Buster Olney

June 12, 2013 - 9:57 am
ESPN baseball reporter Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to discuss Jon Lester '€™s struggles, Jose Iglesias '€™s role on the Red Sox and the potentially weak pitching market at the trade deadline. Lester is 0-3 with a 6.90 ERA in his last five starts, which is a sharp contrast...
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June 05, 2013 - 10:25 am
ESPN baseball reporter Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to discuss the recent break that Biogenesis of America owner Tony Bosch has reached an agreement with Major League Baseball to talk about allegedly sold performance enhancing drugs to prominent players in the league. Olney...
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May 22, 2013 - 9:48 am
ESPN baseball writer Buster Olney joined the Mut & Merloni show Wednesday to talk about Jacoby Ellsbury '€™s slow start and other topics from around the majors. Olney pointed out in his column Wednesday morning that the 29-year-old might not have much of a market as a free agent this...
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May 15, 2013 - 9:16 am
ESPN baseball writer Buster Olney joined the Mut & Merloni show Wednesday to talk about the Red Sox and news from around the majors. The slumping Sox lost to the Rays on Tuesday night, with the winning run scoring on a popup at Tropicana Field that first baseman Mike Napoli couldn't handle...
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May 08, 2013 - 9:32 am
Buster Olney of ESPN spoke with Mut & Merloni on Wednesday about the potential for protective caps for pitchers after the Jays' J.A. Happ took a line drive to the head Tuesday, the state of the Red Sox pitching, and the constant suspicion that players are using performance-enhancing drugs if...
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May 01, 2013 - 9:11 am
Buster Olney of ESPN joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to talk about perspectives on Will Middlebrooks and Jarrod Saltalamacchia from outside Boston, the rest of the AL East, and the state of the Red Sox in general. From what he's heard from scouts, Olney said most believe Middlebrooks will be...
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April 24, 2013 - 9:17 am
Buster Olney of ESPN joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to talk about what the Red Sox might do with Alfredo Aceves in light of his mounting issues, and about some of Carl Crawford 's recent comments about his time in Boston. Olney said he doubts the Sox would get much, if anything, by trading...
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April 17, 2013 - 9:02 am
ESPN's Buster Olney spoke with Mut & Merloni on Wednesday about the aftermath of the bombings at Monday's Boston Marathon, as well as Clay Buchholz ' start to the year and the Sox' pitching in general. Olney, who grew up in Vermont and went to high school in Massachusetts, said he knows the...
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April 10, 2013 - 9:34 am
ESPN's Buster Olney talked to Mut & Merloni on Wednesday about the questions surrounding Jacoby Ellsbury 's future, the early issues of the Angels and Phillies, and whether or not Wade Boggs ' number should be retired by the Sox. Olney said that among Scott Boras ' clients, Ellsbury is...
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April 03, 2013 - 8:58 am
ESPN baseball reporter Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to discuss the Red Sox and other news from around the majors. Olney said Jackie Bradley 's ability to be patient at the plate and not give in to overeagerness is a sign of maturity that bodes well for the future. "When you're...
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