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  1. The Jeter Tour has hurt the Yankees

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Some folks employed by the Baltimore Orioles in 1995 have spoken with reverence for what took place on Sept. 5 and Sept. 6, when Cal Ripken played in his 2,130th and 2,131st consecutive games. The response of the fans to Ripken, and the ...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  2. Baltimore Orioles have a few pitchers with breakout potential suc...

    Mike Petriello

    The Baltimore Orioles have a few pitchers with breakout potential such as Jake Arrieta, which explains why they didn't need to make a move this winter, writes Mike Petriello.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Five rookies with best long-term futures

    Jim Bowden

    You know them, though you might not remember them. We're talking about rookie flashes in the pan -- Joe Charboneau, Bob Hamelin and Bobby Crosby, to name a few. However, you remember the rookies who go on to Hall of Fame careers, guys like Cal Ripken...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  6. Reyes impacts Marlins in many ways

    Jim Bowden

    With the signing of free-agent Jose Reyes to a six-year, $106 million contract on Sunday, the Miami Marlins netted themselves the one of the best shortstops in baseball, second only to the Colorado Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki. It also gives the new-look...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  7. MLB: After Cliff Lee signs, it'll be free-for-all; this is how it...

    Buster Olney

    In Troy Tulowitzki, the Colorado Rockies saw a player who could be their Derek Jeter or Cal Ripken, which is precisely what the shortstop wanted. Plus, Buster's advice to Jeter, and a walk around free agency.

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  8. MLB: In Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado saw a player who could be their...

    Buster Olney

    In Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado saw a player who could be their Derek Jeter or Cal Ripken, which is precisely what the shortstop wanted. Plus, Buster's advice to Jeter, and a walk around free agency.

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  9. MLB - Buster Olney - Carlos Zambrano move is classic Lou Piniella...

    Buster Olney

    After moving starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano to the bullpen, Cubs manager Lou Piniella again proved that he is not the sort of manager who will sit on his hands while his team struggles.

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2010
  10. Colorado Rockies' Ubaldo Jimenez's no-hitter mirrors his career a...

    Buster Olney

    In throwing the first no-hitter in Rockies team history Saturday, Ubaldo Jimenez demonstrated how he's grown as a player. Plus, a few notes on Cal Ripken's job prospects with the Orioles and a recap of the 20-inning Mets-Cardinals marathon.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2010
  11. Buster Olney Blog -- MLB -- Milwaukee Brewers' Trevor Hoffman and...

    Buster Olney

    For an idea of why Trevor Hoffman garners the kind of respect he does, a tale from the road might help, writes Buster Olney. Plus, some speculation from execs on what a deal for Prince Fielder might take, and the surprising team that could do it.

    Blog | Conversation | September 15, 2009
  12. MLB - Baseball Prospectus - Derek Jeter should be Yankees' center...

    Christina Kahrl

    By moving their captain to CF, the Yankees can solve two problems: Their hole in center and Jeter's subpar defense at shortstop.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2009
  13. Fenway didn't help Rice? Preposterous

    Rob Neyer

    In trying to explain how Jim Rice was one of the American League's most dominant players, the numbers just don't add up.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2007
  14. Tejada a perfect fit in Baltimore

    Jim Baker

    Miguel Tejada brings the kind of star power the Orioles have lacked since the retirement of Cal Ripken Jr.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2003
  15. Garciaparra trade becoming reality

    Jim Baker

    The Alex Rodriguez-for-Manny Ramirez trade would make Nomar Garciaparra expendable.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2003
  16. Ripken would be first unanimous choice

    Jim Baker

    Should Cal Ripken, Jr. be the first unanimous choice for the Hall of Fame?

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2003