Buster Olney

March 27, 2013 - 9:52 am
ESPN's Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni Wednesday to talk about Jackie Bradley Jr. and his expectations of how the AL East will shake out this year. Olney said he expects Bradley to start the season in Boston, although he doesn't believe that's the best move for the Red Sox since it could cost...
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July 25, 2012 - 9:01 am
A lex Rodriguez 's injury has pushed Yankees general manager Brian Cashman to watch the market for a third baseman, the New York Post reported. Rodriguez, who broke his hand Tuesday night after being hit by a Felix Hernandez changeup in New York's 4-2 loss to the Mariners , is expected to be out...
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July 11, 2012 - 11:17 am
ESPN MLB analyst Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni for his weekly appearance on Wednesday afternoon, saying the Red Sox need a stronger chain of command. To listen to the interview visit the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . "That's really what a lot of this stuff comes down to,...
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July 05, 2012 - 8:35 am
ESPN's Buster Olney appeared on the Mut & Merloni show Thursday afternoon to talk about the Red Sox ' upcoming series with the Yankees and the future of David Ortiz . To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page. This Red Sox-Yankees four-game series could have big...
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Mike Petraglia
June 21, 2012 - 1:28 pm
David Ortiz went off before Thursday's game with the Marlins, expressing the frustration that has been reportedly been simmering for weeks in the Red Sox clubhouse. In the middle of one of the best seasons he's had since his record-setting 54-homer season, Ortiz was asked if he were having fun. "...
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Mike Petraglia
June 19, 2012 - 2:24 pm
Before Tuesday's series opener with the Marlins at Fenway, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine joined his players in vehemently denying a report this week that the atmosphere inside clubhouse is "toxic." Olney reported that players and team staff are frustrated with the way the team is being handled...
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May 16, 2012 - 10:29 am
ESPN MLB analyst Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni Wednesday afternoon for his weekly discussion about the latest happenings in the Red Sox clubhouse, which included his thoughts on the team potentially shopping Kevin Youkilis . Youkilis, who will begin his rehab stint Wednesday night for...
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March 01, 2012 - 7:04 am
When Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun successfully appealed his 50-game suspension for a positive performance-enhancing drug test, he did not prove his innocence but rather got off because of a procedural error in the way the sample was handled after it was collected. In a way, Braun's appeal was a...
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February 13, 2012 - 7:39 am
Shortly after breaking the news that the Red Sox had reached a deal with David Ortiz , ESPN senior baseball writer Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni and talked about how the deal came to fruition, as well as how it represents a change in philosophy for the Red Sox front office. The Red Sox and...
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June 20, 2011 - 9:25 am
Multiple sources told ESPN The Magazine'€™s Buster Olney that 80-year-old Jack McKeon will take over as interim manager of the Marlins. McKeon would take over due to Edwin Rodriguez '€™s resignation following a 10-game Florida losing streak that is part of a 1-18 June for the Marlins. "It's...
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