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  1. Roy Halladay's minor league adventure

    Jayson Stark

    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- He headed for the mound at 10:59 on a gloomy Saturday morning, that inimitable all-business Roy Halladay look in his eye. If you just gazed at the scene around him, without knowing the backstory, you never would h...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  2. King Felix's transcendent gift

    Buster Olney

    There is a spectacular scene in the Oscar-winning movie "Amadeus" in which composer Antonio Salieri presents Mozart with a piece written in his honor. In playing the music, Mozart demonstrates his own extraordinary talent. At the same time, he makes ...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  3. After his perfect game, Felix Hernandez is the Mozart of baseball...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that after Felix Hernandez's perfect game, we should just refer to him as the Mozart of baseball: His ability transcends the sport.

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  4. MLB: How several Futures Game prospects could impact pennant race...

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason Churchill examines several prospects playing in today's Futures Game who could have an impact on the MLB pennant races if they are called up.

    Blog | Conversation | July 10, 2011
  5. MLB: Albert Pujols and Michael Young could both be elsewhere next...

    Buster Olney

    Based on the time parameters Albert Pujols has laid down, less than two weeks remain for him and the Cardinals to come to some kind of agreement. Similarly, Michael Young is set for his own showdown with the Rangers.

    Blog | Conversation | February 07, 2011
  6. San Francisco Giants have tall task ahead in trying to close out ...

    Jayson Stark

    The numbers can work either way: that the Giants are in good shape up 3-2 in this NLCS or that the Phillies have a strong chance of coming back with Games 6 and 7 at home. What is clear is something special is about to happen.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2010
  7. Fantasy baseball starts/sits, pickups and pitcher rankings for We...

    AJ Mass

    Daily notes for fantasy baseball lineups for Wednesday, Sept. 1

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2010
  8. Roy Halladay dominates for seven innings as Phillies put away Mar...

    Roy Halladay made a triumphant return to the scene of his perfect game, allowing one run in seven innings as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Florida Marlins 6-1 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 03, 2010
  9. Hank Conger's 3-run homer lifts U.S. team to Futures win

    Hank Conger hit a three-run homer and the United States, boosted by a pair of Angels up-and-comers, snapped a three-year losing streak in the Futures Game with a 9-1 win over the World squad Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2010
  10. Washington Nationals could rise to the top in a dismal D.C. sport...

    Buster Olney

    The Washington Nationals were supposed to be dragged down by the undertow, an early-season schedule that was maybe the toughest in all of baseball. But they sit at 14-13, and, within the D.C. sports scene, that's saying something.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2010
  11. Opening Day at Nationals Park included a slightly uncomfortable m...

    Tim Keown

    Opening Day in Washington, D.C., featured injured war veterans, the President and chants of "U-S-A!" along with nine innings of baseball. And it wasn't an entirely comfortable mix.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  12. 2009 World Series: Philadelphia Phillies' Pedro Martinez exits in...

    Amy K. Nelson

    Pedro Martinez's outing in Game 6 of the World Series was brief, as was his bizarre session with reporters after he tried to bolt the Phillies' clubhouse without speaking to the media.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2009
  13. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- The Tigers-Twins showdown could come ...

    Buster Olney

    The winner of the Tigers and Twins showdown tonight very well could be determined by the nerves of a 20-year-old kid taking the stage in a place that has made more experienced players melt in the past, writes Buster Olney. Plus lots on the offseason.

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2009
  14. Jayson Stark: Philadelphia finally gets another title

    Jayson Stark

    Philadelphia had spent the past 25 years watching other cities celebrate titles ... until the Phillies dismissed the Rays in five games to win the franchise's second World Series title, writes Jayson Stark.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2008
  15. Author of "Eight Men Out" dies of complications from pneumonia

    Eliot Asinof, an author who invited readers behind the scenes of the sports world with books including "Eight Men Out," died Tuesday at the age of 88.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2008
  16. Some familiar faces still looking for work

    Jerry Crasnick

    Kenny Lofton is among the familiar faces who have drifted from the scene without saying goodbye, but would play again if given the opportunity.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2008