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  1. Behind the scenes with Clayton Kershaw

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA -- A couple of leftovers from my Clayton Kershaw feature that comes out in ESPN The Magazine this week: 1. The first time I met Kershaw, a few winters ago, he had agreed to take us through his offseason workout regimen, which started early i...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  2. Santana, Jimenez may end up staying put

    Buster Olney

    The most frequently asked questions at last week's winter meetings: 1. Do you know where I can get some coffee? 2. Who were the agents who fought in the parking lot? 3. Are any moves going to happen here? 4. Have you heard anything about ...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  3. Colletti has Dodgers on track

    Buster Olney

    WASHINGTON -- The postseason often comes down to bullpen and bench, as some managers will argue, so in that context, think about what Dodgers GM Ned Colletti has done in recent weeks: 1. Added Carlos Marmol, a plus arm with a wipeout s...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  4. Three contenders most in need of help

    Buster Olney

    With little more than a day before the trade deadline, these are the contenders most desperately in need of help: 1. Texas Rangers Really, it's not even a debate; they need help. Yes, they added Matt Garza last week, but their offense has bee...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  5. Answering baseball's biggest questions

    Buster Olney

    The season begins two weeks from today, and in the next 14 days there are a lot of questions that need to be addressed. Here are six of them: 1. Is Aroldis Chapman a closer or starter? Chapman started Saturday and had mixed results, with some comma...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  6. Six big questions heading towards Opening Day - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney examines six big questions for the MLB season, including if Aroldis Chapman should be the Cincinnati Reds' closer.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  7. Top 10 infields in MLB history

    Buster Olney

    In part four of our six-part series this week, we rank the top 10 infields in history. 1. 1976 Cincinnati Reds 1B Tony Perez, 2B Joe Morgan, SS Davey Concepcion, 3B Pete Rose Start with this: Joe Morgan posted an OPS+ of 186 that year, which is ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  8. Big Red Machine among top 10 infields in baseball history - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the top 10 infields in baseball history.

    Blog | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  9. Top 10 lineups in the majors

    Buster Olney

    As part of the ongoing theme of the week, we rank the top 10 lineups today: 1. Los Angeles Angels As the 2013 season opens, there may be more pressure on Angels Manager Mike Scioscia than any other person in the majors. But there will be a day in ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  10. Los Angeles Angels and Milwaukee Brewers among the top 10 lineups...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the top 10 lineups in the majors.

    Blog | Conversation | January 03, 2013
  11. Top 10 infields in the majors

    Buster Olney

    As we continue our series for this week, we present the teams with the best collection of infielders -- first base, second, third and shortstop -- in the majors. 1. Texas Rangers The Rangers' plan is to give Mitch Moreland a chance to establi...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  12. Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers among the top 10 infields - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the top 10 infields in the majors

    Blog | Conversation | January 02, 2013
  13. An L.A. bidding war for Zack Greinke

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Some quick thoughts as we enter the 20th week of the season: 1. The Los Angeles Dodgers are going to be an even bigger factor in the free-agent market than anybody anticipated. You figured they would be aggressive before the trade deadl...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  14. Los Angeles Angels and Dodgers could battle over Zack Greinke - M...

    Buster Olney

    With Cole Hamels off the free-agent market, Zack Greinke will be the most coveted pitcher this winter, and a bidding war could ensue between the Angels and Dodgers, Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  15. Ranking the top 10 lineups in MLB

    Buster Olney

    Part 5 of this week's series examines the top 10 lineups in the big leagues for 2012 -- and it's all about run production: (Here are the previous rankings: best starting rotations, best bullpens, best infields and best outfield.) 1. Bos...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  16. Ranking the top 10 lineups in MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney examines the top 10 lineups in the majors, with the Boston Red Sox leading the way.

    Blog | Conversation | December 31, 2011