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  1. Top 10 shortstops in MLB

    Buster Olney

    The question of whether you'd prefer to have Buster Posey or Yadier Molina at catcher has lots of layers, as does the debate about whether Miguel Cabrera is the game's top first baseman. But with Troy Tulowitzki coming back from major surgery and ...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  2. The Melky Cabrera debate

    Buster Olney

    The player who leads the American League in hits is batting .341, and if he continues on his current path, he'll finish the season with something in the range of 240 hits and 80 extra-base hits. These are numbers that will put him in the conversation...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  3. Rockies' hot bats among stories to watch

    Buster Olney

    In case you missed it: The three leading hitters in the NL batting race all wear the same uniform. The Rockies' Charlie Blackmon is batting .379, Troy Tulowitzki is at .376, and Justin Morneau is at .357. Oh, yeah, and Nolan Arenado is ...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  4. The King Felix deal: winners and losers

    Buster Olney

    The deal Felix Hernandez will soon finalize with the Mariners is a lot like the contracts agreed to by Troy Tulowitzki and Ryan Howard. It amounts to lots of money tacked on to the back end of another deal. There will be a lot of ways that accountant...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  5. Winners and losers of the Felix Hernandez deal - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney breaks down the deal that will keep Felix Hernandez in Seattle for a long time to come. While it was a big win for a Seattle team that needs King Felix around to stay competitive and grow, questions emerged about the timing.

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  6. The Evan Longoria extension maintains an approach that he and the...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Evan Longoria extension in Tampa Bay is consistent with an approach that the player has had all along, something the team appreciates.

    Blog | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  7. Cleveland's plea to Ubaldo Jimenez

    Buster Olney

    Ubaldo Jimenez is known for being an intelligent guy. In the aftermath of Sunday's incident -- in which he hit former teammate Troy Tulowitzki in the elbow with a fastball before rushing off the mound and seemingly inviting the opportunity for m...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  8. The Cleveland Indians need Ubaldo Jimenez to focus on the 2012 se...

    Buster Olney

    After the dustup Sunday between Ubaldo Jimenez and Troy Tulowitzki, Buster Olney writes that the Cleveland Indians desperately need Jimenez to focus on being his old self this season and not on his history in Colorado.

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  9. MLB: The Colorado Rockies are perhaps baseball's top team, which ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney takes a look at the Colorado-San Fran series through the prism of the Rockies' bullpen culture, which is built on accountability.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  10. MLB: Tampa Bay Rays reliever Rafael Soriano is being hurt by the ...

    Buster Olney

    Rafael Soriano was one of the most effective pitchers of 2010, yet he's unemployed. Why is this? If you look back at the market for relievers on three-year deals and remove Mariano Rivera from the discussion, it's an ugly place.

    Blog | Conversation | December 27, 2010
  11. MLB: After Cliff Lee signs, it'll be free-for-all; this is how it...

    Buster Olney

    In Troy Tulowitzki, the Colorado Rockies saw a player who could be their Derek Jeter or Cal Ripken, which is precisely what the shortstop wanted. Plus, Buster's advice to Jeter, and a walk around free agency.

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  12. Why Colorado went deep with Tulo

    Buster Olney

    The conversation that Troy Tulowitzki had with Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd, in the GM's office in the first days of October, was about baseball, but it really wasn't. It was about Tulowitzki's ambition. It was about what T...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  13. MLB: In Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado saw a player who could be their...

    Buster Olney

    In Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado saw a player who could be their Derek Jeter or Cal Ripken, which is precisely what the shortstop wanted. Plus, Buster's advice to Jeter, and a walk around free agency.

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  14. Mr. September, Troy Tulowitzki

    Buster Olney

    A longtime talent evaluator mused about Troy Tulowitzki late on Friday afternoon. "To me, he's the standard right now, for all shortstops," the evaluator said. "There's nobody better defensively; he should win the Gold Glove. When he gets ...

    Blog | September 18, 2010
  15. Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitki is mashing home runs at...

    Buster Olney

    The list of position players who can lift a team the way Troy Tulowitzki has lifted the Rockies this month is very, very short.

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2010
  16. Finding Tulo's replacement

    Buster Olney

    Troy Tulowitzki has a broken wrist that will keep him out until August, and now the Rockies -- who have struggled for runs this season -- will have to play without their best position player. Imagine the Dodgers without Andre Ethier, or the Padres wi...

    Blog | June 19, 2010