In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Buster Olney writes that Masahiro Tanaka is better than anyone imagined -- and funnier too. In fact, it may not be too early to wonder if we're looking at a future Yankees legend.
In ESPN The Magazine, MLB Insider Buster Olney examines how GM Brian Cashman is leading the Yankees in cutting payroll to get below the salary cap while still fielding a winning roster.
Buster Olney recalibrates his rankings for the 10 best bullpens in baseball, with few free agents who will shift these before Spring Training.
Buster Olney recalibrates his rankings for the 10 best rotations in baseball since few free agents are still out there to shift things.
Outfield prospect Jason Heyward is turning heads and dropping jaws with his awe-inspiring drives at Braves camp.
The free-agent market is beginning to dry up, but more than a handful of teams are still willing to shell out some good-sized contracts.
As Buster Olney writes in the October 5 issue of ESPN The Magazine -- if you don't think playoff baseball is different, then, well, you're probably not a player, are you?
Buster Olney's blog for Aug. 29, 2009, looks at the reasons the Tampa Bay Rays couldn't afford to hold onto left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir, whom they traded to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday.
Buster Olney examines the best pitchers that will be available after the 2009 season and comes back with Rich Harden, John Lackey, Erik Bedard, Tim Hudson and others.