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  1. Key matchups for Orioles, Rangers, Braves and Cardinals - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster breaks down the key matchups that will decide the new one-game-series approach for the MLB wild card.

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2012
  2. Why Rangers can't trade Profar, Olt

    Buster Olney

    Only the St. Louis Cardinals have a greater run differential than the Texas Rangers, and the Rangers rank fourth in the majors in runs. It's not as if Ron Washington's lineup is like the Houston Astros north. But cracks in that relentles...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  3. Texas Rangers need pitching, but they can't deal their top prospe...

    Buster Olney

    The Texas Rangers could use another pitcher before the trade deadline passes, but it can't come at the expense of top prospects Jurickson Profar and Mike Olt. As Buster Olney writes, the Rangers may need them to remake their lineup soon.

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  4. Searching for Mike Trout's flaw

    Buster Olney

    ANAHEIM -- With his headphones on and a towel at the ready in his waistband, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington did his daily 10 laps around the field early Sunday afternoon, walking briskly in his fight against Father Time. When the Rangers' ...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  5. Mike Trout is making history as opponents struggle to find holes ...

    Buster Olney

    The run Mike Trout is currently on is unprecedented for any big league player, let alone a rookie. As Buster Olney writes, teams are having a hard time finding flaws in Trout's game.

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  6. Rangers' hopes of a rebound

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- The plastic that was supposed to protect the Rangers' lockers from champagne was rolled up and taped to the wall when the Texas players filed into their clubhouse, quietly. It was Ron Washington, a manager who likes meetings less th...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  7. Texas Rangers hoping to rebound for Game 7 - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that after the Rangers' crushing loss in Game 6, they are looking to turn the page quickly ahead of Friday's Game 7.

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  8. Carpenter decision looms for Cardinals

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals still have to get through Game 6 today to get to a Game 7, and that won't happen unless somebody batting behind Albert Pujols takes advantage of the opportunities generated by Rangers manager Ron Washington's deci...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  9. Chris Carpenter, Game 7 pitching decision loom for Cardinals - ML...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that if the Cardinals win Game 6, Tony La Russa will have a very tough decision to make regarding whether he should start Chris Carpenter on short rest in Game 7.

    Blog | Conversation | October 27, 2011
  10. MLB - Mike Napoli tweaked his swing to get to high pitches, and i...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that a small tweak in Mike Napoli's swing has enabled the Rangers catcher to handle high pitches a little easier, and it paid off in a big way in Game 4. Plus, notes on Derek Holland and offseason news around MLB.

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  11. For Ian Kinsler, instinct outweighs speed

    Buster Olney

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The base-stealing opportunities for the Rangers, Ron Washington told his players before the World Series began, would be dictated by the St. Louis pitchers. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina throws as well as anyone at his position,...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  12. Ian Kinsler's instincts fuel his base-stealing ability for Texas ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that for Texas' Ian Kinsler, whose stolen base in the ninth inning of Game 2 set the table for the Rangers' rally, instincts matter over speed when it comes to stealing bases.

    Blog | Conversation | October 22, 2011
  13. For Ron Washington, scrutiny begins early

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Esteban German had a bemused look on his face after Game 1 of the World Series as reporters gently posed questions that weren't meant to question his professional competence, but let's face it, that's kind of what hung in ...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  14. Texas Rangers' Ron Washington faces early scrutiny - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that two of Ron Washington's in-game decisions from Wednesday night have drawn early scrutiny. Plus, more on the World Series and from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  15. Jim Leyland, Ron Washington faced with tough decisions in ALCS - ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney analyzes the tricky pregame and in-game decisions Jim Leyland, Ron Washington and Ron Roenicke had to make on Wednesday night.

    Blog | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  16. Closing in on solutions

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Ron Washington spoke the truth the other day when he mentioned that the Rangers don't have an established closer, now that Neftali Feliz has landed on the disabled list. But that doesn't mean he can't find a solution. Wash...

    Blog | April 25, 2011