Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney

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ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney leads the baseball discussion alongside other top analysts.

Episode Date
Done Deal For deGrom
51:09
Buster chats with David Schoenfield about Jacob deGrom's new contract and the future of Francisco Lindor (4:22). Plus, the "Numbers Game" from Sarah Langs (26:05), Rick Mace on how ESPN picks which games to air on Sunday Night Baseball (31:17), and Hal Steinbrenner on the Yankees' offseason (43:07).
Mar 26, 2019
An Unprecedented Position
1:01:39
Buster chats with Tim Kurkjian about how the Mets are in an unprecedented position with Jacob deGrom and the surprising contract the Red Sox gave Chris Sale (7:38). Plus, he talks to Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta (35:42) before "Cap Talk" and the first weekly quiz from Todd Radom (47:05)
Mar 25, 2019
Irreplaceable?
53:49
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the activity in the NL Central, new-wave philosophies in front offices and much more (4:13). Plus, Marly Rivera talks Ichiro (28:32) and Jessica Mendoza discusses her recent interactions with Mike Trout and more (36:54).
Mar 22, 2019
Sayonara
58:10
Before Buster's extensive conversation with Phillies OF Andrew McCutchen (38:04), Josh Macri talks to David Schoenfield about Ichiro's goodbye, Mookie Betts' future, injuries to young stars & more (8:58). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (31:50).
Mar 21, 2019
Count It
43:35
Buster discusses the first game of 2019 with Eduardo Perez (5:35), dishes on the Mike Trout & Alex Bregman deals with Keith Law (9:50), dives into the numbers with Hembo (24:19) and catches up with Mets OF Michael Conforto to talk about his perspective on the Trout deal and expectations for New York this season (30:40).
Mar 20, 2019
BONUS: Mike Trout Signs Extension
14:52
Buster & Josh share their initial thoughts to Mike Trout's new deal with the Angels and discuss the several domino effects that the contract will have throughout MLB.
Mar 19, 2019
Games & Gamers
55:07
Before hearing from Carlos Correa (36:42) & Marcus Semien (43:17), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss the video game epidemic, Scott Boras' rough winter, Clayton Kershaw & more (4:38). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (30:16).
Mar 19, 2019
Speaking Frankly
55:50
Before hearing from Nationals RP Sean Doolittle (31:43), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss A.J. Hinch's gripes, strength of schedule concerns, Carlos Gonzalez's signing & much more (8:11). Plus, Derrick Goold with some "Inside Heat" on the Cardinals' spring struggles (37:20).
Mar 18, 2019
Break The Mold
1:00:03
Before a conversation with Dodgers manager Dave Roberts (30:43), Buster talks to Karl Ravech about adjusting to changes in the game and much more (5:06). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on her breakout candidates for 2019 (37:35).
Mar 15, 2019
Better Late Than Never
55:50
Buster welcomes David Schoenfield to discuss the latest agreement between MLB & the players, Ronald Acuna Jr.'s hot spring and more (4:51). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (28:43) and Eduardo Perez on his biggest takeaways from the spring thus far (34:00).
Mar 14, 2019
Top-100
1:00:43
Buster discusses ESPN's rankings of the top 100 players in baseball and much more with Jayson Stark (5:15) and Boog Sciambi (29:28). Plus, Yankees manager Aaron Boone (24:36) and Paul Hembekides dives into the numbers for "Hembo Knows" (49:23).
Mar 13, 2019
Strategery
57:59
Before hearing from new Angels P Matt Harvey (26:32), Buster & Keith Law discuss front office strategy when it comes to valuable players and much more (3:09). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (34:29) and Tim Keown on his recent ESPN the Magazine cover story on Bryce Harper (39:48).
Mar 12, 2019
It's About Trust
51:14
Before hearing from Justin Verlander (30:16), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Manny Machado's honesty, a level of distrust in the league and much more (6:51). Plus, Mandy Bell delivers some "Inside Heat" on the Indians (37:50).
Mar 11, 2019
The Human Element
57:53
Before hearing from Max Scherzer (41:59) & Bob Melvin (47:26), Buster & Karl Ravech discuss All-Access day, critical times for free agents, Tom Seaver and much more (6:01). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on her new role with the Mets (35:30).
Mar 08, 2019
All Access
53:10
On All-Access day with the Red Sox, Buster chats with Chris Sale (43:16), goes around the Majors with Tim Kurkjian (4:41) and Keith Law (17:38) and welcomes Sarah Langs for another "Numbers Game" (38:40).
Mar 07, 2019
Always Be 'Cruitin
56:04
Before hearing from Xander Bogaerts (25:58) & Max Muncy (37:44), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss Luis Severino's status, Bryce Harper recruiting Mike Trout & more (6:17). Plus, Paul Hembekides with "Hembo Knows" (42:21).
Mar 06, 2019
Time Is Money
56:36
Before conversations with Mike Trout (27:33) & Adam Wainwright (33:18), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss service time manipulation, Clayton Kershaw and more (3:54). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (43:06) and an All-Access ride with Boston's Matt Barnes (48:34).
Mar 05, 2019
Reset
50:45
Before hearing from Giancarlo Stanton (31:15), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the opportunity ahead for Bryce Harper, free agents still on the market, the most competitive division in baseball and much more (6:45). Plus, Jesse Rogers' "Inside Heat" on the Cubs (36:22).
Mar 04, 2019
The Bryce Is Right
1:03:14
Buster and Karl Ravech discuss the Phillies signing Bryce Harper (6:30), including scrutiny over the terms of the deal and how things look for his new team (Philadelphia) as well as his old team (D.C.) moving forward. Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Enquirer joins for "Inside Heat" on how Phillies owner John S. Middleton was able to seal the deal (29:09) and "Hembo Knows" with Paul Hembekides on why the Phillies' lineup should be feared (42:16). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on Kershaw (45:57) and your #BleacherTweets (1:00:17).
Mar 01, 2019
A Baseball And Business Decision
59:30
Buster talks to Matt Vasgersian about the Giants' interest in Bryce Harper (6:01), goes rapid fire with J.D. Martinez (20:05), gets the Numbers Game from Sarah Langs (28:23), and chats with Keith Law about Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. (33:24).
Feb 28, 2019
Emotional Leverage
59:12
Buster gets some Inside Heat from Jenny Cavnar on the Nolan Arenado deal (1:11), discusses free agency and MLB's latest proposal with Boog Sciambi (8:14), and talks with Bill Shaikin about Mike Trout's future and the Dodgers' perspective on the Bryce Harper sweepstakes (36:49).
Feb 27, 2019
No Time To Panic
48:17
Buster talks with Mark Teixeira about Bryce Harper's free agency, Clayton Kershaw's shoulder, as well as a new idea to implement a pitch clock (4:27). Plus, David Schoenfield weighs in on Noah Syndergaard and Byron Buxton (16:50) and Sarah Langs delivers the Numbers Game (37:04)
Feb 26, 2019
Under Pressure
57:37
Before hearing from Manny Machado (44:58) & Mike Trout (49:25), Buster talks to Bob Nightengale about the Bryce Harper waiting game and much more (4:00). Plus, Meghan Montemurro with some "Inside Heat" on the Phillies' perspective (14:36) and Tim Kurkjian weighs in on the players, teams and managers facing the most pressure in 2019 (22:41).
Feb 25, 2019
Over/Under
50:22
Before chatting with music legend Garth Brooks about his time with the Pirates (29:35), Buster and Boog Sciambi dish on projected win totals and much more (2:49). Plus, Coley Harvey with some "Inside Heat" on the Yankees (36:21) and we remember the life of the late Nick Cafardo.
Feb 22, 2019
Tell Me That You Like Me
56:35
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about the emotion surrounding a potential Bryce Harper deal, potential issues for an NL Central contender and much more (6:59). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on Manny Machado and the Mets (31:39), and Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (44:31).
Feb 21, 2019
Money Machado
49:42
Buster talks to Bleacher Report's Scott Miller about Manny Machado's deal with the Padres, the ripple effect it will have and much more (8:23). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (24:48), Laura Armstrong with some "Inside Heat" on the Blue Jays (31:55) and remembering the life of the great Don Newcombe (44:31).
Feb 20, 2019
Living Legends
44:08
Buster talks to David Schoenfield about Mike Trout's future, the legendary career of Bruce Bochy, labor talks and more (6:01). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (26:52), Marc Topkin with some Inside Heat on the Rays (33:01) and Karl Ravech chats with Alex Cora and Mookie Betts (35:44).
Feb 19, 2019
Hurry Up And Wait
48:58
Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the waiting game with Harper, Machado and other big stars, what it means for labor peace and much more (6:48). Plus, Mark Teixeira shares his Spring Training perspective (26:50), Scott Lauber brings some "Inside Heat" on the Phillies (39:29), and Buster talks to CC Sabathia about his farewell season (43:28).
Feb 18, 2019
Hallelujah!
56:23
Buster goes rapid fire with Bob Nightengale on the latest free agency news (4:54), talks to Keith Law about labor negotiations and his rankings (15:35), plays a special "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (38:25), gets uniform updates from Todd Radom (44:25) and much more.
Feb 07, 2019
Hall Pass
1:10:18
Before catching up with Red Sox President Dave Dombrowski (30:16), Buster & Keith Law discuss the Hall of Fame election, what it means for the future and more (6:45). Plus, a Hall of Fame edition of "Hembo Knows" (42:54) and some Inside Heat on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (50:04).
Jan 24, 2019
Cold Stove
1:03:50
After some Inside Heat from Philadelphia (5:14) & St. Louis (11:06), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss next week's Hall of Fame vote, the latest with Machado & Harper & more (16:37). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (35:35), a conversation with record-setting journeyman Oliver Drake (44:08) and longtime friend Chelsea Janes' goodbye to baseball reporting (58:49).
Jan 17, 2019
Holiday Spirit
1:04:24
Before catching up with Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos (38:19) & Giants President Farhan Zaidi (49:01), Buster spans the globe with stops in Oakland (9:34), Tampa (17:03), Chicago (21:49), Cleveland (27:30) and Colorado (30:44).
Dec 20, 2018
Winter Wonderland
57:40
Before catching up with new Spink Award winner Jayson Stark (36:59), Buster gets "Inside Heat" from N.Y. (5:00), Milwaukee (11:51) and Arizona (16:40). Plus, Keith Law shares his perspective on what's gone down at the Winter Meetings thus far (22:49).
Dec 12, 2018
Winter Meetings Check-In
47:30
Before catching up with Tim Kurkjian (30:44), Buster gets a Winter Meetings edition of "The Numbers Game" (1:52) and checks in on the hot Winter markets, including Houston (9:41), Chicago (13:56), New York (18:43) and San Francisco (24:29).
Dec 10, 2018
Rickey Won't Quit
41:01
At age 46, Rickey Henderson refused to walk away from the game of baseball. This is the story of a baseball legend doing everything he can to keep playing the game he loves, whether or not it will ever love him back. Produced by Pineapple Street Media. Narrated by The Undefeated's Clinton Yates. 30 for 30 Podcasts is hosted by Jody Avirgan.
Nov 13, 2018
The Loophole
42:45
In 1995, star pitcher Hideo Nomo attempted to do what no Japanese player had done since 1965 - join Major League Baseball. Nomo and his agent hatched a plan to overcome the legal and cultural barriers that stood in his way, risking Nomo's career and reputation in Japan. The Loophole reveals how they pulled it off, launched "Nomo-mania," and transformed both American and Japanese baseball forever.
Nov 06, 2018
Juiced
42:08
At the end of his career, Jose Canseco, the self-proclaimed "godfather of the steroid era," was effectively forced out of baseball. As revenge, Canseco conceived a tell-all memoir in which he would call out his fellow players for steroid use. Within a month of its publication, Juiced sparked a congressional hearing. Reported by Andrew Mambo. More at 30for30podcasts.com
Oct 16, 2018
Spanning The Globe
1:17:17
Before chatting with new Orioles Exec. VP Mike Elias (42:31), Buster Olney checks in on the biggest offseason stories in L.A. (1:37), D.C. (6:44), Seattle (10:42), St. Louis (18:13), New York (23:59), Philadelphia (31:35) and Boston (37:41). Plus, a fascinating conversation with 30 for 30's Jody Avirgan (55:14).
Nov 29, 2018
Rob Manfred, Baseball Commissioner
37:49
Mike Greenberg talks to Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred about dealing with tough issues (2:00), his relationships with the other commissioners (10:15), balancing tradition with change (18:30), analytics (23:45), his passion for golf (33:06) and much more.
Nov 21, 2018
Heat Check
51:09
Buster & Bob Nightengale discuss MLB awards season, Bryce Harper's future, their expectations for the hot stove and much more (4:32). Plus, some Inside Heat on the Red Sox from Alex Spier (23:26), on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (33:16), and an interview with NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (42:38).
Nov 15, 2018
A Hall of Fame Conversation with Chipper Jones
41:49
What up y'all, I got a good one this week as I talk with Chipper Jones about hunting, flash bangs and how he broke his hand. Plus, I talk can beer with my boy Travis
Nov 01, 2018
That's A Wrap
1:20:32
Buster talks to Keith Law (2:59) & Bob Nightengale (36:02) about their expectations for the offseason and much more. Plus, Jessica Mendoza with one more World Series breakdown (24:48), a fascinating conversation with author Jane Leavy (45:47) and a podcast tradition to close out the year.
Oct 30, 2018
The Best Around
55:14
Buster & Tim Kurkjian share their perspective on the events that led to another World Series title for the Red Sox, Boston's unlikely heroes and more (2:37). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (30:06), Clayton Kershaw's postgame remarks (35:06) and the finale of Todd Radom's trivia (41:18).
Oct 29, 2018
SCOREBOARD: We Have A Winner
21:08
Buster recaps an epic World Series weekend which ended with the Red Sox winning their fourth title of the 21st century.
Oct 29, 2018
West Coast Stopper?
56:08
Buster breaks down every angle of the World Series as it shifts to L.A. with Jessica Mendoza (4:34) & Karl Ravech (28:54). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (24:56).
Oct 26, 2018
Two For The Road
46:24
Buster & Keith Law break down what's going so well for the Red Sox and what's going so poorly for the Dodgers through two games in the World Series (2:17). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (28:30) and much more.
Oct 25, 2018
SCOREBOARD: California Ugh
18:06
Buster recaps Boston's Game 2 win over the Dodgers focusing on David Price's stellar outing and a clutch hit by J.D. Martinez.
Oct 25, 2018
The Right Moves
54:46
Buster & Chris Singleton discuss Boston's flawless strategy in their Game 1 win over the Dodgers and much more (3:20). Plus, a dive into the numbers with Sarah Langs (29:26) and Paul Hembekides (46:17) and a chat with Phillies slugger Rhys Hoskins (35:54).
Oct 24, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Taking Advantage
16:01
Buster recaps Boston's Game 1 win over L.A., focusing on how the Red Sox took advantage of opportunities all game long to get the victory.
Oct 24, 2018
Ring Of Fire
1:00:19
Buster previews EVERY angle of the World Series with Dan Shulman (10:40) & Alex Speier (34:55). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (28:56), comments from Commissioner Rob Manfred (49:53) and more.
Oct 23, 2018
Cold Reality
48:21
Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss their expectations for the World Series, how the elements could be a factor & more (8:24). Plus, an epic trivia session with Todd Radom (38:14).
Oct 22, 2018
The Price Is Right
45:59
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about David Price's brilliant performance against the Astros & more (2:30). Plus, Pedro Gomez stops by to preview Game 6 of the NLCS (27:52).
Oct 19, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Seeing Red
19:12
Buster recaps Boston's win over the Astros in Game 5 of the ALCS, led by a dominant performance by David Price.
Oct 19, 2018
Instant. Classic.
53:33
Before chatting with likely AL Cy Young winner Blake Snell (38:52), Buster & Keith Law discuss an epic Game 5 between the Red Sox & Astros, the Dodgers' ability to take control in the NLCS and more (2:10). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (34:04).
Oct 18, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Dueling
25:59
Buster recaps Clayton Kershaw stepping up for the Dodgers and the Red Sox pull out a DRAMATIC win to take a commanding 3-1 lead over Houston.
Oct 18, 2018
Dirt Dog
44:38
Buster talks to Dave Schoenfield (1:51) & Jessica Mendoza (19:55) about whether Manny Machado's play should be considered "dirty," the Red Sox taking control & more. Plus, Paul Hembekides dives into the statistical trends of the series (32:28).
Oct 17, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Moment By Moment
19:42
Buster recaps Tuesday's MLB playoff action including the Red Sox pulling away from the Astros late, and the Dodgers winning in extras amid controversy against the Brewers.
Oct 17, 2018
Words Not To Live By
49:19
Before hearing from Brewers IF Travis Shaw (36:45), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss Yasmani Grandal's remarks, break down the Championship Series & more (1:44). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (32:22).
Oct 16, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Passed Opportunity
16:58
Buster recaps the Brewers shutting out the Dodgers in L.A., while the Red Sox and Astros prepare for a pivotal Game 3 in their series.
Oct 16, 2018
Evened Up
39:20
Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss the battle of the bullpens in the NLCS, David Price getting his first postseason win, the Red Sox treatment of Alex Bregman, Mookie Betts' boost and the Chris Sale situation (1:36). Plus, Boog Sciambi catches up with Jose Altuve (26:45), Todd Radom stops by for another uniform quiz (30:00) and much more.
Oct 15, 2018
SCOREBOARD: All Tied Up
15:08
Buster recaps the Red Sox evening their series against the Astros, while the Dodgers and Brewers are deadlocked heading west.
Oct 15, 2018
No More Talk
49:44
Buster Olney discusses the keys to the two League Championship Series with Karl Ravech (1:53). Plus, he chats with Steve Sparks of KBME about foreign substances and the Astros (30:28).
Oct 12, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Championship Preview
11:16
Buster offers his insight on baseball's final four and all four teams preview what is ahead.
Oct 12, 2018
Day Of Rest
54:04
Buster talks to Keith Law about his thoughts on the LCS in both leagues, the D-Backs' impending fire sale and more (3:22). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (28:25), Bill Shaikin with some potential changes to expect in 2019 and some Inside Heat on the Dodgers (33:13).
Oct 11, 2018
SCOREBOARD SPECIAL: Top 10 Announcers
16:08
Buster Olney welcomes Adnan Virk to rank his top-10 announcers in MLB history.
Oct 11, 2018
Skinny Margin
45:07
Buster talks to Dave Schoenfield (1:52) & Marly Rivera (26:36) about the varied managerial success for Alex Cora & Aaron Boone in the ALDS, an ALCS preview & more. Plus, Paul Hembekides dives into the numbers for an NLCS preview (35:23) and Bob Nightengale delivers an all-time troll job (:24).
Oct 10, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Walking The Tight Rope
18:24
Buster recaps the Red Sox finish off the Yankees... Barely.
Oct 10, 2018
The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times
50:59
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about Boston's blowout of the Yankees, the Astros playing the respect card, the Dodgers taking care of the Braves and more (2:10). Plus, TBS' Brian Anderson weighs in on calling Red Sox-Yankees as well as what he expects from the Brewers for the remainder of the postseason (24:49). Finally, Sarah Langs plays "The Numbers Game" (42:21).
Oct 09, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Punched
16:50
Buster recaps the Astros and Dodgers punching their tickets to the next round, while the Red Sox punch the Yankees in the mouth.
Oct 09, 2018
Turn It Up
39:31
Before hearing from J.D. Martinez (23:32) & Dave Roberts (26:51), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss the Brewers' dominance & more (:57). Plus, Andrea Pelkey on her viral video of Aaron Judge (17:38), and Todd Radom's #ThirtyUnis examines the Mets (29:15).
Oct 08, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Colorado Curtains
14:34
Buster recaps all of Sunday's MLB action including the Brewers completing the sweep of the Rockies, the Braves living to fight another day against the Dodgers and more.
Oct 08, 2018
Away We Go
48:17
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss big wins for the Brewers and Dodgers, look ahead to the weekend and more (2:15). Plus, E:60 producer Max Brodsky joins Buster to discuss their feature on Carlos Correa (29:40).
Oct 05, 2018
SCOREBOARD: One Down
17:34
Buster recaps Thursday's MLB action including a walk-off win for the Brewers, a dominant game for the Dodgers and more. Plus, a look ahead to Friday's games.
Oct 05, 2018
A Particular Set Of Skills
52:36
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about the Yankees' dominant win over the A's, his Division Series predictions & more (1:32). Plus, a post-mortem on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (25:35), Inside Heat on the Yankees from Coley Harvey (35:29), Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (41:37), and a postseason edition of the "Power 8" (46:15).
Oct 04, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Bronx Cheer
17:05
Buster recaps the Yankees blowout win over the A's in the AL Wildcard game and looks ahead to the Divisional series.
Oct 04, 2018
Rock On
47:18
Before hearing from Astros 3B Alex Bregman (29:10), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss the Rockies' epic win, what's next for the Cubs, the AL Wild Card and much more (1:16). Plus, a dive into the numbers with Paul Hembekides (35:48).
Oct 03, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Wild Wild Card Game
21:52
Josh Macri recaps a very eventful Wild Card matchup between the Rockies and the Cubs then looks ahead to the ALWC game between the A's and Yankees.
Oct 03, 2018
The Stage Is Set
46:28
Buster talks to Jerry Crasnick (:32) & Jessica Mendoza (23:37) about the MLB tiebreakers, what they expect in the Wild Card games and more. Plus, a Wild Card edition of Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (37:05).
Oct 02, 2018
SCOREBOARD: 163 Settles It
19:08
Buster recaps Monday's MLB action including clinching wins for the Brewers and Dodgers in Game 163.
Oct 02, 2018
Hard Goodbyes
38:57
Before Boog Sciambi catches up with Cubs manager Joe Maddon (23:22), Buster and Keith Law discuss the tiebreakers, legendary figures saying goodbye and more (:59). Plus, Todd Radom's latest #ThirtyUnis reveal and logo trivia (24:31).
Oct 01, 2018
SCOREBOARD: 162 Not Enough
21:50
Buster recaps all of Sunday's MLB action including the results leading to a pair of Game 163's, some potential goodbyes for legendary players and much more.
Oct 01, 2018
Working For The Weekend
48:43
Buster talks to Bob Nightengale (1:24) & Boog Sciambi (14:24) about what could take place in the season's final weekend, CC Sabathia sticking up for his teammate and more. Plus, Rob Bradford with some "Inside Heat" on the level of panic over Chris Sale and Boston's pitching staff (33:58).
Sep 28, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Money Well Spent?
14:08
Buster breaks down an eventful Thursday slate, including CC Sabathia passing on $500,000 and David Dahl's clutch gene.
Sep 28, 2018
Micro/Macro
39:17
Buster talks to Dave Schoenfield about a wild night in MLB on Wednesday (:49) and to Keith Law about what those things mean in the grand scheme of things (13:16). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (30:47) & more.
Sep 27, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Tickets Punched
24:58
Buster recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including playoff resolutions in the NL Central, a potential goodbye for Bryce Harper, a milestone for Mookie Betts and an exclamation point for Jacob deGrom.
Sep 27, 2018
Senior Circus
46:14
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about the Astros' AL West crown, the drama down the stretch in the NL, Kris Bryant's bad luck and more (:25). Plus, Paul Hembekides gets a trivia ambush (22:34), Jake Kaplan brings some "Inside Heat" on the Astros (27:14) and the guys unveil their final Power 10 of the regular season (39:20).
Sep 26, 2018
SCOREBOARD: 300
21:41
Buster recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action including a huge milestone for Max Scherzer, the Astros clinching the AL West and a crazy night in the National League.
Sep 26, 2018
95 For The Money
48:06
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about the A's low-budget success, the NL playoff picture, the Giants' future & more (1:40). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (28:23) and Tom Haudricourt with some "Inside Heat" on the Brewers (33:46).
Sep 25, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Playoff Clarity
18:20
Buster recaps all of Monday's MLB action, including a clincher for the A's, a franchise record for the Red Sox, a career first for Bryce Harper and a huge win for the Brewers.
Sep 25, 2018
The Home Stretch
52:53
Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss injuries to Didi Gregorius and Xander Bogaerts, the Indians' chances in the postseason, tight races in the NL, Hawk Harrelson's final call and much more. (2:34). Plus, Boog Sciambi and Chris Singleton caught up with Francisco Lindor (31:30) and Terry Francona (43:13), Todd Radom stops by for another quiz (37:30) and your #BleacherTweets.
Sep 24, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Shortstop Shortage
16:33
John Brickley recaps the weekend's MLB action, including the Indians winning a thriller against the Red Sox, the Dodgers keep rolling out west and Kyle Schwarber carries the Cubs over their cross-town rival.
Sep 24, 2018
You Wanna Crown 'Em?
52:46
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss Boston clinching the AL East, the showdown between the Red Sox & Indians, the AL MVP race & more (1:39). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on what Walker Buehler's rise has meant for the Dodgers (27:51).
Sep 21, 2018
SCOREBOARD: BoSox Crowned
16:36
Buster breaks down Thursday's slate, including a three touchdown performance from the A's and the Red Sox locking up the AL East.
Sep 21, 2018
Blue October?
50:12
Buster talks to Keith Law about the Dodgers coming together at the right time, the level of concern over Boston's stumble & more (:33). Plus, a conversation with the great Dan Shulman (23:32), Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (35:23) and Josh acts out the dialogue of the guys who found the Red Sox's AL East championship banner (15:26).
Sep 20, 2018
K The Good Way
24:06
Buster recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including another win for the Dodgers, the Yankees staving off a Boston celebration again, and a milestone walkoff for Jason Kipnis.
Sep 20, 2018
Take Your Pick
45:16
Buster talks to Jerry Crasnick about the dynamics of the NL West race, his awards front-runners and more (:36). Plus, Marly Rivera on "The Cora 4" (21:38) and MLB.com's Jordan Bastian with some "Inside Heat" on the Indians (31:28).
Sep 19, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Not In Our House
26:29
Buster recaps all of Tuesdaya€™s MLB action, including a comeback win for the Yankees, the emergence of Josh James for the Astros, an update on Trevor Story and much more.
Sep 19, 2018
Yelich Loud
40:00
Buster talks to Boog Sciambi about the art of the called shot in the booth, Christian Yelich's impact and more (:28). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (20:00) and Coley Harvey with some "Inside Heat" on the Yankees (25:23).
Sep 18, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Fortune Tellers
16:53
Buster recaps all of Monday's MLB action including a scary moment for the Rockies, a wild prediction from the Cubs' booth and a historical accomplishment for the potential NL MVP.
Sep 18, 2018
Wain-Oh!
41:57
Before hearing from the Dodgers' Cody Bellinger (28:26), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Adam Wainwright's impact, the awards races, Dave Roberts' future and more (:31). Plus, Todd Radom's logo trivia (31:05).
Sep 17, 2018
SCOREBOARD: What Else Is New?
18:20
John Brickley recaps all of Sunday's MLB action including another Mets loss behind Jacob deGrom, a big rally for the Blue Jays, a dominant performance by the Cards & more.
Sep 17, 2018
Down A Goat
1:00:27
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about the Rockies' dismissal of the Diamondbacks, Pedro Strop's injury & more (:42). Plus, Jessica Mendoza weighs in on Josh Hader's MVP case (28:18), Jesse Rogers offers some "Inside Heat" on the Cubs (43:12) and much more.
Sep 14, 2018
SCOREBOARD: What Can't He Do?
17:10
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including a bit of everything from Javier Baez and Manny Machado flexing his muscles.
Sep 14, 2018
Keep On Rockin
44:24
Before chatting with Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos (25:30), Buster & Keith Law discuss the Rockies, Josh Hader's dominance, the Phillies' issues & more (:24). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (36:25) and the Power 10 rankings (38:57).
Sep 13, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Keeping It 100
24:04
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including the 100th win of the season for Boston and a tight NL Central race.
Sep 13, 2018
Playoff Bound
41:27
Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the Red Sox being the first team to clinch a playoff berth, if Joe Mauer is a Hall Of Famer, the latest on Josh Donaldson, Tim's NL MVP favorite and much more (1:34). Plus, Paul Hembekides drops by for Hembo Knows with a surprise guest (20:13), Andy McCullough of the LA Times talks all things Dodgers (24:30) and your #BleacherTweets.
Sep 12, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Ticket Punched
19:38
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including the first seat at the playoff table being claimed and more tough luck for deGrom.
Sep 12, 2018
No, But Seriously
40:41
Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss Josh Hader's epic performance on Monday, the sour grapes displayed by several AL contenders and more (1:07). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (23:52) and Derrick Goold with some "Inside Heat" on the Cardinals (27:33).
Sep 11, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Sipping The Haderade
17:24
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including a N.L. Central race that's coming down to the wire.
Sep 11, 2018
Upon Further Review
46:11
Before hearing from Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (28:24) & Astros GM Jeff Luhnow (33:05), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the controversial call on SNB, the NL East race & more (1:31). Plus, Todd Radom's weekly quiz (35:30).
Sep 10, 2018
Scoreboard: Look Again
21:39
Buster recaps Sunday's action including a controversial play in Boston, a heated exchange in Milwaukee, a great finish between the Mariners & Yankees and much more.
Sep 10, 2018
Franchise Changer Or Changing Franchises?
58:20
Before hearing from Yankees OF Andrew McCutchen (51:53), Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the Angels' Mike Trout conundrum, the NL Central race, J.D. Martinez's shot at history & more (:22). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on Alex Bregman's sweet swing and who'd get her vote for NL Manager of the Year (33:22).
Sep 07, 2018
SCOREBOARD: AL MVP?
13:30
Buster breaks down an abbreviated Thursday slate, including an MVP case for Francisco Lindor and another clutch hit by David Bote.
Sep 07, 2018
Decision Time
47:45
Before hearing from Brewers manager Craig Counsell (28:14), Buster & Keith Law discuss Shohei Ohtani's dilemma, Alex Bregman's sweet swing and more (:25). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (23:48) and Alex Speier on one of the most remarkable wins of the year for the Red Sox (31:05).
Sep 06, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Shohei Oh-no-tani
20:03
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including the scorching hot Alex Bregman and a difficult Shohei Ohtani situation.
Sep 06, 2018
Fight Club
56:01
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian (1:23) & Boog Sciambi (23:10) about the Mariners' infighting, personal fight stories, the bullpen woes amongst contenders and more. Plus, Paul Hembekides dives into the numbers (46:39) and the weekly "Power 10" rankings (51:07).
Sep 05, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Filling The Voit
18:27
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including more power from the Yankees and turmoil in Seattle.
Sep 05, 2018
Game Shame
44:50
Before hearing from Braves manager Brian Snitker (26:27) & Astros 3B Alex Bregman (32:25), Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss Wil Myers "accidental" criticisms of Andy Green, the waiver deals that will make the biggest difference down the stretch and much more (1:04). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (28:38), Todd Radom's uniform quiz (34:16) and much more.
Sep 04, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Rough Night Courtesy Of Fortnite
19:48
Buster breaks down the Labor Day action, including Jacob deGrom strengthening his Cy Young case and a Wil Myers misstep.
Sep 04, 2018
When Duty Doesn't Call
59:41
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the Yankees' deal for Andrew McCutchen, other waiver deals that could make a difference down the stretch and more (2:21). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the continued ascension of the Astros (26:48) and KLAA's Terry Smith on his career and the probably return of Shohei Ohtani (43:46).
Aug 31, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Another Day At The Rodeo
15:29
Buster recaps all of Thursday's action, including a critical day in the NL West, a milestone for Giancarlo Stanton in a losing effort and much more.
Aug 31, 2018
History Repeats Itself
42:22
Before chatting with Mets P Jacob deGrom (24:00), Buster & Keith Law discuss Christian Yelich's historic night, Albert Pujols' knee surgery and what's next for the Angels, the USA Today article on Roberto Osuna and much more (1:14). Plus, Sarah Langs drops by for another edition of the Numbers Game (33:13) and your #BleacherTweets.
Aug 30, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Tip Of The Cap
21:47
Buster breaks down Wednesday's slate, including an amazing play from Steven Souza Jr. and a rare night from Christian Yelich.
Aug 30, 2018
Can't Go Wrong
47:37
Before chatting with A's closer Blake Treinen (26:04), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss the Cardinals taking the interim tag from Mike Shildt, the NL Cy Young debate and more (1:14). Plus, Paul Hembekides with some interesting Ted Williams figures (36:06) and another edition of "The Power 10" (42:02).
Aug 29, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Why Run When You Can Walk?
20:21
Buster breaks down a Tuesday night in which walk-offs were plentiful and Jacob deGrom experiences more tough luck.
Aug 29, 2018
Unexpected Honors
49:13
Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss their unconventional awards choices, Boston's defensive outfield & more (1:46). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (29:00) and KBME's Steve Sparks on the Astros (32:50).
Aug 28, 2018
"Best Team In The World"
10:49
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including a confident Astros teams and a red-hot Anthony Rizzo.
Aug 28, 2018
Panic! At The Ballpark
33:35
Before Boog Sciambi's conversation with Yankees manager Aaron Boone (24:30), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss New York's hot pursuit of the Red Sox, Matt Carpenter's MVP case, Buck Showalter's future & more (1:18). Plus, Todd Radom's trivia and the unveiling of the most notable uniform in Red Sox history (26:17).
Aug 27, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Wally Pipp?
16:29
Buster breaks down Sunday's action, including a potential Wally Pipp situation and Matt Carpenter continuing to carry the Cards.
Aug 27, 2018
Plunked.. AGAIN!!
52:11
Before a conversation with Reds Manager Jim Riggleman (36:34), Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the Marlins hitting Ronald Acuna again, the Cy Young race and more (1:42). Plus, Jessica Mendoza joins to discuss this Sunday's match-up in Baltimore (21:20).
Aug 24, 2018
Light Tower Power
13:24
Buster breaks down all of Thursday's action including an Acuna blast and a possible Cy Young performance.
Aug 24, 2018
Make The Claim?
53:00
Before talking to White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech (29:22), Buster & Keith Law discuss whether the Indians should make a move for Andrew McCutchen, Kenley Jansen's continued struggles and more (:40). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (25:45) and Chelsea Janes with some "Inside Heat" on the Nationals (37:20).
Aug 23, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Streaking St. Louis
18:08
Buster breaks down Wednesday's slate, including a red-hot Cardinals team and a good win for the Red Sox.
Aug 23, 2018
Moving Murph
41:23
Before chatting with Indians president Chris Antonetti (19:41), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss the Nationals' fire sale, a revolutionary idea for Daniel Murphy in Chicago & more (:47). Plus, Paul Hembekides dives into the numbers (27:56), the "Power 10" rankings (33:56) and much more.
Aug 22, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Tearing It Down
25:35
Buster breaks down Tuesday's slate after reacting to the Nationals moving a few valuable pieces to the NL Central.
Aug 22, 2018
SCOREBOARD: A's Good As It Gets
17:38
Buster breaks down Monday's slate, including another win for Oakland and a playoff atmosphere in Boston.
Aug 21, 2018
The Show Comes To Williamsport
42:33
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about the LLWS, Rhys Hoskins' selfie with Big Al, Yu Darvish's rehab start, the level of concern on injuries to Didi Gregorius, Jose Altuve and Chris Sale. Plus, Todd Frazier (28:00) and Scott Kingery (31:00) remember their time in the LLWS, Todd Radom drops by for another quiz (33:00) and much more.
Aug 20, 2018
SCOREBOARD: A Kid's Game
21:16
Buster Olney breaks down all of Sunday's matchups including Jose Urena coming back from his suspension in a big way, the Astros get a crucial win in the division and the Mets and Phillies remind us that it's a kid's game.
Aug 20, 2018
Monkey Business
52:22
Buster talks to David O'Brien (4:52) & Karl Ravech (10:41) about the Urena/Acuna fallout. Plus, Ravech weighs in on the growing absurdity of position players pitching & more. Sarah Langs also stops by for an emergency "Numbers Game" (32:47) and Jessica Mendoza discusses her excitement for this weekend's Little League Classic (39:42).
Aug 17, 2018
SCOREBOARD: The Mets Scored How Many Runs?
17:29
Buster breaks down Thursday's slate, including another outburst from the Mets offense and a weird triple play in Texas.
Aug 17, 2018
Uncalled For
42:50
Buster & Dave Schoenfield discuss Ronald Acuna getting beaned, potential waiver deals and much more (:56). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (24:32), Andrew McCutchen's humor (28:45), and Michael Kay with some "Inside Heat" on the Yankees (30:41).
Aug 16, 2018
SCOREBOARD: "A Damn Shame"
21:13
Buster Olney breaks down Wednesday's action, including a dazzling debut and controversy in Atlanta.
Aug 16, 2018
Calm, Cool & Automated
47:08
Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss Ben Zobrist's ump critique, Derek Jeter's first season on the job & much more (1:28). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (25:02), the Power 10 (31:52) and Paul Hoynes with some "Inside Heat" on the Indians (35:04).
Aug 15, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Leadoff Legend
23:48
Buster Olney breaks down Tuesday's action, including the star that is Ronald Acuna and two very different streaks for the Cardinals/Astros.
Aug 15, 2018
Not Quiet On The Eastern Front
43:50
Keith Law & Eric Karabell discuss another disastrous night for the Nationals, the AL West pennant chase and more (:15). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (22:49).
Aug 14, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Forever DeJong
09:23
John Brickley breaks down Monday's slate, including more heartbreak for the Nationals and leadoff fireworks from Ronald Acuna.
Aug 14, 2018
Gimme Five
47:01
Before hearing from Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo (32:14), Karl Ravech & Tim Kurkjian discuss the five biggest developments from the weekend, weigh in on Willie Mays' plea and more (:35). Plus, Todd Radom unveils the most notable uniform in Cardinals' history and moderates the latest uniform & logo trivia question (34:49).
Aug 13, 2018
SCOREBOARD: The Perfect Bote
17:30
John Brickley breaks down a busy Sunday that featured Chris Sale's return and David Bote's big moment.
Aug 13, 2018
Cyclical
49:05
Keith Law & Karl Ravech discuss Mookie Betts' big night, the Yankees' power, the next chapter for Felix Hernandez & more (:14). Plus, Meghan Montemurro with some "Inside Heat" on the Phillies (26:08).
Aug 10, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Stanton Smashes Statcast
09:56
John Brickley breaks down Thursday's action, including the hardest hit HR ever measured and a rare happening for the Red Sox.
Aug 10, 2018
Young & Restless
54:22
Keith Law and Jerry Crasnick marvel at the youth movement on display in the NL East, discuss the backslide of the Mariners, Boston's pace and more (:18). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (18:46) and an interesting chat with game developer Rob Daviau (30:07).
Aug 09, 2018
SCOREBOARD: A's Piling Up W's
12:11
John Brickley breaks down Wednesday's action, including a streaking A's team, an unbeatable Red Sox squad and a youngster doing it all.
Aug 09, 2018
True Colors
50:51
Keith Law talks to Boog Sciambi about the Nats' outlook, the race for the NL East and more (:14). Plus, Paul Hembekides on Oakland's magic (19:55), Lindsey Adler discusses the state of the Yankees (27:55) and more.
Aug 08, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Historic Colon
16:57
John Brickley breaks down Tuesday's action, including a historic win for Bartolo Colon and a Red Sox team that just can't lose.
Aug 08, 2018
The Lights Of Wrigleyville
52:44
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.
Nov 28, 2017
In Perspective
34:41
Keith Law & Eric Karabell put things in perspective for the Yankees, discuss the race for the NL East & more (:14). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (19:35).
Aug 07, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Back To Where They Once Belonged
12:00
John Brickley recaps Monday's MLB action, including the Yankees getting back in the win column, Roberto Osuna makes his debut for the Astros, David Peralta saves the Diamondbacks and more.
Aug 07, 2018
Running Away With It
22:10
John Brickley in for Buster chats with Tristan Cockcroft about the Red Sox padding their AL East lead after sweeping the Yankees and news leaking of Mike Scioscia potentially being done in L.A. (0:43). Plus, a conversation with Alex Cora (12:50) as well as the uniform/logo quiz with Todd Radom (17:01).
Aug 06, 2018
SCOREBOARD - Sweeping Shop
12:50
John Brickley steps in for Buster and recaps all of Sunday's MLB action, including the A's staying hot against the Tigers and the Red Sox completing the sweep over the Yankees. Plus, is this Mike Scioscia's last year with the Angels, or not?
Aug 06, 2018
First Blood
48:43
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the Red Sox landing the first punch against the Yankees, a statistical oddity in Texas, Brian Dozier's contributions to the Dodgers & more (1:07). Plus, Alex Speier with "Inside Heat" on the Red Sox (28:10), Paul Hembekides with so interesting tidbits on the NL MVP race (34:44) and we welcome podcast newcomer John Brickley (39:40).
Aug 03, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Crooked Numbers
16:51
Buster breaks down a Thursday slate that featured runs being scored early and often.
Aug 03, 2018
Sweep The Leg
46:04
Before chatting with Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins (28:17), Buster & Jon Sciambi discuss Cole Hamels' impressive debut, the Red Sox's opportunity this weekend and more (1:33). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (24:07), the latest Power 10 rankings and more (39:43).
Aug 02, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Cole World
21:01
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including an impressive debut from Cole Hamels and Jake Bauers flashing his powers.
Aug 02, 2018
SCOREBOARD: New Faces In New Places
24:31
Buster recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action including the Nationals putting up a football number, Rizzo defending Darvish, stars staying put at the deadline and more.
Aug 01, 2018
Trade Deadline Special
25:21
Buster talks to Karl Ravech, Tim Kurkjian and Keith Law about everything that did (and didn't) happen in the last minutes of this year's non-waiver trade deadline.
Jul 31, 2018
At The Wire
39:23
Buster & Jerry Crasnick recap the deals that have taken place prior to Tuesday's deadline, discuss the Astros' acquisition of Roberto Osuna and more (1:04). Plus, Chelsea Janes discusses if Bryce Harper will be traded (25:18) and Sarah Langs plays "The Numbers Game" (31:31).
Jul 31, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Canadian Krytponite
14:08
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including more dominance from James Paxton on a day otherwise filled with extra innings.
Jul 31, 2018
Chicago Cope
49:47
Before hearing from newest Cub Cole Hamels (36:04) and listening to the best moments from Hall of Fame weekend (39:16), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Yu Darvish's status with the Cubs, the Nats' place in the trade market, more unfortunate social media revelations for players and more (3:12). Plus, Todd Radom's trivia (30:11).
Jul 30, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Newcomb And The New Comers
31:31
Josh Macri breaks down the Sunday action, including a gem from Sean Newcomb and newly acquired players leaving their mark.
Jul 30, 2018
E:60 Profile - Mike Trout
20:21
Buster Olney profiles Angels superstar Mike Trout for E:60.
Jul 29, 2018
Call To The Legends: Hall of Fame Class Of 2018
30:45
On the eve of their inductions into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Buster Olney revisits his recent conversations with Chipper Jones (:40), Trevor Hoffman (15:01) & Jim Thome (27:20).
Jul 27, 2018
... And A Wrist Is One
56:26
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the injuries to Judge & Strasburg, the clubs that have made the most noise in the trade market and much more (:54). Plus, veteran C Chris Gimenez on the award we've named for him (24:29) and former Angels scout Greg Morhardt on identifying Mike Trout as the next great ballplayer (34:10).
Jul 27, 2018
SCOREBOARD: 99 Problems
15:31
Buster recaps all of Thursday's MLB action including major injuries for the Yanks and Nats, big trades around the league, a late comeback for the Cubs and much more.
Jul 27, 2018
Movers, Shakers
44:17
Buster & Keith Law discuss Alex Bregman's displeasure with an interference call, the evolution of the trade market and more (1:13). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (24:22), and FS Arizona's Steve Berthiaume with some "Inside Heat" on the Diamondbacks (29:26).
Jul 26, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Reach For The Stars
20:28
Buster recaps Wednesday's MLB action, including another milestone for Albert Pujols, Khris Davis carries the A's again, a controversial call that hurts the Astros, the Twins rally in extra innings to beat Toronto and much more.
Jul 26, 2018
Dusty Baker
42:28
Bomani Jones welcomes former MLB manager and All-Star catcher Dusty Baker to chat about being there for his son who is making his way in the game (0:47), how he got into coaching (10:38), his close relationship with Hank Aaron (17:33) and how he's seen the role of the manager evolve (26:17). Plus, he shares his wide-ranging affinity for music (29:51).
Jul 26, 2018
Great Britton
52:42
Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the Yankees' acquisition of Zach Britton, discuss if they're buying or selling teams on the brink of contention and more (1:13). Plus, the "Power 10" (27:41), Paul Hembekides on the 2018 Hall of Fame class, and Coley Harvey on the Britton deal and Gary Sanchez's injury (36:16).
Jul 25, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Sound The Alarm
28:25
Buster recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action including an odd situation between the Cardinals and Reds, a big trade for the Yankees, a plethora of free baseball and more.
Jul 25, 2018
Feeling Judgy
45:45
Buster & Boog Sciambi judge the decision to remove Daniel Poncedeleon from his no-hitter, Gary Sanchez's hustle, the Mets and more (2:09). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (24:40) and Jesse Rogers with some "Inside Heat" on the Cubs (30:11).
Jul 24, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Lion Heart
22:09
Buster recaps Monday's MLB action, including a near no-no for Daniel Poncedeleon, Gary Sanchez's continued struggles, a slugfest between the Dodgers and Phillies and more.
Jul 24, 2018
Yo, No!
47:00
After Stephania Bell delves into Yoenis Cespedes' status (:58), Buster & Jerry Crasnick discuss Cespedes, Josh Hader's standing O, the trade market and more (12:15). Plus, Todd Radom' #ThirtyUnis and the latest trivia (34:51).
Jul 23, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Feeling Jolly
19:20
Buster recaps Sunday's MLB action, including another win for the streaking Pirates, a big day for Ryon Healy, a wild game in the Bay Area and much more.
Jul 23, 2018
Pretttayyyyy Good
53:53
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).
Jul 20, 2018
Break Point
50:12
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).
Jul 19, 2018
Star Gazing
50:45
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).
Jul 18, 2018
Live From Washington, D.C.!
54:41
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).
Jul 16, 2018
Walk Off City
22:17
Buster Olney breaks down Sunday's action including multiple walk off home runs and grand slams heading into the All-Star break.
Jul 16, 2018
Break Time
48:36
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.
Jul 13, 2018
SCOREBOARD: The Machine
14:47
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including Albert Pujols' big night and yet another grand slam by the Red Sox.
Jul 13, 2018
Call To The Legend: The Sandlot
20:57
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.
Jul 12, 2018
Taker Or Faker?
52:16
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).
Jul 12, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Football Numbers
21:06
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.
Jul 12, 2018
Pen Pals
44:57
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).
Jul 11, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Bullpen Blunder
20:30
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including chaos late in a pair of games and Manny Machado making a statement against the Yanks.
Jul 11, 2018
The Perfect Storm?
43:00
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).
Jul 10, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Phantastic Phillie
17:32
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including Aaron Nola's ascent and the amazing J.D. Martinez.
Jul 10, 2018
Give And Take
48:21
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).
Jul 09, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Panda Express
24:20
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.
Jul 09, 2018
Midseason Check-Up
1:07:53
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).
Jul 06, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Turner-ing Point For Washington?
16:21
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including a comeback for the ages and a perfect game watch for the young Luke Weaver.
Jul 06, 2018