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The Baseball Reporters: Red Sox Pitching Concerns, Tonight’s Lineup, and the Marlins Covid-19 Outbreak

Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporters discussing last night’s Boston Red Sox loss to the New York Mets and the continued concerns with the pitching staff.  Mazz also previewed tonight’s Red Sox lineup and talked about the latest in the Miami Marlins Covid-19 outbreak.

The Baseball Reporters: MLB’s Playoff Format for 2020, the Boston Globe’s Michael Silverman, and Red Sox Expectations

Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing MLB’s new playoff structure for the 2020 season.  Michael Silverman, of the Boston Globe, joined Mazz to talk about the new broadcast experience and technological advances coming to the game.  Finally, Tony discussed the expectation of this year’s Red Sox team.

The Baseball Reporters: The Mookie Betts Extension, the Health of Eduardo Rodriguez, and John Tomase on Betts

Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporters discussing Mookie Betts’ contract extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the status of Eduardo Rodriguez.  John Tomase, of NBC Sports Boston, joined Mazz to further the conversation on Mookie Betts.

The Baseball Reporters: Mookie Betts Signs Extension with the Dodgers, the Red Sox Pitching Staff, and Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports

Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporters discussing the contract extension between Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Tony also got into his concerns with the Red Sox pitching staff.  Jared Carrabis, of Barstool Sports, joined Mazz to discuss the Betts extension.

The Baseball Reporters: Analytics & Technology in MLB and Jeff Frye on Fixing Baseball

Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing Alex Speier’s Boston Globe article on analytics in a 60-game season and Michael Silverman’s article on MLB’s new technology.  Jeff Frye, former Red Sox utility player, joined Mazz to talk about what’s wrong with baseball and the ways to fix it.  Finally, Mazz discussed San Francisco Giant…

The Baseball Reporters Podcast - Offseason: Analyzing Red Sox Ownership and Recent Trades

Mazz recaps the Mookie Betts trade and the stance of Red Sox ownership during the annual availability of team ownership at spring training. Sox ownership comments, the value of the deal and the reasons behind the trade are all addressed. Coming soon: The Baseball Reporters returns to daily programming!

The Baseball Reporters Podcast - Offseason: Baseball Hall of Fame with Jack O'Connell

That voice on the other end of the phone? It's Jack O'Connell, the man who has made the phone call to 49 retired major league players over the last 20+ years to inform them that they have been elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He joins Mazz in the latest edition of The…

The Baseball Reporters Podcast - Offseason: John Harper of the New York Daily News

In the latest offseason podcast of The Baseball Reporters, Mazz speaks with longtime New York Daily News reporter and fellow co-author John Harper about the positives and negatives of Derek Jeter, the biggest name in this year’s Hall of Fame ballot. The two also share their Hall of Fame thoughts on everyone from Andy Pettitte…

The Baseball Reporters: Rick Porcello’s Time in Boston and Theo Epstein Shoots down Rumors about Returning to Red Sox

Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing Rick Porcello, his time with the Red Sox, and if he was worth the money.  Mazz also talked about Theo Epstein and his comments about the Red Sox rumors.

The Baseball Reporters: Mookie Betts’ Future with the Red Sox, Theo Epstein & the GM Search, and Trivia Tuesday

Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing Mookie Betts and his outfield assist in last night’s loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.  Was Betts’ play last night the highlight of the Red Sox 2019 season?  Mazz also talked about the Red Sox GM search and the chances of Theo Epstein returning to Boston.  To…

The Baseball Reporters: The Red Sox GM Search, Scott Boras on JD Martinez, and the Value of Mookie Betts

Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing the Boston Red Sox general manager search and Buster Olney’s ESPN article about the issues the Red Sox could run into during the pursuit.  Mazz also talked about Scott Boras’ comments about his client J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts’ trade value.

The Baseball Reporters: Rebuilding the Red Sox and Alex Speier on the Red Sox Offseason

Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporters discussing the Boston Red Sox and building the team for next season.  Alex Speier, of the Boston Globe, joined Mazz to talk about what the Red Sox need to address this offseason and his book “Homegrown: How The Red Sox Built A Champion From The Ground Up.”

The Baseball Reporters: The Red Sox GM Search, Mike Yastrzemski’s Fenway Park Debut, and Trivia Tuesday

Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporters discussing the Boston Red Sox search for a new general manager and possible candidates.  Mazz also talked about Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Carl Yastrzemski, playing at Fenway Park tonight.  Mike will be hitting leadoff and playing left field for the San Francisco Giants.  To wrap up the…

The Baseball Reporters: David Ortiz Speaks for First Time since Shooting and the Red Sox 2-Game Sweep Over Phillies

Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing David Ortiz’s recovery and his first interviews since being shot in the Dominican Republic.  Mazz also talked about Eduardo Rodriguez and the Boston Red Sox 2-game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies.

The Baseball Reporters: MLB’s New Single-Season Home Run Record, Xander Bogaerts’ Performance This Season, and the State of Baseball

Tony Massarotti opened up the Baseball Reporters discussing the MLB’s new single-season home run record.  Mazz also talked the play of Xander Bogaerts this season and Jhoulys Chacin’s performance in last night’s Boston Red Sox win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Baseball Reporters: Possible Replacements for Dave Dombrowksi

Tony Massarotti kicked off the Baseball Reporters discussing the firing of Dave Dombrowski and ownership’s lack of a press conference to announce the decision.  Did Dombrowski want out?  Mazz also talked about potential replacements for Dombrowski.  Could Theo Epstein make a return to Boston?