The Baseball Hour with Tony Mazz

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The Baseball Hour with Tony Mazz airs weeknights from 6pm-7pm ET during baseball season. Hosted by Tony Massarotti, he is also joined weekly by Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports, and Matt McCarthy from 98.5 The Sports Hub. Download full show podcasts every weeknight right here on 985thesportshub.com, bPod Studios, or wherever you get your podcasts. Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a review on your favorite podcast service.

Hardcore Baseball: Previewing the offseason and talking World Series
#25
10/27/2021

Matt McCarthy and Tyler Milliken react to the Red Sox ALCS loss, take a look ahead to the offseason, and preview the World Series between the Braves and Dodgers.


Red Sox Eliminated by Astros in Game 6 // What’s Next for the Red Sox? - 10/25
10/25/2021

(00:20) In the final edition of the Baseball Hour for the 2021 season, Tony Massarotti discussed the end of the Boston Red Sox season after losing Game 6 of the ALCS to the Houston Astros. Did the Red Sox exceed your expectations? (15:26) Mazz and Murray continued to talk about the Red Sox ALCS loss and looked ahead to what the team needs to address in the offseason.


Red Sox-Astros ALCS Game 6 Preview – 10/22
10/22/2021

(00:20) In an abbreviated edition of the Baseball Hour, Tony Massarotti and Matt McCarthy previewed tonight’s ALCS Game 6 matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros. (12:21) The guys also discussed tonight’s Red Sox lineup.


Red Sox Make Costly Mistakes in Game 5 Loss // Astros Take 3-2 Lead in ALCS - 10/21
10/21/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show breaking down last night’s Boston Red Sox Game 5 loss to the Houston Astros. (25:58) Mazz also talked about Kyle Schwarber’s struggles at first base.


Red Sox Take Game 3, Lead ALCS 2-1 // Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports // The Red Sox Offensive Explosion - 10/19
10/19/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing last night’s Boston Red Sox Game 3 win, Eduardo Rodriguez’s taunt towards Carlo Correa, and tonight’s Game 4. (13:37) Jared Carrabis, of Barstool Sports, joined Mazz to further the conversation about the ALCS. What are Jared’s expectations going forward in the ALCS? (26:02) Mazz also discussed the Red Sox offensive power surge.


Alex Cora’s Decision Making // Astros Gamesmanship in Game 2 // Nathan Eovaldi’s Impact - 10/18/2021
10/18/2021

(0:00) Mazz and Murray start Monday night’s edition of the baseball hour with Alex Cora’s impact on the roster and the teams approach at the plate so far in the playoffs. (13:10) The Astros gamesmanship in game 2 trying to mess with Eovaldi is discussed with Mazz and Murray giving their thoughts on what MLB could do about it. (24:30) Nathan Eovaldi’s postseason success continues and his impact on the staff and team overall are discussed.


Hardcore Baseball: Red Sox push for the pennant
#24
10/18/2021

Matt McCarthy and Tyler Milliken break down the ALCS and the Red Sox chances to win the pennant. Did Alex Cora mismanage Game 1? What will Chris Sale's availability be for the rest of this series? Do the Red Sox have the pitching advantage over the Astros? Plus, McCarthy and Milliken take a look at the NLCS and examine if the Braves have a chance to upset the Dodgers.


Red Sox-Astros ALCS Game 1 Preview – 10/15
10/15/2021

(00:20) In an abbreviated edition of the Baseball Hour, Tony Massarotti and Matt McCarthy previewed tonight’s ALCS Game 1 matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros. What is the Red Sox path to winning this series?


Red Sox Name Chris Sale Game 1 Starter // Joon Lee of ESPN on the ALCS - 10/14
10/14/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Red Sox decision to start Chris Sale in Game 1 against the Houston Astros. (23:11) Mazz was joined by Joon Lee, of ESPN.com, to preview the ALCS.


Are We Witnessing a Red Sox Revival? // The Fenway Crowds & the Atmosphere in Houston - 10/13
10/13/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing comments from manager Alex Cora about the Boston Red Sox upcoming ALCS with the Houston Astros. (13:53) Mazz also talked about the atmosphere at Fenway Park. (23:46) Tony continued to discuss the comments from Alex Cora about playing down in Houston.


Takeaways from the Red Sox ALDS Win Over the Rays // Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports // Red Sox Pitching vs. the Rays - 10/12
10/12/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show breaking down the Boston Red Sox Divisional Round victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. (11:33) Jared Carrabis, of Barstool Sports, joined Mazz to talk about the Red Sox ALDS win and a probable ALCS matchup with the Houston Astros. (26:02) Mazz also discussed the performances of Garrett Whitlock and the Red Sox pitching staff.


Red Sox Take 2-1 Series Lead // Ground Rule Double Ruling // Game 4 Preview – 10/11/2021
10/11/2021

(0:00) Mazz and Big Jim Murray start Monday night’s show discussing the Red Sox winning a 13 inning thriller against the Rays to take a 2-1 series lead in the ALDS. (13:30) Mazz and Murray relive the crazy ground rule double, the ruling by the umps and the reaction in both dugouts afterwards. (24:50) Calls come in to discuss the Red Sox win last night and the upcoming game tonight.


Hardcore Baseball: The Milliken Takeover / Red Sox-Rays ALDS
#23
10/10/2021

Tyler Milliken, filling in for Matt McCarthy, breaks down the first two games of Red Sox-Rays and previews the rest of the series.


The Baseball Hour: Red Sox vs Rays // Game 2 Pitching vs Hitting Matchups // Tropicana Field - 10/8
10/08/2021

(0:00) Mazz opens The Baseball Hour looking at the Red Sox and Rays in the ALDS after the Rays game 1 win.  (14:01) The Rays pitching staff at home and pitching and hitting matchups.  (23:42) Looking at Tropicana Field and how it can affect games.


The Baseball Hour: Previewing Red Sox vs Rays // Red Sox momentum? // Mound at Tropicana Field - 10/7
10/07/2021

(0:00) Mazz opens The Baseball Hour taking a look at the Red Sox and Rays ALDS series.  (14:44) Are The Red Sox carrying momentum into this series? (23:40) Looking at the pitchers mound at Tropicana Field and the Rays ERA during home games.


The Baseball Hour: Red Sox Advance to ALDS // Red Sox vs Yankees // Yankees Postgame Comments - 10/6
10/06/2021

(0:00) Mazz opens The Baseball Hour discussing the Red Sox taking down the Yankees last night in the wild card play-in game.  (14:11) The callers weigh in on last nights win over the Yankees.  (35:55) Comments on the Yankees postgame and Red Sox front office.


The Baseball Hour: Red Sox vs Yankees // Jared Carrabis // Callers Reaction - 10/5
10/05/2021

(0:00) Mazz opens the show discussing the Red Sox Yankees wild card game.  (11:44) Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports joins the show!   (23:14) The callers weigh in on the game.


Hardcore Baseball: Red Sox-Yankees Wild Card Preview
#22
10/05/2021

Matt McCarthy previews the American League Wild Card game in a mini-episode of Hardcore Baseball. He looks at pitching matchup and discusses what the J.D. Martinez injury means for the Red Sox.


Red Sox Hosting Wild-Card Game //Sox Celebrating Getting in the Wild Card // Red Sox-Yankees Preview - 10/4/2021
10/04/2021

(0:00) Mazz and Big Jim start Monday night’s baseball hour with Red Sox come from behind win against the Nationals yesterday afternoon to clinch a playoff spot and host the wild card game at Fenway. (14:30) Calls come in upset with the Red Sox for celebrating winning the first wild card game spot. (24:45) How confident should Red Sox fans be with Eovaldi going against Cole tomorrow night?


Red Sox Drop 2 of 3 to the Orioles // Tonight’s Red Sox Lineup vs. the Nationals // Bobby Dalbec at 2B? - 10/1
10/01/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti and Matt McCarthy opened up the show discussing last night’s Boston Red Sox 6-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. Have the Red Sox players checked out? (12:09) Mazz and McCarthy previewed tonight’s Red Sox lineup in their series opener with the Washington Nationals. (22:25) Could Bobby Dalbec get playing time at second base?


Red Sox Snap 4-Game Losing Streak with 6-0 Win Over the Orioles // The Performance of Nathan Eovaldi // Alex Cora & Second Base - 9/30
09/30/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing last night’s Boston Red Sox 6-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Has last night’s win changed your confidence in the Red Sox? (12:17) Mazz also talked about the Nathan Eovaldi’s performance in last night’s Red Sox win. (24:32) Tony discussed the comments made by Alex Cora about second base and Christian Arroyo’s playing time.


Red Sox Drop 4th Straight // The Red Sox Aggressive Offensive Approach // Chris Sale’s Performance Last Night - 9/29
09/29/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the state of the Boston Red Sox after last night’s loss to the Baltimore Orioles. (13:11) Mazz continued to talk about last night’s loss and the performance of the Red Sox lineup in the bottom of the 8th (22:11) Tony also discussed the performance of Chris Sale in last night’s loss to Baltimore.


The Baseball Hour: Red Sox and the Wild Card // Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports // Red Sox Lineup - 9/28
09/28/2021

(0:00) Mazz opens The Baseball Hour discussing the Red Sox and the current wild card race with the Yankees and Blue Jays.  (11:44) Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports joins the show!  (25:38) More thoughts on the Red Sox final week of the season and a lineup change for tonight’s game.


Hardcore Baseball: Red Sox playoff fate hangs in the balance
#21
09/28/2021

Matt McCarthy and Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald preview the final week of the baseball season. They discuss how the schedule positions the Red Sox to make the Wild Card game, what the consequences should be if they fail to get a spot, and whether the Yankees or the Blue Jays would be a better matchup in the one-game playoff.


Red Sox Swept by Yankees in Weekend Series // How Were the Television Ratings for Yankees-Red Sox? - 9/27
09/27/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show breaking down the New York Yankees sweep over the Boston Red Sox this weekend. (25:10) Mazz also talked about Kyle Schwarber’s play at first base and the television ratings for this weekend’s series.


Yankees-Red Sox Preview // Brendan Kuty of NJ.com - 9/24
09/24/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti opened up the show previewing the Boston Red Sox upcoming series with the New York Yankees. (13:25) Brendan Kuty, of NJ.com, joined Mazz to discuss the state of the New York Yankees. (23:55) Which team needs to win this series more?


The Red Sox Yellow Jerseys // The Play of Jose Iglesias & the Return of Christian Arroyo // The Red Sox Defense - 9/23
09/23/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti and Matt McCarthy kicked off the show discussing the Boston Red Sox, their 7-game winning streak, and their yellow jerseys. (13:02) Mazz and McCarthy talked about the play of Jose Iglesias and the Red Sox options at second during the playoffs. (24:04) Finally, the guys discussed the play of the Red Sox defense.


The Red Sox 6-3 Win over the Mets, Tonight’s Lineup // Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports – 9/22
09/22/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing last night’s Boston Red Sox win over the New York Mets and tonight’s lineup. (13:24) Jared Carrabis, of Barstool Sports, joined Mazz to talk about the Red Sox playoff expectations and potential matchups. (24:57) Mazz also discussed the Bobby Dalbec turnaround and how it’s impacted the Red Sox lineup.


Tonight’s Red Sox Lineup vs. the Mets // What Do You Do with Bobby Dalbec? // Garrett Whitlock Placed on IL - 9/21
09/21/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the Boston Red Sox lineup in tonight’s series opener with the New York Mets. (11:38) Mazz continued to talk about tonight’s lineup, the recent play of Bobby Dalbec, and the future of the first base position. (23:53) Tony also discussed pitcher Garrett Whitlock being placed on IL and his workload before getting injured.


Red Sox Sweep Orioles, Extend Winning Streak to 5-Games // The Play of Bobby Dalbec // The Return of Xander Bogaerts - 9/20
09/20/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the Boston Red Sox weekend sweep over the Baltimore Orioles. (12:23) Mazz also talked about the improved play of Bobby Dalbec and the return of Xander Bogaerts. (23:22) Tony discussed the return of Xander Bogaerts and the latest playoff picture for the Red Sox.


Hardcore Baseball: Red Sox push for Wild Card spot
#20
09/20/2021

Tyler Milliken returns to Hardcore Baseball to discuss the American League wild card race, the impact of Bobby Dalbec and Kyle Schwarber, and the tough decisions Alex Cora would face in a one-game playoff.


The Red Sox & Playoff Scenarios // The Red Sox Pitching Staff // The Attendance at Fenway Park - 9/17
09/17/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti and Matt McCarthy opened up the show discussing the state of the Boston Red Sox as they approach the final two weeks of the regular season. (13:42) Mazz and McCarthy also talked about the Red Sox pitching staff and how they will be used as the regular season winds down. (23:55) Finally, Tony and Matt discussed the fan interest level in the Red Sox.


Red Sox Take 2 of 3 in Seattle // The Latest Playoff Picture // The Red Sox Final Homestand - 9/16
09/16/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Red Sox, taking two of three from the Seattle Mariners, and the Red Sox playoff picture. (13:47) Mazz continued to talk about the Red Sox playoff picture and how they would matchup against certain teams. (22:36) Finally, Mazz previewed the Red Sox upcoming homestand and if fans are interested in attending these games.


The Red Sox Playoff Picture // Kyle Schwarber & Last Night’s Win in Seattle - 9/15
09/15/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti and Adam Jones kicked off the show discussing the Boston Red Sox, last night’s win over the Seattle Mariners, and the latest playoff picture. (12:01) Mazz and Jones continued to talk about last night’s Red Sox win and the play of Kyle Schwarber. (23:17) The guys discussed Nathan Eovaldi’s performance last night and the Red Sox defensive struggles.


Red Sox Drop Series Opener to Mariners // Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports // The Red Sox Defense - 9/14
09/14/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Red Sox and last night’s loss to the Seattle Mariners. (12:39) Jared Carrabis, of Barstool Sports, joined Mazz to talk about the latest with the Red Sox. (27:46) Finally, Tony talked about the defensive struggles for the Red Sox.


Sox Lose 2 of 3 This Weekend // Chris Sale’s COVID Diagnosis// Whitlock’s Stats - 9/13
09/13/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the Boston Red Sox and their weekend series with the Chicago White Sox. (14:57) Mazz also talked about the play of Bobby Dalbec and the latest in the Chris Sale’s COVID absence. (24:46) Finally, Tony discussed Garrett Whitlock and his role going forward.


Chris Sale Tests Positive for COVID-19 // Marc Bertrand of the Zolak & Bertrand Show // MLB Testing Protocols - 9/10
09/10/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Red Sox COVID outbreak and MLB’s testing protocols. (15:16) Marc Bertrand, of the Zolak & Bertrand Show, joined Mazz to talk about Chris Sale’s positive COVID-19 test. (24:20) Mazz and Jones continued to talk about MLB’s testing protocols and comments made by Hunter Renfroe.


Red Sox Avoid Sweep, Take Lead in Wild Card Race // The Performances Hunter Renfroe & Nathan Eovaldi - 9/9
09/09/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the Boston Red Sox come from behind win over the Tampa Bay Rays avoiding the sweep. (14:21) Mazz and Matt McCarthy continued to talk about last night’s Red Sox win and the play of Hunter Renfroe. (23:40) Finally, the guys discussed Nathan Eovaldi’s performance last night.


The Underachieving Red Sox // Last Night’s Loss to the Rays // Alex Verdugo’s Defense - 9/8
09/08/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing the Boston Red Sox, last night’s 12-7 to the Tampa Bay Rays, and which members of the team have been underachieving. (13:44) Mazz got into the approach of the Red Sox at the MLB trade deadline. (24:48) Tony also talked about the Red Sox defense and the play of Alex Verdugo.


Assessing the Red Sox Season // Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports // Red Sox & Fundamentals - 9/7
09/07/2021

(00:20) Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the Boston Red Sox and yesterday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. (10:22) Jared Carrabis, of Barstool Sports, joined Mazz to talk about yesterday’s loss and the state of the Red Sox. (25:53) Mazz continued to share his takeaways from yesterday’s loss.