Buster Olney's top 10 units: Super teams dominate both sides of the ball

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Buster Olney's top 10 units: Super teams dominate both sides of the ball
Buster Olney's top 10 units: Super teams dominate both sides of the ball

Buster Olney ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Author of "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" Follow on Twitter The other day, Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated and the MLB Network weighed in on the stagnant winter market, citing seven forces that have manifested this winter, and among those was “The Empty Middle Lane." He wrote: It's become mostly a bifurcated game: Teams are either all-in as far as World Series aspirations or all-out. That's not “tanking.” That's smart business sense. Of course it's tanking, and it's been going on in professional sports for decades, and it's also smart baseball business under the current rules

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