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  1. Mike Trout's shot at 30-50 season

    Buster Olney

    Joey Votto may be among the very few players in the majors today -- hell, maybe even in baseball history -- who don't define themselves by the statistics they generate. Votto doesn't set numerical goals, he explained earlier this summer. Ra...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  2. Mike Trout, Miguel Cabrera and others chasing statistical benchma...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes about Mike Trout -- who has a shot at a 30-50 season -- and others who are chasing statistical benchmarks as the 2012 regular season winds down.

    Blog | Conversation | September 30, 2012
  3. Votto's return puts pressure on Baker

    Buster Olney

    Joey Votto has been activated, and he is expected to be back in the lineup tonight. He is not completely healthy and does not expect to be for the rest of this season, but Votto is still regarded as one of the league's best pure hitters -- mayb...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  4. As Joey Votto returns to Reds, Dusty Baker has tough choices to m...

    Buster Olney

    The Cincinnati Reds are getting Joey Votto back, and this certainly is a good thing. But, as Buster Olney writes, it also puts manager Dusty Baker in a tough position.

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  5. The Cincinnati Reds had to make decision on Joey Votto - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that last fall, the Cincinnati Reds were at a crossroads with Joey Votto. The club had to decide whether to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in him or prepare for his departure. On Monday, Cincinnati finalized that decision.

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2012
  6. Can the Reds afford to keep Joey Votto?

    Buster Olney

    The question for the Cincinnati Reds really comes down to this: Do they believe that they can pay Joey Votto a market-value contract after 2013? And the market value for an MVP-caliber first baseman like Votto just keeps rising: Ryan Howard will m...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  7. MLB - The Cincinnati Reds will soon be forced to decide on the fu...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that a tricky situation is brewing in Cincinnati with first baseman Joey Votto. He will soon earn a huge raise and could be too expensive for the Reds. Plus, notes on the ALCS, NLCS, Theo Epstein in Chicago and more.

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2011
  8. Buster Olney - Medicine will likely restore Stephen Strasburg, bu...

    Buster Olney

    In reality, there's a great chance that medicine will restore Stephen Strasburg; it'll restore the incredible velocity, the nasty break, and the promise of a great career. But we certainly won't bask in the wait to see him pitch once more.

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2010
  9. Buster Olney - Medicine will likely restore Stephen Strasburg, bu...

    Buster Olney

    In reality, there's a great chance that medicine will restore Stephen Strasburg; it'll restore the incredible velocity, the nasty break, and the promise of a great career. But we certainly won't bask in the wait to see him pitch once more.

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2010
  10. MLB: Two of the wildest games in the season -- on one day -- offe...

    Buster Olney

    Two teams had 10-1 leads Wednesday, and both saw the lead disappear. In either case, it was a hundred-to-one shot. After one of the craziest days of the season, Buster mines insights from the games.

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  11. MLB: Joey Votto and Albert Pujols are chasing the Triple Crown, a...

    Buster Olney

    It's one thing to be chasing a Triple Crown. But consider where Albert Pujols and Joey Votto are standing. Both are in contention for the crown, and the NL Central -- and an MVP award -- could hang in the balance, writes Buster.

    Blog | Conversation | August 25, 2010