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  1. Potential pitching targets for Red Sox

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- Yoenis Cespedes got a hanging slider from Shane Greene on Saturday, a great chance to make an initial statement to Red Sox fans about the damage he can do. There were runners on base, and Boston was trying to mount a comeback. But Cesped...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  2. Marlins could be buyers at trade deadline

    Buster Olney

    Before you dismiss the notion that the Miami Marlins could be serious players in the market over the next few days, it's worth noting that, after their wild comeback win over Washington on Monday, they are closer to the leader in their division -- si...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Manny Ramirez files for reinstatement from MLB's retirement list

    Buster Olney

    Manny Ramirez has hired new agents and filed for reinstatement from Major League Baseball's retired list, sources said Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2011
  5. In MLB, history again awaits

    Buster Olney

    Somebody will etch their name into history today, just as Bobby Thomson and Aaron Boone did, or perhaps in the way that Fred Merkle did. About 2,400 games have been played this season and yet, for today, the late comebacks and the blown leads in a lo...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  6. MLB - History awaits Rays, Red Sox, Braves and Cardinals

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that baseball history awaits the Rays, Red Sox, Braves and Cardinals heading into Wednesday night -- both for better and for worse.

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  7. Grady Sizemore and the comeback class

    Buster Olney

    Grady Sizemore started hitting off a tee last Monday, as part of the first wave of real baseball activity since his microfracture knee surgery. Truth be told, it wasn't much. Truth be told, he's got a ways to go, with Opening Day as a reali...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  8. MLB: Grady Sizemore hopes to be ready soon, after losing nearly t...

    Buster Olney

    Coming off microfracture surgery, Grady Sizemore is itching to play ball. Good thing for the Indians, who must decide whether to pick up an option on him, or hope his value is high enough that a trade can happen.

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  9. Walk-off wisdom

    Buster Olney

    This October has presented a treasure trove of comebacks and gut-wrenching moments and improbable finishes, and Monday was all about them. Some things to think about from the walk-off wins: Jonathan Broxton's final pitch to Jimmy Rollins was t...

    Blog | October 20, 2009
  10. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- Joe Girardi is second-guessed while t...

    Buster Olney

    Joe Girardi is being second-guessed by many in the wake of an Angels walk-off win, but the statistics say his hunch wasn't so misguided; and the Phillies walked off in amazing fashion once more. Buster Olney breaks it down by the numbers.

    Blog | Conversation | October 20, 2009
  11. Buster Olney: Newcomer Jason Giambi helps keep Colorado Rockies r...

    Buster Olney

    Jason Giambi and the Rockies keep on rolling, the Rangers' fiscal woes are getting worse, plus tons of other news and injury updates.

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2009
  12. Combining motivation and an ideal landing place, John Smoltz craf...

    Buster Olney

    The best competitors often try to manufacture an edge or a reason to compete harder than the rest. In John Smoltz's return, also manufactured has been perhaps the perfect environment to contribute, writes Buster Olney. Plus Fay Vincent on Pete Rose.

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2009
  13. Garcia working on comeback from surgery, wants to throw for scout...

    Buster Olney

    Freddy Garcia is aiming to throw for scouts on Aug. 5, and strongly disagrees with the assessment of Ozzie Guillen that he won't be able to help a contender this year, according to Garcia's agent.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2008
  14. Big rally for Astros

    Buster Olney

    The Astros rallied for five runs in the ninth inning Thursday to beat the Giants and avoid a sweep.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2004
  15. The big comeback

    Buster Olney

    Texas won Game 2 of a pivotal four-game series against Oakland as the teams battle for AL West supremacy.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2004
  16. Strike one for Red Sox

    Buster Olney

    With Lieber, Sturtze and Contreras to pitch in Fenway, the Yankees will see how much another starter is needed.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2004