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  1. Accomplishments of Yu Darvish and Ichiro Suzuki need no asterisks...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains why the accomplishments of Yu Darvish and Ichiro Suzuki in Japan need no asterisks.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  2. Top 10 infields in MLB history

    Buster Olney

    In part four of our six-part series this week, we rank the top 10 infields in history. 1. 1976 Cincinnati Reds 1B Tony Perez, 2B Joe Morgan, SS Davey Concepcion, 3B Pete Rose Start with this: Joe Morgan posted an OPS+ of 186 that year, which is ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  3. Big Red Machine among top 10 infields in baseball history - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the top 10 infields in baseball history.

    Blog | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  4. Why Pete Rose can't crack Cooperstown

    Buster Olney

    Over the past two decades, the question I've probably heard more than any other is this: Did you vote for Pete Rose for the Hall of Fame? The answer is simple -- and Rose's case is also instructive for voters who seek some clarity on how t...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  5. The difference between Pete Rose and the alleged steroid users - ...

    Buster Olney

    The difference between Pete Rose and the alleged steroid users when it comes to the Hall of Fame is simple: Rose has been formally expelled by MLB and thus has never been on the ballot, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | December 30, 2012
  6. Derek Jeter's chances to reach 4,000 career hits and catch Pete R...

    Dan Szymborski

    Derek Jeter has had a resurgence in the past 12 months and leads MLB in hits this season. Dan Szymborski writes that Jeter's play has put him on a realistic path to reach 4,000 career hits, with a small chance at catching all-time hits leader Pete Rose.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  7. MLB: Derek Jeter has 3,000 hits, who's next?

    Dan Szymborski

    Now that Derek Jeter has 3,000 hits, Dan Szymborski runs the numbers to how see likely a number of other superstars are to reach the milestone.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2011
  8. MLB: Pete Rose, Barry Bonds, Ty Cobb and the Hall of Fame's blurr...

    Buster Olney

    "Character" and "sportsmanship" matter in Hall of Fame voting -- except when they don't. Cheating, betting and doping did not disqualify past players from the Hall, so why are Pete Rose and players from the steroids era held to a different standard?

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  9. MLB: Pete Rose's hit record might be baseball's most unbreakable ...

    Dan Szymborski

    People talk all the time about MLB's most unbreakable record. A strong contender has to be Pete Rose's all-time hit mark. As BIS explains, say what you will about Rose the man, but the best odds to break his mark currently are at a whopping 2.4 percent.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2010
  10. MLB: Manny Ramirez, when healthy, can still be a good bat; an ass...

    Buster Olney

    Manny Ramirez is facing one more small hurdle with his health, and Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti might face other hurdles if he wants to move the slugger to a team during the August waiver period. Plus, execs pipe in on plate-blocking.

    Blog | Conversation | August 04, 2010
  11. ESPN The Magazine - Ben Sheets, Andy Pettitte have struggled with...

    Buster Olney

    Ben Sheets was getting rocked earlier this season, until the A's discovered that he was tipping his pitches. Turns out, guys in major league dugouts can know what's coming from the slightest flinch. Buster Olney explains the art involved in pitch-tipping.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  12. A variety of reactions to Mark McGwire's admission -- Buster Olne...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney speaks with several people from around baseball to try to get a handle on how Mark McGwire's recent confession is being received throughout the sport. Plus, answers to readers' questions on McGwire, and news and notes from around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2010
  13. Combining motivation and an ideal landing place, John Smoltz craf...

    Buster Olney

    The best competitors often try to manufacture an edge or a reason to compete harder than the rest. In John Smoltz's return, also manufactured has been perhaps the perfect environment to contribute, writes Buster Olney. Plus Fay Vincent on Pete Rose.

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2009
  14. It's time somebody considers that the Hall of Fame isn't a place ...

    Buster Olney

    The Hall of Fame isn't a place where we should be forced to pretend a player wasn't the man he truly was. It's a place for the greatest of ballplayers, but once there, let's tell the truth about them, says Buster Olney. Plus piles of trade notes.

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2009
  15. Pete Rose may be granted a pardon, but Hall of Famer or not, he's...

    Buster Olney

    Few will quibble with what Pete Rose accomplished as a player, but Buster Olney says Rose has fomented a significant and disgraceful legacy even while being banned. Plus, a pile of trade rumors and notes from around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2009
  16. Drafting Bonds, ignoring Clemens

    Eric Karabell

    It obviously hasn't been a very good offseason for future Hall of Famers Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. Well, they are Hall of Famers on paper, and to me. Then again, I'd still vote for Pete Rose. The numbers don't lie. Do I think Bond...

    Blog | February 27, 2008