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  1. More at-bats for Jon Jay?

    Doug Mittler

    Somewhat lost in the St. Louis Cardinals' outfield shuffle this week was the increased playing time for Jon Jay. The Cardinals made news with the decision to send prized prospect Oscar Taveras back to the minors to clear a roster spot for first ba...

    Blog | June 14, 2014
  2. Has Butler's time arrived?

    AJ Mass

    The Colorado Rockies have moved starter Franklin Morales to the bullpen, effective immediately. The decision should allow the team to promote prospect Eddie Butler from Double-A Tulsa to make his major league debut on Friday. Nick Groke of the Den...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  3. Archie Bradley's timetable

    Doug Mittler

    There was more than money behind the decision of Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers to pass on the promotion of prized pitching prospect Archie Bradley. Jay Franklin, the agent for Bradley, recently accused Towers of keeping his client in t...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  4. Sale's DL stint reason for concern?

    AJ Mass

    For now, the Chicago White Sox are saying that the decision to place Chris Sale on the 15-day disabled list in merely a case of erring on the side of caution, and that the team is optimistic that the pitcher will be able to make a quick return to the...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  5. 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
  6. How Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw creates some urge...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron looks closer at Clayton Kershaw's new deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He also breaks down what the decision means long term for top pitchers such as Stephen Strasburg and Matt Harvey.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2014
  7. Konerko situation tricky for White Sox

    Buster Olney

    Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf talked about the terrible season his club had, and said flatly that Paul Konerko can make the decision on whether to return for 2014. From his interview with WSCR-AM, on Konerko: "It's truly Paul's option," Re...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  8. Melky Cabrera's decision on NL batting title could open up Pandor...

    Buster Olney

    The decision by the players' association to pave the way for Melky Cabrera to vacate any claim to the NL batting title could open a Pandora's box for MLB that will never be closed, Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | September 22, 2012
  9. MLB - Five toughest roster calls to make this offseason

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron takes a look at five players who might be the toughest calls as to whether their teams bring them back or not.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  10. The effect of Operation Shutdown

    Buster Olney

    At the All-Star Game, a longtime star asked me, "Are the Nationals really going to do shut [Stephen] Strasburg down?" I told him yes, they're really going to do it, and he was amazed by the decision, and talked about how he would have even more...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  11. The Nationals can survive the shutdown of Stephen Strasburg - MLB...

    Buster Olney

    The Nationals, particularly Davey Johnson, will not waiver from their plan to shut down Stephen Strasburg. And they can contend for a World Series in spite of it, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  12. Detroit Tigers are adamant about Miguel Cabrera playing third bas...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Detroit Tigers seem adamant about trying Miguel Cabrera at third base, although there is widespread skepticism about the decision throughout the industry.

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2012
  13. 'The Decision' of Albert Pujols

    Buster Olney

    Anyone who played Batman and Robin with a friend as a kid will know why it's so very important to get this question answered: If Albert Pujols takes his talents to South Beach, joining Heath Bell and Jose Reyes, is he the LeBron James of the tri...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  14. Will Albert Pujols join Marlins to form Miami's next Big Three? -...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that if Albert Pujols joins the Marlins, Miami will have the town's next Big Three, with Pujols being LeBron James, Jose Reyes being Dwyane Wade and Heath Bell being Chris Bosh. Plus the latest on C.J. Wilson and Prince Fielder.

    Blog | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  15. MLB - Milwaukee Brewers choose Zack Greinke over Shaun Marcum in ...

    Dave Cameron

    FanGraphs' Dave Cameron examines the decision of the Milwaukee Brewers to start Zack Greinke on short rest in Game 2 of the NLDS. With Shaun Marcum ready to go, it's a risk the Brewers don't need to take.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2011
  16. MLB - Milwaukee Brewers' plan pays off

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the decision the Milwaukee Brewers made prior to the season to commit to winning now -- a plan that involved hanging on to Prince Fielder -- paid off on Friday as the team clinched the NL Central.

    Blog | Conversation | September 24, 2011