Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney
Buster Olney talks to Stephania Bell about the severity of the injuries to Cespedes, Syndergaard & Bumgarner. Plus, Buster and Justin Havens play MLB "Dead or Alive" to predict the fate of the Pirates, Mariners, Royals and others.
Scoreboard - Masahiro The Hero: 4/28/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including Masahiro Tanaka's domination of the Red Sox, Yoenis Cespedes coming up lame and a double header sweep by the Cards.
Buying In?: 4/27/17
Buster Olney talks to Ryan Divish and Keith Law about Felix Hernandez's injury. Plus, Buster and Keith play "Buy or Sell" with early season trends and more. Later, Buster catches up with White Sox 3B Matt Davidson and ESPN 1000's David Kaplan answers the question of what will lead Theo Epstein's HOF plaque.
Scoreboard - Birthday Bash: 4/27/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including Aaron Judge's big homer, another stellar day for Bryce Harper and late-game heroics from the Orioles and Giants.
A New Chapter: 4/26/17
Before a conversation with Brewers GM David Stearns about Eric Thames' red hot month, Buster Olney talks to Clark Spencer and Tim Kurkjian about the likely acquisition of the Marlins by Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush. Plus, Kurkjian marvels at Chris Coghlan's acrobatics and more.
Scoreboard - Cycle & Superman: 4/26/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action, including Trea Turner's cycle, Chris Coghlan's incredible leap, Clayton Kershaw's dominance and the Angels' walk-off.
Unwritten, Re-Written: 4/25/17
Before a conversation with former big leaguer Rick Ankiel, Buster Olney welcomes Alex Speier and Jayson Stark to discuss the discipline for Red Sox P Matt Barnes. Plus, Buster and Jayson weigh in on Madison Bumgarner's comments on his injury, Eric Thames' success and Bryce Harper being in the zone. Also, Sarah Langs stops by to play "The Numbers Game."
Scoreboard - Thames stays hot: 4/25/17
Buster Olney recaps Monday's MLB action including Eric Thames staying hot, discipline for Matt Barnes, Matt Davidson carrying the White Sox and Buster Posey's great defense.
Angry Birds: 4/24/17
Before a conversation with Nats OF Adam Eaton, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the handling of the Sox-O's drama on both sides, Madison Bumgarner's devastating injury and more. Plus, Todd Radom unveils No. 23 in his #BBTN30Logos countdown.
Scoreboard - Head Hunting: 4/24/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Sunday's MLB action, including a dust-up between the Red Sox and Orioles, the Rockies' destruction of the Giants and Daniel Murphy continuing to haunt the Mets.
Buy, sell or hold?: 4/21/17
Buster Olney, Karl Ravech and Justin Havens play "Buy, Sell or Hold" on the early season trends with players like Eric Thames, Jose Bautista, Dexter Fowler and Ryan Zimmerman. Plus, some "Inside Heat" on the Orioles from Roch Kubatko and on the Royals from Rustin Dodd.
Scoreboard - Tough Luck Winners: 4/21/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including a masterful performance by Chris Sale, an injury concern for Yoenis Cespedes and an angry Brad Ausmus.
Rank 'Em: 4/20/17
Buster Olney and Jon Sciambi discuss the best homers of Wednesday night, the reason for Clayton Kershaw's anger and more. Plus, Tigers C James McCann on Miguel Cabrera's influence and Keith Law on the Blue Jays' potential sell-off and the reasons for Dallas Keuchel's resurgence.
Scoreboard - Dealing... With Anger: 4/20/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including a dominant (and angry) performance by Clayton Kershaw, a mammoth HR by Aaron Judge, the end of Mookie Betts' impressive streak and more.
April Body Blow: 4/19/17
Buster Olney talks to T.J. Quinn and Tyler Kepner about the implications of the Starling Marte suspension and more. Plus, Brewers 1B Eric Thames on his breakout start and Tim Kurkjian on the odd finish to the Braves-Nats game and Mookie Betts' mind-boggling numbers.
Scoreboard - Busted!: 4/19/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action, including Starling Marte's suspension, a brilliant performance by the Marlins' staff, the Yankees finally taking a loss, a strong outing by Max Scherzer and more.
Underrate This!: 4/18/17
Buster Olney and Jayson Stark discuss why Freddie Freeman may be one of the games most underrated players, the biggest difference with the Cubs and more. Plus, Rob Biertempfel with some "Inside Heat" on the Pirates and "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs.
Scoreboard - Stay Hot: 4/18/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Monday's MLB action, including another win for the Yankees, Freddie Freeman staying hot, Eric Thames' wild re-emergence and the Cardinals snapping out of their skid.
Call To The Legend - Ozzie Smith: 4/17/17
Buster Olney chats with Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith about his iconic 1985 NLCS HR, the pride he took in his defense, his memories of other baseball greats and much more.
Good, Bad & Ugly: 4/17/17
Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss what's behind the red hot Yankees & Pirates, what's going on with the Cardinals & Blue Jays & more. Plus, Laura Armstrong on if the Jays could hold a firesale and the latest installment of Todd Radom's #BBTN30Logos countdown and uniform trivia.
Scoreboard - Statement Weekend: 4/17/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Sunday's MLB action, including a statement series for the Pirates against the Cubs, a hot bat in the Orioles' dugout and a big day for Bryce Harper.
Yoenis Goes Yard: 4/14/17
Buster Olney talks statues, Correa contract and an awesome pitching weekend with the Fireball Express. Plus, Terry Francona and Tim Anderson join the podcast.
Scoreboard - En Fuego: 4/14/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including Yoenis Cespedes' big day, danger for Josh Donaldson and Jason Vargas' continued hot start.
Moving On: 4/13/17
Buster Olney talks to Jayson Stark and Doug Glanville about the Cubs' ring ceremony, Chief Wahoo's future, the biggest surprises of the season thus far and more. Plus, Red Sox announcer Dave O'Brien discusses the flu that infected a large chunk of Boston's clubhouse.
Scoreboard - The Ring Is The Thing: 4/13/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including the Cubs' ring ceremony, a big day for Ender Inciarte, a scary moment for the Yankees & another win for the Reds.
Call To The Legend - Batting Stance Guy: 4/12/17
Buster Olney talks to Gar Ryness AKA "Batting Stance Guy" about how he got started impersonating players, his favorite players to mimic, his appearances on late-night TV and more.
Yo, Mike!: 4/12/17
Before a conversation with Twins C Jason Castro, Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss whether Mike Trout or Yoenis Cespedes is more valuable to their respective club, the Blue Jays' slow start and more. Plus, Matt Gelb weighs in on Clay Buchholz's injury and whether the Phillies will pursue Manny Machado, Bryce Harper or both.
Scoreboard - Triple The Power: 4/12/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action, including a power display by Yoenis Cespedes, another comeback by the Angels, a tight win for the Indians and much more.
For Better Or Worse: 4/11/17
Buster Olney and Keith Law discuss the Cubs' home opener, weigh in on some potential game-changing adjustments and talk about how teams are stacking up to expectations so far. Plus, ESPN's Sarah Langs stops by for "The Numbers Game."
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