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  1. Time for the Phillies to turn the page

    Buster Olney

    Philadelphia Phillies fans aren't happy, and they're expressing that through the ticket office: The team's attendance has plummeted, from an incredible (and unsustainable) 44,021 per game just two years ago to the current 30,438 per game. That's a 31...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  2. Phillies hurt long term by informing NCAA

    Buster Olney

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- For the third consecutive day, the Philadelphia Phillies did not comment on the decision to inform the NCAA that the college juniors they drafted in the fifth and sixth rounds last summer -- Oregon State pitcher Ben Wetzler and Wash...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  3. Phillies will have to explain draft charges

    Buster Olney

    The Phillies reportedly turned in one of their unsigned draft picks to the NCAA. Here is Aaron Fitt's story. From Aaron's piece: Several sources have confirmed to Baseball America that the Phillies, who drafted Wetzler in the fifth round last Ju...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  4. Philly could regret keeping Cliff Lee

    Buster Olney

    Today in the Philadelphia Daily News, Ryan Lawrence takes stock of Ruben Amaro's offseason moves. The Philadelphia Phillies are kind of in an odd place on the baseball landscape right now. It would've been a mistake for Amaro to throw som...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  5. Philadelphia Phillies could regret not dumping Cliff Lee on the L...

    Buster Olney

    The Philadelphia Phillies could regret not dumping Cliff Lee on the Los Angeles Dodgers when they had a chance, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | December 26, 2012
  6. Baltimore Orioles contending, but also scrambling - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney takes a look at Baltimore's remarkable ability to stay in contention throughout 2012, even as they scramble to put a team on the field day after day.

    Blog | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  7. Michael Bourn could be chased by Washington and Philly - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney explains how Michael Bourn could become a target of both Washington and Philadelphia, as well as the Braves. Plus, Buster explains whether he'll vote for Barry Bonds for the HOF.

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  8. MLB - Three choices for Philly with Cole Hamels

    Buster Olney

    The Philadelphia Phillies must make a decision on Cole Hamels. It could go one of three ways, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  9. Philly becomes a Roy band

    Buster Olney

    Ruben Amaro, the Phillies' general manager who traded for Roy Halladay and Roy Oswalt, told some stories on Wednesday about each, stories that say something about each pitcher. "I'll go back to the perfect game" that Halladay threw, Amaro ...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  10. Dueling Roys (Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt) setting tone of professio...

    Buster Olney

    Ruben Amaro tells a pair of stories about how Roy Halladay and Roy Oswalt have set a new tone in Philadelphia. While Amaro admits that Cole Hamels understood how to win, Halladay and Oswalt have raised the team's level.

    Blog | Conversation | September 16, 2010
  11. Moving on with Oswalt

    Buster Olney

    If Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro finishes the deal for Roy Oswalt today, one of the first questions he's going to be asked afterward is: "Why in the world would you trade Cliff Lee last December and then trade for a more expensive, less e...

    Blog | July 29, 2010
  12. MLB: It's hard for Philly fans to forget the Cliff Lee deal, but ...

    Buster Olney

    The bottom line: Nobody in Philadelphia would tell you that the deal to send Cliff Lee to Seattle has worked out well. But in getting Roy Oswalt, the Phillies at least would have a chance to say they've put it behind them and are aiming for a title.

    Blog | Conversation | July 29, 2010
  13. MLB: A deal for Roy Oswalt may be more about next year than this ...

    Buster Olney

    Those in Philly clamoring to trade for Roy Owalt should also take a minute to consider what the Phillies' lineup would look like once a deal was done. In fact, Oswalt's arrival could mean a lot more for next year. Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | July 21, 2010
  14. Split decision in Philly

    Buster Olney

    Jimmy Rollins is on his way back, writes Bill Conlin. Ruben Amaro says he is not going to shake up the Phillies' roster, Bob Brookover writes. Even if Amaro wanted to do something, change wouldn't be easy -- he could call up Domonic Brown ...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  15. Ruben Amaro and the Phillies could go two ways -- Buster Olney --...

    Buster Olney

    Philadelphia has been extremely underwhelming given the talent all over the roster. And it forces Ruben Amaro to make a decision. Does he make a move to stir up some impatience or wait for talent to get healthy? Buster examines.

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  16. Sources: Phillies discuss Ryan Howard for Albert Pujols deal

    Buster Olney

    According to sources, a idea has been kicked around within the Philadelphia Phillies' organization: Philadelphia has had internal discussions about proposing a swap of slugger Ryan Howard for St. Louis Cardinals superstar Albert Pujols.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2010