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  1. Rangers a contender despite injuries

    Buster Olney

    The 2014 Texas Rangers are illogical, from the inordinate number of injuries that have hit them, all the way through Friday's victory over the Indians. The Rangers have lost their first baseman (Prince Fielder), second baseman (Jurickson Profar), cat...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  2. Injuries could force Rangers to rebuild

    Buster Olney

    The storms of the obvious must first be weathered by the Texas Rangers. Yes, the Prince Fielder injury hurts their chances to compete (although he wasn't playing that well, and whoever replaces him could be better). Yes, Texas would be well-served to...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  3. Rangers confident despite early injuries

    Buster Olney

    The New York Yankees' camp opened in 2013 with Derek Jeter still hobbling, despite a doctor's projection that he would be ready to go at the start of the season, and Alex Rodriguez was sidelined, as well. Day by day, the team's casualty list grew: Cu...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  4. MLB - Injuries to future free agent starters will shift the marke...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney takes a look at the would-be free-agent market for starting pitchers and realizes he's essentially sifting through the infirmary. Everyone who could be a free agent is hurt. So who takes their place?

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  5. Boston Red Sox can still win, but the clubhouse is a mess - MLB

    Buster Olney

    There's plenty of time for the Red Sox to contend in the AL East, but as Buster Olney writes, they won't be helped by chemistry. As of now, Boston's clubhouse is divided in all kinds of ways.

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. MLB - Rick Porcello of the Detroit Tigers has eyes on a fast star...

    Buster Olney

    A finger injury forced Rick Porcello to start throwing later in 2011, and his velocity suffered. The Tigers right-hander is doing everything he can to avoid the same fate in 2012.

    Blog | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  15. MLB - Detroit Tigers facing a tricky path

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at the Tigers and the decisions Jim Leyland will have to make with a lineup decimated by injuries and even the weather working against him. What he doesn't find is any sulking.

    Blog | Conversation | October 10, 2011
  16. September races not dead yet

    Buster Olney

    There aren't any races, we've said. No September drama, we've said. Nothing really at stake, we've said. Suddenly, there are races and ramifications popping up all over the place like cornstalks. Maybe it's because of injury...

    Blog | September 11, 2011