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  1. Red Sox release Overbay

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox on Tuesday released first baseman Lyle Overbay, adding further clarity to the final bench spots on the Opening Day roster. The Red Sox had a deadline of noon Tuesday under the collective bargaining agreement...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  2. New CBA a problem for free agents

    Buster Olney

    When the terms of the new labor agreement were negotiated a year ago, the rules about draft-pick compensation were changed in an effort to help free agents. In the past, there had been instances of second- or third-tier players not getting offers b...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  3. New collective bargaining agreement causing problems for free age...

    Buster Olney

    The new collective bargaining agreement is causing problems for free agents such as Rafael Soriano, Nick Swisher and Adam LaRoche. Buster Olney explains why.

    Blog | Conversation | December 19, 2012
  4. Miami Marlins trade a precursor to future labor unrest - MLB

    Buster Olney

    The Marlins big trade demonstrates the growing gap between the Haves and the Have-Nots in MLB, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  5. The Nationals and their balanced attack continue to tear up the l...

    Jonah Keri

    With a touch of homage to their 1994 Expos forefathers, the Nationals climb to the top of the charts.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  6. Sox running out of time on Dice-K decision

    Gordon Edes

    PHILADELPHIA -- Daisuke Matsuzaka has one more start left before his 30-day rehabilitation assignment ends, and the Boston Red Sox then must either place him back on the active roster or, according to the collective bargaining agreement, persuade Maj...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  7. Why Yankees and Red Sox aren't spending big

    Jayson Stark

    Why the big spenders, namely the Yankees and the Red Sox, aren't spending big this offseason.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  8. CBA scorecard: Players gain, Boras loses

    Jim Bowden

    For reference, the summary of Major League Baseball's new collective bargaining agreement is here. As a whole, the MLB's new collective bargaining agreement is a fair and balanced deal that placates many of the agendas of many parties. The deal al...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  9. The drawbacks of the new CBA

    Buster Olney

    There are three ways for teams to acquire high-end talent, an AL executive said Tuesday afternoon in the hours after the new labor agreement was announced: 1. Teams can invest in free agents, as the Philadelphia Phillies did with Cliff Lee, and as t...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  10. By controlling draft spending, the new CBA could further hamper s...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while the industrywide perception regarding MLB's new CBA is not unequivocally negative, some clubs feel that limiting draft spending will only continue to harm small-market teams. Plus, the latest MLB hot stove news.

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  11. Major League Baseball players, owners sign new labor agreement

    Baseball players and owners have signed an agreement for a new labor contract, a deal that starts blood testing on human growth hormone and expands the playoffs to 10 teams by 2013.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  12. New CBA impacts draft, schedule

    Jim Bowden

    MLB owners and players have just about sealed their newest covenant, which will alter various parts of the sport's landscape. Though we were able to obtain only a portion of the new collective bargaining agreement, it should be noted that this wa...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  13. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig seeks slotting system, internatio...

    If commissioner Bud Selig has his way, baseball's amateur draft will have a whole new look next year.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2011
  14. Buster Olney: Signability still an MLB draft trump card

    Whether it's Tony Sanchez drafted this year at No 4 or Rick Porcello falling to No. 27 two years ago, odd picks continue to underscore draft issues the next CBA must address. Plus movement, analysis, injuries, and AccuWeather hits on Yankee homers.

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2009
  15. Nats sale set for approval; owners begin looking at CBA

    With baseball owners set to approve the $450 million sale of the Nationals, they started turning their attention to the next hot topic: Collective bargaining.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2006
  16. Seattle's Moyer says no to trade to Houston

    Sunday MLB roundup.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2005