | Conversation | January 04, 2013