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  1. Opening Day lineup has international flair

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The decision to officially install Yu Darvish as the club's Opening Day starter means the club is scheduled to have players from seven different countries -- plus the commonwealth of Puerto Rico -- in the lineup March 31 against th...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
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  3. 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
  4. Four committed Trojans picked in MLB draft

    Pedro Moura

    Four local high school baseball players committed to play for USC have been selected in the first two days of this week's 2012 MLB draft, meaning they'll soon be faced with the decision to enroll in college or sign a lucrative pro contract. The fi...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  5. Lester grinds through tough six-spot

    Gordon Edes

    PHILADELPHIA -- Only once in six innings did Jon Lester manage to keep the Philadelphia Phillies off base. He sensed from the outset it was going to be that kind of night, so to survive six innings and come away with the decision in a 7-5 Red Sox win...

    Blog | May 20, 2012
  6. '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
  7. 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
  8. Struggling San Francisco Giants LHP Barry Zito headed back to DL

    Barry Zito is headed back to the disabled list.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2011
  9. Collins takes responsibility for loss

    Adam Rubin

    Looking to protect his players, Terry Collins blamed himself for Friday's 10-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies -- specifically the decision to start Mike Pelfrey as he recovered from an illness and to use Dillon Gee in an unfamiliar relief role. Ea...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  10. Chicago's Northsiders could face a lot of pressure to make a run ...

    Buster Olney

    Chicago not only has a lot of money coming off the books at the end of the season, the Cubs could have more motivation than any team in the league to take Albert Pujols out of St. Louis. And Buster thinks owner Tom Ricketts will feel the pressure.

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2011
  11. MLB Playoffs: Philadelphia Phillies miss out on big scoring oppor...

    Jack Moore

    Beyond the decision to go with Roy Oswalt in the ninth, the Phillies wasted a prime opportunity to take the lead in the eighth inning of Game 4.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  12. Atlanta Braves' Jonny Venters leads this group of breakthrough or...

    Buster Olney

    Like so many others, Jonny Venters has found his stride as a pitcher in a new role. Now he's working out of the 'pen. But while so many get relegated to the bullpen, Venters made the decision himself, and it has paid off for the Braves.

    Blog | Conversation | June 17, 2010
  13. Philadelphia Phillies to hold J.A. Happ out of next start

    Phillies pitcher J.A. Happ will miss his next start because of a sore left elbow.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2010
  14. John Smoltz's performance may force decisions from both him and t...

    Buster Olney

    It's hard enough to admit when it might be time to walk away, but when a pennant race is a factor, the decision may no longer be your own. John Smoltz might be facing that reality, writes Buster Olney. Plus a tribute to a sportswriting legend.

    Blog | Conversation | August 07, 2009
  15. Cincinnati Reds won't increase ticket prices for next season

    The Cincinnati Reds have decided fans have suffered enough, so the team isn't raising ticket prices for the 2009 season.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2008
  16. Rangers hire Howe away from Phils to be bench coach

    Art Howe has been hired as bench coach for the Rangers and first-time manager Ron Washington.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2006
  17. Manuel says he's still not happy about what happened

    Eight months after being fired as Cleveland Indians manager, Charlie Manuel is still fired up about it.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2003