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  1. Why I vote for PED users for the HOF

    Buster Olney

    On Monday afternoon, ESPN.com revealed the Hall of Fame ballots for the 17 folks here who cast votes, and this seemed to set Twitter on fire in the baseball corner of the world. A brief review of the voting process: Voters are allowed ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  2. No escape for Yanks, A-Rod

    Buster Olney

    Derek Jeter turns 39 years old Wednesday, and it's somehow fitting that within the career-long dynamic that has bound Jeter and Alex Rodriguez, The Captain gets cake and presents on the same day that everybody is talking about whether Rodriguez shoul...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  3. Bobby Valentine can thank social media for recent firing - ESPN T...

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine, Buster Olney writes that thanks to the 24-7 world of social media, baseball has lost a former mainstay: The quotable, hot-headed manager.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2012
  4. The big hurdle in Cliff Lee trades

    Buster Olney

    As someone noted on Twitter on Monday, the Phillies' relationship with Cliff Lee has been like Ross and Rachel, or like something out of "90210." They get together; they break up; they get back together again; they break up. To review: The Phil...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  5. Cliff Lee could be traded, but the Phillies would have to eat a l...

    Buster Olney

    If the Phillies were determined to trade Cliff Lee, a lot of teams would be interested in him. But as Buster Olney writes, there's a huge hurdle to clear in any potential deal given Philadelphia's financial investment in the left-hander.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  6. Some facts behind Pineda's injury

    Buster Olney

    The explosion of social media has fueled the desire to identify incompetence, to illuminate failure, to expose the cheaters. Within seconds that news broke that Michael Pineda will miss the rest of the year with a labrum tear, Twitter was flooded wit...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  7. The Seattle Mariners didn't lie about Michael Pineda before tradi...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that there is nothing conspiratorial about Michael Pineda's injury. The Mariners were honest about his health, and the Yankees did a complete evaluation before the trade. Injuries sometimes happen.

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  8. Nationals gamble up on Zimmerman

    Buster Olney

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Joel Hanrahan stared at his phone at Pittsburgh Pirates camp on Sunday, at Twitter. He was checking out the initial details of the new six-year, $100 million extension that old friend Ryan Zimmerman signed, including the $10 millio...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  9. Washington Nationals take a risk on Ryan Zimmerman, signing him t...

    Buster Olney

    The initial perception is that the Washington Nationals spent too much when they extended third baseman Ryan Zimmerman for six years and $100 million. Buster Olney writes that, while it's a risk, Zimmerman is as good a bet as any to remain elite at third.

    Blog | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  10. The 10 best rotations in MLB

    Buster Olney

    If you want to start a fight the day after Christmas, just ask this question: What are the best rotations in the majors? I asked that question on Twitter this morning, and given the passion built into the answers, you would've thought the qu...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  11. MLB's 10 best starting rotations - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney recalibrates his rankings for the 10 best rotations in baseball since few free agents are still out there to shift things.

    Blog | Conversation | December 26, 2011
  12. @TheBoss_Yankees

    Buster Olney

    Even before Jay Cutler walked off the field Sunday, even before he or any doctor had a chance to explain the condition of his knee, even before a single MRI was taken, his reputation within Chicago had taken a beating because of Twitter. Other player...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  13. MLB: Imagine what would have happened had George Steinbrenner bee...

    Buster Olney

    No person, perhaps in the history of media-covered sports, deserved a Twitter account more than the surly, bombastic and often ruthless George Steinbrenner. Buster Olney lets him have one for a run and checks the results.

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2011
  14. Tampa Bay Rays players are tired of their listless fan base, but ...

    Buster Olney

    Evan Longoria, upset about the continued lack of fan support in Tampa, lashed out at the fan base. Problem is, he forgets that he's the product, and if the fans choose not to come, the "store" can move. Olney writes that Rays players should stay quiet.

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2010
  15. Buster Olney - The Washington Nationals did everything they could...

    Buster Olney

    The Nationals did everything they could to protect Stephen Strasburg, but the reality is that pitching is a motion that is not natural for the human arm. The reality is that pitchers get hurt.

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2010
  16. Buster Olney - Medicine will likely restore Stephen Strasburg, bu...

    Buster Olney

    In reality, there's a great chance that medicine will restore Stephen Strasburg; it'll restore the incredible velocity, the nasty break, and the promise of a great career. But we certainly won't bask in the wait to see him pitch once more.

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2010