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  1. Why did the Cubs hire Manny Ramirez?

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Manny Ramirez offended a whole lot of folks who work under the Major League Baseball umbrella during his career. OK, more than a lot. Maybe hundreds. Maybe thousands. Start with Jack McCormick, the Boston Red Sox's traveling secr...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  2. Bits: Ruf gets chance; Hefner pitching well

    Eric Karabell

    Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard smacked a long home run off Atlanta Braves lefty Paul Maholm on Friday night, and it understandably sent some fantasy owners into a tizzy on Twitter. After all, Howard used to be one of baseball's preem...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  3. The winter's top 10 value moves

    Buster Olney

    Johnny Damon is still looking for a job, and so is Manny Ramirez, but almost all of the winter money has been spent -- and about half of it went to three players. There has been approximately $1.27 billion on free agents this offseason. Albert Puj...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  4. Ryan Madson to the Cincinnati Reds, and other good value moves of...

    Buster Olney

    Large sums of money were spent this winter, with the bulk of it thrown at Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and Jose Reyes. But Buster Olney writes that good value was available in under-the-radar deals. Here are the top 10 from the offseason.

    Blog | Conversation | February 06, 2012
  5. Dave Duncan's lasting impact; the Manny Ramirez market - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Dave Duncan has been so good as a pitching coach, it makes you wonder if the Hall of Fame should take note. Plus, the market for Manny, and how Big Z fits in Miami.

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2012
  6. MLB: ZiPS projections of early-season position battles

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses the ZiPS projection system to play out the most important position battles of the spring, including how the Dodgers will make up for the loss of Manny Ramirez in left field and how the Cardinals will cope without Adam Wainwright.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2011
  7. 2010 MLB free agency: Carl Crawford's value could skyrocket in co...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down the outfielder crop among 2010 free agents. Two familiar names are at the top -- Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth -- but value could exist with Manny Ramirez and Colby Rasmus (if the Cardinals will move him).

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2010
  8. FanGraphs: Best September performances in MLB history

    Joe Pawlikowski

    Troy Tulowitzki has done wonders for the Colorado Rockies this month, but he's not the first player to carry his team into contention in September. Joe Pawlikowski of FanGraphs takes a look at six more stunning September performances from years past.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2010
  9. Want a full season of Manny Ramirez? Better be smart in how you c...

    Buster Olney

    Because he's shown a willingness to quit on teams before -- and because his age and health have deepened the question about what, exactly, you can expect to get from Manny Ramirez -- if you want a full season, you'd better build a smart deal.

    Blog | Conversation | September 01, 2010
  10. Government should investigate Florida Marlins' stadium

    Buster Olney

    With the state of the Marlins' finances brought into serious question, a formal investigation may be in order. Plus, Brian Fuentes already pays off for the Twins, an update on Manny Ramirez and the White Sox, and why the Red Sox's hole might be too deep.

    Blog | Conversation | August 29, 2010
  11. New York Yankees, Texas Rangers must weigh Manny Ramirez risk

    Buster Olney

    If Manny Ramirez lands on waivers, many teams looking around the league will have to weigh the risk involved in signing the mercurial talent. Plus, some trouble for Tim Lincecum, the draft-pick signing deadline and the big week ahead for returning stars.

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2010
  12. Box Score Bits: Beltran makes '10 debut

    Eric Karabell

    • The New York Mets welcomed back Carlos Beltran (knee) from the DL, as he made his season debut Thursday against Tim Lincecum, contributing one of the team's six singles in a 2-0 shutout loss. Beltran was then caught stealing, but at l...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  13. Carlos Beltran of New York Mets debuts, while Jason Heyward of At...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps the first night of action following the All-Star break, highlighted by the return of Carlos Beltran, Jason Heyward and Manny Ramirez.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2010
  14. David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez and A-Rod weren't alone, but to be bus...

    Buster Olney

    David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez and others weren't alone, but to be nailed for steroids use in 2003 -- knowing what the players knew regarding the consequences -- took a special kind of selfishness, Buster Olney says. With lots of reaction.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2009
  15. MLB - ESPN The Mag: Callaspo, Franklin among unlikely early contr...

    Jorge Aranguré Jr.

    From Royals second baseman Alberto Callaspo to Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin, numerous unheralded players have seized unlikely opportunities this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2009
  16. MLB - Analysis - Which NL teams are playing true to form, and whi...

    Jay Jaffe

    The whole NL has been thrown into flux by the news on Manny Ramirez. Still, it's worth looking at the numbers to decide which teams are real (St. Louis?) and which teams will falter.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2009