Tony Massarotti

WBZFM_Bio_Tony_MassarottiCo-host of afternoon drive from 2-6 p.m. on 98.5 The Sports Hub, Tony Massarotti is a lifelong Bostonian who has been covering sports in Boston for the last two decades.

Twitter: @TonyMassarotti
Facebook: Felger & Mazz

Massarotti worked for the Boston Herald from 1989-2008 and has written for the Boston Globe and

Massarotti has been twice voted by his peers as the Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year (2000, 2008) and has authored three books, including the New York Times best-selling memoirs of David Ortiz, entitled “Big Papi.”

A graduate of Waltham High School and Tufts University, he lives in the Boston area with his wife, Natalie, and their two sons.

Mazz: Dombrowski Thin On Options To Fix Red Sox

Tony Massarotti says you can’t help but wonder if Dave Dombrowski has backed himself into a corner.


Celtics-Wizards: A Classic Case Of System Vs. Talent

With the series down to a best of three, what wins out? The Celtics and their better coaching and structure or the more talented and athletic Wizards?


Massarotti: As Isaiah Goes, So Go The Celtics

Tony Mazz says Isaiah Thomas never really showed up for Game 3, which should not be taken as a criticism as much as a statement of fact.


Mazz: The Sooner The Red Sox Stop Talking About David Ortiz The Better

The Red Sox offense misses David Ortiz, but they need everyone to step things up without him — especially shortstop Xander Bogaerts.


Massarotti: Red Sox Preserving Sale Now Because He’s More Important Later

Tony Massarotti digs deeper and says maybe John Farrell was right for pulling Chris Sale when he did on Thursday.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/21/2017

Mazz: In McAvoy, Bruins May Have Their Quarterback Of The Future

The sample size is microscopic, but it looks like the Bruins have something special in defenseman Charlie McAvoy.


Mazz: What Is Dave Dombrowski Missing In Evaluating Pitchers?

Tony Massarotti looks at Dave Dombrowski’s evaluation of pitchers, and whether he’s missing the point in the criticism against him.


Mazz: Why Did It Come To This With Malcolm Butler?

Tony Massarotti tries to figure out Bill Belichick’s change to the playbook with Malcolm Butler and Stephon Gilmore.


Massarotti: A Look At Isaiah, Krejci, Belichick And More By The Numbers

Catching up on the four major teams in town while doing a spring cleaning the only way we know how – by the numbers.



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