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  1. Early picks for every division

    Buster Olney

    There are still some front-line free agents who will sign before the start of the regular season, and the inevitable spring training injuries to come, so it's too early to lock in predictions for 2014. But right now, this is what I'm looking at: ...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  2. Scott Rolen still has something to contribute to the Cincinnati R...

    Buster Olney

    It's been a battle for Scott Rolen, who has missed time due to injuries and watched a younger player perform in his absence. But as Buster Olney writes, Rolen can still contribute to the Cincinnati Reds' push for the playoffs.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  3. Los Angeles Angels are trying to survive injuries, poor performan...

    Buster Olney

    From Jordan Walden's struggles to recent injuries to Scott Downs and LaTroy Hawkins, the Angels' bullpen has taken a beating so far this season, writes Buster Olney. At 6.5 games back in the AL West, the club is hanging on while its 'pen is repaired.

    Blog | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  4. Aroldis Chapman and other relief pitchers off to great starts thi...

    Buster Olney

    There has been a wealth of bullpen injuries so far this season, but there has also been some superb work, too. Buster Olney highlights 10 relievers who have gotten off to great starts.

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  5. The Seattle Mariners didn't lie about Michael Pineda before tradi...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that there is nothing conspiratorial about Michael Pineda's injury. The Mariners were honest about his health, and the Yankees did a complete evaluation before the trade. Injuries sometimes happen.

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  6. Injuries give early look at closer market

    Buster Olney

    Andrew Bailey may not pitch in another Major League Baseball game until July or August. But the Boston Red Sox aren't alone in having closer issues. The Rays' Kyle Farnsworth has elbow issues and will start the season on the disabled list....

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  7. Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays ar two teams that could be in mark...

    Buster Olney

    The Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays will begin the regular season with their closers on the disabled list, and Buster Olney writes that it won't be long before teams give the reliever market a look. On paper, there are some trade options.

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  8. Chase Utley is in doubt for Opening Day as he battles chronic kne...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that for Chase Utley and the Phillies, reality is quickly closing in, as it's the middle of March and Utley is heading to see a knee specialist instead of taking the field to prepare for Opening Day.

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  9. Kendrys Morales is recovering nicely and would be a big boost for...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Kendrys Morales is recovering nicely from an injury he suffered in 2010, and he's on track to be the Angels' designated hitter, which would go a long way in balancing Los Angeles' lineup and making teams pitch to Albert Pujols.

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2012
  10. With Stephen Drew recovering from injury, the Diamondbacks may ha...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with Stephen Drew unlikely to be ready by Opening Day, Arizona may be forced to come up with an immediate replacement. This isn't a pressing issue for the D-backs, but crucial long-term decisions hinge on Drew's health.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  11. Postseason impact of Beckett's injury

    Buster Olney

    So much about the postseason is about the timing of injuries and hot streaks. Willie Randolph got hurt in 1978 and this is why Brian Doyle is a postseason hero. The 1990 Oakland Athletics were thought to be one of the deepest teams of all time, and y...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  12. MLB - Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett's injury could have postseason...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney takes a look at the injuries and hot streaks that could potentially have a big impact on this year's postseason, including the ankle injury to Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett.

    Blog | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  13. A loaded trade market of relievers

    Buster Olney

    NEW YORK -- With a spandex sleeve covering his right elbow and forearm, Joba Chamberlain spoke hopefully about his flexor tendon tear, saying that it didn't hurt him while he pitched and that he doesn't think the injury is serious. But it i...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  14. For teams in need of bullpen help, there are plenty of worthy tra...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that for teams like the Yankees, who are dealing with Joba Chamberlain's injury, there is plenty of bullpen help available on the trade market.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  15. Oakland Athletics' general manager Billy Beane tells catcher Kurt...

    Buster Olney

    Oakland general manager Billy Beane became the first MLB executive to issue a directive to a catcher on his team in the aftermath of the home-plate collision that ended Giants catcher Buster Posey's season.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  16. MLB: Alex Gordon is finally living up to the hype

    Buster Olney

    Alex Gordon was thought of as a can't-miss prospect when the Kansas City Royals selected him second overall in the 2005 draft. After a number of injuries and one key adjustment, he's finally showing signs of living up to his potential.

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2011