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  1. Agent Jeff Berry wants rule change after Buster Posey's injury

    Buster Olney

    Buster Posey's agent, Jeff Berry, said on Thursday morning he is going to place a call to Joe Torre, the leader of on-field operations for Major league Baseball, and raise the idea of changing the rules regarding plays at the plate.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  2. MLB labor talks -- Sides close to OKing draft tweaks, sources say...

    Buster Olney

    Major League Baseball and its union appear to be close to agreeing to a draft structure that will serve to restrain signing bonuses -- something commissioner Bud Selig has wanted -- and could eliminate first-round draft pick compensation, sources said.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  3. MLB talks switching National League team to American League, sour...

    Buster Olney

    A form of realignment has been raised in labor talks between MLB and the players' union, according to three sources: Two leagues of 15 teams, rather than the current structure of 16 NL teams and 14 in the AL.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  4. Owners could make power play against union

    Buster Olney

    At the time I started covering Major League Baseball, in the early '90s in San Diego, the Padres' player representative to the union was Andy Benes, a genial guy not reflexively inclined toward confrontation. But he had enormous passion when speaking...

    Blog | Conversation | December 30, 2008