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  1. When Tony Gwynn spoke up

    Buster Olney

    Memories of Tony Gwynn kept welling up Monday, as the reality of his death sunk in. He was one of the best hitters ever, yes -- he hit over .300 in his last 19 seasons, which is unfathomable -- and he was such a good person, as borne out by the overw...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
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  3. Exploring the space

    Buster Olney

    Aaron Harang grew up about five minutes from what was once known as Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego and would go to the park to watch the Padres, to watch Tony Gwynn; so signing with his hometown team over the winter was a good fit for him. His whol...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  4. MLB: After years in Cincinnati, Aaron Harang will get to explore ...

    Buster Olney

    After years of work in Cincinnati, a park where even the most innocuous-looking fly ball managed to occasionally go floating down the Ohio River, Aaron Harang is in San Diego, where his fly ball tendencies should be rewarded.

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  5. Los Angeles Dodgers should be wary of platoon outfield

    Dave Cameron

    A rotation in left field might sound like a good idea for the Los Angeles Dodgers, but the numbers say otherwise. Dave Cameron of FanGraphs explains why before suggesting a solution to LA's problem.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2011
  6. MLB: Reaction to Friday's Reds-Padres game including analysis of ...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law sees Arolids Chapman and comes away impressed.

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2010
  7. MLB: The HOF voters may be on the Hawk's side, but the numbers ar...

    Matt Meyers

    The HOF voters may be on Andre Dawson's side, but if you take one look at the numbers from his 1987 NL MVP season, you might not.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  8. Gonzalez, Gwynn have a lot in common

    Buster Olney

    A few hours before Tony Gwynn Jr. hit an inside-the-park homer in another San Diego Padres win, he was asked who Adrian Gonzalez reminds him of as a hitter. His answer was surprising. "He actually reminds me of my father in terms of how he can handl...

    Blog | July 18, 2010
  9. Adrian Gonzalez, Tony Gwynn have much in common - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Tony Gwynn Jr. says Padres teammate Adrian Gonzalez reminds him of someone near and dear to his and MLB fans' hearts -- his father, Tony Gwynn Sr. Plus, a vintage Carl Pavano sighting in Minnesota, and how Boston will face up to the luxury tax.

    Blog | Conversation | July 18, 2010
  10. Tony Gwynn Jr. securing a spot among first two spots in San Diego...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps the highlights from Tuesday's baseball action for fantasy owners.

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2010
  11. Buster Olney: The next step for Strasburg

    After all the scouting reports, after all the speculation on his stuff, his composure, his command and his future negotiations, a final word on what awaits Stephen Strasburg. Plus movement, analysis, injuries, and draft notes on everybody else.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2009
  12. Buster Olney: Tony Gwynn talks Stephen Strasburg

    Stephen Strasburg's college coach -- who knows a thing or two about the big leagues -- talks about what he could do in MLB rotations right now.

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2009
  13. Baseball's unemployment still high

    • Before Trevor Hoffman signed with the Brewers, his agent reached out to Jeff Moorad, the Padres' would-be owner. Heath Bell takes over as the Padres' closer. It was a no-win situation, Tony Gwynn says. • Carl Pavano is eager for a fres...

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2009
  14. Grey's Clipboard: Balentien making a run at RF job

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey reveals more of his early observations as he scouts the Cactus League, including Kerry Wood's latest outing and the battle for the right field job in Seattle.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2008
  15. Gwynn Jr. grows up

    In the guts of what was Jack Murphy Stadium, Tony Gwynn's locker was in the right corner of the clubhouse, right next to the manager's door. There were a lot of days when a reporter would walk in looking for the batting champion, and instead you'd fi...

    Blog | Conversation | September 30, 2007
  16. AFLAC's top 10 standouts

    The best of the best -- sort of -- gathered at Tony Gwynn Stadium on Saturday for the AFLAC All-American Game, with 38 players from across the country divided into East and West rosters. The AFLAC schedule includes an extended batting practice sessio...

    Blog | Conversation | August 11, 2007
  17. Cal And Tony

    Hopefully, the weather won't be too bad in Cooperstown, where Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. I was fortunate enough to cover Tony and Cal as a beat reporter, each for two years, first at the San Diego Union-Tribune ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 29, 2007