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.

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

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. E-mail Tony at tony.massarotti@cbsradio.com.

Cole Hamels. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Red Sox Losing Out On Talent Because They’re Losers

Tony says the Red Sox have alienated themselves from the biggest possible pool of available talent.

14 hours ago

Ben Cherington. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Options For The Red Sox At The Trade Deadline

Tony Massarotti takes a closer look at Boston’s options over the next two weeks as the MLB trade deadline approaches.

07/17/2015

Xander Bogaerts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Xander Bogaerts Back On Track, Marked For Stardom

From the very beginning, no matter where this season went and no matter where it goes, Xander Bogaerts always stood to be at the center of it.

07/09/2015

Bryce Harper (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Thanks To Steroids Era, Is Baseball Getting Bigger Again?

Baseball is not what it used to be. And in a changing world, I believe that the game needs some major modifications.

07/08/2015

Hanley Ramirez (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Mazz: Red Sox Are Better Off Without Hanley Ramirez

Are the Red Sox actually playing better baseball without their big-money, superstar left fielder? Tony Massarotti made the case.

06/30/2015

Danny Ainge. (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Massarotti: What Exactly Is Danny Ainge Up To?

Tony Mazz has no idea what Danny Ainge is up to, but he is certainly intrigued by the summer ahead for the Celtics.

98.5 The Sports Hub–06/26/2015

Tom Brady. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Brady Is Smart And Knows What Works On People

How Tom Brady delivered his message to the NFL is not nearly important as what message he delivered, says Tony Mazz.

06/24/2015

Red Sox manager John Farrell. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Sinking Red Sox An Embarrassment & Other Sports Observations

There’s a lot on Tony Mazz’s mind today, from the sinking Red Sox to some struggling golfers.

06/19/2015

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Massarotti: Feels Like LeBron Is Already Leveraging Cleveland

This is LeBron’s way of keeping the Cavs on their toes, of reminding them that he holds the hammer in this relationship, writes Tony Massarotti.

06/17/2015

The Red Sox look on from the dugout in the ninth inning while getting swept in Baltimore. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Is John Farrell Losing Control Of Red Sox?

In the dugout and on the field, as everywhere else, perception is reality, and the perception is that the Red Sox are again spiraling out of control.

06/12/2015

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