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Rob Bradford
October 27, 2017 - 3:33 pm
The to-do list heading into 2018 for the Red Sox doesn't figure to be a short one. When you've got a brand new manager, the chores are always going to be aplenty. But one thing this World Series should remind us is that one task should get top billing: Find a way to get Chris Sale to the finish...
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Rob Bradford
October 27, 2017 - 1:17 pm
According to multiple reports, John Farrell is interviewing for another managerial opening. As was first surfaced by The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal, Farrell met with the Nationals Friday about the job vacated by Dusty Baker, who was fired by Washington after a 97-win season. Farrell recently also...
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Alex Reimer
October 26, 2017 - 11:24 am
The resurgent Yankees are looking for a new manager. Joe Girardi will not return next season, the team announced Thursday. He had just completed a four-year contract and led the Yankees to their first American League Championship Series since 2012. “I want to thank Joe for his 10 years of hard work...
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John Tomase
October 26, 2017 - 11:17 am
Carl Willis is leaving Boston to return to Cleveland. The Indians on Thursday hired Willis to be their pitching coach, replacing Mickey Callaway, who was just named manager of the Mets. Willis previously worked in Cleveland from 2003-09, overseeing Cy Young campaigns from CC Sabathia and Cliff Lee...
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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 25, 2017 - 9:39 pm
John Farrell is still in the hunt to manage during the 2018 season. According to MLB.com, Farrell was the latest candidate to interview for the vacant Phillies managing job. It is believed to the only interview Farrell has participated in since the Red Sox let him go four days after the completion...
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Rob Bradford
October 25, 2017 - 12:40 pm
Dustin Pedroia had a cartilage restoration procedure performed on his left knee Wednesday. The surgery was performed by Dr. Riley Williams III at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY. The Red Sox report that it is anticipated that Pedroia would return to games in approximately seven...
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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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Ty Anderson
October 22, 2017 - 3:51 pm
The Red Sox have made it official: Alex Cora is their new manager. Named the 47th manager in team history, the 42-year-old Cora joins the Red Sox after an interview process that saw him clearly emerge as the top candidate for Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski. “We were very...
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