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  1. Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt set to cash in on his blu...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Frank McCourt won't be remembered just for running the Los Angeles Dodgers into the ground, but for how he used his failings to end up selling the franchise for more than a billion dollars more than he paid for it.

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  2. Jorge Posada's final curtain call

    Buster Olney

    The New York Yankees had a lot of veterans, but it was Jorge Posada's responsibility to nudge Orlando Hernandez, and the catcher would do this early in a game or before a game by saying something to offend El Duque. Basically, he picked a fight ...

    Blog | January 08, 2012
  3. Jorge Posada will retire as a Yankee and make an interesting case...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that nothing came easily for Jorge Posada, but he will retire as one of the best catchers in Yankees history and can make a compelling case for the Hall of Fame.

    Blog | Conversation | January 08, 2012
  4. Jesus Montero's time may be close

    Buster Olney

    Jorge Posada had four at-bats on Saturday and he went 0-for-4. Since the All-Star break, he is hitting .232 with no homers, two doubles and three walks, for an on-base percentage of .271. In the past, one of his strengths as a hitter was his ability ...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  5. MLB - Jesus Montero may finally get the call for the New York Yan...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with Jorge Posada's struggles this season, star prospect Jesus Montero may finally be called up for the New York Yankees.

    Blog | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  6. J.P. Arencibia's power is for real

    Eric Karabell

    Last season, Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Napoli led all catcher-eligible players with 26 home runs, followed by Brian McCann with 21. In 2009, Joe Mauer led the position with 28 home runs, while Victor Martinez, Jorge Posada and McCann all reache...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  7. Toronto Blue Jays' J.P. Arenicibia's power is for real

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a closer look at the Blue Jays' J.P. Arencibia, who is the first catcher to reach 10 homers this season.

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  8. How to deal with declining players

    Jim Bowden

    Players begin to decline due to age and/or a loss of physical ability, including hand-eye coordination, brain quickness, strength, movement and flexibility. In most cases, the brain power remains the same, the mental toughness is still there, and th...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  9. Bits: Encouraging night for Alex Rodriguez

    Eric Karabell

    • New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez smacked two home runs Tuesday, giving him eight on the season. Rodriguez was mired in a major slump, having hit .171 with one home run since April 23, but his owners shouldn't have been gi...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  10. New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez, Jorge Posada show signs of turni...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews some of Tuesday's notable fantasy performances, including encouraging nights from Yankees teammates Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada.

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  11. Slumping Jorge Posada worth buying low

    Eric Karabell

    Now that the circus surrounding New York Yankees designated hitter Jorge Posada seems to have subsided -- and it was quite a circus -- it's time to address the elephant in the room. No, I don't mean how Posada is seemingly being punished in...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  12. New York Yankees' Jorge Posada hitting .165 but still has plenty ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines slumping Yankees DH Jorge Posada from a fantasy perspective, and also offers his take on other sub-.200 hitters such as Vernon Wells and Kelly Johnson.

    Blog | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  13. Dissecting the Jorge Posada situation

    Buster Olney

    We will never hear just one unchallenged version of what actually took place on Saturday evening between Jorge Posada and the men for whom he works, because frustration, anger, pride and public relations seemed to spawn three or four different versio...

    Blog | May 15, 2011
  14. MLB: Dissecting the complicated situation between Jorge Posada an...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney analyzes the situation that now exists between Jorge Posada and the New York Yankees. By removing himself from the lineup, Posada has likely accelerated his departure from the team.

    Blog | Conversation | May 15, 2011
  15. Can Yankees catchers keep up hot start?

    Eric Karabell

    It gave me a chuckle when I saw that entering Wednesday's games two of the top three catchers on the ESPN Player Rater were members of the New York Yankees. No, I don't expect Jorge Posada and Russell Martin to continue hitting, running and...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  16. New York Yankees catchers Jorge Posada, Russell Martin off to fas...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the hot start of the Yankees' catcher-eligible duo of Jorge Posada and Russell Martin.

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2011