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  1. Kershaw pitching historically well

    Buster Olney

    If you're too young to know what Sandy Koufax's excellence looked like in 1965, watch Clayton Kershaw now. If you need a reminder about how dominant Orel Hershiser was in September and October of 1988, watch Kershaw now. Or if you're looking fo...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  2. The beauty of MLB Opening Day

    Buster Olney

    HOUSTON -- The guy who is the No. 2 starting pitcher for the Houston Astros, a team expected to lose a lot of games this summer, stood in the Houston dugout Saturday and talked pitching with former pitchers Orel Hershiser and Steve Sparks. Well, let...

    Blog | March 31, 2013
  3. The beauty of MLB Opening Day - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes about why Opening Day is great in baseball, revisits his divisional and World Series predictions and gives insight on news and notes around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | March 31, 2013
  4. Where Carlos Beltran, B.J. Upton may be dealt at MLB trade deadli...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney analyzes possible moves upcoming at the MLB trade deadline, including where Carlos Beltran and B.J. Upton may land.

    Blog | Conversation | July 24, 2011
  5. An Orel Hershiser-Mike Scioscia tale

    Buster Olney

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orel Hershiser walked into Mike Scioscia's office about four hours before the start of Sunday's game and it was like a 25th high school reunion, with the two immediately veering into storytelling mode, through laughs. It ...

    Blog | July 04, 2011
  6. MLB: A story told between Orel Hershiser and Mike Scioscia, plus ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney recounts a tale he heard Mike Scioscia and Orel Hersheiser tell about when they were a battery in the 1988 playoffs. Buster also provides All-Star updates and the latest on how the trade market is looking.

    Blog | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  7. Masterpiece theater

    Buster Olney

    Mere numbers could speak to how extraordinary Stephen Strasburg was Tuesday night, numbers like 14 strikeouts and zero walks. Or 101, the top radar-gun reading on the right-hander's fastball. Or you could take the words of Orel Hershiser or John...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  8. Stephen Strasburg wasted no time in alerting observers about his ...

    Buster Olney

    Everybody who saw Stephen Strasburg last night felt like they were seeing something authentic, something hard to place. Even the plate umpire had to adjust to what he was dealing with. So, too, will the rest of the league.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2010
  9. Lee's calm is the Yankees' storm

    Buster Olney

    We are accustomed to seeing October tension reflected in the eyes of the pitchers. Orel Hershiser's eyes in 1988 were intense -- the Bulldog locked in like a hyper border collie. In Game 7 of the 1991 World Series, Jack Morris had the eyes of a ...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  10. MLB: Buster Olney blog -- Cliff Lee's almost flippant poise was t...

    Buster Olney

    Cliff Lee couldn't muster an intensity that would remind anybody of Jack Morris, boring a hole through his own catcher with his gaze. Instead, it was his almost flippant sense of calm and un-patterned approach to hitters that baffled the Yankees.

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2009