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  1. The plight of 'The Draft Pick Five'

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- An AL executive drew an analogy the other day between the situation facing "The Draft Pick Five" free agents -- Nelson Cruz, Ervin Santana, Ubaldo Jimenez, Stephen Drew and Kendrys Morales -- and the sale of a house. "If the price o...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  2. Top 10 storylines to watch in 2014

    Buster Olney

    Tim Kurkjian had it right last spring when he said the hardest thing to predict in 2013 was who was going to finish fifth in the AL East. Many folks thought it would be the Boston Red Sox, and instead, they won the World Series with a group of invest...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The Los Angeles Dodgers, the steroid debate, the Blue Jays and ot...

    Buster Olney

    Buster takes a shot at predicting the key storylines of the 2013 season. Will the Dodgers win big? Will the Jays remain favorites? What will the Hall of Fame vote look like?

    Blog | Conversation | December 25, 2012
  6. Eric Hosmer taking control in Kansas City

    Buster Olney

    Playing first base is a great way to meet folks, and in his first year in the big leagues, Eric Hosmer has chatted with some of the travelers who have passed through. Welcome to the big leagues, Derek Jeter said to him, adding, "It's the same ga...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  7. MLB - Eric Hosmer emerging as a leader for Kansas City Royals

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Eric Hosmer has impressed since making his debut with the Kansas City Royals earlier this season, and the 21-year-old is starting to emerge as a leader in the Royals' clubhouse. Plus, other news and notes from around MLB.

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2011
  8. MLB: For Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees, it's the end of th...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes of the Derek Jeter deal, which may be the end of the innocence for him and the Yankees. Plus: The state of the market pre-Orlando, including the Orioles and Blue Jays as potential buyers.

    Blog | Conversation | December 05, 2010
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. MLB: The latest belief on pitch counts, and how it affects Trevor...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney tackles a few topics in his Sunday blog: the pitch count philosophy debate from a few angles (including how it affects the Oakland A's), Derek Jeter's worth per hit, Pat Gillick as a Hall of Famer, and more from around free agency.

    Blog | Conversation | November 28, 2010
  12. MLB: Manny Ramirez has something left, but not a whole lot accord...

    Buster Olney

    Manny Ramirez was once one of the most feared hitters in baseball. But at age 38, what does he have left to offer teams? Buster Olney fields evaluations from GMs and scouts to see if Manny can still be Manny.

    Blog | Conversation | November 27, 2010
  13. New York Yankees driving Derek Jeter talks by not offering arbitr...

    Buster Olney

    The Yankees have put out what most in the market would consider a fair and even generous offer for Derek Jeter, a player who regressed last year. And by not offering arbitration, they are driving the talks, writes Buster.

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2010
  14. Why the Houston Astros have hope for the future

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney explains why the Houston Astros have hope for the future.

    Blog | Conversation | September 04, 2010
  15. MLB: With Derek Jeter, the pay is about more than pure performanc...

    Buster Olney

    Derek Jeter's performance this season isn't something you wouldn't expect from a 36-year-old shortstop. But we know Jeter isn't just any shortstop. Because new contracts are based on assumed future performance, Jeter's contract could be an issue.

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2010
  16. MLB -- It may be that a leader is emerging for the Tampa Bay Rays...

    Buster Olney

    The way Evan Longoria handled a recent case in the kangaroo court that is the everyday MLB clubhouse brings to mind the way Derek Jeter once did the same for the Yankees. It could also be a good sign for a Rays team with a leadership void.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2010