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  1. For Lee's trade value, it's all about now

    Buster Olney

    There are two windows in every baseball calendar year in which small sample size really matters. In October, of course; as Bucky Dent, Aaron Boone and Dave Roberts can attest, bits and pieces of success can live forever. The other time frame in wh...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Managers frustrated with replay system

    Buster Olney

    As managers discussed instant replay prior to the season, they were generally circumspect, understated in their public comments. You got some eye rolls, and privately, some expressed concern, particularly with the challenge system. But...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  3. Top free agents poised for big paydays

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS - As the Cardinals and Red Sox play on, MLB's other 28 teams are preparing for the offseason market that will begin next week. There has been some early trade talk, officials say, some feeling out for what could be available, and teams are ...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  4. Three contenders most in need of help

    Buster Olney

    With little more than a day before the trade deadline, these are the contenders most desperately in need of help: 1. Texas Rangers Really, it's not even a debate; they need help. Yes, they added Matt Garza last week, but their offense has bee...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  5. Cards, Indians lead latest buzz

    Buster Olney

    After Rafael Furcal's elbow fell apart in spring training and trade speculation began, St. Louis Cardinals players spoke highly of Pete Kozma. They could not have had the kind of run they did at the end of last season, the other Cardinals said, witho...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  6. The new face of the White Sox

    Buster Olney

    CHICAGO -- The back of Paul Konerko's baseball card is impressive and Adam Dunn might finish with 500 homers. Addison Reed is an excellent young closer and Jake Peavy is a battler. All that said, the other White Sox know that Chris Sale has really be...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  7. Peavy's uncertain future in Chicago

    Buster Olney

    CHICAGO -- Jake Peavy was among a handful of players remaining in a quiet Chicago White Sox clubhouse Thursday night, when he was asked whether he had given any thought to the idea that he might have just pitched his last game in a home Chicago jerse...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  8. Jake Peavy's uncertain future with the Chicago White Sox - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Jake Peavy might have pitched his last game in Chicago as a member of the White Sox, and he could be a hot commodity this winter.

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  9. Jake Peavy and other marketable starters

    Buster Olney

    Jake Peavy won a Cy Young Award years ago and pitched in memorable playoff games, and when he tells stories, he speaks with the perspective of someone about to take the field in an old-timers game. It's easy to forget that Peavy is only 30 years...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  10. Jake Peavy and other starting pitchers with trade value - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Jake Peavy is healthy again, and he's proving just how good a pitcher he can be. He's also proving he has trade value. As Buster Olney writes, Peavy is among a handful of starting pitchers who could be marketable at the deadline this summer.

    Blog | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  11. Time to hunt down a deal

    Buster Olney

    On Thursday evening, a baseball executive noted the numbers on his clock: 8 p.m., 7/28. "You realize there's an eternity before the trade deadline, right?" he said. Yes. Remember, the White Sox deal for Jake Peavy took shape in the last couple ...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  12. 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
  13. Astros are on the rise

    Buster Olney

    It was about this time a year ago that the general manager of the hottest team in the National League recognized the promise of his club. The Padres had traded their most prominent player, Jake Peavy, and then had reeled off a bunch of wins, and Kevi...

    Blog | September 04, 2010
  14. Why the Houston Astros have hope for the future

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney explains why the Houston Astros have hope for the future.

    Blog | Conversation | September 04, 2010
  15. Inside a Jake Peavy-Andre Ethier duel - Buster Olney

    Buster Olney

    When we asked ace Jake Peavy and slugger Andre Ethier to take us inside an at-bat, we discovered that baseball is really a game of 60 feet, six inches.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2010
  16. For Sox, Central planning starts with Peavy

    Buster Olney

    A couple of weeks ago, Chicago White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper mentioned to Jake Peavy that he was in the process of mapping out the starting rotation, and picking the starter for Opening Day. Not long after, Peavy phoned Cooper and told him that...

    Blog | February 10, 2010