Thomas “Tom” Verducci (born October 23, 1960) is definitely an American sportswriter who writes for Sports Highlighted and it is online magazine SI.com. He writes mainly about baseball. He is another field reporter for that Major league baseball postseason along with a regular season analyst on FOX. Additionally, he seems on Hot Stove and Major league baseball Tonight on Major league baseball Network like a baseball insider.

Verducci was created in East Orange, Nj and elevated in Glen Ridge. He attended Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, Nj after which visited Penn Condition, graduating having a B.A. in Journalism and made an appearance within the first edition from the Weekly Collegian. On This summer 12, 2016 Verducci revealed he would be a Mets fan becoming an adult.

Following a one-year stint at Florida Today, Verducci gone to live in New You are able to Newsday in 1983, being a columnist in 1990. He started writing for Sports Highlighted in 1993. He’s a regular guest around the Dan Patrick Show.

His newest jobs are entitled The Cubs Way. It chronicles the epic story of methods Theo Epstein along with a perfect 5-year plan required the Cubs from the 101-loss season this year towards the 2016 World Series Champions.

Additionally to his writing responsibilities, Verducci works in television. He works best for Major league baseball Network, where he works as a “baseball insider” and co-host of countless programs with Bob Costas. He known as his first World Series in 2014 for Fox alongside Joe Buck and Harold Reynolds. Verducci was the very first non-former player or manager to operate within the broadcasting booth like a color commentator for any World Series telecast since ABC’s Howard Cosell in 1983. Verducci and Reynolds would following a 2015 season, get replaced by John Smoltz as Fox’s top baseball analyst. Verducci finished up working the 2016 Fall Classic like a sideline reporter, a job he continues to have even today so that as a studio analyst, that they did just for 2016. He’d do some play-by-experience Major league baseball network.

Verducci resides in the Belle Mead portion of Montgomery Township, Nj together with his wife Kirsten, and 2 sons. His brother Frank Verducci was the Offensive Coordinator for UConn.