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  1. MLB - Opinions vary on James Shields' worth and role

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney asks what James Shields' actual worth is and whether he is he really an ace or innings eater.

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2012
  2. Handing out baseball's midseason awards

    Jayson Stark

    It's that time of year again to find out who are the first half MVPs and LVPs, Cy Youngs and Cy Yuks.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  3. Eric Hosmer and Brett Lawrie lead the projections for 2012 sophom...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski of Baseball Think Factory projects which MLB hitters and pitchers will have the best sophomore seasons in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  4. With many great players suspected of cheating, Hall of Fame voter...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with players from the steroid era now becoming eligible for the Hall of Fame, voters will have to decide how to cast their ballots when suspicion and unanswered questions remain.

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  5. Major League Baseball offense in 2011 dropped to two-decade low

    If you thought the 2011 season seemed like a throwback, you were right. Scoring and home runs dropped to levels not seen in 19 years.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  6. 2011 MLB All-Star Game - Rev. Jesse Jackson urges All-Stars to sp...

    The Rev. Jesse Jackson is urging baseball's All-Stars to speak out against the Arizona immigration law, saying they should follow the example set by Jackie Robinson when he broke the game's color barrier more than a half-century ago.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  7. Oakland A's and Tampa Bay Rays are baseball's most troubled franc...

    Howard Bryant

    The Rays and the A's keep learning the hard way that people won't watch baseball in a bad ballpark. But the problems in Tampa Bay and Oakland don't stop with their stadium issues.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  8. MLB: Detroit Tigers' Victor Martinez won't merely bat behind Migu...

    Buster Olney

    Victor Martinez was picked up by Detroit because they needed somebody to provide balance in the lineup, a bat they could slot in behind Miguel Cabrera. But V-Mart's bigger role may be to stand behind Cabrera as he battles his demons.

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2011
  9. MLB: Andy Pettitte will be remembered for a lot of things, but fi...

    Buster Olney

    Andy Pettitte had a lot of successes, but his real legacy is that of a teammate, and of an honest guy who had a hard time hiding from his failures.

    Blog | Conversation | February 04, 2011
  10. The Atlanta lineup looks positively meager but the playoffs offer...

    Buster Olney

    The Atlanta lineup, already weakened by the continued absence of Chipper Jones, looks even weaker with the loss of Martin Prado. But the playoffs are a new world of opportunity, where a streak and a little pixie dust can be all it takes, writes Buster.

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2010
  11. Finding a replacement for Colorado Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki

    Buster Olney

    Losing Troy Tulowitzki to a wrist injury until August is a staggering blow for the Rockies. Imagine the Dodgers without Andre Ethier, the Padres without Adrian Gonzalez.

    Blog | Conversation | June 19, 2010
  12. MLB - Buster Olney: On Stephen Strasburg's debut, the AL West and...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney's blog focuses on the four-horse race that is the AL West, in which anyone can win (or lose). And in Altoona, Pa., some kid named Strasburg is throwing to Double-A batters. Should be an interesting time. Plus tons of notes.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2010
  13. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Jeremy Bonderman is finding his groove aga...

    Buster Olney

    Jeremy Bonderman feels like an old man on Detroit's rotation of young power arms with the likes of Justin Verlander, Rick Porcello and Max Scherzer -- thing is, the once-precocious young starter is still just 27. And he might have his groove back soon.

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2010
  14. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Talent evaluators split on Cuban left-hand...

    Buster Olney

    The scouting community is divided on Cuban left-hander Aroldis Chapman, who reportedly has received a large offer from the Blue Jays. Somebody is either going to look very smart or very foolish.

    Blog | Conversation | January 09, 2010
  15. MLB - Dave Cameron: Is Randy Johnson the best lefty pitcher of al...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron, the managing editor of FanGraphs, brings the heat on the "best left-hander of all time" argument. The main contenders: Lefty Grove, Steve Carlton, Sandy Koufax ... and Randy Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2010
  16. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Matt Holliday is signed; but his deal open...

    Buster Olney

    Matt Holliday may be signed, but the numbers in his deal create significant questions. For one, just who did the Cardinals bid against for his services; and two, did they help or hurt their chances of keeping Albert Pujols around? Buster explores.

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2010