Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 2/26/13
The Boston Red Sox had their first game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, and this was the first time that Manager John Farrell coached against his former team. As expected the fans of the Blue Jays were slightly upset about Farrell choosing to become the manager of the Boston Red Sox and voiced their opinions before, during and after the game. Farrell was the manager of Toronto for two years compiling a 154-170 record. He was previously the pitching coach of the Red Sox under Terry Francona, and was expected to be one of the front running candidates for the position that was filled by Bobby Valentine after the firing of Francona. When offered to the job this past offseason it is no surprise that Farrell jumped at the opportunity to manage the Red Sox, he had fond memories of the 2007 World Series Championship that he won as a coach of the team. It is technically true that the Red Sox traded for Farrell this offseason giving up short stop Mike Aviles to Toronto. At the game o...
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