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  1. Thome went from finished to essential

    Buster Olney

    Jim Thome has learned is that it's better for him to not play every day, at age 40. He signed with the Minnesota Twins to be a part-time player this year and when it's his off day, he tries not to do too much; the rest that he gives his body is part ...

    Blog | September 05, 2010
  2. Baseball Tonight Clubhouse

    Buster Olney

    Even the best teams in baseball have some flaws, things that should cause them concern as they chug toward October. Buster Olney waves some red flags.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2010
  3. New York Yankees trade talks with Seattle Mariners for Cliff Lee ...

    Buster Olney

    A trade that would have sent Mariners left-hander Cliff Lee to the Yankees has broken down after the teams couldn't agree on the second player to be dealt, a source said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2010
  4. Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins agree to 8-year, $184M extension

    Buster Olney

    AL MVP Joe Mauer has agreed to an eight-year, $184 million contract extension to stay with the Minnesota Twins.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2010
  5. Signs emerge of Joe Mauer-Minnesota Twins talks heating up

    Buster Olney

    There are strong indications that the Twins and All-Star Joe Mauer are gathering momentum in their negotiations for a long-term contract that would keep the catcher anchored to his hometown team for the foreseeable future.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2010
  6. Northern State University's Don Meyer has earned his impending re...

    Buster Olney

    Northern State's Don Meyer is stepping away from basketball after 38 years, but the game will carry his influence forever. His coaching touched countless players.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2010
  7. Source: Oakland A's looking to deal Orlando Cabrera to Minnesota ...

    Buster Olney

    The Oakland Athletics were making steady progress late Thursday night toward a deal that would send veteran shortstop Orlando Cabrera to the Minnesota Twins.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2009
  8. Hernandez could receive looks from contenders if he becomes free ...

    Buster Olney

    Livan Hernandez, designated for assignment by the Minnesota Twins on Friday, should learn Tuesday whether he has cleared waivers and will become a free agent.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2008
  9. Everett a match for Dodgers?

    Buster Olney

    At a time when the Los Angeles Dodgers are dealing with the latest injury to Nomar Garciaparra and looking around for help at shortstop, Adam Everett may be reaching a crossroads in his time with the Minnesota Twins. Everett is nearing the end of his...

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2008
  10. Mets agree to Santana deal, pending extension agreement

    Buster Olney

    The Mets have agreed to a trade with the Minnesota Twins to acquire Johan Santana for four prospects, pending the left-hander working out an extension with New York, sources told ESPN's Peter Gammons.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2008
  11. Mets the front-runner? Sources say N.Y. has best Santana offer

    Buster Olney

    Baseball officials involved in the Johan Santana talks say the Mets have the best offer on the table, as the Twins looked to honor a request by the pitcher to resolve the situation.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2008
  12. Sources: Red Sox willing to deal Ellsbury or Lester, not both

    Buster Olney

    With the Minnesota Twins insisting on center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury in any trade for pitcher Johan Santana, the Red Sox have altered their offer and have told the Twins they are willing to include Ellsbury.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2007
  13. Sources: Boston brings new mix to table in Santana trade talks

    Buster Olney

    The Twins may have reached the point where they have the best offers they are going to get from the Yankees and Red Sox for pitcher Johan Santana.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2007
  14. Yankees ready to make offer that includes Hughes

    Buster Olney

    Within the internal discussions in the Yankees front office, there is a sense that the team is leaning toward putting Phil Hughes in a deal for Minnesota's Johan Santana.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2007
  15. Red Sox, Yankees both talking to Twins about Santana

    Buster Olney

    The Red Sox and Twins are discussing the framework of a Johan Santana deal that would have Boston sending four players to Minnesota in return for the two-time Cy Young Award winner.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2007
  16. Sources: Forthcoming Mitchell report will be 'huge story'

    Buster Olney

    Sources familiar with the George Mitchell investigation told Buster Olney that the report will name many players, including some big names and some names that have not surfaced to date.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2007