Alex Cora

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Rob Bradford
November 06, 2017 - 2:56 pm
Alex Cora wants to start fresh. But he also knows that a big part of the conversation heading into 2018 still has something to do with last season. Following his introductory press conference, announcing the 42-year-old as the newest Red Sox manager, Cora took questions on how he viewed one of the...
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Rob Bradford
November 06, 2017 - 9:54 am
The Red Sox' 2017 clubhouse wasn't a bad one. And, no, the players didn't universally tune out John Farrell. But there was undeniably something missing. This isn't just me talking. This is executives, players and coaches. When revisiting all that was during the Sox' 93-win season, there is one item...
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John Tomase
November 03, 2017 - 1:41 pm
The Red Sox will introduce Alex Cora as their next manager on Monday at noon from the Fenway Park, the teamm announced. Cora, 42, arrives with some good karma. As bench coach, he just helped lead the Houston Astros to their first World Series title. His old team is holding a victory parade today...
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Tony LaRussa
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John Tomase
November 02, 2017 - 3:16 pm
Tony La Russa isn't joining the Red Sox to get in Alex Cora's way. La Russa, who was named a special assistant to baseball boss Dave Dombrowski on Thursday, told reporters on a conference call that he just wants to be a resource for the first-year manager. "In Alex's case I knew him as a player,"...
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Rob Bradford
October 26, 2017 - 10:59 am
Josh Beckett saw what Dave Dombrowski did when it comes to Alex Cora, albeit more than 10 years earlier and from a completely different perspective. Speaking from the Diamond Resorts Invitational Golf Tournament Thursday morning (an event that benefits the Florida Hospital for Children), the former...
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Rob Bradford
October 23, 2017 - 5:37 pm
WALTHAM -- Alex Cora has a pretty good idea what he's getting into. He played in Boston. He's hung around Boston. He has listened to everything that has gone in Boston from people who are knee-deep in working in Boston. But when it comes to running a team in Boston, it never hurts to get a little...
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Rob Bradford
October 23, 2017 - 9:39 am
Alex Cora did plenty on his way to getting the Red Sox managing job. Player. Winter ball manager and general manager. Constructing World Baseball Classic team. Television analyst. Bench coach. But, as his good friend and former teammate Mike Lowell pointed out on the Bradfo Sho podcast , there was...
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