Alex Cora

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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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Rob Bradford
October 15, 2017 - 11:16 pm
As Dave Dombrowski insinuated in his recent press conference, this whole managerial search probably won't take that long. The first hint that finding the next Red Sox manager was on the fast track was Alex Cora's interview Sunday in New York. That led to a tweet from The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal...
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Rob Bradford
October 14, 2017 - 2:19 pm
We now know at least one name on Dave Dombrowski's list. A source confirms the Dan Shaughnessy's report that Alex Cora, Houston's bench coach, is expected to meet with Red Sox president of baseball operations during the Astros' off day in New York, Sunday. Houston is traveling to New York after...
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Gabe Kapler celebrates Red Sox ALCS win over Yankees in 2004.
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John Tomase
October 12, 2017 - 11:30 pm
Red Sox fans need no reminder that Gabe Kapler knows how to make an entrance. Back in June of 2003, Kapler arrived from the Rockies for the final two games of a wild series with the Marlins and became an instant folk hero. He went 4-for-5 in his debut and then followed with a pair of homers in a...
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Rob Bradford
October 12, 2017 - 3:32 pm
When John Farrell took over the Red Sox after the 2012 season, he was the right guy at the right time. The Red Sox had bizarrely believed that they needed to go 180 degrees away from Terry Francona the year before, hiring Bobby Valentine, and the results were predictable. Valentine and the Red Sox...
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Alex Cora
April 15, 2016 - 6:58 am
Former Red Sox infielder and current ESPN baseball analyst Alex Cora appeared on the Bradfo Show podcast on Thursday to discuss several early storylines this season. To hear the interview, check the WEEI audio on demand page. With the Red Sox rotation struggling to find its way early in the season...
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Alex Cora
Rob Bradford
January 11, 2016 - 8:21 am
A quick look at Rusney Castillo's most recent foray into winter baseball might elicit a bit of panic. Heading into Monday night's Puerto Rican Winter League playoff game, Castillo was 1-for-16 with six strikeouts since joining Caguas for its postseason run. But Castillo's manager this offseason --...
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Rob Bradford
January 04, 2016 - 7:35 am
You might want to pay attention to what transpires at Hiram Bithorn Stadium Monday night. It is at that venue in Puerto Rico where Alex Cora 's Caguas Puerto Rican Winter League team takes on a club managed by a another former Red Sox infielder, Ramon Vazqez, Santurce. (Vazquez and Cora were traded...
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Alex Cora
Ryan Hannable
February 12, 2015 - 7:18 am
Former Red Sox player and current Criollos de Caguas winter ball manager Alex Cora joined Middays with MFB on Thursday to talk about Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo, who he managed for 10 games this past winter. To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page . Cora had nothing but...
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January 03, 2013 - 5:50 pm
Former big league infielder Alex Cora , who spent 14 years in the big leagues including four with the Red Sox from 2005-08, is now serving as the general manager of the Caguas Criollos of the Puerto Rican Winter League. Cora assembled a team that cruised to the best record in the regular season,...
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