Chris Davis’ major league salary was a little more than $400,000 when the Baltimore Orioles acquired him in their deal with the Texas Rangers in the summer of 2011, but really, it came down to money -- but not his money, which now looks crazy, considering how Davis is arguably the most productive player in the big leagues in 2013.
Buster Olney looks at a very telling trend happening with two of MLB's top hitters, Matt Carpenter and Mike Trout, and speaks with Carpenter about it.
With two more home runs against Tampa Bay, Alex Rodriguez is off to a terrific start. What's fueling it? Buster Olney examines.
Mike Trout decided he wanted to strike out less. So far, he has. But he's not the only player trending notably.
Buster Olney highlights the early surprises (Royals), expected outcomes (Red Sox offense) and disappointments (Nats' struggles) of the 2015 season.
Buster Olney examines pitcher Jon Lester's seeming discomfort throwing to bases and advises the Cubs on how to handle the issue, using a past example.
There have been arguments for and against the presence of ESPN's K-Zone graphics during telecasts this season. Buster Olney checks in on the debate.
The Kansas City Royals still see themselves as the team nobody believes in. And baseball's Rodney Dangerfields are out to prove people wrong.
The defending champion Giants are 3-1 so far, but still very vulnerable. It's impossible not to admire their resiliency.
Masahiro's Tanaka Opening Day thrashing has raised questions about his stuff and velocity, but Buster Olney's review of it paints a different picture.
Buster Olney has notes on the Cubs' shortstop situation, the industry view of the Padres, the status of Masahiro Tanaka and Matt Cain and much more.
Buster Olney describes the pandemonium of the Cubs winning a World Series in 2015 and how the team could reach that moment, along with today's notes.
It’s very possible we’ll never know exactly why Josh Hamilton prevailed in an arbitration decision that prevents new commissioner Rob Manfred from suspending the outfielder, a decision that probably saves Hamilton tens of millions of dollars.
The promising future of the New York Mets has been a hazy outline off in the distance for a while. But that's no longer the case.
Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss how having a young lineup could work to the Blue Jays' advantage, the Giants' concerns, and more.
Buster Olney lays out 12 players he'd reach for in upcoming fantasy drafts based on things he has seen or heard this spring, plus other MLB notes.