80 episodes

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.

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    • 3.8, 24 Ratings

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: Red Sox report to the Fort

    Hardcore Baseball: Red Sox report to the Fort

    Season 3 of Hardcore Baseball kicks off as the Red Sox report to Fort Myers following a disastrous offseason. Jason Mastrodonato joins Matt McCarthy from Sox camp to discuss the circus that was the Mookie Betts trade, Ron Roenicke's elevation to interim manager, and the questions facing the 2020 team (6:45).

    • 31 min
    Emergency Episode: Red Sox Trade Mookie Betts and David Price

    Emergency Episode: Red Sox Trade Mookie Betts and David Price

    Matt McCarthy reacts to the breaking news of the Mookie Betts and David Price trade. Should John Henry still own the Red Sox if he's solely going to make decisions based on saving money? 

    • 15 min
    Hardcore Baseball: Tony Mazz on the 2020 Hall of Fame class

    Hardcore Baseball: Tony Mazz on the 2020 Hall of Fame class

    Tony Massarotti joins Matt McCarthy to talk everything Hall of Fame after the 2020 class was announced (8:40). Is Cooperstown getting watered down by the number of fringe candidates elected in recent years? Should Derek Jeter have been unanimous? Will Bonds and Clemens get in?

    • 28 min
    Hardcore Baseball: sign-stealing scandal rocks Red Sox

    Hardcore Baseball: sign-stealing scandal rocks Red Sox

    Alex Cora is gone as the Red Sox await MLB's sanctions amid the sign-stealing scandal. Tim McKone joins Matt McCarthy to talk about what this means for the Red Sox, how they should react, and whether baseball got it right by slamming the Astros with unprecedented punishments. 

    • 37 min
    Hardcore Baseball: Jimmy Stewart on sign-stealing and the offseason

    Hardcore Baseball: Jimmy Stewart on sign-stealing and the offseason

    Jimmy Stewart joins Matt McCarthy to talk about the Red Sox sign-stealing scandal and what should happen to Alex Cora and the organization. Plus: why haven't the Red Sox done anything of substance this offseason? Arbitration numbers are in, how on God's green earth is Jackie Bradley Jr. an $11 million player?

    • 35 min
    Hardcore Baseball: the Hot Stove is back

    Hardcore Baseball: the Hot Stove is back

    After one of the busiest Winter Meetings in recent memory, Matt McCarthy and Sean Sylver react to all the offseason happenings to date, including the Yankees signing of Gerrit Cole, the Astros scandal, and why the Red Sox haven't done anything yet.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

samgloss ,

My favorite podcast

I love the knowledge and info on the podcast. I think Matt has become an exceptional podcaster. He gives a realistic view of the Red Sox is always refreshing. I love getting to learn more about the Sox and the farm!
Thanks Matt and keep up the good work!!!

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