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  1. Montreal Expos...1994 champs?

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks closer at the Montreal Expos' chances of winning the 1994 World Series had there not been a strike.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  2. Mining for stolen bases

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola is filling in for Eric Karabell, who is on vacation this week. Of the standard rotisserie hitting categories, stolen bases offer by far the greatest element of strategy. Granted, the majority of this is tied into how you draft your team....

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  3. MLB - Predicting the biggest free agent busts of the 2014 offseas...

    Dan Szymborski

    With baseball's hot stove season heating up, Dan Szymborski projects which free agents' massive contracts will leave their new teams with buyer's remorse in the years ahead. Masahiro Tanaka, Nelson Cruz and Carlos Beltran make the list.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  4. Finding an appropriate farewell gift for New York Yankees closer ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney discusses Mariano Rivera's legacy, and asks players and managers about what an appropriate farewell gift would be for the greatest closer ever.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  5. Ichiro Suzuki leads group of older players who still have somethi...

    Zachary Levine

    It's a weak era for old players, and Zachary Levine of Baseball Prospects looks at which aging stars still project to make an impact.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  6. The 12 trade deadline deals that had the greatest impact on playo...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski ranks the dozen trade deadline deals that increased teams' playoff odds the most. Hint: It involves a Los Angeles team.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  7. The end of a radio run

    Buster Olney

    Milo Hamilton will be the voice behind the microphone for the Houston Astros for the 2012 season, his final season, but he expects to remain involved thereafter. From David Barron's story: "Baseball was the greatest game in the world when I ...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  8. Houston Astros radio voice will retire from full-time duties afte...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that it's good to see legendary Astros radio voice Milo Hamilton be on the same page as the club as he steps back from broadcasting, and avoiding the ugly endings that plague many great broadcast careers.

    Blog | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  9. Detroit's defensive dilemma

    Buster Olney

    Prince Fielder was introduced by the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, but already the greatest question around the team is whether Miguel Cabrera can move back to third base and play the position adequately. Cabrera already had hopes of moving back to th...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  10. MLB - Prince Fielder gives the Detroit Tigers a potent offense an...

    Buster Olney

    Prince Fielder will give the Tigers plenty of offense, writes Buster Olney, but their defense will be an issue.

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  11. After MLB's greatest day, uncertain futures

    Buster Olney

    The theater was unlike anything any baseball fans have seen in one day of a regular season, whether in 1908 or 1940 or 1949 or 1951 or 1967 or 1982, and for baseball fans who weren't invested in the Red Sox or the Braves, they saw events they wi...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  12. MLB - Members of Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves organizations ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that following the postseason collapses of the Braves and Red Sox, several members of both organizations are facing uncertain futures, from Terry Francona to Theo Epstein to Jason Heyward.

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  13. Rangers are putting it all together

    Buster Olney

    There are loud baseball headlines these days. RED SOX FLIRTING WITH GREATEST SEPTEMBER COLLAPSE EVER. MARIANO RIVERA SETS SAVES RECORD. CLAYTON KERSHAW DOMINATES, AGAIN. Buried somewhere deep below all of that conversation, there is a team finding a...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  14. MLB - Texas Rangers are clicking at the right time

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Texas Rangers are quietly putting it all together and could be a major force in the AL this postseason.

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  15. A headfirst mistake

    Buster Olney

    Roberto Alomar had the greatest half-season of any player I've ever seen in 1996, after signing with the Baltimore Orioles as a free agent. He seemed to catch every grounder hit within two time zones, make every throw, collect big hits and steal...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  16. MLB: Josh Hamilton isn't the first, and won't be the last, to mak...

    Buster Olney

    Josh Hamilton on Tuesday did something that's been done for ages, and with similar consequences. It's not some kind of a fluke to suffer a bad injury on a headfirst slide, but the problem hasn't been cured, writes Buster.

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2011