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  1. A shifting market for pitchers

    Buster Olney

    It's as if somebody is sticking pins into the class of would-be free-agent pitchers: Roy Halladay: Out indefinitely with a shoulder problem; he'll be examined today. His contract with the Phillies is set to expire this fall. Gavin Floyd: ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  2. MLB - Injuries to future free agent starters will shift the marke...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney takes a look at the would-be free-agent market for starting pitchers and realizes he's essentially sifting through the infirmary. Everyone who could be a free agent is hurt. So who takes their place?

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  3. Ryan Dempster rejects two-year, $25M offer from Boston Red Sox, s...

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox made a two-year, $25 million offer to free agent right-hander Ryan Dempster but were turned down by the pitcher and his agent, Craig Landis, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2012
  4. Nolan Ryan of Texas Rangers won't rule out signing both Josh Hami...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan wouldn't dismiss the idea that his club could afford to sign both Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke, but he acknowledged that it would take ownership approval.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  5. Josh Hamilton could have a limited number of suitors in free agen...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with Josh Hamilton entering the free agent market, it's difficult to predict who'll be willing to invest long-term in the slugger. But, as we saw with Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols, Hamilton needs only one team to believe.

    Blog | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  6. Philadelphia Phillies, Cole Hamels' agent intensify talks, source...

    Jayson Stark

    The Phillies and Cole Hamels' agent have picked up the pace of discussions in recent days, sources said, and those intensified discussions are an indication the Phillies have started a major push to sign Hamels before the July 31 trade deadline.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  7. Los Angeles Dodgers begin new era with next ownership group comin...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with the Dodgers' new ownership group, significant change for the franchise could come immediately. No longer will the Dodgers have a sagging payroll and fail to be impact players in the free-agent market.

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  8. The five best remaining free agents

    Jim Bowden

    At this point in the offseason it's hard to find much value on the free-agent market. However, that doesn't mean the market is barren. Here's a look at who I think are the five best available guys still out there, plus an examination of some possible...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  9. MLB - Finding destinatations for Cole Hamels, Matt Cain and the r...

    Jim Bowden

    Jim Bowden breaks down next winter's free agent class, including predicted salaries and teams.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  10. The future of David Wright

    Buster Olney

    A longtime agent who has had clients in the free-agent market this winter was asked recently about how much he had heard from the New York Mets. "Not a lot," he said. "It's like they're in a holding pattern." They have virtually no money...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  11. New York Mets and David Wright have reached a crossroads - MLB

    Buster Olney

    In the debut of "Buster's Crossroads," Buster Olney writes that the New York Mets have to make a decision on the future of third baseman David Wright. Can the Mets afford to pay him, or should they trade their franchise player?

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  12. 2011 free agency -- C.J. Wilson's agent 'pleasantly surprised' by...

    Richard Durrett

    Free-agent left-handed starter C.J. Wilson said his agent, Bob Garber met with Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  13. Sources: Cleveland Indians, Grady Sizemore on verge of deal

    The Cleveland Indians have stepped up their efforts to sign outfielder Grady Sizemore, less than three weeks after declining a $9 million option and allowing him to become a free agent.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  14. Texas Rangers have 'real' interest in keeping free agent pitcher ...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Texas Rangers won't sit back and let the rival Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees dictate where free agent C.J. Wilson pitches next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  15. Reds should hold on to Joey Votto

    David Schoenfield

    Trade Joey Votto now, the theory goes. The Cincinnati Reds have him for two seasons until he becomes a free agent. He's one of the best players in the game. As a small-market franchise, the Reds will be unlikely to afford him when he hits the market....

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  16. Mark Buehrle could draw significant free-agent interest - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Mark Buehrle is being considered a very strong free-agent alternative to C.J. Wilson, and to some talent evaluators, he is the preferred option as the No. 1 starter on the open market.

    Blog | Conversation | November 04, 2011