john farrell

Alex Reimer
October 12, 2017 - 2:45 pm
David Ortiz has nothing but kind words to say about ex-Red Sox skipper John Farrell. In a segment on Fox Sports Wednesday, the former slugger praised Farrell’s five-year tenure with the club. “I live in Boston, and in Boston, the whole talk sometime during the year was that that was going to happen...
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Ryan Hannable
October 11, 2017 - 2:51 pm
Following being fired by the Red Sox Wednesday morning, manager John Farrell released a statement. Farrell thanked ownership, the front office, players and even his biggest critics -- the fans. The statement reads: Despite an end to this season that we all wanted to be different, I am proud of this...
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Alex Reimer
October 11, 2017 - 1:21 pm
John Farrell arrived in Boston with a seemingly infinite amount of goodwill. As the man following Bobby Valentine, the bar for success was relatively low. Basically, if Farrell didn’t act like a bozo at the podium or get into passive aggressive wars with players and coaches, he would have been...
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Rob Bradford
October 11, 2017 - 9:34 am
John Farrell will not be returning as the Red Sox' manager. The team announced Wednesday morning that it was not bringing Farrell back to manage the Red Sox for the 2018 season. Farrell had one more year remaining on his deal. In the team statement, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski...
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Ryan Hannable
October 09, 2017 - 7:07 pm
You knew there would be a decision somewhere in the game to be second-guessed, and it came leading into the eighth inning. With the Red Sox leading the Astros 3-2, Chris Sale had already gone four scoreless innings of relief on 65 pitches and setup man Addison Reed was ready in the bullpen. Instead...
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Ryan Hannable
October 09, 2017 - 2:26 pm
Red Sox manager John Farrell was ejected in the second inning of Monday's Game 4 for arguing balls and strikes. The Red Sox had bases loaded with no outs trailing 2-1 in the second inning. Jackie Bradley Jr. struck out looking on two close pitches and then Dustin Pedroia was called out on strikes...
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John Tomase
October 08, 2017 - 11:22 pm
John Farrell's office is as no-nonsense as the manager himself. The most prominent item on the wall behind his corner desk is an oversized 2017 team schedule. It's perpendicular to a display of headshots of previous Red Sox managers, flanked by a large framed photo of Farrell's childhood hero, Tom...
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Ryan Hannable
October 08, 2017 - 12:11 pm
With the Red Sox staring two straight playoff sweeps in the face Sunday afternoon, some have started to wonder whether manager John Farrell's job is on the line. Despite winning two straight AL East titles, success goes well beyond that and two straight seasons of getting swept in the postseason...
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Rob Bradford
October 06, 2017 - 6:07 pm
HOUSTON -- Where do you want to start? The Red Sox have now lost the first two games of the American League Division Series. That is one thing. But the way they have done it offers pause to what's going on here. If there was any doubt the Red Sox' margin for error was more miniscule than any...
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Alex Reimer
October 06, 2017 - 11:34 am
The Red Sox are not fielding their best lineup against the Astros in Game 2 of the American League Divisional Series. Manager John Farrell has penciled in seven right-handers for the Red Sox with left-handed Dallas Keuchel on the mound. Most egregiously, Rafael Devers is on the bench, with light-...
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