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.

Dave Dombrowski  (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Dombrowski Now Tasked With Shedding Salary To Get Red Sox Under Luxury Tax

The Chris Sale addition is a welcome one for the Red Sox. But if Dave Dombrowski is serious about getting under the luxury tax threshold, someone’s got to go.

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Tom Brady (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Winning Is All That Matters, And No One Has Done It Better Than Brady

In an age where people feel the need to find more creative ways to quantify everything, the beauty of Tom Brady is now the details don’t really matter anymore.


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Massarotti: Giving Thanks To The Year In Boston Sports

– Today, as we officially begin the holiday season, we stop to give thanks for the good and the bad, because one does not exist without the other, and for everything in between during what has been a typically eventful year in the indisputable Hub of Sports.


Mike Trout and Mookie Betts (Photos by Getty Images)

Mazz: ‘Most Valuable’ Open To Wild Interpretation

Mike Trout isn’t a bad choice for the 2016 AL MVP award, but is he the right choice? Tony Massarotti explores.


Tom Brady and Russell Wilson square off in the Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl rematch, headlining the NFL's first post-election weekend. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Russell Wilson Is The Closest Thing To Tom Brady In The NFL

Tony Massarotti on why he’d take Russell Wilson as Patriots quarterback if Tom Brady weren’t around.


Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Red Sox Need To Build Better, Deeper Bullpen For 2017

The offseason is underway for Dave Dombrowski, who has to build a better bullpen to make the Red Sox a World Series contender.


Danny Ainge (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Celtics Fans Can Already Take A Peek Toward Future With DeAndre Ayton

Let’s get stupid. If the Celtics are simply stuck with building through the draft, then here is the man they have their eyes on: DeAndre Ayton.


Dave Dombrowski   (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

Mazz: Is Dave Dombrowski Capable Of Best Building Red Sox For Future?

The question is whether the perception pf Dave Dombrowski and the reality of Dave Dombroski align. And I’m not sure they do.


Edwin Encarnacion, Dave Dombrowski, and Jackie Bradley Jr. (Getty Images)

Massarotti: Red Sox Turn To Offseason Question Marks As Dust Settles

Tony Massarotti has five Red Sox thoughts now that the dust has settled following the team’s disappointing ALDS finish.


Andrew Miller  (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Andrew Miller May Be The Most Important Man In Red Sox-Indians Series

Plain and simple, the Red Sox may not have an answer for Andrew Miller. Because nobody really does.



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