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  1. GMs with the toughest jobs this winter

    Jim Bowden

    Even though the offseason has only just commenced for the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers, general managers of 28 other teams already have been pondering their futures for some time. For five GMs in particular, their jobs for the next thr...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  2. Ozzie Guillen's firing was long overdue

    Jim Bowden

    In a move that surprised few, the Miami Marlins fired manager Ozzie Guillen today with three years remaining on his contract. But truth be told, this had been building for a while. I remember almost a year ago at the winter meetings when the Marli...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  3. Bobby Valentine can thank social media for recent firing - ESPN T...

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine, Buster Olney writes that thanks to the 24-7 world of social media, baseball has lost a former mainstay: The quotable, hot-headed manager.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2012
  4. Indians and Francona a good match

    Jim Bowden

    Like so many former managers, Terry Francona's preference is to be back in the dugout. He spent this season in front of the TV camera, and there's little doubt in my mind that if Francona chose to remain as a broadcaster he would be just as succes...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  5. Ozzie Guillen's uncertain future

    Buster Olney

    The 2012 Marlins are a colossal failure, so it's little wonder that owner Jeffrey Loria has talked about a season-ending assessment, and that club president David Samson was understated but direct in his criticism of Miami's first-year mana...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  6. Ozzie Guillen will be scrutinized by the Marlins' brass - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Ozzie Guillen was supposed to be a draw, but there's a possibility that he's had the opposite effect in Miami, and that's aside from the losing. Buster assesses with the Marlins are committed to their bombastic manager.

    Blog | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  7. Miami Marlins started slow, but they are now becoming an NL East ...

    Paul Swydan

    The Marlins opened their new ballpark and the new season by struggling at the plate. As Paul Swydan writes, that has changed, and Miami is now beginning to look like a legitimate contender in the NL East.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  8. Miami Marlins pushed all in for 2012, and the return so far has b...

    Buster Olney

    With their new ballpark, players and franchise image, the Miami Marlins have gone all-in to establish new roots with what has been an apathetic south Florida fan base. As Buster Olney writes, the Marlins so far are losing their gamble.

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  9. Five managers feeling the heat

    Jim Bowden

    Big league managers have a hard enough time contending with things they can control, let alone things they can't. A 162-game season is never a cakewalk, but when there are distractions and concerns early in the season, it doesn't portend for smooth s...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  10. Guillen contrite, but penalty not enough

    Jim Bowden

    The mess surrounding Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen can't be easily resolved with just apologies and a five-game suspension. On Tuesday, the club announced Guillen would miss those games as disciplinary action for his comments last week regardin...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  11. Are Dunn, Rios even worth late picks?

    Eric Karabell

    Some would presume the Chicago White Sox under new manager Robin Ventura have no shot to compete in the American League Central this season. After all, the Ozzie Guillen-led White Sox couldn't win half their games last season, seemed more intent...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  12. Alex Rios, Adam Dunn the ultimate late-round wild-card picks in f...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his 2012 expectations for former studs turned 2011 busts Adam Dunn and Alex Rios and discusses a few other deep-league options on the White Sox.

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2012
  13. Nats and Marlins rising in the East

    Jim Bowden

    Last year, the National League East was a two-horse race, with the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves jockeying for position on the strength of deep starting pitching. The Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins were essentially afterthoughts, b...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  14. Dave Duncan's lasting impact; the Manny Ramirez market - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Dave Duncan has been so good as a pitching coach, it makes you wonder if the Hall of Fame should take note. Plus, the market for Manny, and how Big Z fits in Miami.

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2012
  15. Chicago White Sox need to rebuild for the future, and that will b...

    Matt Meyers

    ESPN Insider Matt Meyers writes that the Chicago White Sox probably won't contend in 2012, have a farm system in need of repair and face new CBA rules that will affect the future value of assets. This means one thing: It's selling time on the South Side.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2011
  16. A hard reality check for Hanley Ramirez

    Buster Olney

    Ozzie Guillen understands Hanley Ramirez's unhappiness about being asked to switch positions, writes Juan Rodriguez. He has a right to be upset, says Guillen. The Miami Marlins are all being very polite to Ramirez now, mostly because of how g...

    Blog | December 07, 2011