Found October 25, 2011 on
Previously, if you no longer wanted to be a part of the Toronto Blue Jays organization, you were free to leave. With manager John Farrell's name being hotly discussed as a potential candidate to fill the vacancy in Boston, the club is changing its rules. Blue Jays president Paul Beeston and general manager Alex Anthopoulos issued a joint statement that made it clear that the club will not allow anyone to leave the organization for the same job on another team. "Due to the distraction caused by media speculation regarding our employee permission policy, the Toronto Blue Jays have amended...
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The Toronto Blue Jays say manager John Farrell can't leave for the same job with the Boston Red Sox.
The Jays issued a statement Tuesday saying employees won't be permitted to leave for the same job in another organization - essentially blocking a move by Farrell back to the Red Sox.
The team says its amended its employee permission policy and ''will not grant permission...
Yesterday the Globe's Pete Abraham tweeted something interesting:
"Here's what's interesting about the John Farrell rumors: Nobody has said no."
It's a good point. Plenty of people are speculating whether he'd be interested in returning to the Boston bench, this time as Tito's replacement, as he was once thought to be. Farrell's been asked...
This morning I posted my thoughts about John Farrell returning to Boston. Based on public comments Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos made about allowing their employees to seek other opportunities, it sounded more likely than not.
Not long after I hit the Publish button, it was announced that their policy has changed, via CSNNE:
Team president Paul Beeston and general manager Alex...
The Toronto Blue Jays are keeping manager John Farrell under wraps.
The Blue Jays issued a statement on Tuesday which declared that employees will not be permitted to leave for the same job in another organization. The decree essentially blocks a move by Farrell to the AL East rival Boston Red Sox.
"Due to the distraction caused by media speculation regarding our employee...
With the Boston Red Sox expected to announce Ben Cherington as their new general manager tomorrow, the first order of business for the new man in charge will be to hire a few field manager.
Reportedly, the Red Sox may already have their man in mind. The only problem is that he already manages another team. A division rival, too.
According to the Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo, the...
The Red Sox announced that they will introduce Ben Cherington as their new GM tomorrow. Now that the Red Sox have resolved the uncertainty in their front office, it's time to find a new manager. Here are the latest links on the subject:
Joel Sherman of the New York Post hears that Blue Jays manager John Farrell would be desired in Boston, under Cherington, and in Chicago...
Blue Jays manager John Farrell has been speculated as a potential candidate to replace former Red Sox manager Terry Francona, but Farrell attempted to dismiss that notion.
On Tuesday, amidst rampant rumors that the Red Sox might be interested in bringing John Farrell back to his former organization, Toronto announced a change in its employee policy. The Blue Jays made it clear that Farrell will not be managing their American League East rivals any time soon.
TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays don’t intend to let manager John Farrell leave for the same job with the Boston Red Sox.
The Jays issued a statement Tuesday that said employees won’t be permitted to leave for the same job in another organization — essentially blocking a move...
With much talk in the last three days regarding the possibility of John Farrell moving from the Toronto Blue Jays to the Boston Red Sox, the issue of Farrell's situation with the Jays seems to have slanted altogether.
If I recall, it was only a matter of weeks ago that there was a sect of Blue Jays fans and pundits that didn't seem to care much for Farrell's status with...