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  1. MLB must fix the transfer rule now

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- We can all agree that it would've been better to test the implementation of the replay system over the course of a summer, so that all of the technological and interpretative kinks could've been worked out in all 30 ballparks through the so...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  2. Managers frustrated with replay system

    Buster Olney

    As managers discussed instant replay prior to the season, they were generally circumspect, understated in their public comments. You got some eye rolls, and privately, some expressed concern, particularly with the challenge system. But...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  3. Exec: 'Games should be 7 innings'

    Buster Olney

    LOS ANGELES -- A high-ranking executive melded all of the lingering issues of the era into one conversation, as if listing a recipe for change. The games are often played too slowly, he noted. The audience of Major League Baseball is aging, with ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. Remove managers from replay process

    Buster Olney

    After the Giants lost Tuesday night by a run scored on a call that everybody now knows was wrong, San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said all the right things, as Andrew Baggarly writes. From his story: Even with expanded replay, A.J. Pollock was all...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  5. Yasiel Puig issues are no myth

    Buster Olney

    We aim to dispel a handful of myths today. Let's get to it. Myth No. 1: Controversy swirls around Yasiel Puig because a stodgy media picks on him. The reality: Controversy swirls around Puig because the media's coverage of him reflects the inte...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  6. Crowd seemed to sway the umps

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- For years, showing instant replay of a controversial calls on the big screen in major league ballparks has been verboten, with the theory being that a wrong decision by an umpire might spur fan wrath that could spill onto the field. Som...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  7. Selig should overturn botched call

    Buster Olney

    There really is no gray area with the disputed home run call in the Oakland Athletics-Cleveland Indians game: Upon further review, the umpires still missed an indisputable call on Adam Rosales's long drive to left-center field. There could be exp...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  8. Bud Selig can and should overturn the botched replay review in th...

    Buster Olney

    Bud Selig has the power to overturn a blown call like the one in last night's A's-Indians game, and he should use it, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  9. Progress being made on instant replay

    Buster Olney

    When baseball's general managers have discussed instant replay at past GM meetings, they have taken their cue from commissioner Bud Selig. Knowing that the most powerful person in management has generally been resistant to the idea, they haven&#...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  10. Baseball's general managers embracing instant replay - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that baseball's general managers have been pushing for the sport to embrace more instant replay at this year's GM meetings.

    Blog | Conversation | November 10, 2012
  11. A solution to Girardi's replay request

    Buster Olney

    There is a baseball rule, 9.01 (c), that gives umpires discretion to deal with situations not anticipated: Each umpire has the authority to rule on any point not covered in these rules. The reason this was created, of course, is because stuff happen...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  12. Major League Baseball needs to fully embrace instant replay - MLB...

    Buster Olney

    After a crucial call was missed in Game 2 of the ALCS -- one that led to the ejection of Joe Girardi -- the Yankees manager called for more instant replay. As Buster Olney writes, it's time for MLB to take the necessary steps to embrace the technology.

    Blog | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  13. MLB: Instant replay; Albert Pujols' contract; the King Felix Watc...

    Buster Olney

    Whether it's expanded replay, Albert Pujols' deal, urgency in Milwaukee, the window the Rays have left or 33 other scenarios to watch and debate, Buster lays out the key storylines of 2011.

    Blog | Conversation | January 02, 2011
  14. The Minnesota Twins' chances of winning, Brian Wilson, the Cincin...

    Buster Olney

    Whether it's the constant bad calls or presumptive replay situations, the Twins' mindset against the Yankees, Brian Wilson, or the Reds' collapse -- Buster hits them all today.

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2010
  15. On Bud Selig, Tim Lincecum, C.J. Wilson, Carl Crawford, Andy Pett...

    Buster Olney

    Whether it's the constant bad calls or presumptive replay situations, the massive shift in Tim Lincecum's season, the farewell of Carl Crawford, the steadiness of Andy Pettitte, the learning session for C.J. Wilson -- Buster hits them all today.

    Blog | Conversation | October 08, 2010
  16. Expand replay for the playoffs

    Buster Olney

    Let's make one thing absolutely clear this morning: I do not believe in any way, shape or form that any umpire is fixing baseball games. We have absolutely no evidence that any umpire is on the take. But for Major League Baseball, the fight aga...

    Blog | October 05, 2010