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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. A potential free-agency loophole

    Buster Olney

    Nick Swisher tweeted that he's going home, after finishing his four-year, $56 million deal with the Cleveland Indians. But the fact that Swisher attended Ohio State was only part of the reason the Indians pursued him so aggressively. He is a goo...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  3. Michael Bourn and Kyle Lohse could be helped by a possible free a...

    Buster Olney

    Draft-pick compensation is hurting guys like Michael Bourn and Kyle Lohse in free agency, but Buster Olney outlines a possible loophole.

    Blog | Conversation | December 24, 2012
  4. 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
  5. New collective bargaining agreement causing problems for free age...

    Buster Olney

    The new collective bargaining agreement is causing problems for free agents such as Rafael Soriano, Nick Swisher and Adam LaRoche. Buster Olney explains why.

    Blog | Conversation | December 19, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Agents to watch at winter meetings

    Jim Bowden

    Make no mistake -- Scott Boras is always the headliner among agents at baseball's annual winter meetings. He loves the limelight and will make sure to walk by the media area at optimum times and hold court. He's always entertaining, and his strong...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. MLB - Which players should get qualifying offers?

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh gives his reasons why some potential free agents should receive qualifying offers and some should not.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. MLB - Predicting the Home Run Derby champ

    Greg Rybarczyk

    Using the advanced home run data he keeps at HitTracker, Greg Rybarczyk gives some eye-opening data on the 2010 Home Run Derby participants and predicts a winner.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2010