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  1. Free agent Jon Lester's choice slowed by negotiations

    Buster Olney

    The Jon Lester talks have reached the homestretch with multiple offers of at least $150 million over six years, but his ultimate choice has been slowed by having to deal with negotiations with those teams, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  2. Jon Lester expected to choose team in free agency by Tuesday

    Buster Olney

    The Jon Lester talks have entered the final turn, with an expectation that a choice will be made no later than Tuesday, according to sources involved in the negotiations.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  3. Olney: Yanks will take hard line with Cano

    Buster Olney

    The Robinson Cano contract talks could have an outcome far different than anyone expects. Brian Cashman is likely to be willing to draw a surprisingly hard line, in what figure to be really tough and contentious negotiations. For the full stor...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  4. Theo Epstein on verge of taking job with Chicago Cubs, sources sa...

    Buster Olney

    Theo Epstein, the general manager of the Boston Red Sox for two championship teams in the last eight seasons, could be on his way to the Chicago Cubs in the next day or two if the Red Sox and Chicago can conclude negotiations, according to two sources.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  5. Sources -- Contract talks between Yankees, GM Brian Cashman smoot...

    Buster Olney

    Contract negotiations between the Yankees and General Manager Brian Cashman are going smoothly, according to sources, and could be concluded with a new deal in the week ahead.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2011
  6. Cliff Lee negotiations expected to heat up in next week

    Buster Olney

    Executives involved in the bidding for All-Star pitcher Cliff Lee believe the negotiations will gather momentum in the week ahead, perhaps to a point where the Lee will choose his next employer sometime during the winter meetings that start Dec. 4.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2010
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Florida Marlins star pitcher Josh Johnson not changing agents

    Buster Olney

    There are rumors that Marlins star pitcher Josh Johnson is about to change agents, in an offseason in which negotiations with Florida broke down.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2010
  10. Sources: New York Mets, OF Jason Bay remain in serious talks

    Buster Olney

    The New York Mets remain in serious negotiations on outfielder Jason Bay, and as of Wednesday morning, their offer stood at four years, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2009
  11. Source: Adam Dunn, Orlando Hudson eyed by Los Angeles Dodgers

    Buster Olney

    Now that Manny Ramirez has rejected the Dodgers' latest contract offer, the team is considering alternatives -- including further pursuit of ongoing negotiations with slugger Adam Dunn and second baseman Orlando Hudson.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2009
  12. San Diego Padres reach deal with catcher Henry Blanco

    Buster Olney

    The Padres have reached agreement with catcher Henry Blanco.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2009
  13. Los Angeles Dodgers agree with catcher Brad Ausmus on one-year de...

    Buster Olney

    The Dodgers have made progress in their negotiations with veteran catcher Brad Ausmus on a one-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2009
  14. Sources: Mark Teixeira, New York Yankees agree to 8-year deal

    Buster Olney

    Mark Teixeira has reached agreement with the Yankees on an eight-year contract worth $180 million, three sources involved in the negotiations tells ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2008
  15. Furcal's version of the dating game

    Buster Olney

    One official involved in the Rafael Furcal negotiations drew this comparison. "First, Furcal was dating the A's," the official said. "Then, on Monday night, he got engaged to the Braves. And now, the ex-husband -- the Dodgers -- has come back into th...

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2008
  16. Sabathia's New York-sized challenge

    Buster Olney

    If all goes well with the last bits of negotiation between CC Sabathia and the Yankees, he will receive at least two standing ovations before he throws the first pitch ever at the new Yankee Stadium. The first will come when he walks out to the bullp...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2008