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June 17, 2019
Power Purchase
Before hearing from Hall of Famer Edgar Martinez (32:05), Buster and Tim Kurkjian assess the Edwin Encarnacion trade from both sides and talk about Hyun-jin Ryu's dominance (12:52). Plus, "Cap Talk" with Todd Radom (44:24).
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56 min
June 14, 2019
The Way It Is
Buster speaks to Karl Ravech about covering the College World Series and ASG voting (10:34). Plus, Jessica Mendoza previews the weekend (35:16).
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50 min
June 13, 2019
Virtuous
Before a discussion with Twins P Jake Odorizzi (34:35), Buster and Joel Sherman discuss the red hot Braves, the developing trade market and more (13:16). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (47:19).
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56 min
June 12, 2019
Deal With It
Before talking to Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos (24:16), Buster and Boog Sciambi discuss Boston's struggles, Corey Seager's injury and more (10:49). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (34:52) and the latest Power 10 (41:16).
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48 min
June 11, 2019
Status Check
After getting the latest on David Ortiz's condition from Marly Rivera (11:23), Buster and David Schoenfield discuss the ridiculous power surge in the majors, the Dodgers' bullpen weaknesses and more (18:50). Plus, David Ross on Big Papi (34:10) and Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (47:34).
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54 min
June 10, 2019
Mad-Max
Before hearing from Cardinals 1B Paul Goldschmidt (28:02) Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the latest with David Ortiz, the war of words between Madison Bumgarner & Max Muncy, Dallas Keuchel's pointed words about his negotiations and more (10:15). Plus, Cap Talk with Todd Radom (31:40).
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43 min
June 7, 2019
Brave New World
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about the Dallas Keuchel deal, Craig Kimbrel and more (10:18). Plus, Tony Gwynn Jr. stops by to talk about his dad, Cody Bellinger & more (31:20).
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54 min
June 6, 2019
Done Deal
Buster talks to Bob Nightengale about the Craig Kimbrel signing, what it means for Dallas Keuchel and more (11:20). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (23:03) and Keith Law with thoughts on the Kimbrel deal as well as a draft recap (28:59).
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50 min
June 5, 2019
The Good Guys
Buster talks to Matt Vasgersian about a major milestone for Bruce Bochy, where the Phillies go from here and more (10:24). Plus, Boog Sciambi on the Clint Frazier controversy and more (25:10), Paul Hembekides (46:31) and the latest Power 10 rankings (51:46).
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58 min
June 4, 2019
Present & Future
After chatting with Keith Law about Monday's draft (7:11), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Andrew McCutchen's injury, the Yankees' chemistry & much more (15:04). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (37:03).
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48 min
June 3, 2019
Making Moves
Before hearing from Aaron Boone (33:56) & Xander Bogaerts (37:38), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss the amateur draft, the Keuchel/Kimbrel sweepstakes and much more (9:23). Plus, "Cap Talk" with Todd Radom and the weekly uniform quiz (40:58).
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57 min
May 31, 2019
Surprise, Surprise
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the early-season awards winners, the biggest surprises & disappointments so far and much more (10:06). Plus, Little League CEO Steve Keener hops on to discuss exciting new developments (33:48).
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54 min
May 30, 2019
Enough Is Enough
After talking with Jesse Rogers about the horrible incident in Houston on Wednesday (13:19), Buster & Keith Law discuss fan safety, Keith's latest mock draft and more (18:15). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (36:51) and Michael Kay with some "Inside Heat" on the Yankees (41:54).
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54 min
May 29, 2019
Conspiracy Juice
Before a "Call To The Legend" with Dodgers great Rick Monday (34:21), Buster talks to Paul Hembekides (10:06) & Boog Sciambi (17:37) about Joe Maddon's comments on potentially juiced baseballs, the overall weakness of the AL and more. Plus the latest Power 10 rankings (56:22).
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61 min
May 28, 2019
Goodbye For Now
After a conversation with Indians manager Terry Francona (9:04), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Dustin Pedroia's future, Bill Buckner's legacy, Manny Machado's annoyance with the media and more (12:54). Plus, Cardinals P Jack Flaherty (32:23) and Cap Talk with Todd Radom (36:39).
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46 min
May 24, 2019
Make The Call
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the most desirable HR Derby field, the Nationals' struggles and more (12:20). Plus, Jake Kaplan on the Astros (32:00) and Bob Kendrick of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on the recovery of the museum after last summer's vandalism (39:21).
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56 min
May 23, 2019
Throw The Damn Towel
Before catching up with Pirates slugger Josh Bell (35:33), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss the Orioles' brutal season, SF's rebuilding efforts and more (11:31). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (30:42).
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51 min
May 22, 2019
Challenge The System
Buster & Keith Law discuss the potential ramifications involving Braves prospect Carter Stewart, the best and worst college programs for pitchers and more (13:19). Plus, Mandy Bell with some "Inside Heat" on the Indians (38:09), Paul Hembekides (49:21) and the latest Power 10 rankings (54:35).
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60 min
May 21, 2019
That's The Story
After Buster & Tyler Kepner break down an all-time day for the Mets (10:00), Tim Kurkjian joins to weigh in on the Mets, Vlad Jr.'s controversial off day, a tough moment for Andrelton Simmons and more (32:52). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (25:22).
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58 min
May 20, 2019
Winning Ugly
Before hearing from Kris Bryant (38:25) and Kyle Hendricks (43:15), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss the mess with the Mets, the Astros' climb, "Buster's" Presidents' Race win, Anthony Rendon's impact on this season and much more (15:24). Plus, Cap Talk with Todd Radom and the weekly uniform quiz (49:04).
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56 min
May 17, 2019
Stay Classy
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the rumors surrounding Mickey Callaway, Ian Kinsler's emotional outburst and much more (7:48). Plus, Jessica Mendoza looks ahead to the weekend (25:24) and a "Call To The Legend" with iconic Padres announcer Ted Leitner who shares tales of Tony Gwynn and answers the question of whether he's the inspiration for Ron Burgundy (36:10).
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62 min
May 16, 2019
West Coast Bias
Buster & Keith Law reset some of the young stars to keep tabs on this year and much more (7:45). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (33:08) and Alden Gonzalez with a deep dive on the Dodgers, Angels and Padres (39:48).
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58 min
May 15, 2019
Lemonade
Before catching up with Yankees manager Aaron Boone (26:51), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss Chris Sale's progress, Vlad Jr., the Brewers and more (8:39). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (35:11) and this week's "Power 10" rankings (40:28).
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47 min
May 14, 2019
Talk About The Weather
Before a conversation with Brewers manager Craig Counsell (30:22), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss scheduling issues caused by weather, the Astros' surge, Madison Bumgarner's future and more (6:16). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (34:27).
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45 min
May 13, 2019
They Are Who We Thought They Were
Before conversations with Christian Yelich (29:15) & Jon Lester (31:59), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Madison Bumgarner's future, the tightening of the AL East and more (8:43). Plus, Todd Radom's "Cap Talk" and weekly quiz (41:44).
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52 min
May 10, 2019
Presence Of Greatness
After a conversation with Angels OF Mike Trout (9:00), Buster & Karl Ravech discuss Albert Pujols' 2,000th RBI, Boston's visit to the White House & more (19:44). Plus, author Ron Rapoport on his fascinating book profiling the great Ernie Banks (46:18).
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62 min
May 9, 2019
What Are We Talkin' About?
Before a conversation with Brewers P Jhoulys Chacin (42:38), Buster & Keith Law discuss the debate about foreign substances in the game, Tim Anderson's comments about baseball being "boring" and more (10:04). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (33:40).
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59 min
May 8, 2019
Fiers Fest
Before catching up with Rays P Tyler Glasnow (36:22), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss Mike Fiers' no-hitter, Dallas Keuchel's decision, the future of the Angels & more (11:41). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (29:15) and this week's Power 10 rankings (46:00).
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52 min
May 7, 2019
Mr. Negative
Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss Chris Paddack's gem, issues in Queens and more examples of the Marlins being the Marlins (9:51). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (37:32), and Jesse Rogers with some "Inside Heat" on the Cubs (42:47).
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54 min
May 6, 2019
They're Baaaack!
Before hearing from Cubs manager Joe Maddon (33:40), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the resurgence of the Cubs & Red Sox, why the Cardinals are in good shape, Tyler Glasnow and more (8:20). Plus, Todd Radom's Cap Talk and weekly trivia (37:26).
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50 min
May 3, 2019
Thor Returns
Before catching up with World Series champ Chase Utley (52:46), Buster & Karl Ravech discuss Noah Syndergaard's dominant performance, the rise of the Twins, changes to the Nationals' staff and more (9:24). Plus, Jessica Mendoza looks ahead to the weekend (35:52).
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67 min
May 2, 2019
Broken Dreams
Before a conversation with Astros manager AJ Hinch (27:30), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss Corey Kluber's devastating injury, the red hot Twins and more (11:23). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (38:06) and Derrick Goold with some Inside Heat on the surging Cardinals (43:59).
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56 min
May 1, 2019
Mr. 3,000
Buster & Keith Law discuss CC Sabathia's milestone, the HR surge, Addison Russell and more (10:14). Plus, Paul Hembekides (36:58) and this week's "Power 10" rankings (43:32).
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54 min
April 30, 2019
Power Up
Before catching up with Braves P Max Fried (34:39), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss the power around the big leagues, Tim Anderson's hot stretch and more (9:40). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (28:04).
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49 min
April 29, 2019
Dodger Damage
Before Boog Sciambi's conversation with George Springer (34:41), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Cody Bellinger's hot month, the Yankees' perseverance and more (12:31). Plus, Todd Radom's weekly quiz and a discussion on the ugliest caps ever (39:25).
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53 min
April 26, 2019
Family Matters
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss Vlad Jr., the first families of baseball and much more (7:51). Plus, Jessica Mendoza (30:19) and a great conversation with HOF President Jeff Idelson (40:39).
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63 min
April 25, 2019
Smack Back
Buster & David Schoenfield discuss Rhys Hoskins' leisurely HR trot, Vlad Jr.'s call-up, a budding star in San Diego and much more (14:12). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (33:36) and the latest Power 10 rankings (39:28).
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47 min
April 24, 2019
Emotions Runneth Over
Before in-depth conversations with Dave Roberts (27:14) and Andrew McCutchen (42:06), Buster talks to Boog Sciambi about the Mets-Phillies gripes, Mike Trout, Chris Sale & more (8:46). Plus, a dive into the numbers with Paul Hembekides (36:49).
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63 min
April 23, 2019
Fightin' Phillie
Buster talks to Bob Nightengale (10:11) & Keith Law (31:02) about Bryce Harper's ejection, Jake Arrieta's reaction to it, Vlad Jr.'s status and much more. Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (25:02).
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53 min
April 22, 2019
Young And Successful
Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the incredible potential of Max Fried, the plethora of Yankees injuries and much more (10:22). Plus, a fascinating conversation with Terry Francona (38:50) and Todd Radom's weekly quiz and Cap Talk (47:40).
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57 min
April 19, 2019
Make Your Pitch
Buster & Karl Ravech debate their Mt. Rushmore of pitchers, discuss the possibility of Mookie Betts getting traded and much more (6:53). Plus, Jess Mendoza looks ahead to the weekend (32:03) and Wayne Coffey discusses his new book chronicling the '69 Mets (47:27).
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64 min
April 18, 2019
Let The Kids Play?
Before a conversation with CC Sabathia (30:55), Buster & Keith Law discuss the KC-CWS fracas, panic in Boston and more (10:33). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (39:04).
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49 min
April 17, 2019
Another Level
After getting some Inside Heat from Alex Speier on another bad outing from the Red Sox (10:11), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss Christian Yelich's demolition of the Cardinals, Anthony Rendon's contract negotiations and much more (17:32). Plus, Paul Hembekides weighs in on Mt. Rushmore with "Hembo Knows" (38:53).
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52 min
April 16, 2019
Almost Like He's Psychic
Before hearing from Hank Aaron (33:10), Buster and David Schoenfield discuss Yasiel Puig's bizarre night, Clayton Kershaw's return to the mound, and Christian Yelich's dominance of the Cardinals (12:57). Plus, the "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (8:01) and Jackie Robinson's daughter Sharon on the impact her father had on society (30:53).
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49 min
April 15, 2019
'Strollin
Before an enlightening conversation with Jacob deGrom (49:22), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss Jackie Robinson Day, the red hot Astros, dominant pitching staffs & more (11:38). Plus, Negro Leagues Museum President Bob Kendrick (38:36) and Todd Radom's Cap Talk and latest uniform quiz (41:44).
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59 min
April 12, 2019
Young Gronk
Buster and Karl Ravech discuss the impact that Jackie Robinson and Hank Aaron had on MLB, the avalanche of criticism about Ozzie Albies' extension, and the early season success of Mets rookie Pete Alonso (9:13). Plus, NY Times' Tyler Kepner with stories on Steve Carlton's slider, Madison Bumgarner's fastball, and Mike Mussina's curveball (38:54).
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56 min
April 11, 2019
Let's Make A Deal
Buster talks to Keith Law about the "emotional leverage" in Matt Carpenter's new extension with the Cardinals, other players who should be looking for extensions and the trend of "poor" baserunning in the league (9:48). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (37:40), Jessica Mendoza on Mets first baseman Pete Alonso and more (43:13) as well as your "Bleacher Tweets" (59:53).
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64 min
April 10, 2019
Palpable Frustration
Buster and David Schoenfield discuss the Mariners' hot start, Alex Cora's honesty about the early struggles for the Red Sox, and the 2018 playoff team that's in the most trouble (8:33). Plus, "Hembo Knows" on Max Fried's electric stuff (30:40) and some "Inside Heat" from Marc Topkin on the 1st place Rays (38:02).
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52 min
April 9, 2019
Sunk Cost
Buster and Boog Sciambi discuss the Yankees rotation, the Chris Davis coverage, the best players under the age of 22, and the always interesting Alex Bregman (7:50). Plus, the "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (27:21), Steve Wulf on Michael Jordan's career in the minor leagues (32:54), and Eddie Matz on Justin Verlander's quest to pitch into his mid-40s (43:11).
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57 min
April 8, 2019
Phenomenally Good
Before hearing from Cody Bellinger (36:44), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss the brawl in Pittsburgh, the Dodgers' new hitting plan, the Cubs' slow start, and why the Orioles should just move on from Chris Davis (11:20). Plus, "Cap Talk" with Todd Radom and the weekly uniform/logo quiz (41:03).
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50 min
April 5, 2019
Kings Of The Hill
Buster & Karl Ravech discuss Thursday's stellar pitching performances, the implosion of the Cubs and more (12:03). Plus, Jessica Mendoza stops by (34:35) and Coley Harvey brings some Inside Heat on the Yankees (50:26).
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61 min
April 4, 2019
Center Stage
Buster talks to Keith Law about Jacob deGrom's dominance, the Acuna deal, the Ump Show in Texas and more (14:49). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (49:10) and a tribute to Bobby Cox (54:28).
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67 min
April 3, 2019
Phlipped Off
After the best highlights of the day and a dive into the numbers with Paul Hembekides (17:26), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss Bryce Harper's bat flip, Ronald Acuna Jr.'s new deal and more (24:28). Plus, the 2019 debut of the Power 10 Rankings (51:13).
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60 min
April 2, 2019
War Of Words, War Of Attrition
Buster talks to David Schoenfield about the injury issues that are already presenting themselves around the game, the war of words between Ron Darling & Lenny Dykstra and much more (13:35). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (43:56) and Steve Buckley with some Inside Heat on the struggling Red Sox (48:20).
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63 min
April 1, 2019
Weekend Observations
Before hearing from Bryce Harper (33:03), Freddie Freeman (44:16) and Gabe Kapler (47:06), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss the biggest surprises of the weekend, Christian Yelich's scorching start, cause for concern in Boston and Chicago and much more (9:27). Plus, "Cap Talk" with Todd Radom and the weekly uniform/logo quiz (36:15).
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55 min
March 29, 2019
Let's Overreact
Buster reacts (and overreacts) to everything from Opening Day with Boog Sciambi (9:55) and Doug Glanville (28:04). Plus, a conversation with Boston's J.D. Martinez (41:12).
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50 min
March 28, 2019
Happy Opening Day!
Before hearing pt. 2 of Mike Greenberg's conversation with Rob Manfred (50:00), Buster talks to Keith Law about the deGrom extension, his predictions for the season & more (8:20). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (34:24) and Jessica Mendoza on Opening Day excitement (38:49).
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58 min
March 27, 2019
Raise An Orange Flag
Before hearing from Commissioner Rob Manfred, Buster talks to Karl Ravech about Fernando Tatis, Jr. starting the season in the big leagues, Steven Souza, Jr.'s peculiar injury, and concerns about the health of Carlos Correa (7:35). Plus, "Hembo Knows" about a position that's becoming extinct (39:46).
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51 min
March 27, 2019
Episode 4: Jessica Mendoza
On the next stop on the Laughter Permitted party train, Julie Foudy catches up with her longtime pal Jessica Mendoza, who is a two-time Olympic medalist in softball and an analyst on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball. Jessica tells the story of how a post-game interview during her playing days led to her current career in TV. She also delves into what it's like being a woman calling MLB in primetime, how a cockroach in a Dominican Republic bathroom helped her out of a hitting slump, what it's like homeschooling her sons and why scotch is her preferred drink of choice. Jessica's 9-year-old son, Caleb, joins the conversation and is so good on the mic that he has been invited to be on every episode going forward.
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62 min
March 26, 2019
Done Deal For deGrom
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).
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51 min
March 25, 2019
An Unprecedented Position
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)
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61 min
March 22, 2019
Irreplaceable?
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).
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53 min
March 21, 2019
Sayonara
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).
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58 min
March 20, 2019
Count It
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).
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43 min
March 19, 2019
BONUS: Mike Trout Signs Extension
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.
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14 min
March 19, 2019
Games & Gamers
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).
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55 min
March 18, 2019
Speaking Frankly
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).
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55 min
March 15, 2019
Break The Mold
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).
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60 min
March 14, 2019
Better Late Than Never
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).
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55 min
March 13, 2019
Top-100
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).
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60 min
March 12, 2019
Strategery
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).
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57 min
March 11, 2019
It's About Trust
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).
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51 min
March 8, 2019
The Human Element
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).
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57 min
March 7, 2019
All Access
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).
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53 min
March 6, 2019
Always Be 'Cruitin
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).
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56 min
March 5, 2019
Time Is Money
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).
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56 min
March 4, 2019
Reset
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).
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50 min
March 1, 2019
The Bryce Is Right
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).
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63 min
February 28, 2019
A Baseball And Business Decision
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).
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59 min
February 27, 2019
Emotional Leverage
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).
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59 min
February 26, 2019
No Time To Panic
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)
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48 min
February 25, 2019
Under Pressure
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).
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57 min
February 22, 2019
Over/Under
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.
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50 min
February 21, 2019
Tell Me That You Like Me
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).
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56 min
February 20, 2019
Money Machado
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).
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49 min
February 19, 2019
Living Legends
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).
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44 min
February 18, 2019
Hurry Up And Wait
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).
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48 min
February 7, 2019
Hallelujah!
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.
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56 min
January 24, 2019
Hall Pass
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).
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70 min
January 17, 2019
Cold Stove
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).
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63 min
December 20, 2018
Holiday Spirit
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).
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64 min
December 12, 2018
Winter Wonderland
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).
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57 min
December 10, 2018
Winter Meetings Check-In
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).
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47 min
November 29, 2018
Spanning The Globe
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).
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77 min
November 21, 2018
Rob Manfred, Baseball Commissioner
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.
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37 min
November 15, 2018
Heat Check
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).
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51 min
November 13, 2018
RICKEY WON'T QUIT
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.
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41 min
November 6, 2018
THE LOOPHOLE
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.
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42 min
November 1, 2018
A Hall of Fame Conversation with Chipper Jones
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
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41 min
October 30, 2018
That's A Wrap
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.
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80 min
October 29, 2018
The Best Around
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).
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55 min
October 29, 2018
SCOREBOARD: We Have A Winner
Buster recaps an epic World Series weekend which ended with the Red Sox winning their fourth title of the 21st century.
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21 min
October 26, 2018
West Coast Stopper?
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).
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56 min
October 25, 2018
Two For The Road
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.
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46 min
October 25, 2018
SCOREBOARD: California Ugh
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.
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18 min
October 24, 2018
The Right Moves
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).
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54 min
October 24, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Taking Advantage
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.
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16 min
October 23, 2018
Ring Of Fire
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.
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60 min
October 22, 2018
Cold Reality
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).
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48 min
October 19, 2018
The Price Is Right
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).
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45 min
October 19, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Seeing Red
Buster recaps Boston's win over the Astros in Game 5 of the ALCS, led by a dominant performance by David Price.
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19 min
October 18, 2018
Instant. Classic.
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).
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53 min
October 18, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Dueling
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.
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25 min
October 17, 2018
Dirt Dog
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).
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44 min
October 17, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Moment By Moment
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.
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19 min
October 16, 2018
Words Not To Live By
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).
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49 min
October 16, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Passed Opportunity
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.
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16 min
October 16, 2018
JUICED
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
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42 min
October 15, 2018
Evened Up
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.
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39 min
October 15, 2018
SCOREBOARD: All Tied Up
Buster recaps the Red Sox evening their series against the Astros, while the Dodgers and Brewers are deadlocked heading west.
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15 min
October 12, 2018
No More Talk
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).
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49 min
October 12, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Championship Preview
Buster offers his insight on baseball's final four and all four teams preview what is ahead.
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11 min
October 11, 2018
Day Of Rest
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).
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54 min
October 11, 2018
SCOREBOARD SPECIAL: Top 10 Announcers
Buster Olney welcomes Adnan Virk to rank his top-10 announcers in MLB history.
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16 min
October 10, 2018
Skinny Margin
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).
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45 min
October 10, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Walking The Tight Rope
Buster recaps the Red Sox finish off the Yankees... Barely.
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18 min
October 9, 2018
The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times
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).
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50 min
October 9, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Punched
Buster recaps the Astros and Dodgers punching their tickets to the next round, while the Red Sox punch the Yankees in the mouth.
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16 min
October 8, 2018
Turn It Up
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).
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39 min
October 8, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Colorado Curtains
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.
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14 min
October 5, 2018
Away We Go
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).
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48 min
October 5, 2018
SCOREBOARD: One Down
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.
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17 min
October 4, 2018
A Particular Set Of Skills
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).
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52 min
October 4, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Bronx Cheer
Buster recaps the Yankees blowout win over the A's in the AL Wildcard game and looks ahead to the Divisional series.
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17 min
October 3, 2018
Rock On
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).
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47 min
October 3, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Wild Wild Card Game
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.
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21 min
October 2, 2018
The Stage Is Set
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).
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46 min
October 2, 2018
SCOREBOARD: 163 Settles It
Buster recaps Monday's MLB action including clinching wins for the Brewers and Dodgers in Game 163.
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19 min
October 1, 2018
Hard Goodbyes
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).
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38 min
October 1, 2018
SCOREBOARD: 162 Not Enough
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.
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21 min
September 28, 2018
Working For The Weekend
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).
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48 min
September 28, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Money Well Spent?
Buster breaks down an eventful Thursday slate, including CC Sabathia passing on $500,000 and David Dahl's clutch gene.
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14 min
September 27, 2018
Micro/Macro
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.
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39 min
September 27, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Tickets Punched
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.
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24 min
September 26, 2018
Senior Circus
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).
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46 min
September 26, 2018
SCOREBOARD: 300
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.
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21 min
September 25, 2018
95 For The Money
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).
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48 min
September 25, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Playoff Clarity
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.
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18 min
September 24, 2018
The Home Stretch
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.
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52 min
September 24, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Shortstop Shortage
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.
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16 min
September 21, 2018
You Wanna Crown 'Em?
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).
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52 min
September 21, 2018
SCOREBOARD: BoSox Crowned
Buster breaks down Thursday's slate, including a three touchdown performance from the A's and the Red Sox locking up the AL East.
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16 min
September 20, 2018
Blue October?
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).
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50 min
September 20, 2018
K The Good Way
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.
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24 min
September 19, 2018
Take Your Pick
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).
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45 min
September 19, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Not In Our House
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.
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26 min
September 18, 2018
Yelich Loud
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).
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40 min
September 18, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Fortune Tellers
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.
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16 min
September 17, 2018
Wain-Oh!
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).
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41 min
September 17, 2018
SCOREBOARD: What Else Is New?
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.
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18 min
September 14, 2018
Down A Goat
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.
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60 min
September 14, 2018
SCOREBOARD: What Can't He Do?
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including a bit of everything from Javier Baez and Manny Machado flexing his muscles.
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17 min
September 13, 2018
Keep On Rockin
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).
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44 min
September 13, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Keeping It 100
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including the 100th win of the season for Boston and a tight NL Central race.
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24 min
September 12, 2018
Playoff Bound
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.
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41 min
September 12, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Ticket Punched
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including the first seat at the playoff table being claimed and more tough luck for deGrom.
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19 min
September 11, 2018
No, But Seriously
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).
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40 min
September 11, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Sipping The Haderade
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including a N.L. Central race that's coming down to the wire.
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17 min
September 10, 2018
Upon Further Review
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).
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46 min
September 10, 2018
Scoreboard: Look Again
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.
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21 min
September 7, 2018
Franchise Changer Or Changing Franchises?
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).
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58 min
September 7, 2018
SCOREBOARD: AL MVP?
Buster breaks down an abbreviated Thursday slate, including an MVP case for Francisco Lindor and another clutch hit by David Bote.
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13 min
September 6, 2018
Decision Time
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).
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47 min
September 6, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Shohei Oh-no-tani
Buster breaks down Wednesday's action, including the scorching hot Alex Bregman and a difficult Shohei Ohtani situation.
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20 min
September 5, 2018
Fight Club
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).
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56 min
September 5, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Filling The Voit
Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including more power from the Yankees and turmoil in Seattle.
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18 min
September 4, 2018
Game Shame
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.
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44 min
September 4, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Rough Night Courtesy Of Fortnite
Buster breaks down the Labor Day action, including Jacob deGrom strengthening his Cy Young case and a Wil Myers misstep.
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19 min
August 31, 2018
When Duty Doesn't Call
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).
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59 min
August 31, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Another Day At The Rodeo
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.
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15 min
August 30, 2018
History Repeats Itself
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.
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42 min
August 30, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Tip Of The Cap
Buster breaks down Wednesday's slate, including an amazing play from Steven Souza Jr. and a rare night from Christian Yelich.
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21 min
August 29, 2018
Can't Go Wrong
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).
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47 min
August 29, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Why Run When You Can Walk?
Buster breaks down a Tuesday night in which walk-offs were plentiful and Jacob deGrom experiences more tough luck.
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20 min
August 28, 2018
Unexpected Honors
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).
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49 min
August 28, 2018
"Best Team In The World"
Buster breaks down Monday's action, including a confident Astros teams and a red-hot Anthony Rizzo.
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10 min
August 27, 2018
Panic! At The Ballpark
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).
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33 min
August 27, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Wally Pipp?
Buster breaks down Sunday's action, including a potential Wally Pipp situation and Matt Carpenter continuing to carry the Cards.
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16 min
August 24, 2018
Plunked.. AGAIN!!
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).
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52 min
August 24, 2018
Light Tower Power
Buster breaks down all of Thursday's action including an Acuna blast and a possible Cy Young performance.
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13 min
August 23, 2018
Make The Claim?
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).
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53 min
August 23, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Streaking St. Louis
Buster breaks down Wednesday's slate, including a red-hot Cardinals team and a good win for the Red Sox.
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18 min
August 22, 2018
Moving Murph
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.
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41 min
August 22, 2018
SCOREBOARD: Tearing It Down
Buster breaks down Tuesday's slate after reacting to the Nationals moving a few valuable pieces to the NL Central.
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25 min
August 21, 2018
SCOREBOARD: A's Good As It Gets
Buster breaks down Monday's slate, including another win for Oakland and a playoff atmosphere in Boston.
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17 min
August 20, 2018
The Show Comes To Williamsport
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.
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42 min
August 20, 2018
SCOREBOARD: A Kid's Game
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.
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21 min
August 17, 2018
Monkey Business
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).
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52 min
August 17, 2018
SCOREBOARD: The Mets Scored How Many Runs?
Buster breaks down Thursday's slate, including another outburst from the Mets offense and a weird triple play in Texas.
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17 min
August 16, 2018
Uncalled For
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).
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42 min
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