Alex Cora

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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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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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Rob Bradford
October 21, 2017 - 7:16 pm
It sure looks like Alex Cora will be the next Red Sox manager. According to The Athletic and FanRag.com, Cora has been offered the job as manager of the Red Sox. If contract terms are agreed upon (Scott Boras is Cora's agent), an announcement will be made after the Astros' postseason run. The 41-...
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Rob Bradford
October 21, 2017 - 10:53 am
The Red Sox' managerial search might have hit a bump in the road Friday. For one, Dave Dombrowski still wasn't able to make an official move on Alex Cora due to the Astros extending their American League Championship Series to a seventh game. While Cora has interviewed with the Red Sox, it has been...
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Rob Bradford
October 20, 2017 - 6:02 pm
Most all of baseball believe the Red Sox want to have their manager before the beginning of the World Series, which is slated to start Tuesday. And a good chunk of those people also are convinced Alex Cora is going to be the guy, with the hold-up being his current participation in the American...
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Rob Bradford
October 19, 2017 - 6:14 pm
It may be down to two. As was first reported by The Athletic , the Tigers are slated to name Ron Gardenhire their next manager. Gardenhire interviewed for the Red Sox open managerial position earlier this week, following Alex Cora and Brad Ausmus. The soon-to-be 60-year-old Gardenhire is very well...
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Alex Reimer
October 19, 2017 - 3:42 pm
It appears as if Major League Baseball’s social media arm was spreading some false news about the Red Sox’ managerial search. On Tuesday afternoon, MLB’s verified Spanish account, “ @LasMayores ,” tweeted the Red Sox are set to name Alex Cora as their next manager. “Segun varias fuentes, @ac13alex...
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Rob Bradford
October 17, 2017 - 9:35 am
Consider this an educated guess. The way the Red Sox are moving with their managerial search, along with Major League Baseball protocol, you might want to clear your calendar for Monday. Putting the pieces together, that date is starting to seem like the sweet spot for Dave Dombrowski announcing...
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Ty Anderson
October 16, 2017 - 5:14 pm
Alex Cora, who interviewed with Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski in New York on Sunday, is now being considered a lock to become the Red Sox’ next manager, according to a report out of Puerto Rico. "There is a 99.9 percent chance of [Cora] being named Red Sox leader,” a...
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