Buster Olney

February 14, 2014 - 8:47 am
ESPN's Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Friday to discuss MLB news as teams begin to gather for spring training. To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . Derek Jeter announced this week that 2014 will be his final season. Olney speculated that Jeter might...
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December 18, 2013 - 8:09 am
ESPN's Buster Olney checked in with Mut & Merloni on Wednesday for a Hot Stove update and a discussion about David Ortiz 's future. Ortiz has one more year remaining on his contract, and he recently said he would like to get an extension. "From a cold-hearted, sitting-in-the-front-office point...
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December 11, 2013 - 8:26 am
ESPN's Buster Olney checked in with Mut & Merloni on Wednesday from the MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., to discuss baseball's offeseason. Stephen Drew remains unsigned after turning down the Red Sox ' one-year qualifying offer. Olney said it appears unlikely that the Yankees or...
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December 04, 2013 - 9:09 am
ESPN's Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday and discussed the Yankees '€™ reported signing of Jacoby Ellsbury , and other free agents around MLB. Ellsbury, according to a report by CBS Sports'€™ Jon Heyman , signed a seven-year, $153 million contract with the Yankees on Tuesday...
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November 20, 2013 - 8:40 am
ESPN'€™s Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to discuss the Red Sox ' offseason, and how the Yankees are dealing with issues in their organization. The Red Sox, along with the Yankees, are rumored to be pursuing Cardinals free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran . '€œI really think...
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November 13, 2013 - 8:54 am
ESPN's Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to discuss the American League Manager of the Year award, as well as a number of Red Sox free agents. The BBWAA announced on Tuesday that former Red Sox manager and current Indians skipper Terry Francona won the AL Manager of the Year award...
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November 06, 2013 - 11:32 am
ESPN'€™s Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to discuss the Red Sox '€™ offseason and the impending free agent frenzy. With Boston not offering catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia a qualifying offer, many have speculated that the Red Sox and free agent Brian McCann could be a match. 'Â...
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October 30, 2013 - 9:55 am
ESPN'€™s Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to preview Game 6 of the World Series , and recount Game 5 as well. The Red Sox and Cardinals meet on Wednesday at Fenway Park with Boston one game away from winning the Fall Classic after Monday's 3-1 win. Cardinals starter Adam...
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October 23, 2013 - 10:46 am
Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to discuss the opposition in the Red Sox '€™ World Series matchup with the Cardinals. Game 1 is on Wednesday night, when Adam Wainwright and Jon Lester take the mound at Fenway Park . '€œI love going inside on the matchups on this series,...
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October 23, 2013 - 9:40 am
A sampling of predictions around the web indicate that pundits, scribes and analysts prefer the Red Sox in the World Series vs. the Cardinals, but it's close. At ESPN.com , 15 analysts, including Jim Bowden , Tim Kurkjian and Buster Olney , favored the Red Sox, compared to 12, including Jerry...
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