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  1. Marlins in Price-like bind with Stanton

    Buster Olney

    The dollar amount of the long-term contract Giancarlo Stanton will sign, according to industry expectations, is growing with every home run, every RBI, every piece of confirmation that Stanton is going to be a franchise anchor for years to come. B...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  2. Without a new ballpark, the Oakland A's won't be able to compete ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Oakland A's are, and will continue to be, held hostage until they can build a new ballpark. Until then, their moves will always be about the future. Plus, news on the Red Sox managerial job and other offseason buzz.

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  3. A-Rod's effect still evident in Texas

    Buster Olney

    The Texas Rangers have bought the big-ticket item before, and his name was Alex Rodriguez. In three years with Texas, Rodriguez hit 156 homers, drove in 395 runs and posted an OPS around 1.000 each season. He finished sixth, second and first in the A...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  4. Alex Rodriguez's contract crushed Rangers, but Texas is a differe...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Texas Rangers have "been there, done that" with big-money free agents, and Alex Rodriguez's deal crushed the organization. But the Rangers now work with different financial parameters and could be in on a big name this winter.

    Blog | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  5. Ranking free agents -- for next year

    Buster Olney

    The perception of many agents is that teams are working slowly and deliberately through the early days of the free-agency period -- the actions of the Philadelphia Phillies and Florida Marlins notwithstanding -- because they want to see the final det...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  6. For teams hoping to turn around their franchise, they better be a...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the impending labor agreement is stunting the free-agency process, which could be a crucial issue for teams looking to turn around their franchises -- next year's free-agent crop won't be as rich as the current group.

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  7. A new stage for The Ozzie Show

    Buster Olney

    The Marlins have wanted Ozzie Guillen as their manager for years, and now it's expected to happen, as Joe Cowley writes. There are rival baseball executives and scouts who have been rooting for this to happen, because everybody loves a good ...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  8. MLB - Ozzie Guillen brings his show to Florida

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while few are expecting the new partnership between Ozzie Guillen and Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria to work out, there's a chance that the two men could end up getting along fine -- at least for a little while.

    Blog | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  9. MLB - Miguel Cabrera has grown into one of baseball's best hitter...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney discusses how Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has come a long way since his days with the Florida Marlins. And he's only 28.

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2011
  10. Previewing trade season in the NL

    Buster Olney

    The Dodgers' owner has earned the focus and the scrutiny of his sport, and meanwhile, that entity once known as Dodger baseball is drifting along unnoticed, in a twisting river of events which are taking it out of reach of success. It would mak...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  11. Previewing trade season moves of every National League team -- ML...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney previews trade season in the National League, looking at which teams will be buying and which will be selling as the trade deadline approaches.

    Blog | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  12. The trouble with Hanley Ramirez

    Buster Olney

    Hanley Ramirez had his best game of the year, Jack McKeon says, and maybe the last few days will lead to something good for the All-Star shortstop. There are others in the Marlins' organization who believe that McKeon's personality will...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  13. Concerns arising over Hanley Ramirez's size, hitting and attitude...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Marlins are hoping Jack McKeon's paternal approach will have a positive impact on Hanley Ramirez. He adds, however, that many around the league already view Ramirez as being more trouble than he's worth.

    Blog | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  14. An old approach for desperate Florida

    Buster Olney

    Richard Nixon was president when Jack McKeon managed his first game in Major League Baseball during Watergate in 1973, and now, at 80 years old, sources indicate McKeon will become the second-oldest manager in history. The oldest manager ever, Connie...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  15. MLB: With a desperate situation (and ownership) in Florida, they'...

    Buster Olney

    Maybe Jack McKeon will provide the seemingly impossible spark that he did back in 2003. But for Florida, the approach looks absolutely desperate, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  16. MLB talks switching National League team to American League, sour...

    Buster Olney

    A form of realignment has been raised in labor talks between MLB and the players' union, according to three sources: Two leagues of 15 teams, rather than the current structure of 16 NL teams and 14 in the AL.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011