Hosted by Sports Hub producer and headlines guy, Matthew McCarthy, Hardcore Baseball is an in-depth, informative look into the Red Sox and the wider sport of baseball.
Episode 15: Matt McCarthy is joined by Sean Sylver to talk about what expansion and realignment could look like in MLB and how baseball should approach the proposed major changes in the near future. With the first major trade domino falling, can the Red Sox seriously expect to compete on the market this July? Portland…
Episode 14 of Hardcore Baseball: With the Red Sox bats scuffling a little bit, Matt McCarthy examines if we should be concerned about the lineup moving forward. Chris Hatfield from Sox Prospects checks in to recap the MLB Draft and the Red Sox' top picks (11:00).
Matt McCarthy explores Dustin Pedroia's future with the Red Sox. Can they really count on the often-injured 2nd baseman to contribute? Mass Live Beat Reporter Chris Smith joins the show (16:50) to recap the Astros series. Baseball America is out with their midseason prospect rankings and it's not good news for the Sox. The newly-minted…
In this episode of Hardcore Baseball, Matt McCarthy reevaluates the Red Sox and the rest of MLB a third of the way through the season. With the MLB Draft next week, Carlos Collazo from Baseball America drops by to provide some insight on who the Red Sox might draft (22:45), while Brendan Hall from USA…
In an emergency episode of Hardcore Baseball, Matt McCarthy reacts to the news that the Red Sox have designated Hanley Ramirez for assignment. Did the Sox make a mistake? One word: yes.
Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports discusses Mookie Betts, Blake Swihart, and how the Red Sox compare to the Yankees.
Tony Massarotti joins the show, the Red Sox bullpen continues to struggle, and the latest on the prospects.
Hardcore Baseball Episode 9: Mookie Betts' Standing in Red Sox History, Gordon Edes, Ichiro Steps Away
Matt McCarthy on why Betts is already one of the Red Sox' most dynamic players ever.
In the latest episode of Hardcore Baseball, Matt McCarthy breaks down Rick Porcello's hot start and why it might not last.
Hardcore Baseball Episode 7: Cora Delivers For Sox Offense, Jon Wallach Joins The Show, Farm System Struggles
In the latest episode of Hardcore Baseball, Matt McCarthy explains why Alex Cora has had a big impact on the Red Sox offense, plus much more.