Tony Massarotti

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Co-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

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.

Clay Buchholz (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Time To Move Buchholz To Bullpen & Other Red Sox Thoughts

Tony Massarotti brings you 3 thoughts on Boston’s baseball team as they continue along a 100-win pace during this 2016 season that has become a Red Sox Renaissance.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/27/2016

Travis Shaw, Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Massarotti: These Red Sox Are Going To Be Tested

Getting yourself out of last place is one thing. Getting yourself into the upper class requires something altogether different.


Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox returns to the dugout after hitting a two-run home run in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on May 11, 2016. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Can Jackie Bradley Jr. Maintain MVP-Like Pace?

Jackie Bradley Jr. is on a massive tear, but can he – along with the rest of the Red Sox lineup – keep it up?


Jackie Bradley Jr. celebrates a grand slam at Fenway Park on May 9, 2016. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Red Sox Mashing At Fenway Park, The Best Home Field Advantage In Baseball

The Red Sox offense is off to a torrid start at Fenway Park, which has been a nightmare for opposing pitchers.


Jae Crowder of the Boston Celtics reacts after receiving his 6th personal foul against the Atlanta Hawks  in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on April 28, 2016. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Celtics Improved, But Still Far, Far Away From Championship

The Celtics improved in 2015-16, but still have a long way to go to being a championship team.


David Price of the Boston Red Sox sits in the dugout after being pulled in the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 21, 2016.  (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

Massarotti: David Price Takes Big Step Backward For Himself, Red Sox

David Price is supposed to move the Red Sox forward. Instead, against the Rays, he knocked them back.


Pablo Sandoval (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Benching Sandoval More Of An Intervention By Red Sox

Pablo Sandoval needs help and the Red Sox are trying to give it to him whether he believes it or not, writes Tony Massarotti.


David Price. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Red Sox Opening Day Likes And Dislikes

Three things Tony liked from Opening Day … and three things he didn’t.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/06/2016

David Price  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Mazz’s 2016 Red Sox Outlook: Is David Price Enough To Push Red Sox Over .500?

Tony Massarotti is here with a season preview of the 2016 Boston Red Sox.


John Farrell (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Might Hot Seat Force John Farrell To Manage With Chutzpah?

Farrell’s job is on the line and we all know it, including him. The leash is tight and short. And if that means Farrell is going to have a quick trigger finger this season, well, so be it.



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