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  1. Key under-the-radar injuries

    Buster Olney

    Joe Nathan's injury is the most significant of the spring to this point, because the Twins have to find a way to replace one of the best closers in baseball -- whether it is with Francisco Liriano, Matt Guerrier, Jon Rauch or (down the road) Hea...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  2. MLB -- Buster Olney: Joe Nathan's injury gets the attention, but ...

    Buster Olney

    While Joe Nathan's bum elbow gets all the attention this spring, Buster points out that several other notable players -- who will have just as much to say, or more, about their teams' success -- are also on the shelf.

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2010
  3. MLB -- Buster Olney: The Minnesota Twins must now consider a Plan...

    Buster Olney

    There really isn't an ideal guy to fill the hole left by what could be a season-ending injury to Joe Nathan -- partly just because the Twins have come to rely on Nathan so much. He's just such a lock to perform. But that's what they must search for now.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2010
  4. MLB -- Buster Olney: Willie Davis will always be a signature star...

    Buster Olney

    Few players influenced a young baseball fan the way Willie Davis did, particularly on a fall day in 1974. Buster relays a story of a young fan desperate for an autograph from one of the game's best at the time.

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2010
  5. Roster potholes starting to form

    Buster Olney

    When spring training began, most gaps and holes on teams were filled. But only a week into the exhibition games, roster potholes of various sizes and shapes are beginning to appear. Twins, closer. It may be that Joe Nathan will be OK, that what he ...

    Blog | March 08, 2010
  6. MLB -- Buster Olney: Potholes on rosters are appearing around cam...

    Buster Olney

    Joe Nathan, in terms of statistical comparisons, has been just as dominant over the past six years as Mariano Rivera. Which is why the Twins will have a serious pothole to fill if Nathan's soreness is a bigger problem. And the Twins aren't alone.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2010