Red Sox bench coach DeMarlo Hale has been notified that he is out of the running for the managerial positional with the Blue Jays, according to multiple outlets. However, Boston could still lose a member of its' coaching staff, as pitching coach John Farrell is rumored to be the front-runner for the position. For more Red Sox information, check out weei.com/redsox.
MLB Network and NESN analyst Peter Gammons, in his weekly appearance on The Big Show, said that Blue Jays officials are expected to inform the Red Sox on Friday night about whether they want to hire Boston bench coach DeMarlo Hale or pitching coach John Farrell to be their manager. Both Hale and Farrell are finalists, and a recent report suggested that another candidate -- Sandy Alomar Jr. of the Indians -- had been notified that he's no longer being considered.
Gammons said that the Sox are "very worried" about the possibility that Farrell will depart, given the difficulty of replacing him as pitching coach. He said that there is no obvious replacement for Farrell should he leave.
"I think that decision is supposed to be made and they’re supposed to let the Red Sox know by tonight whether it’s going to be DeMarlo or John," said Gammons. "I think the Red Sox know that...
Chargers Injury Report for Friday
Did Not Participate
LB Larry English (foot) OUT
K Nate Kaeding (groin) OUT
WR Malcolm Floyd (hamstring) doubtful
WR Legedu Naanee (hamstring) doubtful
TE Antonio Gates (toe) questionable
Kion Wilson (ankle) questionable
WR Buster Davis (ribs) probable
RB Ryan Mathews (ankle) probable
Patriots Injury Report for Friday
Did Not Participate
S Jarrad Page (calf) OUT
RB Fred Taylor (toe) OUT
CB Kyle Arrington (groin) questionable
WR Julian Edelman (concussion) questionable
QB Tom Brady (right shoulder) probable
S James Sanders (hamstring) probable
The New York Mets announced that they had notified four of the candidates whom they had interviewed about their opening for the position of general manager that they were no longer under consideration. While both Sandy Alderson (currently working in the MLB Commissioner's office) and Josh Byrnes (formerly the Diamondbacks GM and Red Sox Assistant GM) will be brought back for second-round interviews.
Red Sox director of scouting Allard Baird was among the four candidates who was told he would not be brought back for a second interview. The other candidates who were told they are no longer in the running for the position were White Sox assistant GM Rick Hahn, Dodgers assistant GM Logan White and Blue Jays special assistant Dana Brown.
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