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.

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

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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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Massarotti: Warriors Outmuscled, Outhustled And Outplayed

Golden State was supposed to win this series. Instead, the Warriors are now getting their clocks cleaned, writes Tony Massarotti.

06/10/2015

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Massarotti On Red Sox: 5 Things To Be Happy About

Tony Mazz admits he’s a bit of a pessimist, but in his mind there are 5 things to be happy about concerning the 2015 Red Sox.

98.5 The Sports Hub–06/04/2015

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Massarotti: LeBron James Isn’t Michael Jordan

LeBron James isn’t Michael Jordan. Never really has been. Never will be.

98.5 The Sports Hub–06/03/2015

Red Sox manager John Farrell (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Is It Time For Red Sox To Move On From Farrell?

Tony Mazz says at this point, the firing of manager John Farrell has to at least be on the table.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/28/2015

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