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  1. 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
  2. Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners among teams who have misse...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at the teams that have missed big opportunities to improve this winter.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  3. New CBA a problem for free agents

    Buster Olney

    When the terms of the new labor agreement were negotiated a year ago, the rules about draft-pick compensation were changed in an effort to help free agents. In the past, there had been instances of second- or third-tier players not getting offers b...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  4. Giants top first offseason power rankings

    Buster Olney

    Michael Bourn is still looking for a job, and so are Kyle Lohse, Rafael Soriano, Nick Swisher, Adam LaRoche, A.J. Pierzynski and Edwin Jackson. Rick Porcello is going to be traded, and as much as the Detroit Tigers keep telling everybody they're...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  5. San Francisco Giants top Buster Olney's first offseason power ran...

    Buster Olney

    San Francisco Giants top Buster Olney's early winter power ranking.

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  6. Marco Scutaro, Jose Valverde and Delmon Young among potential bar...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents for the class of 2012-13, looking at the second tier of names, including Melky Cabrera and Angel Pagan.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  7. Melky Cabrera, Angel Pagan and Rafael Soriano among intriguing se...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents for the class of 2012-13, looking at the second tier of names, including Melky Cabrera and Angel Pagan.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  8. Ranking Josh Hamilton, Zack Greinke and the rest of the top 50 fr...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents for the Class of 2012-13. Many of the available players have as many questions as answers attached to them.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  9. Joe Girardi should change the Yankees' lineup for Game 3 of the A...

    Buster Olney

    Alex Rodriguez is struggling mightily so far in the ALDS, and Buster Olney writes that some lineup tweaks for the Yankees are in order, beginning with dropping A-Rod down and moving Robinson Cano up.

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  10. 5 FAs who could boost stock in October

    Jim Bowden

    In 2004, outfielder Carlos Beltran came into the season making $9 million on a one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals. By the time 2005 spring training rolled around, he was with the New York Mets making $119 million on a seven-year contract w...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  11. Melky's mess is Swisher's gain

    Jim Bowden

    For most people watching San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera, his 2012 season so far seemed almost too good to be true. Turns out it was. His dream season began in May when he earned the 100th hit of 2012 in his 291st plate appearance, b...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  12. Nick Swisher's intangible value

    Buster Olney

    I live in the New York area, but my 12-year-old had never been to a game at Yankee Stadium until Monday night. She loved the massive scoreboard and hated the foul balls that zoomed past us repeatedly on the left field side. And while she decided ...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  13. Nick Swisher brings value to the Yankees through pure energy and ...

    Buster Olney

    There are obvious, tangible forms of value in baseball: Joey Votto's offense or Adam Jones' defense, for example. But as Buster Olney writes, Nick Swisher brings an intangible value to the Yankees through his energy and effort that should be appreciated.

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  14. Bits: Brian Matusz a wise investment

    Eric Karabell

    • Baltimore Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz threw 5 2/3 innings of one-run ball Wednesday in his season debut, earning a no-decision. Matusz, who missed the first two months with a back injury, was terrific down the stretch last season, goi...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  15. Brian Matusz of Baltimore Orioles looks strong in first start, wo...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Wednesday's action, including encouraging performances from Brian Matusz and Ubaldo Jimenez.

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  16. MLB - Baseball Prospectus: Resetting the playoff races

    Jay Jaffe

    Baseball Prospectus takes a look at its preseason playoff predictions and recalculates them with the Padres, Rangers and Reds being the biggest surprises. BP explains how they've done it.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2010