Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney
Deal With It: 3/27/17
Before a conversation with Tigers GM Al Avila, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss Kolten Wong's displeasure, tough choices the Giants will have to make at the back of the rotation and more. Plus, Todd Radom's 27th ranked logo and the latest uniform quiz.
As Advertised?: 3/24/17
A classic story of the introduction of Rangers manager Jeff Banister and pitching coach Doug Brocail follows Buster Olney's conversation with Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about which MLB stories will play out as advertised and more. Plus, Richard Griffin with some "Inside Heat" on the Blue Jays.
Stro Knows: 3/23/17
Conversations with Royals GM Dayton Moore and Rangers DH Mike Napoli follow Buster Olney's chat with Keith Law about Marcus Stroman's dominant WBC, Theo Epstein being named "Fortune's" top world leader and much more.
A True Classic?: 3/22/17
Buster Olney talks to Pedro Gomez and Tim Kurkjian about Team USA reaching the WBC Finals and more. Plus, Kurkjian weighs in on the Yankees shortstop situation and Derrick Goold gives some "Inside Heat" on the Cardinals.
Second That Emotion: 3/21/17
A conversation with Dodgers 2B Logan Forsythe follows Buster Olney's discussion with Jayson Stark about the emotion of the WBC, L.A.'s approach with its rotation and more. Plus, Scott Lauber on Boston's injury woes and Pablo Sandoval's conditioning.
All In?: 3/20/17
Before a conversation with Orioles OF Pedro Alvarez and Jessica Mendoza's rapid-fire discussion with Pirates P Gerrit Cole, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the WBC's popularity, Boston's issues with pitching depth and more. Plus, Todd Radom unveils No. 28 in his #BBTN30Logos countdown.
Take Your Pick: 3/17/17
Buster Olney, Karl Ravech and Justin Havens debate if they'd rather sign Bryce Harper or Manny Machado to a long-term deal. Plus, Marlins President of Baseball Ops Mike Hill discusses the latest Jose Fernandez revelations, Giancarlo Stanton and more. Plus, Chelsea Janes provides some "Inside Heat" on the Nationals.
Pitch Out?: 3/16/17
Before a rapid-fire conversation with Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts, Buster Olney talks to Tim Kurkjian about some question marks surrounding some big-name pitchers. Plus, "The Weekly Dish" with Keith Law and Steve Gelbs on the Mets.
Hangover Effect: 3/15/17
A conversation with Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan follows Buster Olney's chat with Jayson Stark about the hangover effect for playoff teams, Giancarlo Stanton's mindset and much more. Plus, Rockies manager Bud Black on his team's tough luck.
Is It Worth It?: 3/13/17
Buster Olney chats with Pirates GM Neal Huntington about his conversations with Andrew McCutchen and more. Before that, Buster and Jerry Crasnick discuss the WBC and some injury concerns it has created. Plus, Todd Radom unveils his 29th rated logo in the #BBTN30Logos countdown.
X Factors: 3/10/17
A chat with Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto follows Buster Olney's discussion with Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about Sonny Gray's health, X factors in each division and more. Plus, Doug Glanville lends perspective on Tim Tebow and rules changes.
Slow Burn: 3/9/17
A chat with Twins CF Byron Buxton follows Buster Olney's discussion with Jayson Stark about Zack Greinke's diminished velocity, Gerrit Cole's dominant spring and more. Plus, Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain Dealer on how the Indians have looked thus far.
It Matters!: 3/8/17
Before a rapid-fire conversation with Yankees OF/DH Matt Holliday, Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss the importance of spring training, the underrated Orioles and more. Plus, Jesse Rogers with an update on the Cubs.
Take It All Back?: 3/7/17
Before a conversation with Angels GM Billy Eppler about Mike Trout, Albert Pujols & more, Buster Olney and Keith Law discuss the regrets some teams have about SP signings. Plus, Jason Beck weighs on on the Tigers' spring struggles.
Yo Knows: 3/6/17
Before a rapid-fire conversation with Orioles OF Adam Jones, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss Yoenis Cespedes' powerful new build, Matt Harvey's health and more. Plus, Todd Radom's logo quiz and Pedro Gomez on ESPN's "Beisbol Life" project.
Price Concerns: 3/3/17
Buster Olney talks to Cubs GM Jed Hoyer about turning the page to 2017, Jason Heyward's adjustments and more. Plus, Karl Ravech, Justin Havens and Alex Speier on a potential injury for David Price and Patrick Saunders on the optimism in Rockies camp.
Same Face, Old Place: 3/2/17
Buster Olney goes rapid-fire with Carlos Beltran on his return to Houston and more. Plus, Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins on Jose Bautista being back with the Jays, Jerry Crasnick on Joey Votto's role in Cincinnati and Ryan Divish on the revamped Mariners.
The Wright Move?: 3/1/17
A rapid-fire chat with Mets 3B David Wright follows a conversation with Yankees SS Didi Gregorius, Tim Kurkjian on MLB's monitoring of David Price's pitching motion and more. Plus, Andy McCullough of the L.A. Times on the Dodgers.
Both Sides Of The Plate: 2/28/17
Buster Olney talks to Jayson Stark about the role of politics in MLB and much more. Plus, a chat with Astros P Dallas Keuchel, Braves GM John Coppolella and the debut of Todd Radom's uniform and logo trivia.
Cause For Concern?: 2/27/17
Buster Olney & Keith Law discuss some Spring Training stories to watch, debate over/under totals & more. Plus, chats with Red Sox P Chris Sale & Cardinals GM John Mozeliak.
Over Or Under?: 2/24/17
Buster Olney talks to Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about the win-total projections for some notable clubs. Plus, conversations with Mets P Jacob deGrom and Jessica Mendoza.
New Beginnings: 2/23/17
Buster Olney and Keith Law discuss Yoenis Cespedes' improved condition, Matt Wieters in Washington and more. Plus, Rob Manfred on the conversations he's had with the union and Andrew McCutchen on his new role in Pittsburgh.
Storm Clouds?: 2/22/17
Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss the contentious relationship brewing between Rob Manfred and the MLBPA, Matt Wieters' deal in Washington and more. Plus, a conversation with Orioles closer Zach Britton, Maria Torres of the KC Star and the Marlins' reaction to Jose Fernandez's toxicology report.
Away We Go: 2/21/17
Buster Olney talks to Jayson Stark about possible incentives to improve pace of play, early observations from spring and more. Plus, a "Call to the Legends" with Mike Krukow, a chat with Nationals SS Trea Turner and Andrew Marchand with an update on the Yankees.
Moving Right Along: 2/7/17
Buster Olney talks to Jayson Stark and Doug Glanville about potential changes to help pace of play, the "disastrous" free-agent market and more. Plus, Chelsea Janes on the Nats.
Triumph & Tragedy: 1/25/17
Buster Olney talks to Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about the Hall of Fame vote, organizations facing pressure and more. Plus, Keith Law on the best farm systems, Derrick Goold on the Cardinals' rebuilding efforts and Rustin Dodd on the tragic death of Yordano Ventura.
Long, Strange Offseason: 1/6/17
Buster Olney talks to Peter Gammons and Tim Kurkjian about offseason oddities, Hall of Fame opinions and much more. Plus, he catches up with Red Sox president of baseball ops Dave Dombrowski and White Sox VP/GM Rick Hahn.
Holiday Spending: 12/23/16
Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about Edwin Encarnacion's deal in Cleveland, Hall of Fame voting trends and more. Plus, conversations with Adam Rubin on the Mets, Rob Biertempfel on the Pirates and Patrick Saunders on the Rockies.
Meet And Greet: 12/9/16
Buster Olney talks to Jayson Stark and Bob Nightengale about everything that went down at baseball's winter meetings. Plus, Alex Speier on Chris Sale, David Ortiz and the Red Sox.
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