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The Baseball Reporters: Will Alex Cora Return As Red Sox Manager?

In the wake of the Ron Roenicke firing, Mazz examines the chances of Alex Cora returning as manager of the Red Sox. Why haven't the Red Sox publicly eliminated Cora's potential return? And does Chaim Bloom have the latitude to make the decision on his? Unedited answers from Bloom's Zoom press conference are included.

JD Martinez’s Performance This Season / Evaluating the 2020 Season

Tony Massarotti kicked off the season finale of the Baseball Reporters discussing comments made by JD Martinez and the expectations for the 2021 season. (00:30) More on JD Martinez and his future with the Red Sox (10:39) How will you look back at the 2020 season? (19:55)

The Future Red Sox Manager / John Tomase of NBC Sports Boston

Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing the future of Boston Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke. Who do you want to manage next season? (00:32) Mazz brought in John Tomase, of NBC Sports Boston, to talk about the possible options for the new Red Sox manager. (14:36)

Red Sox Optimism / Nick Pivetta’s Red Sox Debut / Pitcher Development

Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing the Boston Red Sox final stretch of games and its impact on their draft position. (00:29) Mazz also talked about pitcher Nick Pivetta’s Red Sox debut last night. (13:45) Tony continued to talk about the Red Sox pitcher development. (24:26)

Evaluating This Season’s Red Sox Team / Nick Pivetta’s Red Sox Debut / Jim Callis of MLB.com

Tony Massarotti kicked off the discussing this year’s Red Sox team. Who showed you something this year? (00:30) Mazz also previewed Nick Pivetta’s Red Sox debut tonight against the New York Yankees. (12:54) Jim Callis, of MLB.com, joined Tony to discuss the Red Sox approach at next season’s MLB Draft. (23:40)

Rebuilding the Red Sox for Next Season / Tanner Houck Improves to 2-0

Tony Massarotti kicked off the show discussing Tom Werner’s interview with Tom Caron. Can the Red Sox be competitive next season? (00:30) Mazz also talked about Tanner Houck’s performance in yesterday’s win against the New York Yankees.(12:36)

Red Sox Offseason & the Health of Eduardo Rodriguez / Alex Speier of the Boston Globe

Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussed the Boston Red Sox offseason plans and the latest on the health of pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez. (00:00) Alex Speier, of the Boston Globe, joined Mazz to talk about Eduardo Rodriguez, the Red Sox pitching staff, and rebuilding the farm system. (14:27)

Tanner Houck’s MLB Debut / Why the Red Sox Won’t Call Up Pitcher Nick Pivetta

Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing the MLB debut of Boston Red Sox pitcher Tanner Houck. (00:31) Mazz continued to talk about Houck’s performance, the Red Sox pitching development, the team’s plan for pitcher Nick Pivetta. (24:44)

The Red Sox Split with the Rays / the Red Sox Offseason / Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports

Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussed the Boston Red Sox weekend series split with the Tampa Bay Rays. What do you want the Red Sox to do this offseason? (00:37) Should the Red Sox pursue pitcher Trevor Bauer? (12:47) Jared Carrabis, of Barstool Sports, joined Mazz to talk about the Red Sox and their…

The Baseball Reporters: Another Home Run for Dalbec / Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe

Mazz kicked off the show discussing another home run for Red Sox rookie Bobby Dalbec. (00:28) Dan Shaughnessy, of the Boston Globe, joined Mazz to talk about the state of the Red Sox and the interest level in the team. (14:33)

The Baseball Reporters: Bobby Dalbec’s Hot Start / Rebuilding the Red Sox / Mookie Betts & the Dodgers

Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing the play of Red Sox rookie Bobby Dalbec and his concerns with Dalbec. (00:29) Mazz also talked about Chaim Bloom, rebuilding the Red Sox and their upcoming series with the Tampa Bay Rays. (13:10) Tony discussed the Mookie Betts and Red Sox player development. (23:27)

The Baseball Reporters: Benintendi Done for the Season, the Interest Level in MLB, and Dan Roche of WBZ-TV

Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussed the end of Andrew Benintendi’s season and the interest level in Major League Baseball.  What is it going to take to get fans back?  (25:45) Dan Roche, of WBZ-TV, joined Mazz to talk about the state of the Red Sox and MLB.

The Baseball Reporters: Fixing the Red Sox, Available Free Agents, and Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports

Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reports discussing the Boston Red Sox and their needs at the MLB trade deadline and free agents available this offseason.  Jared Carrabis, of Barstool Sports, joined the show to talk about the state of the Red Sox and their roster options.

The Baseball Reporters: Chaim Bloom’s Next Move and Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports-Philadelphia

Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing Chaim Bloom and his trade that sent Brandon Workman and Heath Hembree to the Philadelphia Phillies.  Jim Salisbury, of NBC Sports-Philadelphia, joined Mazz to give his scouting report on the pitchers the Red Sox acquired from the Phillies.

The Baseball Reporters: Are the Red Sox in for a short or a long rebuild?

Tonight on The Baseball Reports, Mazz opens the show discussing the comments from Chaim Bloom about the Red Sox possibly entertaining trade offers for Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers. He also discuss the current state of the Red Sox and if it’ll be a long rebuild or a short rebuild for the club.

The Baseball Reporters: Are the Red Sox leaving Ron Roenicke out to dry?

Tonight on The Baseball Reporters, Mazz recaps the Red Sox 6-3 loss to the Yankees. The team is unwatchable with a bad attitude, pathetic pitching staff... we could go on. If Alex Cora was here, would the players' mentality be different? Mazz also hits on Fernando Tatís Jr.'s grand-slam. 

The Baseball Reporters: The State of the Red Sox, Their Series with the Yankees, and Comments from J.D. Martinez

Tony Massarotti opened up the show discussing the state of the Boston Red Sox and Tom Werner’s interview with NESN.  Mazz also talked about the Red Sox series with the New York Yankees and comments made by J.D. Martinez.