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  1. Father's guidance aided Trout's ascent

    Buster Olney

    ATLANTA -- Jeff Trout stays up to watch his son Mike play, no matter what part of the world he happens to be in. Mike knows this because, no matter how late the Angels' games end, he gets text messages from his parents after the final pitch is thrown...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  2. First memories from Fenway

    Buster Olney

    My son will turn 8 years old in a couple of months, and I'll watch him and see his reaction to experiences and try to remember how I felt at the same age. I was 8 years old when I attended a major league game for the first time, and I basically ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  3. Sharing first memories from Fenway on the park's 100th anniversar...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney shares some of his first memories from Fenway on the day Boston will celebrate the park's 100th anniversary. Plus, news and analysis from around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  4. Dee Gordon and Opening Week notes

    Buster Olney

    Heaven is an April day on the couch, the remote control filled with new batteries, to watch a day full of baseball games and see a bunch of things. 1. The Dodgers' Dee Gordon is the son of former reliever Tom Gordon, but he possesses Rickey Hen...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  5. Dee Gordon, Rick Porcello and other thoughts from a day of games ...

    Buster Olney

    As Opening Week of the MLB season concludes, Buster Olney provides some notes on the Dodgers' Dee Gordon, the Tigers' Rick Porcello, and other things happening around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  6. How rivals view Cardinals-Rangers

    Buster Olney

    There is at least one member of the Yankees' organization who can't bring himself to watch any of the postseason games since his team was knocked out. "I can't do it," he said. "It's the first time. Normally, I like to watch, but ...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  7. How rival evaluators view Cardinals-Rangers matchup - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney checks in with evaluators from the American and National leagues to get their takes on the World Series matchup between the Rangers and Cardinals.

    Blog | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  8. Injuries further blur AL West picture

    Buster Olney

    It was alarming to watch the mid-80s velocity readings on Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland at the outset of their game against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday night; the Texas staff went out twice to check on him and ask him if he was OK. Eventually...

    Blog | May 31, 2010
  9. Derek Holland, Kendry Morales, Nelson Cruz injuries blur AL West

    Buster Olney

    It seems as though every team has a shot at the division in the mediocre AL West, a sense only heightened by recent injuries to some key players. Buster Olney breaks down what the A's, Angels and Rangers must do to stay competitive the rest of the year.

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2010
  10. Six key matchups for Game 6

    Buster Olney

    Six key matchups to watch in Game 6: Chase Utley versus the Yankees' adjustments: The Phillies' second baseman is not missing any fastballs; he is hammering everything thrown in the inner half of the strike zone. And with the benefit of a...

    Blog | November 04, 2009
  11. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- Detailing the key matchups that will ...

    Buster Olney

    Whether it's how the Yankees will change their strategy against Chase Utley or how Pedro will deal with the cold or even how Ryan Howard and Mark Teixeira will handle the soft stuff, these are the keys to Game 6, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | November 04, 2009
  12. What to watch for in Game 6 of the ALCS

    Buster Olney

    Eight factors that, among others, will shape Game 6: Chamberlain Hughes 1. The Yankees' set-up men. Phil Hughes was one of the best relievers in the AL for much of the summer, but he has had trouble locating his fastball --...

    Blog | October 24, 2009
  13. Buster Olney Blog -- MLB -- GMs are smart to wage waiver warfare

    Buster Olney

    General managers who wage tactical war during the waiver period aren't doing damage to the gentlemanly customs of baseball -- no, they're trying to win at the cost of their rivals. Why should we consider that wrong, Buster Olney asks.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2009