Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney
Tick Tock: 5/26/17
Before a conversation with Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor, Buster Olney talks to Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about a lack of improvement in pace of play, Terry Collins' future in Queens, the Diamondbacks' surge under Torey Lovullo and more. Plus, Susan Slusser on Oakland's strategy with Sonny Gray.
Scoreboard - Star Power: 5/26/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including a thrilling win for the Astros, a rare victory for the Phillies and a doubly nice performance by Kenta Maeda.
Market Shift: 5/25/17
Before a conversation with two-time World Series champion David Ross, Buster Olney and Jon Sciambi discuss how Oakland A's pitcher Sonny Gray's recent performances have shifted the starting pitching market, pitcher David Price's status with the Boston Red Sox, more oddities with the New York Mets and more. Plus, Rob Biertempfel on star outfielder Andrew McCutchen's future with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Scoreboard - The Breaks: 5/25/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including a questionable call that helped the Cubs, a bullpen implosion by the Mets and crazy baserunning by Billy Hamilton.
Getting It Back: 5/24/17
Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss Clayton Kershaw's credentials as the greatest pitcher of all time, the return of the Cubs' mojo, Andrew McCutchen's decline and more. Plus, conversations with Orioles C Welington Castillo, Brewers reporter Tom Haudricourt and the debut of "The Sterling Game."
Scoreboard - Heads Up!!: 5/24/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action including a scary collision in the Dodgers' outfield and big days for Charlie Blackmon, Michael Conforto and Anthony Rendon.
Gray Face: 5/23/17
Before conversations with Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo and Tigers OF J.D. Martinez, Buster Olney and Keith Law discuss if David Ross could be the face of baseball, the rebuilding conundrum for the Giants and Marlins and Law's latest draft predictions. Plus, Sarah Langs stops by for "The Numbers Game."
Scoreboard - Southern Charm: 5/23/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Monday's MLB action, including a milestone HR in Atlanta, a dominant performance by Zack Greinke and an offensive explosion for the Twins.
Call To The Legend: David Ortiz: 5/22/17
Buster Olney talks to Red Sox legend David Ortiz about his playing career, former teammates trying to convince him to come back, his speech after the Boston Marathon attack and much more.
The Best Is Getting Better: 5/22/17
Before conversations with Tigers manager Brad Ausmus and Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss Mike Trout's astounding numbers and more. Plus, Todd Radom reveals No. 19 on his #BBTN30Logos countdown and moderates the latest installment of uniform and logo trivia.
Scoreboard - Judgment Day: 5/22/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Sunday's MLB action, including a wide array of home runs, a big day in the field for Aaron Judge, a big performance by Stephen Strasburg and more.
The Way We Were: 5/19/17
Before a conversation with Rockies 1B Mark Reynolds, Buster Olney talks to Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about the regression to old school thinking by the Braves, the impact of Freddie Freeman's injury and more. Plus, Jason Beck on the Tigers staying afloat and Miguel Cabrera's injury.
Scoreboard - Plunk'd: 5/19/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action including the Braves' decision to plunk Jose Bautista, a pair of dominant pitching performances in the AL Central and more.
Flipped Off: 5/18/17
Before a conversation with Cubs GM Jed Hoyer about Chicago's struggles, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the reaction to another Bautista bat flip, the Mets' woes and more. Plus, Marly Rivera on the Astros' hot start and Starlin Castro's resurgence in New York.
Scoreboard - Again!: 5/18/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including another homer for Mike Trout, another dominant performance by Clayton Kershaw & another episode started by a Jose Bautista bat flip.
Capital Punishers: 5/17/17
Before a conversation with Astros C Brian McCann, Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss whether it's time to bury the Mets, Craig Kimbrel's resurgence, contract ramifications for Bryce Harper, Yu Darvish and more. Plus, Paul Hoynes with some "Inside Heat" on the Indians.
Scoreboard - Milestones: 5/17/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action, including a milestone for Albert Pujols, a special win for Joe Maddon and a big comeback for the Orioles over the Tigers.
Be An Athlete: 5/16/17
Buster Olney and Jon Sciambi debate if the Astros are MLB's most athletic team, discuss what's wrong with Kyle Schwarber and more. Plus, Sarah Langs plays "The Numbers Game" and Nick Piecoro talks about the Diamondbacks' strategy moving forward with Zack Greinke.
Scoreboard - Stay Hot: 5/16/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Monday's MLB action, including a monster inning for the Diamondbacks, another homer for Mike Trout, a nice comeback for the Padres and more.
Call To The Legend - The Captain: 5/15/17
Buster Olney recaps the best moments and commentary from Derek Jeter's number retirement ceremony. Plus, Karl Ravech's full conversation with the future Hall of Famer.
Small Sample Size?: 5/15/17
Buster Olney and Keith Law discuss whether the sample size is big enough to believe in the results of the Astros, Cubs, Cardinals, Twins and others so far this season. Plus, Todd Radom's weekly uniform quiz and a portion of Karl Ravech's discussion with Derek Jeter.
Scoreboard - Dig The Long Ball: 5/15/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Sunday's MLB action including a feast of home runs, great plays on both sides of the ball by Kevin Pillar, Derek Jeter's ceremony and more.
Sleeper Hold: 5/12/17
Buster Olney, Karl Ravech and Justin Havens discuss their favorite Derek Jeter moments, Dallas Keuchel's return to form, Arizona's strategy with Zack Greinke, Matt Harvey's return to action and more. Plus, Michael Kay on Jeter and a conversation with Astros reliever Luke Gregerson.
Scoreboard - Questionable Call: 5/12/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action including a questionable base-running decision for the Yankees, a masterful performance by Zack Greinke, a monster walk-off for Mike Napoli and more.
Help Is On The Way?: 5/11/17
Buster Olney & Keith Law discuss why the Cubs, Nats & Red Sox are in need of help now. Plus, advice for Scott Boras and conversations with Mariners manager Scott Servais and Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post.
Scoreboard - Snapped: 5/11/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including the Nats ending the Orioles' winning streak, a much-needed victory for the Giants and a walk-off for the Blue Jays.
Apology Accepted?: 5/10/17
Buster Olney talks to Tim Kurkjian and Steve Gelbs about Matt Harvey's apology. Plus, Kurkjian weighs in on the Orioles' ability to keep winning, Jake Arrieta's struggles and more. Later, John Shea stops by for some "Inside Heat" on the Giants' putrid start.
Scoreboard - Early & Often: 5/10/17
Buster Olney recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action, including a Brewers-Cubs doubleheader, a big homer for Albert Pujols, Matt Harvey's apology and more.
The Nuclear Option: 5/9/17
Before a conversation with Reds GM Dick Williams, Buster Olney and Jon Sciambi discuss the SNB marathon, debate what the Mets should do with Matt Harvey, marvel at the Yankees' success and more. Plus, Sarah Langs stops by to play "The Numbers Game."
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