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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.

Hardcore Baseball: MLB Expansion, Trade Season Begins

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…

Hardcore Baseball: Red Sox' Bats Cool Off, A Draft Recap, and Miguel Cabrera Injured

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).

Hardcore Baseball: Dustin Pedroia's Future, Astros Recap, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

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…

Hardcore Baseball Episode 12: Memorial Day Reevaluations, MLB Draft Preview

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…