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  1. Two Texas teams to deal?

    The Houston Astros and Carlos Corporan agreed to one year, $975,000 deal to avoid arbitration on Thursday, but as Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle notes, that does not necessarily mean the catcher will staying with the team for too much longer....

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  2. MLB - Texas Rangers pitcher Mike Adams readjusts to life in home ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Mike Adams, a Texas native who grew up watching Nolan Ryan, is re-adjusting to life in his home state since his trade to the Rangers. Adams will be critical to the Rangers' success down the stretch.

    Blog | Conversation | August 11, 2011
  3. Major League Baseball has an opportunity to simply and effectivel...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that there will always be a fringe audience who believes that some umpire is on the take, or the Major League Baseball has a bias that manifests itself on the field. There's a simply way to correct it: expand replay -- now.

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2010
  4. MLB - The key to beating Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Stra...

    Buster Olney

    With more and more major league hitters getting a glimpse of Stephen Strasburg, one vet tells Buster Olney about the key to beating the young ace. Plus, notes from around the majors on all-star potential, trade rumors and more.

    Blog | Conversation | July 04, 2010
  5. Ken Griffey Jr. is one of the best ever, but other numbers persis...

    Buster Olney

    On one night, the greatest (clean) player of his generation hangs up his cleats, and a perfect game is spoiled by an umpire's error. Both Griffey's and Galarraga's situation leaves you frustrated by the numbers.

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  6. MLB -- Buster Olney: The Atlanta Braves and Detroit Tigers are am...

    Buster Olney

    It's hard to imagine the Braves getting off to a much better start to the season ... well, at least if the games counted. But spring training at least still allows for optimism, and Buster points out three great spring starts -- and three that worry.

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2010
  7. Milton Bradley needs to make a big change - Buster Olney - MLB

    Buster Olney

    No one gets thrown out of spring training games -- except Milton Bradley. Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu believes Bradley is being unfairly targeted by umpires, but it can't always be someone else's fault.

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2010
  8. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- In Game 2, four key leftovers tell us...

    Buster Olney

    Whether it was how Mariano Rivera decided to ditch thumb-busting for one key at-bat, or the way Pedro mixed virtually everything regarding the way he pitched, Game 2 had a lot of small stories that had a huge impact on the outcome.

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2009
  9. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- The Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twin...

    Buster Olney

    Carl Pavano is on one side, almost breathless as his Twins get one more chance to squeeze into the playoffs, and Tuesday it'll be a kid barely out of his teens working for the Tigers. It's a fitting finish in the AL Central.

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  10. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- Another September with key players em...

    Buster Olney

    Every September, a handful of previously overlooked players seem to become pivotal in a pennant race. This year, the Twins have one such player, writes Buster Olney. Also, a look at Joba's velocity, early MVP and Cy Young picks, and more on Milton.

    Blog | Conversation | September 22, 2009
  11. Buster Olney Blog -- MLB -- The Florida Marlins get more out of t...

    Buster Olney

    The Marlins use their minor league system not just as a proving ground for kids, but also as a tuneup stage for their struggling stars, and it pays dividends, Buster Olney writes. Plus, a big change in Philly and an auspicious Giants debut.

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2009