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  1. Winter ball worries; top 10 moves

    Buster Olney

    Every winter, teams encourage players to go to winter ball to learn, to play, and the vast majority of those who join a team in the Dominican Republic or Venezuela or Mexico or Puerto Rico talk about how much they glean from the experience. The Wh...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  2. What Cubs can get for Garza

    Buster Olney

    A highly ranked executive marveled the other day at the incredible shift in the trade market over the past 15 years. It used to be, he said, that if you had a good veteran pitcher -- even someone not far from free agency -- you could get three of ano...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  3. Cards, Indians lead latest buzz

    Buster Olney

    After Rafael Furcal's elbow fell apart in spring training and trade speculation began, St. Louis Cardinals players spoke highly of Pete Kozma. They could not have had the kind of run they did at the end of last season, the other Cardinals said, witho...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  4. Chase Utley and Chris Perez among names coming up in early trade ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at a few players who could be trade candidates as the summer progresses.

    Blog | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  5. Yasiel Puig is forcing Dodgers' hand

    Buster Olney

    An evaluator who has logged a lot of spring trainings in Arizona considered the buzz that has surrounded the Los Angeles Dodgers' 22-year-old Yasiel Puig, and decided that the last time he could remember this much interest was back in the mid-80...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  6. Los Angeles Dodgers have a tough decision to make with Yasiel Pui...

    Buster Olney

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tough decision to make with Yasiel Puig, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  7. Latest news and buzz on winter meetings deals - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney previews the 2012 MLB winter meetings, examining storylines from across the league including what the Cleveland Indians will do with Shin-Soo Choo and Asdrubal Cabrera and if Kansas City will trade a top prospect for pitching.

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2012
  8. With many quality candidates, voters have a tough call for AL MVP...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the AL MVP is a tough call, and it's possible Justin Verlander gets the most first-place votes and still loses the award to Jacoby Ellsbury, Miguel Cabrera, Jose Bautista, or others. Plus notes on the latest hot stove buzz.

    Blog | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  9. Without a new ballpark, the Oakland A's won't be able to compete ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Oakland A's are, and will continue to be, held hostage until they can build a new ballpark. Until then, their moves will always be about the future. Plus, news on the Red Sox managerial job and other offseason buzz.

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  10. In a fast-paced business, the Baltimore Orioles always seem to be...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Baltimore Orioles are fighting a perception problem, seemingly always one step behind their competitors. Plus, notes on prospective buyers for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the latest hot stove buzz.

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  11. Latest buzz before MLB trade deadline

    Buster Olney

    The Indians played at San Francisco on June 26, and as the Cleveland players began to stretch on the field for batting practice, Orlando Cabrera walked away from the pack and went to shake the hand of someone standing next to the cage -- San Francisc...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  12. MLB: Five talent evaluators weigh in on Michael Young of the Texa...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney contacted five MLB talent evaluators on the topic of Michael Young, who could soon be dealt -- and got their opinions, which run the gamut from good to bad. Plus: A baseball writer makes his football (Super Bowl) pick.

    Blog | Conversation | February 06, 2011
  13. MLB: J.J. Putz could be the entire key to the Arizona Diamondback...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at the 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks, after a convo with GM Kevin Towers; Towers believes J.J. Putz might be the true key to that team. Plus -- with a lot of 'ifs,' granted, the Orioles' lineup could be pretty sweet.

    Blog | Conversation | January 30, 2011
  14. MLB looks to quiet the rumors

    Buster Olney

    There are 168 free agents available so far, according to the most recent press release distributed by the Major League Baseball Players Association. But you might not be hearing as much buzz about them if agents and club executives stick to the rules...

    Blog | November 05, 2010
  15. Rumors dominate the free-agency period in baseball, to the chagri...

    Buster Olney

    With Major League Baseball looking to to curtail the degree to which executives and agents use the media as a method of negotiation, it'll be interesting to see how the rumor mill is handled during this free-agency period.

    Blog | Conversation | November 05, 2010
  16. MLB: Injuries to Magglio Ordonez, Ben Sheets will shape the MLB t...

    Buster Olney

    Injuries to key players like Magglio Ordonez are shaping what appears to be a very busy trade deadline.

    Blog | Conversation | July 25, 2010