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  1. Top 10 right fielders in MLB

    Buster Olney

    In the latest installment in our series ranking the top 10 players at each position -- and No. 1 third baseman Josh Donaldson was traded Friday night -- we move on to the right fielders. 1. Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins Miami has bet a r...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  2. The keys to Pablo Sandoval's success

    Buster Olney

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The great thing about working with Pablo Sandoval, says San Francisco Giants hitting coach Hensley Meulens, is that no matter the situation, he possesses a relentless optimism. He is upbeat. He is convinced he will figure out a way t...

    Blog | October 26, 2014
  3. Jim Thome's first challenge

    Buster Olney

    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Hunter Pence was among the first Phillies to hit on Sunday morning, swinging at the very first batting practice pitches with all the ferocity of someone fending off an intruder, grunting with every swing. Jim Thome watched fr...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  4. Philadelphia Phillies will play Jim Thome at first base in additi...

    Buster Olney

    Jim Thome has done everything in his career besides win a championship, and he's come back to the Phillies to do that. Buster Olney writes that Thome is preparing for the challenge of playing some first base along with pinch hitting.

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  5. Phillies exploit 'kooky' edge

    Buster Olney

    PHILADELPHIA -- In keeping with the Phillies' recent tradition, the Philadelphia veterans waited for Hunter Pence to pop the first bottle of champagne Saturday night, to give him a chance to experience what he hadn't before. They did the sa...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  6. MLB - Hunter Pence a potent impact in Philly

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes about what Philly has gained with the addition of Hunter Pence. It could be kookiness and power -- perhaps in that order.

    Blog | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  7. What to expect at the MLB trade deadline

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney runs down the latest rumors before the MLB trade deadline and analyzes the Ubaldo Jimenez deal.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2011
  8. MLB - Rockies divided about trading Ubaldo Jimenez

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney says the Rockies are weighing whether to deal their ace, Ubaldo Jimenez.

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2011
  9. Hunter Pence could move soon, as time to deal fades

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at what could happen in the time left before the deadline, focusing on Hunter Pence and Ubaldo Jimenez, who both could move soon.

    Blog | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  10. Surveying the MLB trade landscape

    Buster Olney

    At a time when the Mets want a star prospect for Carlos Beltran and the Astros are looking for an enormous package of young players for Hunter Pence, someone like Reed Johnson is the Chevy amid the luxury lot. He's pounded left-handed pitchers t...

    Blog | July 24, 2011
  11. 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
  12. The trade market for Hunter Pence

    Buster Olney

    Hunter Pence has become the face of the Houston Astros, and a month ago, the perception among rival general managers was that Pence was almost untouchable. He's hitting .316, with an .845 OPS, and as Astros GM Ed Wade mused earlier this season, ...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  13. MLB - Hunter Pence drawing lots of interest on trade market

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that not only are the Astros open to dealing Hunter Pence, but they seem likely to trade the outfielder before the deadline. Several contending teams could be interested.

    Blog | Conversation | July 21, 2011