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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: Red Sox Rotation Has Fallen Well Short Of Lofty Expectations

The starting rotation was supposed to be the Red Sox’ strength. Instead, it’s been a weakness.


Mazz: David Price Doesn’t Need To Talk, But He Needs To Pitch

Price can do what he wants, say what he wants or not say anything at all. But the pitching? Sorry, no compromises there.


Mazz: Don’t Waste Your Breath, Celtics Are Drafting Markelle Fultz

It’s hard to figure out what Danny Ainge is thinking, but based on what happened at the trade deadline, it seems obvious the Celtics will pick Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft.


Massarotti: Are The Patriots Throwing Tom Brady A Going Away Party?

Are the Patriots loading up in 2017 to make sure Tom Brady goes out with a bang?


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.



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