Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said he was frustrated that news of former manager John Farrell taking the Boston Red Sox job was leaked to the media before it was official. Reports came out Saturday that the Red Sox hired Farrell, but it was not approved by the Major League Baseball commissioner's office until Sunday. "It probably didn't go as smoothly as we think it could have," Anthopolous said in the Boston Globe Sunday night. "That's just reality. ... The fact that this even leaked last night, this was not a done deal last night. It was not supposed to happen that way. It was supposed to happen collectively today." The Red Sox fired Bobby Valentine a day after the season ended. He managed the club for just one year. Farrell was an early rumored candidate. He was also pursued by the Red Sox last year after the team let Terry Francona go, but the Blue Jays would not permit Farrell to interview with them. He still had two ...
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