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  1. Pirates facing wrong kind of challenge

    Buster Olney

    The Pittsburgh Pirates understand that if any member of their organization uses a racial slur, or a word rooted in racial hate, then it's a serious issue that needs to be addressed. "If that ever happened," said one official, "then we'd hav...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  2. Pittsburgh Pirates are losing and facing a distraction - MLB

    Buster Olney

    As the Pirates lose, manager Clint Hurdle must deal with the wrong kind of distraction, Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  3. If MVP, CYA, ROY were chosen today...

    Buster Olney

    Some managers hate players, resenting them for their talent, their fame and their money, not necessarily in that order. Not Jim Leyland. He really likes players, regardless of the laundry they wear, which is why you'll see opposing players walk...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  4. Early guesses on MVP, Cy Young and ROY voting - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney takes a look at the scramble for baseball's most coveted awards. Would Mike Trout hold off Miguel Cabrera? Would R.A. Dickey really win a Cy Young? It's all here.

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  5. The advantages of postseason expansion

    Buster Olney

    Forces within the sport of baseball have been aligned against the idea of having a one-game playoff. There are owners who hate it because they feel that after a 162-game season, they'd like to be assured of at least one home playoff game. There ...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  6. The advantages of postseason expansion - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that adding a one-game playoff to the postseason could benefit the game in a number of ways, especially because it will give added weight to each of the divisional races.

    Blog | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  7. Fans can love (or hate) GMs in a blink

    Jim Bowden

    Ruben Amaro is the toast of Philadelphia after his deadline deal for Hunter Pence; a statue of Amaro will soon be unveiled at Citizens Bank Park. The chamber of commerce in Dallas is planning a parade for Jon Daniels after his acquisitions of Mike Ad...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  8. Ranking 2011's impact prospects

    The most frequent question I received on last week's top 100 prospects package -- other than "Why do you hate my team?" and "Where's Ryan Kalish?" -- was about the players on the list most likely to make an impact in 2011. The 20 prospects...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  9. MLB: These prospects will impact the majors in 2011

    Keith Law

    Keith Law has already released his list of the Top 100 prospects. But that list is all about a career arc, and not about 2011. Here, he ranks guys who will actually make their mark on major league rosters in 2011.

    Blog | Conversation | January 31, 2011
  10. MLB Playoffs: Scouting the New York Yankees

    Keith Law

    Keith Law scouts the New York Yankees in advance of the 2010 MLB playoffs. While he thinks this is a dangerous group that could win another World Series, it's not as good a squad as the 2009 edition -- and it will face tougher competition along the way.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2010
  11. Talent and pace converge in Tampa

    Buster Olney

    An opposing pitcher drifted over to chat with some of his professional peers on the Rays' roster before a game recently. "I hate playing you guys," he said. "You guys are always running." Always. We're reaching the end of April this week ...

    Blog | April 29, 2010
  12. MLB -- Buster Olney: Tampa Bay Rays bring a pace that most teams,...

    Buster Olney

    Tampa Bay is already a phenomenally talented team -- a glance at the roster could tell anybody as much. But the style the Rays play, with players flying around the basepaths, is causing problems for the opposition. Talent is great, but speed kills.

    Blog | Conversation | April 29, 2010
  13. MLB - Keith Law: My 2010 predictions for playoffs, awards and mor...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law drops knowledge: his officially unofficial 2010 predictions blog. WS? Yankees over Cards, even though he hates picking repeat winners. NL MVP? Chase Utley. Yea... other curious things abound. Dive in.

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2010
  14. Ryan Braun excels when facing the game's top pitchers

    Jayson Stark

    When the game's best pitchers are on the mound, few hitters excel. But don't tell that to Ryan Braun, who's at his best when facing elite arms.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2010
  15. Playing with the Numbers: Grading Starts

    David Srinivasan

    David Srinivasan offers a new system to grade a starting pitcher's performance.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2007
  16. TMR: Love/Hate Part 2

    Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry offers his updated Love/Hate list.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2007