Mark Teixeira talks to Buster about the effectiveness of owners trying to drive a wedge between younger and older players, why this situation is akin to the owners having a Picasso in the basement, his thoughts on the public conversation between the two sides, and if free agents on bad teams might not play a shortened season (5:24). Plus, longtime Mets media relations director Jay Horwitz on his new book "Mr. Met: How a Sports-Mad Kid from Jersey Became Like Family to Generations of Big Leaguers." (23:51)
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Matt Vasgersian joins Buster to talk about a big week ahead for talks between players and MLB, some players hiding their financial concerns behind safety rhetoric and his five favorite home run calls (4:22). Plus, Sarah Langs on the factors that will come into play during shortened season and players who've turned in historic performances playing 82 games or less (28:43).
The 47-year-old still wants to pitch in the majors -- with the Mets in particular -- but he's not a fan of some of the big changes baseball has proposed.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says teams in his state can return to their facilities for training after a pause of more than two months.
Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard is being sued for at least $250,000 after he never took over a three-bedroom penthouse in Manhattan that costs $27,000 per month. Syndergaard responded on Twitter on Saturday, writing, "See you in court pal."
Chris Carlin was joined by Cliff Floyd to offer his perspective on MLB's plan to start the season, how he would feel about coming back under these circumstances and more.
Chris Carlin was joined by Buster Olney to discuss the multiple plans and strategies to get the MLB season started, what the biggest hold ups are, how much power Scott Boras yields and more.
Governors from New York, California and Texas said Monday that professional sports could resume in their respective states in the near future.
Free-agent pitcher Bartolo Colon, 46, is hoping to pitch one more season in Major League Baseball.
Former major league player and manager Art Howe was released from a hospital in Houston on Sunday after spending time in intensive care last week with the coronavirus.
A memo given to the MLBPA by Major League Baseball says playing an 82-game season without fans would result in an estimated $4 billion loss, even with prorated salaries.
Mets play-by-play announcer Gary Cohen joined Buster to talk about his Bartolo Colón home run call and Colón's clubhouse presence, Wilmer Flores weeping on the field, Johan Santana's no-hitter, Pete Alonso's emergence and Matt Harvey (20:31). Plus, Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper joins the pod to talk about a basebrawl with him and his brother, Candlestick Park and Oracle Park, and take the weekly quiz with Todd Radom (5:08).
On the anniversary of the first of his MLB-best seven no-hitters, a look back at the unrepeatable feats of the Ryan Express.
Art Howe, who played in the major leagues before embarking on a managerial career with the Astros, Athletics and Mets, is hospitalized in intensive care due to the coronavirus, he confirmed to Houston TV station KPRC 2 on Thursday.
From when the games could begin to who could be helped and hurt most on the diamond, we debate the baseball side of the league's reported plan.
Eric and Tristan discuss the latest 2020 season proposal that includes realignment and a universal DH before testing your knowledge and answering your questions!