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  1. Stadium woes continue for Rays, A's

    Buster Olney

    On one side of the country, the mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., met with Tampa Bay Rays president Matt Silverman to discuss the team's lingering unhappiness with the current ballpark situation, as detailed by Christopher O'Donnell. On the other side o...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  2. Yankees forced to wait out injuries

    Buster Olney

    Nobody will ever feel sorry for the New York Yankees because of their payroll, their bank account, and all of those championship flags flapping above their home ballpark. Think about this: The small handful of players who are unavailable to the Yanke...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  3. New York Yankees and Brian Cashman are frugal yet still winning

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine, MLB Insider Buster Olney examines how GM Brian Cashman is leading the Yankees in cutting payroll to get below the salary cap while still fielding a winning roster.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  4. How Yankees can replace Teixeira

    Buster Olney

    The New York Yankees know as well as any team that wrist and hand injuries -- like the one suffered by Mark Teixeira -- come with enormous uncertainty. The doctors are saying the first baseman will miss eight to 10 weeks, but that's assuming the...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  5. How the New York Yankees can replace Mark Teixeira - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney breaks down some options for the Yankees in light of Mark Teixeira's wrist injury.

    Blog | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  6. A renaissance year for A-Rod

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- As he packed a bag at his locker Tuesday morning, Mark Teixeira talked about Alex Rodriguez, and about how much time it takes to recover from surgery. If you recall, Rodriguez had hip surgery in the spring of 2009 -- a procedure that i...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  7. MLB: Alex Rodriguez showed signs of decline last year, but seems ...

    Buster Olney

    As his teammate Mark Teixeira puts it, Alex Rodriguez doesn't look like the guy who joined the Yankees -- he looks more like the guy who was crushing the ball in Texas. Big hopes are here for A-Rod, who is finally healthy.

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  8. Weighty questions on Fielder's market

    Buster Olney

    Scott Boras speaks glowingly about his clients, which is what he should do. It's his job. And if he didn't suggest that Prince Fielder is worth every bit as much or more than Mark Teixeira, as the agent did in an interview with Tom Haudrico...

    Blog | July 13, 2010
  9. MLB: Scott Boras will be selling home runs when Prince Fielder hi...

    Buster Olney

    When Scott Boras takes Prince Fielder to the open market, he'll be selling an immense level of power production. But nobody questions Fielder's power -- they question how well he takes care of himself, and contracts are for the future, not the past.

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2010
  10. A Cy of relief for Roy Halladay

    Buster Olney

    The first time Roy Halladay took the mound for the Phillies this spring, Derek Jeter didn't make the 20-minute drive over from Tampa, Fla., to play in the exhibition. Nor did Alex Rodriguez or Mark Teixeira or Curtis Granderson. And given that t...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  11. MLB -- Buster Olney: People expect Roy Halladay to simply destroy...

    Buster Olney

    Roy Halladay was already putting up filthy numbers. Thing is, he was doing it against consistently tougher competition than almost any other pitcher in baseball had to regularly face. Well, that's not the case anymore, and big things are expected.

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2010
  12. Seattle balances cash with caution

    Buster Olney

    A year ago, it was the Yankees who began the winter with their pockets full of cash, ready to spend on the best free agents, and after locking up CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira and A.J. Burnett, they went on to win the World Series. This winter, the team...

    Blog | December 08, 2009
  13. MLB -- Buster Olney -- They have the money, but the Mariners hav...

    Buster Olney

    Seattle has put itself in a great position to make a splash in the free-agent market, but any money it spends -- particularly on a pitcher -- will have to be done with respect to the King's ransom it'll need to fork over for Felix Hernandez.

    Blog | Conversation | December 08, 2009
  14. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- Detailing the key matchups that will ...

    Buster Olney

    Whether it's how the Yankees will change their strategy against Chase Utley or how Pedro will deal with the cold or even how Ryan Howard and Mark Teixeira will handle the soft stuff, these are the keys to Game 6, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | November 04, 2009
  15. Buster Olney: Heightened pressure now heaped on Mark Teixeira

    Buster Olney

    So Alex Rodriguez embarks on an uncertain course. The Yankees don't know if he'll be available Opening Day or in May. They don't know if he'll be available next week. His intention is to prepare and play each day until his hip -- which will require s...

    Blog | Conversation | March 06, 2009
  16. Numbers keep dropping for free agents

    Buster Olney

    • Within this Mike DiGiovanna piece, there is word that the Angels have no intention of raising their offer to Mark Teixeira. The Red Sox are still in wait mode in the Teixeira talks, writes Michael Silverman. If the Nationals are serious play...

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2008