Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney
Pretttayyyyy Good: 7/20/18
Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the Indians' deal for Brad Hand, where the Dodgers now belong among MLB's elite and more (5:10). Plus, "Inside Heat" on Cleveland from Tom Hamilton (25:18), on Baltimore from Roch Kubatko (32:35) and Paul Hembekides on just how bad the "have nots" are getting (22:12).
Break Point: 7/19/18
Buster talks to Keith Law (1:29) & Matt Vasgersian (28:57) about the wide impact of the Machado deal, how other clubs will respond, Mike Trout's response to Rob Manfred & more. Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (25:24).
Star Gazing: 7/18/18
After a recap of a fantastic All-Star Game, Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss Manny Machado heading to L.A., Josh Hader's tweets and more (11:45). Plus, Rob Manfred on the state of the game, Mike Trout's stardom and more (41:59).
Live From Washington, D.C.!: 7/16/18
Live from D.C., Buster, Karl Ravech and Tim Kurkjian discuss trade rumors around the Beltway, their takeaways from the first half and more. Plus, Sarah Langs joins for a special edition of "The Numbers Game" (31:59), Todd Radom stares down Buster & Josh for a live quiz (37:35) and Bleacher Tweets come from the audience (45:15).
Walk Off City: 7/16/18
Buster Olney breaks down Sunday's action including multiple walk off home runs and grand slams heading into the All-Star break.
Break Time: 7/13/18
Buster Olney talks with Karl Ravech about Albert Pujols tying Griffey JR on the All-Time HR list. Plus, Orioles GM Dan Duquette on Machado and the trade deadline and Susan Slusser of the SF Chronicle on the A's not being sellers at the deadline for the first time in a long time.
SCOREBOARD: The Machine: 7/13/18
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including Albert Pujols' big night and yet another grand slam by the Red Sox.
Call To The Legend: The Sandlot: 7/12/18
Buster catches up with Patrick Renna (Ham Porter), Tom Guiry (Smalls) and director David Evans of the legendary film "The Sandlot" as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Taker Or Faker?: 7/12/18
Buster talks to Keith Law (:21) & Boog Sciambi (27:57) about teams potentially bluffing in the trade market, Houston's bullpen issues and more. Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (24:54) and the Power 10 rankings (41:08).
SCOREBOARD: Football Numbers: 7/12/18
Buster recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action including massive run production, another walk-off for the Mets, the HR Derby participants and much more.
Pen Pals: 7/11/18
Before a conversation with Rockies P Kyle Freeland (27:15), Buster & Dave Schoenfield discuss the Indians' bullpen mishap, the AL East trade market & more (1:32). Plus, Paul Hembekides with an interesting note on the cost-efficient Athletics (21:24).
SCOREBOARD: Bullpen Blunder: 7/11/18
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including chaos late in a pair of games and Manny Machado making a statement against the Yanks.
The Perfect Storm?: 7/10/18
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about the inevitable trade of Manny Machado and if the Brewers or Yankees make a play for the All-Star if Chris Sale is a HOF'er and if Max Muncy is a big guy or a little guy and more (1:20). Plus, Sarah Langs with another round of the "Numbers Game" (24:10) and Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel gives some "Inside Heat" on the Brewers (28:00).
SCOREBOARD: Phantastic Phillie: 7/10/18
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including Aaron Nola's ascent and the amazing J.D. Martinez.
Give And Take: 7/9/18
Before hearing from Matt Kemp (30:04), Max Muncy (33:23) and Albert Pujols (35:58), Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss developments in the Manny Machado trade discussions, All-Star selections and more (1:06). Plus, Todd Radom's #ThirtyUnis profile on the Cubs, and his weekly trivia (38:01).
SCOREBOARD: Panda Express: 7/9/18
Josh Macri breaks down Sunday's action, including a big day for Pablo Sandoval, a 16-inning affair in the desert, and near perfection for Nathan Eovaldi.
Midseason Check-Up: 7/6/18
Before a chat with Reds President of Baseball Ops Dick Williams (43:53), Buster Olney and Karl Ravech cover Dexter Fowler's response to John Mozeliak and share their midseason award picks (1:29). Plus, Jessica Mendoza stops by (28:10) and another edition of "Hembo Knows" with Paul Hembekides (1:01:23).
SCOREBOARD: Turner-ing Point For Washington?: 7/6/18
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including a comeback for the ages and a perfect game watch for the young Luke Weaver.
Water Cooler Angry: 7/5/18
Buster Olney talks with Keith Law about the Manny Machado market, Chelsea Janes about whether the Nationals could trade Bryce Harper and Sarah Langs joins for a Numbers Game.
SCOREBOARD: "Speed Kills": 7/5/18
Buster breaks down the 4th of July action, including a hysterical inning for Rich Hill and fireworks aplenty in New York.
Pointing Fingers: 7/3/18
Before a chat with Braves broadcaster Chip Caray (27:49), Buster and Jerry Crasnick discuss a weird moment between Rick Porcello and Max Scherzer, controversial words from John Mozeliak of the Cardinals on Dexter Fowler and much more (1:15). Plus, Sarah Langs stops by to play "The Numbers Game"(23:48).
SCOREBOARD: Shohei Ohtani 2.0?: 7/3/18
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including Rick Porcello's shocking swing along with continued youthful bliss in Cleveland and Atlanta.
Call To The Legend: Randy Johnson: 7/2/18
Buster Olney talks to HOF flamethrower Randy Johnson about his relationship with other pitching legends as well as the current state of starting pitching in the league including trends, strikeouts and tommy john surgery. Plus, how that relates to why he became the pitcher he did and much more.
Trouble In Paradise?: 7/2/18
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about problems with the Nationals, Sonny Gray & David Price continue to struggle and an update on Ohtani (2:37). Plus, Boog Sciambi caught up with Yankees' OF Aaron Hicks (31:00) & Red Sox OF Andrew Benintendi (33:00) and Todd Radom stops by for another quiz (25:00) and more.
SCOREBOARD: Historic Hicks Hat-trick: 7/2/18
Buster breaks down a busy Sunday, including a three home run performance on Sunday Night Baseball and a gem from James Paxton on Canada Day.
Generation Gap: 6/29/18
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about a classic CWS, Sammy Sosa's denials, the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry and more (:37). Plus, Steve Buckley with "Inside Heat" on Boston (24:08), Nate Bukaty on the Royals' interest in Luke Heimlich (33:44), Bud Selig's commentary on Sosa (41:56) and more.
SCOREBOARD: Seattle Is Cruz-ing: 6/29/18
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including power from Nelson Cruz and a masterful display from Lance McCullers.
Call To The Legend: Hawk Harrelson: 6/28/18
Buster Olney talks to legendary White Sox broadcaster and MLB veteran Hawk Harrelson about his life in the game, his reputation as a homer, his best interactions & much more.
Market Watch: 6/28/18
Before catching up with Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo (28:13), Buster chats with Bob Nightengale (:53) & Dave Schoenfield (10:40) about the biggest players in the trade market and much more. Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (24:48).
SCOREBOARD: "Best Hitter In Baseball?": 6/28/18
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including a challenge to Mike Trout as the best bat in the game and Madison Bumgarner rounding into form.
In The Middle Of It: 6/27/18
Buster talks to Boog Sciambi & Chris Singleton about their impressions at the halfway point of the season & more (2:26). Plus, Dan Shulman on the evolution of the game (30:02) and the latest "Power 10" rankings (44:46).
SCOREBOARD: Kyle Style: 6/27/18
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including Kyle Seager's big day, Luis Severino's ascent to the elite, and a few aces take L's.
Swing And A Miss: 6/26/18
Before a chat with Rays manager Kevin Cash (30:28), Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss why the DH is inevitable in both leagues, "Spidey Senses" in Baltimore & NY and more (1:04). Plus, Sarah Langs stops by to play "The Numbers Game" (25:15).
SCOREBOARD: Gary Sheffield 2.0?: 6/26/18
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including an Ozzie Albies walk-off and Dellin Betances' approach at the plate.
Decisions, Decisions: 6/25/18
Before Boog Sciambi catches up with Max Scherzer & Gabe Kapler (25:55), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Bryce Harper's rebound, a questionable call by the Phillies, Gary Sanchez's injury, the Royals kicking the tires on Luke Heimlich and more (:32). Plus, Todd Radom's #ThirtyUnis focuses on the Royals and the latest uniform trivia (31:34).
SCOREBOARD: Boston Sale-ing Along: 6/25/18
Buster breaks down Sunday's action, including a dominate Chris Sale outing, Bryce Harper producing, and the streaking Reds.
Get Radical!: 6/22/18
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss radical ideas for the MLBPA, Manny Machado's trade value, Mike Trout & more (:19). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on Bryce Harper & Juan Soto (26:25), Marly Rivera on the Mets and much more (39:09).
SCOREBOARD: Vintage Madison: 6/22/18
Buster recaps all of Thursday's MLB action including a vintage performance by Madison Bumgarner, Luis Valbuena's big day and Juan Soto continuing to swing a hot bat.
Be Like Mike: 6/21/18
Before catching up with the voice of the Phillies Scott Franzke (31:05), Buster and Boog Sciambi discuss a "hyphenated battery", Giancarlo's big moment and the professionalism of Mike Trout (2:01). Plus, "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (27:22), "Bleacher Tweets"(46:50) and much more.
Scoreboard: Yankee Moment?: 6/21/18
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including Giancarlo shining bright under the lights, a medley of bombs for Houston and more.
That's Just Dumb: 6/20/18
Before catching up with Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo (24:42), Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss the dust-up between the Marlins & Giants, Mike Trout's future and more (1:05). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (35:46), the Power 10 rankings (43:05) and more.
SCOREBOARD: Be Like Mike: 6/20/18
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including the amazing Mike Trout and the Blake Snell led Rays slowing the Astros.
Capital Gains: 6/19/18
Buster & Keith Law discuss the Nationals' trade for Kelvin Herrera, discuss how Bryce Harper may be costing himself and more (1:51). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (24:42), and Ryan Divish with some "Inside Heat" on the competitive Mariners (28:59).
SCOREBOARD: Bauer Power: 6/19/18
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including the continued dominance of Trevor Bauer and Juan Soto homering before his MLB debut.
Call To The Legend: Pedro Martinez: 6/18/18
Buster Olney talks to Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez about the art of pitching inside, his bond with Vladimir Guerrero, how he's become a mentor for Luis Severino and much more.
Don't Lose It: 6/18/18
Before Boog Sciambi catches up with Joe Maddon (26:46), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the Astros' streak, Bryce Harper's struggles, a great HR Derby idea and more (2:33). Plus, Todd Radom's trivia and #ThirtyUnis focuses on the Tigers (30:49).
SCOREBOARD: Intestinal Fortitude: 6/18/18
Josh breaks down Sunday's action, including some digestion issues and a pair of impact performances from players returning to action.
A Young Man's Game: 6/15/18
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss Miguel Sano's demotion, Evan Longoria's injury, Ozzie Albies' athleticism and more (2:01). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the Sunday Night matchup (28:00) and a taste of our "Call to The Legend" with Trevor Hoffman (43:24).
SCOREBOARD: Marathon In Miami: 6/15/18
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including a bunch of free baseball in Miami and Gleyber Torres' ascent to must-watch television.
Call To The Legend: Trevor Hoffman: 6/14/18
Buster Olney catches up with 2018 Hall of Fame inductee Trevor Hoffman to discuss growing up around the game, his transition to pitching in the minors, the best and worst moments of his career and much more.
So(to) Good: 6/14/18
Buster & Keith Law discuss Juan Soto's massive night, another milestone for Adrian Beltre, Kyler Murray's future and more (:48). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (22:55), Buster & Josh's Power 10 rankings (26:25), and Adnan Virk stops by to discuss the best baseball movies of all time (29:28).
SCOREBOARD: Flip The Switch Mitch: 6/14/18
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including Mitch Haniger's heroics and yet another wasted quality outing from Jacob deGrom.
Triple Crown Down: 6/13/18
Before chatting with Brewers' reliever Josh Hader (28:40), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss Miguel Cabrera's injury, a potential NY blockbuster, Bryce Harper and more (:20). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (37:37) and thoughtful words from Hall of Famer Hank Aaron (41:31).
SCOREBOARD: Who's on First?: 6/13/18
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including a devastating injury to a future Hall of Famer and mass infield confusion for the Cubs.
Still Unwritten: 6/12/18
Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss a case of the Pirates being hurt by enacting unwritten rules, sentimental All-Stars, the Mariners' run and more (:35). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" on Hank Aaron (27:40) and Roch Kubatko with some "Inside Heat" on the Orioles (32:13).
SCOREBOARD: MADison: 6/12/18
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including a Madison Bumgarner ejection and the unwritten rule that was applied at the wrong time.
Balk Hard: 6/11/18
Before Boog Sciambi catches up with Brandon Nimmo and Seth Lugo of the Mets (27:23), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss the controversial sequence with the Rangers and Astros, Shohei Ohtani's health, Paul Goldschmidt's resurgence, DH uniformity and much more (:27). Plus, Todd Radom's latest #ThirtyUnis installment (35:08).
SCOREBOARD: He's Aliveeee!: 6/11/18
Buster breaks down Sunday's action, including a nod to the form of Paul Goldschmidt and a pair of aces taking tough luck losses.
Take It To The Limit: 6/8/18
In addition to catching up with Cubs GM Jed Hoyer (26:27), Buster talks to Karl Ravech (:31) and Dave Schoenfield (38:53) about the idea of limiting pitchers per game, a potentially huge bullpen trade piece in the AL East and more.
SCOREBOARD: Wild Wild West: 6/8/18
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including another big day for Joc Pederson and the crowded N.L. West as a whole.
Sell! Sell!: 6/7/18
Buster & Keith Law recap the Draft, discuss if the Mets should sell, even to the Yankees and more (:41). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (25:11), a fascinating conversation about the direction of the game with White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper (29:26) and fightin' words over mustaches.
SCOREBOARD: A Grand Walk-Off: 6/7/18
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action that gave us a Jason Heyward walk-off slam and a big birthday performance from Anthony Rendon.
Power 10: 6/6/18
Before a conversation with Tigers GM Al Avila (24:47), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss pitching dominance, a potentially revolutionary rule proposal and more (1:30). Plus, the inaugural "Power 10" rankings (41:52) and Paul Hembekides discusses his least favorite narrative (36:14).
SCOREBOARD: ImMAXulate: 6/6/18
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including Max Scherzer defining dominance and Andrew Heaney looking like an ace.
Fiers & Fury: 6/5/18
Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss Giancarlo Stanton's displeasure with Mike Fiers, debate if the Mets should sell their star pitchers and more (1:13). Plus, Stephania Bell with updates on Clayton Kershaw and Dustin Pedroia (25:07), Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (33:25), and Todd Radom's latest quiz and #ThirtyUnis countdown (38:45).
SCOREBOARD: No Surprise, It's Mize: 6/5/18
Buster focuses today's scoreboard around the Tigers playing two games and adding a top prospect.
Draft Day!: 6/4/18
Keith Law and Tim Kurkjian discuss Paul Goldschmidt's demise, Jake Arrieta's harsh words and some of Tim's best draft stories (:37). Plus, Fangraphs' Eric Longenhagen breaks down his expectations for the draft (16:10).
SCOREBOARD: "Key Moment In Our Season": 6/4/18
Josh breaks down Sunday's action, including an angry Arrieta, a rolling Rosario, and a wonderful Wacha.
Goodbye, Greatness?: 6/1/18
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss if this could be the end of Clayton Kershaw's glory days, the biggest surprises of the season and more (:39). Plus, Tim Kurkjian on Kershaw, the parallels to Sandy Koufax, some of his favorite stories throughout his years covering the game and more (25:55).
SCOREBOARD: Kershaw's Back: 6/1/18
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including Clayton Kershaw's return to the mound and an exciting game in St. Louis.
Stay Where You Are: 5/31/18
Buster & Keith Law discuss Keith's latest mock, a proposed rule in light of the Cubs-Pirates beef and more (2:33). Plus, Sarah Langs unveils the 10 best pitches in the game (25:51) and Coley Harvey brings some "Inside Heat" on the Yankees (35:54).
SCOREBOARD: What's The Word?: 5/31/18
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including another gem from Max Scherzer, an impressive season debut from Nathan Eovaldi, and a goose chase in Detroit.
Queens Curse?: 5/30/18
Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss how the Phillies' are getting their money's worth out of Jake Arrieta, debate if the Mets are actually cursed and more (:35). Plus, Jessica Mendoza shares her thoughts on the Anthony Rizzo ruling and weighs in on an impossible poll question (28:36), while Paul Hembekides gives historical perspective on what Mike Trout and Mookie Betts are doing (39:25).
SCOREBOARD: The Gardner Did It!: 5/30/18
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including one New York team thriving while another is cursed and the Rays hitting three straight homers.
Dirty Cub?: 5/29/18
Before Boog Sciambi catches up with Giants 1B Brandon Belt (27:48), Buster & Boog discuss Anthony Rizzo's controversial slide, A.J. Hinch's All-Star challenges and more (2:07). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (34:04) and Todd Radom's latest uniform trivia and #ThirtyUnis installment (38:11).
SCOREBOARD: JustWin Verlander Keeps Dealing: 5/29/18
Buster breaks down the Memorial Day baseball, including another ace performance from Justin Verlander and an iffy slide by Anthony Rizzo.
Funky Friday: 5/25/18
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss a potential trend that Buster HATES and more (1:03). Plus, Jess Mendoza on the NL contenders and pretenders (28:32) and Dr. Alan Nathan on his findings regarding MLB's HR boom (44:45).
SCOREBOARD: Kids Game: 5/25/18
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including a handful of outstanding pitching performances and a little league home run.
Cartilage Restoration and Dustin Pedroia's return: 5/24/18
Dr. Wiliams joins Stephania to explain cartilage restoration procedures, including how they differ from microfracture and why Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was the perfect candidate.
Young & Gold: 5/24/18
Buster & Keith Law discuss the top Draft prospects, young players making a big impression, the idea of PED penalty peer pressure and more (1:30). Plus, Stephania Bell on Dustin Pedroia, Clayton Kershaw and more (24:34), and Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (33:52).
SCOREBOARD: Hakuna Maeda: 5/24/18
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including a dominating effort from Kenta Maeda and a 22-run outburst in Arlington.
Questions And Answers: 5/23/18
Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss a pair of justified ejections, the best and worst interview subjects in the game & more (2:08). Plus, Jesse Rogers with some "Inside Heat" on the Cubs' interest in Manny Machado and more (26:40), and Paul Hembekides with notes on the top-heavy AL in "Hembo Knows" (38:17).
SCOREBOARD: Manny On A Mission: 5/23/18
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action as well as discussing Manny Machado's free agency, automated umps, and family rivalry.
Get It?: 5/22/18
After a fascinating conversation with Red Sox manager Alex Cora (:39), Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss the exciting youth in the NL East, Manny Machado's future & more (13:30). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (34:11).
SCOREBOARD: Youth Is Served: 5/22/18
Buster breaks down a Monday slate that saw the next generation of star ball player dominate.
Top Heavy: 5/21/18
Before listening to Boog Sciambi's discussions with Terry Francona (28:03) & Alex Bregman (30:46), Buster & Tim Kurkjian talk about the top of their power rankings, the great returns on J.D. Martinez & Shohei Ohtani and much more (1:03). Plus, Todd Radom's trivia & #ThirtyUnis dives into the Padres' rich uniform history (32:39).
SCOREBOARD: 8 Shades Of Gray: 5/21/18
Josh breaks down Sunday's action, including gems from both Sonny Gray and Jack Flaherty in addition to a game winner from Dansby Swanson.
SCOREBOARD: L.A. Turnering Things Around?: 5/18/18
Buster recaps Thursday's action, including a big day from Justin Turner, David Price's tremendous effort, and the player perspective on Robinson Cano's suspension.
SCOREBOARD: Dodging Victories: 5/17/18
Buster recaps Wednesday's action, including Justin Verlander's Hall of Fame pursuit, the Red Sox watching Chris Sale's innings, and the disappointing Dodgers.
Don'tcha Know Better?: 5/16/18
After Buster talks to T.J. Quinn about the Robinson Cano suspension (:21), Keith Law weighs in on Cano, Bryce Harper's odd year, a replay controversy in Atlanta & more (15:25). Plus, some thought-provoking figures from Paul Hembekides in "Hembo Knows" (36:54).
SCOREBOARD: Boy, That Escalated Quickly: 5/16/18
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including a near historic Padre performance, the Robinson Cano suspension, and Stephen Piscotty's emotional homer.
Snake Bit: 5/15/18
Before chatting with Braves IF Ryan Flaherty (31:42), Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss A.J. Pollock's injury, the impact the Supreme Court's gambling decision will have on baseball, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s influence on the Blue Jays' future & more (2:31). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (28:18).
SCOREBOARD: Herculean Heaney: 5/15/18
Buster recaps Monday's action, including a gem from Andrew Heaney, a very productive night for Niko Goodrum, and Ozzie Albies making him a believer.
Oh, Cano: 5/14/18
Before Boog Sciambi catches up with Arizona's Torey Lovullo (23:30) & Mike Hazen (25:55), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Robinson Cano's injury, the Dodgers' struggles, Mark Reynolds' big return and more (:37). Plus, Todd Radom's #ThirtyUnis countdown and the latest uniform trivia question (30:44).
SCOREBOARD: On The Mark: 5/14/18
Buster breaks down Sunday's action, including Mark Reynolds' debut, Robinson Cano's injury, and the red-hot ... Reds?
The Fortnite Farce: 5/11/18
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss J.D. Martinez's big day, new Yankee Stadium vs. old Yankee Stadium, the greatness that is Shohei Ohtani and more (1:10). Plus, Jessica Mendoza talks about the great stride that AJ Pollock has made (28:00) and Chelsea Janes hops on with some "Inside Heat" on the Nationals (44:00).
SCOREBOARD: The Amazing Albies: 5/11/18
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including the continued emergence of a star, Shohei Ohtani's skill set, and J.D. Martinez's timely homer.
Out Of Order: 5/10/18
Before conversations with MLB legend Keith Hernandez (22:33) and Giants manager Bruce Bochy (31:06), Buster and Keith Law discuss the Mets' lineup gaffe, another win for the Yankees over Boston and more (1:24). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (41:20).
SCOREBOARD: New York Mess: 5/10/18
Buster breaks down Wednesday's games, including a Mets mistake, more power from Nomar Mazara, and a Carlos Carrasco gem.
Mapley Goodness: 5/9/18
Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss James Paxton's no-no, the Diamondbacks' run in the NL West, Matt Harvey's new home and more (1:05). Plus, Alex Speier with some "Inside Heat" on the Red Sox-Yankees showdown (31:01) and Paul Hembekides with some fascinating numbers in "Hembo Knows" (24:56).
SCOREBOARD: Impressive, eh?: 5/9/18
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including a no-hitter in Canada, a pair of homers for Giancarlo Stanton, and Ronald Acuna giving Atlanta all they need.
Call To The Legend: Davey Johnson: 5/8/18
Buster Olney talks to former big league player and manager Davey Johnson about his life in the game, a young Bryce Harper, the '86 Mets, moving Cal Ripken Jr. to 3B & more.
Tussle At The Top: 5/8/18
Before a behind-the-scenes look at Karl Ravech's conversation with Kerry Wood (35:40), Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss Sox/Yanks, a potential landing spot for Matt Harvey, the best use of Shohei Ohtani's talent and more (8:05). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (1:48) and a touching tribute to Gretchen Piscotty (28:58).
SCOREBOARD: Springer Awakening: 5/8/18
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including George Springer's 6-hit performance, more homers for Matt Adams, and Fernando Romero's hot start.
Legends Out: 5/7/18
Before listening to Chris Singleton's chats with Kolten Wong (28:58) and Tommy Pham (32:55) of the Cardinals, Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss the injuries to Kershaw & Molina, baseball's creating of Frankenstein, Bryce Harper's future and more (1:48). Plus, the latest installment of Todd Radom's #ThirtyUnis countdown (36:51).
SCOREBOARD: Shining Stars: 5/7/18
Josh Macri recaps all of Sunday's action, including a pair of impressive outings from the games finest pitchers and walk-off winners.
Seattle's Best: 5/4/18
Buster & Keith Law discuss Ichiro's playing career, what the Mets should do with Matt Harvey, the Braves' young stars and more (:38). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the Bauer vs. Astros feud (25:05) and Derrick Goold with some "Inside Heat" on the Cardinals' strange season (40:19).
Scoreboard: In The Swing: 5/4/18
Buster recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including a big rally for the Yankees, good news off the field for the Mets, Albert Pujols approaching history and more.
Before a conversation with Pirates SP Jameson Taillon (26:37), Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the potential impact of Jacob deGrom's injury, Mookie Betts' incredible stretch and more (:23). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (35:18).
Scoreboard: Big Stars, Big Flies: 5/3/18
Buster recaps all of Wednesday's action, including big days at the dish from Mookie Betts, Giancarlo Stanton and others, and a potentially devastating injury to Jacob deGrom.
Better Off Unsaid?: 5/2/18
Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss Ken Giles' tantrum, Trevor Bauer vs. the Astros' staff and much more (:19). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (23:57) & Steve Berthiaume on the Diamondbacks (28:32).
Scoreboard: Punch Out: 5/2/18
Buster recaps all of Tuesday's action, including a slew of walk-off hits, a wasted gem by Justin Verlander, dueling leadoff HRs in Chicago and much more.
From Bad, To Worse: 5/1/18
Before a conversation with Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos (28:24), Buster and Tyler Kepner discuss the impact of Corey Seager's injury & much more (:53), plus Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (39:01).
SCOREBOARD: Doom In Dodger Blue: 5/1/18
Buster recaps Monday's action including a star player shelved for the season, the Cubs' hot pitching, and another grand slam for the Red Sox.
Dodger Dog House: 4/30/18
Before Boog Sciambi caught up with Aaron Boone (22:56) and Didi Gregorius (26:41), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss Cody Bellinger's benching and much more (:28). Plus, the latest installment of Todd Radom's #ThirtyUnis along with his trivia (29:46).
SCOREBOARD: Chat Good: 4/30/18
Buster Olney covers Sunday's action including a dominant performance by Tyler Chatwood, a big sweep for the Yankees, a dazzling debut for Nick Kingham and much more.
Starry Nights: 4/27/18
Before conversations with Astros manager A.J. Hinch (22:30) and Indians President Chris Antonetti (35:12), Buster talks to Karl Ravech about Ronald Acuna, accountability around the sport and more (:30). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the starry weekend ahead in SoCal (44:28).
SCOREBOARD: Kyle Smiles: 4/27/18
Buster recaps Thursday's action including a pair of Kyles carrying the Cubs and both New York teams being involved in exciting finishes.
Acuna Matata: 4/26/18
Buster & Keith Law discuss Ronald Acuna's debut, what the Mets should do with Matt Harvey, Didi Gregorius staying hot and more (1:25). Plus, a "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (25:58) and "Brockmire" star Hank Azaria on his love for baseball and Tim Kurkjian's acting skills (29:51).
SCOREBOARD: Fish Fried: 4/26/18
Buster recaps Wednesday's action including a wild Kershaw, an unstoppable Didi Gregorius, and the debut of Ronald Acuna.
The Call-Up: 4/25/18
Buster talks to Jerry Crasnick about Atlanta's promotion of Ronald Acuna, the Angels-Astros rivalry, Derek Jeter and more (3:54). Plus, David O'Brien on Acuna (:17), Coley Harvey on Didi Gregorius' hot month (29:58) and Paul Hembekides on the underappreciation of Mookie Betts and more (36:35).
BBTN SCOREBOARD: October In April: 4/25/18
Buster recaps Tuesday's action including a big win for the Angels, a Curtis Granderson walk-off, and Didi Gregorius staying hot.
Break It Up?: 4/24/18
Before a chat with Nats manager Dave Martinez (24:24), Buster and Bob Nightengale react to a jarring K stat, wonder if the Giants should unload core pieces and more (1:39). Plus, a double dose of Sarah Langs, including "The Numbers Game" (26:49).
SCOREBOARD: Buehler ... Buehler: 4/24/18
Buster recaps Monday's action including Walker Buehler's first start, a big night for Yankee bats, and a pitchers duel in Baltimore.
The Safe Bet: 4/23/18
Before a chat with Dodgers P Alex Wood (23:32), Buster and Tim Kurkjian hop on the Sean Manaea hype train, debate which future HOFer's career is most desirable and more (:47). Plus, Todd Radom's latest quiz (26:16).
SCOREBOARD: Hits & Misses: 4/23/18
Josh Macri recaps Sunday's MLB action including a big win for the Dodgers, a sweep for the Phillies, another good performance for Oakland and a scary moment for Kris Bryant.
Bury 'em: 4/20/18
Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss the distance the Red Sox are putting between themselves and the rest of the AL East, Matt Harvey's future and more (1:34). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the contenders in the most trouble (19:02) and Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins on superstition, Curtis Granderson's impact and more (32:21).
SCOREBOARD: SoCal sweep: 4/20/18
Buster recaps Thursday's action, including a Sox sweep, another tough Matt Harvey outing and a weird triple play.
Red Alert: 4/19/18
Buster and Keith Law discuss the Reds' decision to fire Bryan Price, grade the progress of various rebuilds and more (:16). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (21:37) and some "Inside Heat" on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (26:53).
SCOREBOARD: Cole World: 4/19/18
Buster recaps Wednesday's action including an instant classic in Puerto Rico, another Boston victory, and Gerrit Cole's continued dominance.
The one baseball's been waiting for: 4/19/18
So far, two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani is living up to Ruthian expectations. But how will he possibly keep this up? We trace his journey back to Japan in search of the surprising answer.
Sample size groweth: 4/18/18
Buster and Karl Ravech discuss the emotion in Puerto Rico, the struggles of Giancarlo Stanton and Kenley Jansen, Anthony Rizzo's interesting comments and more (2:05). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (23:55).
SCOREBOARD: Letdown : 4/18/18
Buster Olney recaps Tuesday night's action, including the Red Sox dominating the Angels, a big inning for the A's and another rough night for Kenley Jansen.
Bat Crack Swag: 4/17/18
Before Boog Sciambi's conversation with Rangers 1B Joey Gallo (34:16), Buster and Jerry Crasnick discuss Bryce Harper's incredible HR, Shohei Ohtani's MVP case, Gabe Kapler's progress in Philly and more (1:18). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (30:41).
SCOREBOARD: Bryce Bomb: 4/17/18
Buster Olney recaps Monday's MLB action, including a broken bat home run for Bryce Harper, Julio Teheran shutting down the streaking Phillies, a milestone home run for Aaron Judge and much more.
Sexual Dealin': 4/16/18
Before a chat with Astros P Justin Verlander (25:34), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Bartolo Colon' stellar day, Clayton Kershaw & more (1:25). Plus, Todd Radom's trivia (33:56).
SCOREBOARD: Sexy Back: 4/16/18
Buster recaps Sunday's action, including a historic effort from Bartolo Colon, dominant pitching across the big leagues, and the impact of April weather.
Sho Time: 4/13/18
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about Sho-Time in L.A., the re-ignition of Sox-Yanks and more (1:03). Plus, a weekend preview with Jess Mendoza (25:23), Stephania Bell on the early-season injury bug (42:54) and more.
SCOREBOARD: Go DJ: 4/13/18
Buster recaps all of Thursday's action, including a big day for DJ LeMahieu, a series win for the Red Sox, a milestone for Joe Mauer and another checkpoint for Shohei Ohtani.
Buster talks to Keith Law about the Yankees-Red Sox brawl and much more (1:09). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (24:05) and Tim Keown on the Shohei Ohtani phenomenon (28:22).
SCOREBOARD: Fight Night: 4/12/18
Buster Olney recaps Wednesday's MLB action, including a pair of brawls, a tough injury for the Rangers, the streaking Phillies and much more.
Collision Course: 4/11/18
Before a conversation with Orioles C Caleb Joseph (26:08), Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick (1:55) discuss rivalries old and new at the top of the A.L., cold weather issues and more. Plus, Hembo Knows (42:38) and another edition of Bleacher Tweets (47:20).
Scoreboard: Halo Effect: 4/11/18
Buster Olney recaps Tuesday's MLB action, including the Red Sox making history against the Yankees, new-found offense for the Dodgers, nobody can stop the Angels and more.
Meet The Mets: 4/10/18
Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss Max Scherzer's dominant start (5:00), whether the Mets are for real this time (10:00), Alex Rodriguez's comments on wanting to play for the Mets (20:00), Mark McGwire's PED claim (22:00) and more. Plus, a conversation with Mets Manager Mickey Callaway (28:00) and Sarah Langs drops by for Numbers Game (31:00).
SCOREBOARD: A Pair Of Aces: 4/10/18
Buster Olney recaps Monday's MLB action, including dominating outings from Max Scherzer and Corey Kluber, Greg Holland's 10th-inning meltdown, Scott Kingery's first career home run and more.
Oh Yes, Ohtani: 4/9/18
Before a conversation with Mets 3B Todd Frazier (29:50), Buster Olney welcomes Tim Kurkjian (1:34) to discuss the unprecedented nature of Ohtani, the Lovullo-Molina scuffle and revisionist history for A-Rod? Plus, the latest installment of Todd Radom's uniform trivia (37:45).
SCOREBOARD: Watch Your Mouth: 4/9/18
Buster Olney recaps Sunday's MLB action, including Shoehei Ohtani flirting with perfection, the benches clearing in St. Louis, boo birds chirping in the Bronx for Giancarlo Stanton and more.
Small Sample Size?: 4/6/18
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss whether they are buying into the fast starts in Boston and Arizona, their level of faith in Gabe Kapler and more (1:24). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on Bryce Harper's future (30:25) and Marly Rivera on Adrian Beltre's Hall of Fame resume (41:19).
SCOREBOARD: Yo, Adrian!: 4/6/18
Buster Olney recaps Thursday's MLB action, including a milestone for Adrian Beltre, a walk-off for the Red Sox, an eventful game between the Cubs and Brewers and more.
Money Moves: 4/5/18
Buster & Keith Law discuss Charlie Blackmon's new deal, more head scratchers by Gabe Kapler, the Astros' dominance and more (1:00). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (25:23), and former big leaguer Bob Tewksbury on the psychology of MLB (29:00).
SCOREBOARD: Line 'em up: 4/5/18
Buster Olney recaps Wednesday's MLB action, including the Yankees' big bats coming alive, a great pitching performance for the D-backs, and offensive explosion in S.F. and more.
The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: 4/4/18
Buster and Boog Sciambi discuss championship rings, Shohei Ohtani's fast start, Clayton Kershaw's unfamiliar stretch and more (1:17). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (23:10), Bob Nightengale goes around the Majors (27:29) and more.
SCOREBOARD: Blast Off: 4/4/18
Buster Olney recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action, including Shohei Ohtani's first homer, more struggles for the Dodgers, Yankee fans booing Giancarlo Stanton and a bookend of homers between the Cardinals and Brewers.
What The Hell's Goin' On?!: 4/3/18
Buster talks to Dave Schoenfield about Kenley Jansen's rough start, the Cubs' dormant bats, Gabe Kapler's odd week and more (3:09). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (26:25), and Steve Gelbs with some "Inside Heat" on the Mets (30:28).
SCOREBOARD: Early Season Concerns: 4/3/18
Buster Olney recaps all of Monday's MLB action including Kenley Jansen's blown save, the Cubs' offense not gaining traction, an emotional moment in Houston and more.
Wild Weekend: 4/2/18
Before catching up with Dodgers P Rich Hill (28:42), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss Shohei Ohtani's debut, Gabe Kapler's odd weekend, Dellin Betances struggles and more (1:35). Plus, Todd Radom's latest quiz and #ThirtyUnis reveal (37:47).
SCOREBOARD: Show Me: 4/2/18
Buster Olney recaps the weekend's MLB action including a dazzling debut by Shohei Ohtani, an impressive start by Gerrit Cole and a big sweep by the Pirates over Detroit.
First impressions: 3/30/18
Before hearing from Derek Jeter (26:30) and Rob Manfred (33:10), Buster and Karl Ravech discuss a wild Opening Day, questionable decisions by new managers and more (:46).
SCOREBOARD - Opening Day!: 3/30/18
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including a thrilling debut for Giancarlo Stanton, a huge day for Matt Davidson, a pitchers' duel in SoCal and much more.
Starting anew: 3/29/18
In addition to a chat with Clayton Kershaw (21:40) and hearing from Hal Steinbrenner (47:24), Buster and Jessica Mendoza discuss the Giants' tough luck, make predictions and more (7:28). Plus Keith Law with his predictions and the Astros' hangover cure (24:53) and an Opening Day edition of Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (43:43).
The Second Act of A.J. Hinch: 3/29/18
In 2010, the manager was a failed experiment. Now he's a World Series winner. What changed? Only the entire philosophy of MLB. By Tim Keown
Moment of the spring: 3/28/18
Buster and Jerry Crasnick discuss a thrilling moment for Vlad Guerrero Jr., Clayton Kershaw's adjustments and more (7:02). Plus "Hembo Knows" (30:50) and more a heartwarming story from Chicago's South Side (39:44).
Sea Change?: 3/27/18
Before a conversation with Angels SS Andrelton Simmons (28:40), Buster Olney chats with Boog Sciambi (6:15) about the market cold freeze for free agents and the impact or lack thereof Yankees 1B Greg Bird's injury. Plus, another edition of the "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs focusing on Opening Day (36:40).
Early Returns: 3/26/18
Before a conversation with Phillies GM Matt Klentak about the Scott Kingery deal, Buster Olney welcomes Tim Kurkjian to make his postseason predictions, discuss Madison Bumgarner's injury, Kingery, and more. Plus, the latest installment of Todd Radom's uniform trivia.
Now batting ...: 3/23/18
Before a chat with Twins 2B Brian Dozier (35:23), Buster and Karl Ravech discuss interesting leadoff possibilities, go through a confidence meter and more (8:32). Plus, Logan Morrison miked up (46:29).
So Close: 3/22/18
Buster talks to new Sunday Night Baseball play-by-play man Matt Vasgersian about his history in the sport, joining the SNB crew and more (6:32). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the Astros' athleticism, Alex Cobb and more (28:32) and Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (39:03).
Nest egg: 3/21/18
Buster and Boog Sciambi discuss Alex Cobb's deal with Baltimore, Shohei Ohtani's progress and more (5:10). Plus, Keith Law on the Cobb deal and Ronald Acuna (23:01) and Paul Hembekides on the Yankees' takeover (43:36).
Before going rapid-fire with Stephen Strasburg (34:20), Buster and Jerry Crasnick discuss Justin Turner's injury, red tape around Ronald Acuna and more (7:10). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (38:33).
Power & consequence: 3/19/18
Before catching up with David Ortiz (30:07), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss the Jorge Polanco suspension, Jose Altuve's new deal and much more (6:57). Plus, the latest installment of Todd Radom's uniform trivia (41:16).
The narratives: 3/16/18
Buster and Karl Ravech discuss the narratives of early 2018 including a refocused Cubs squad, a surprise MVP candidate in the AL and more (6:26). Plus, Jessica Mendoza's camp observations (28:04) and Ryan Divish with some "Inside Heat" on the Mariners (40:14).
Not Minor: 3/15/18
Before a chat with Cardinals OF Tommy Pham (37:18), Buster and Dave Schoenfield discuss Zack Greinke's injury, Aaron Judge's comments on Manny Machado, pace of play initiatives in the minor leagues and more (7:46). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (31:30).
Confident Contenders: 3/14/18
Before Eduardo Perez goes rapid-fire with Mets 3B Todd Frazier (31:45), Buster and Jerry Crasnick talk about Jake Arrieta's first impression, Alex Cobb's likely destination and more (6:22). Plus, Paul Hembekides on his breakout candidates in 2018 (39:22).
Signs Of The Times: 3/13/18
Buster Olney talks to Boog Sciambi about Neil Walker's deal with the Yankees, Jake Arrieta's impact in Philly, the top 10 teams in baseball and more (7:15). Plus, Marly Rivera on the Astros' White House visit (24:56) and "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (32:23).
Philly Feeling: 3/12/18
Before catching up with Nats GM Mike Rizzo (25:59), Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss the Jake Arrieta signing, whether the Twins had the best offseason, concerns over Shohei Ohtani and more (3:42). Plus, Todd Radom's first uniform trivia question of the season (33:01).
In From The Cold: 3/9/18
Before a chat with Tigers GM Al Avila (28:32), Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss the Moustakas and Car-Go re-signings, the ideal HR Derby field and more (6:17). Plus, Jessica Mendoza weighs in on the Astros' contract extensions, Aaron Judge and more (35:06).
One and done: 3/8/18
Buster Olney and Keith Law discuss Aaron Judge's HR Derby decision, Ronald Acuna's promise, the Dodgers' Ohtani grudge and more (7:19). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (30:34) and Jesse Rogers on his new book profiling Joe Maddon (34:04).
Spring Psyche: 3/6/18
Buster Olney and Boog Sciambi discuss Matt Harvey's focus, Ichiro's return to Seattle, six man rotations and much more (7:11). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (26:40), Inside Heat on the Giants from Duane Kuiper (31:30) and Mariano Rivera weighs in on Goose Gossage (43:52).
Wise Investments: 3/5/18
Before rapid-fire conversations with Gerrit Cole (35:28) and Alex Cora (45:47), Buster Olney and Karl Ravech discuss teams built for sustained success, Jon Lester channeling Michael Jordan, producer Josh's interesting weekend and much more (6:27).
Rotten At The Core?: 3/2/18
Before a chat with Mets flamethrower Noah Syndergaard (20:41), Buster Olney and Karl Ravech cover the potential "juicing" of baseballs on the heels of Justin Verlander's request for transparency from MLB as well as revelations made about "tanking" (5:40). Plus, Jessica Mendoza (29:39) and Dave Schoenfield stop by (39:42).
What's The Deal?: 3/1/18
Before going rapid-fire with Cardinals OF Dexter Fowler (26:08), Buster Olney and Keith Law discuss the latest deals around the Bigs, prospects to know and more (5:07). Plus, another "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (29:44).
The Replacements: 2/28/18
Before a chat with Red Sox President of Baseball Ops Dave Dombrowski (24:42), Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick react to the Yuli Gurriel injury news, Eric Hosmer's early impact with the Padres, Noah Syndergaard's easy velocity and more (6:20). Plus, the latest edition of "Hembo Knows" (36:11).
Life in the fast lane: 2/27/18
Buster Olney and Jon Sciambi discuss Noah Syndergaard's latest outing, what to read into Shohei Ohtani's performances and more (5:45). Plus, rapid-fire with Nats P Sean Doolittle (32:52) and "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (37:48).
Mo Money: 2/26/18
Before rapid-fire chats with Bryce Harper (29:02) and Adam Wainwright (36:03), Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss Logan Morrison's contract with the Twins (6:59), Jose Altuve's unique quality (13:06) and more. Plus, stories from Kevin Towers' memorial over the weekend (47:48).
Before a rapid-fire conversation with CC Sabathia (39:19), Buster Olney and Karl Ravech discuss Karl's Spring Training observations (3:14), make their predictions for the season (15:45) and more. Plus, Pedro Gomez with a report on the Giants thinking differently (23:14) and a conversation with Jessica Mendoza (25:59).
Sixth Man Up: 2/22/18
Buster Olney talks to Keith Law about the implications of the Forrest Whitley suspension, if the Yankees will target Alex Cobb, the Angels' potential six man rotation and more (7:24). Plus, Karl Ravech's chat with Aaron Judge & Giancarlo Stanton (30:12), Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (32:49) and interesting comments from Rob Manfred (37:13).
Trouble In Paradise?: 2/21/18
Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about how Tuesday's big trade impacts remaining free agents, tanking in the state of Florida and more (9:01). Plus, Marc Topkin brings some "Inside Heat" on the Rays (27:17) and Paul Hembekides goes inside the numbers in the debut of "Hembo Knows" (34:51).
Visitation laws: 2/20/18
Before a chat with Astros P Lance McCullers Jr. about his frustration with mound visitation rules (22:54), Buster Olney talks to Tim Kurkjian (6:25) and Jon Sciambi (28:41) about the rule, Boston's signing of J.D. Martinez and more. Plus, Sarah Langs stops by with the first "Numbers Game" of the season (37:33).
Last hurrah: 2/13/18
Buster Olney chats with Tim Kurkjian (4:41) and Dave Schoenfield (20:36) about MLBPA unrest, the bevvy of remaining free agents, over/under win totals and much more.
Call To The Legend: Brian Cashman, Yankees GM: 1/30/18
Buster Olney sits down with Yankees GM Brian Cashman to discuss his 20 years in that role, the lessons he's learned, the relationship with the Steinbrenner family, the most memorable transactions he's made and more.
Call To The Legends: The Newest Hall Of Famers: 1/26/18
In celebration of the Hall of Fame class of 2018, Buster Olney replays his previous conversations with new Hall of Famers Chipper Jones (:28) and Jim Thome (23:15).
Answering The Call: 1/25/18
Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian react to the announcement of the four newest Hall of Famers, who should get the call next year, who may never get it and more (8:51). Plus, Jesse Rogers with "Inside Heat" on the Cubs (36:05) and a farewell to stats guru Mark Simon (47:58).
Right Here Waiting: 1/18/18
Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick (4:43) and Keith Law (16:01) about the Pirates moving Cole & McCutchen, the general inactivity of the offseason and more. Plus, a "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (40:08).
More Smoke Than Fire: 1/5/18
Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about the inactive free agency market and more (1:30). Plus, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald on the Marlins' continued issues (35:02).
The Lights Of Wrigleyville: 12/22/17
When the Tribune Company bought the Chicago Cubs in 1981, its executives saw nighttime baseball as a way to turn around the club's fortunes. The only problem? Scores of Wrigleyville residents were ready to fight against it. Produced by Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister of Long Haul Productions. Narrated by former Cubs PA announcer Wayne Messmer.
Winter wrap: 12/15/17
Buster Olney and Keith Law put a bow on the winter meetings, discuss the moves that could still be made and more (6:08). Plus, "Inside Heat" on the Orioles from Roch Kubatko (32:05) and Nationals from Chelsea Janes (43:42).
Taking Flight?: 12/14/17
Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the possibility that Manny Machado ultimately ends up staying in the AL East and much more (2:52). Plus, "Inside Heat" on the Cardinals from Derrick Goold (23:44) and on the Red Sox from Scott Lauber (30:38).
Early Concerns?: 12/13/17
Before a chat with Yankees GM Brian Cashman (24:16), Buster Olney talks to Keith Law about Shohei Ohtani's UCL issues, the possibility of a Manny Machado trade and more (3:02). Plus, "Inside Heat" on the Mets from Steve Gelbs (29:13) and Rays from Marc Topkin (37:21).
Making The Calls: 12/12/17
Before talking to Angels GM Billy Eppler about the Ohtani signing and much more (25:05). Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about the latest from the winter meetings (10:10). Plus, "Inside Heat" on the Dodgers from Andy McCullough (39:09), on the Astros from Jake Kaplan (49:44) and a chat with Giancarlo Stanton (46:51).
Winter Wonderland: 12/11/17
Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about the massive Ohtani and Stanton deals, what else we can expect from the winter meetings and more (8:19). Plus, Clark Spencer on the Marlins' side of the Stanton deal (27:40), Alex Speier on how the Red Sox may respond (37:59) and Rob Biertempfel on the possibility of the Pirates beginning a massive rebuild (44:54).
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