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  1. Expect blockbuster trades this winter

    Buster Olney

    Almost every team held their chips back before the trade deadline, leery of the seller's market that had developed, dubious about the value of the short-term rentals. The teams working from a position of strength mostly held in place: The Cardina...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  2. New CBA a problem for free agents

    Buster Olney

    When the terms of the new labor agreement were negotiated a year ago, the rules about draft-pick compensation were changed in an effort to help free agents. In the past, there had been instances of second- or third-tier players not getting offers b...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  3. New collective bargaining agreement causing problems for free age...

    Buster Olney

    The new collective bargaining agreement is causing problems for free agents such as Rafael Soriano, Nick Swisher and Adam LaRoche. Buster Olney explains why.

    Blog | Conversation | December 19, 2012
  4. Giants top first offseason power rankings

    Buster Olney

    Michael Bourn is still looking for a job, and so are Kyle Lohse, Rafael Soriano, Nick Swisher, Adam LaRoche, A.J. Pierzynski and Edwin Jackson. Rick Porcello is going to be traded, and as much as the Detroit Tigers keep telling everybody they're...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  5. San Francisco Giants top Buster Olney's first offseason power ran...

    Buster Olney

    San Francisco Giants top Buster Olney's early winter power ranking.

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  6. Texas Rangers and Atlanta Braves among contenders with major conc...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at 10 concerns for 10 contenders.

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2012
  7. Searching for Aubrey Huff

    Buster Olney

    It was on January 11 of 2010 that the Giants -- having tried and failed to sign Adam LaRoche -- took a $3 million gamble on Aubrey Huff, and now they're in the process of assessing championship ring designs, partly because of how well Huff playe...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  8. MLB: It's the time of year when teams will look to turn over nugg...

    Buster Olney

    Last year this week, the San Francisco Giants dropped $3 million on Aubrey Huff, a flyer who became more important than anyone not named Buster Posey in the offense they won a title with. This year, more teams wade into the bargain bin.

    Blog | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  9. Two odd signings could alter races

    Buster Olney

    The San Francisco Giants wanted to sign Adam LaRoche and offered him a pretty good deal -- $17.5 million over two years. And LaRoche said no, a decision that seems to have taken both parties to places they really didn't want to go. Spurned by L...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  10. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Both the Arizona Diamondbacks and Detroit ...

    Buster Olney

    Both the Arizona Diamondbacks and Detroit Tigers have made moves that, oddly, could pay real dividends.

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2010