2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule

BBTN: Gregor Chisholm on where the Blue Jays will play; Marly Rivera on Aroldis Chapman's positive COVID-19 test; Marc Topkin on which Rays players haven't been practicing

The Toronto Star’s Gregor Chisholm joins Buster to discuss where things stand with where the Blue Jays will play, Travis Shaw walking back his self-isolation comments and teams visiting Toronto being overlooked (5:46). Then, Marly Rivera joins the pod to talk about Aroldis Chapman’s positive COVID-19 test, how he’s feeling and what it means for the Yankees’ relief corps (18:06). Later, the Tampa Bay Times’ Marc Topkin hops on to get into how he’s covering the Rays during the coronavirus spike in Florida, who hasn’t been seen on the field in the last week and how the front office handles the possibility of missing so many key players to start the season (28:03).

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Indians OF DeShields back from virus, works out

Delino DeShields, who tested positive for COVID-19 before the Indians resumed training in Cleveland, worked out with his teammates for the first time on Saturday.


Mason and Ireland HR 2: Getting Disiplined

The 2nd Hour kicked off with a couple breaking news stories: The NFL doing something about DeSean Jackson's message about Jewish people and the Pac-12's decision to go conference only this season. And, talk on the Washington Football Team and the Cleveland Baseball Team about changing their names. Then, "Radio Tinder."


Mason and Ireland HR 3: Apologizing

The guys reacted to Stephen Jackson's apology for "defending" DeSean Jackson and Julian Edelman's IG message to DeSean. Plus, new names for the Cleveland Indians. And, is Rajon Rondo "hotel shaming?" Also, "Game of Games" and Crosstalk with Allen Sliwa.


BBTN: MLB has a 98.2% negative coronavirus test rate, Yankees look like they're having fun, Manfred should addressing the media everyday

Marly Rivera joins Buster to discuss the completion of MLB’s intake process that yielded a 98.2% negative test rate for coronavirus, player comfort and accountability as summer camp is underway, and the Yankees looking like they’re having a good time playing baseball (3:48). Plus, Karl Ravech stops by to talk about Steve Cohen emerging as the favorite to buy the Mets, why he thinks baseball will be played, Kris Bryant’s trepidation about returning and his observations covering KBO as MLB’s return is on the horizon (15:16).


The Right Time: 'Change the name', Cam-New England, DeSean's tweet

Bomani addresses why “the money” was right for Washington’s football team and Cleveland’s baseball team to consider a name change (1:00), why he really hopes Cam Newton plays well with the Patriots (28:29) and why DeSean Jackson made a colossal error despite thinking he was putting us up “on game” (41:10). Plus, your voicemails from when you accidentally got caught up in a “rough” neighborhood you didn’t expect (51:57).


BBTN: Anthony Castrovince and Todd Radom go deep on Cleveland changing its name

MLB.com’s Anthony Castrovince joins Buster to discuss the Cleveland name change, the history of the name “Indians” for the team, why he favors the Spiders for the new name, the inspiration for his book “A Fan’s Guide to Baseball Analytics” and what he thinks happens with Francisco Lindor this season (5:33). Plus, Todd Radom stops by to talk about the work involved with a team changing its name and creating a new logo (21:46).


BBTN: Dave Schoenfield on Cleveland changing its name and players expressing skepticism about playing; Sarah Langs on the David Price opting out

David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss Cleveland’s decision to review its name, possible names to replace the Indians, Freddie Freeman getting sick, Mike Trout, Sean Doolittle and Buster Posey’s skepticism about playing, and what the tipping point could be to shut the season down (7:16). Later, Sarah Langs drops by to talk about her aversion to spiders and what losing David Price means to the Dodgers (26:02).

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Indians manager Francona favors name change

Cleveland manager Terry Francona won't sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Indians need to change their contentious nickname.

Buster: Indians changing their name would be significant (1:12)
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Indians to examine 'best path forward' for name

The Cleveland Indians will "determine the best path forward" regarding their team name amid renewed calls for racial equality and social justice, the team announced in a statement Friday.

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Indians: OF DeShields tests positive, doing well

Indians president of baseball operations said outfielder Delino DeShields Jr. tested positive for the coronavirus before coming to Cleveland and is being quarantined.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2745th
On Base Percentage.33611th
Slugging Percentage.4657th
Earned Run Average5.8027th
Quality Starts0Tied-1st