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After a disappointing 69-win season, the Red Sox' coaching staff was bound to change.
Boston fired manager Bobby Valentine on Oct. 4, and on Friday, Red Sox hitting coach Dave Magadan said that he has been hired by the Texas Rangers for the same position, first reported by Rob Bradford of WEEI. The hiring was officially announced by the Rangers hours later.
Magadan had been Boston's hitting coach since October of 2006, and his offense helped the Red Sox win their second World Series title in four years. Boston led all of Major League Baseball in 2011 in hits, runs and OPS, but failed to make the postseason. This season, the Red Sox ranked eighth in the league in runs and 10th in batting averge.
Magadan had also been talking with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians -- where Terry Francona is now the manager -- about open positions, as well as with Boston about returning next season.
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The Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms with the Toronto Blue Jays on a deal that will make John Farrell the next manager of the Boston Red Sox. Farrell, who was the Red Sox pitching coach from 2006 to 2010, notched a 154-170 record during his 2 year stint as the Blue Jays manager.WEEI’s Rob Bradford reports that Mike Aviles will be sent to Toronto to complete the deal. The Red...
Gene Lamont is just four wins away from capturing a World Series title with the Tigers, but it's possible he'd still rather be managing the Red Sox.
Lamont, who is currently serving as the Tigers' third base coach, spoke with the Boston Herald's Scott Lauber prior to Game 4 of the ALCS, and it's clear that managing is something that's still...
Texas Rangers right-hander Mike Adams underwent successful surgery for his neck injury, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, on Thursday, reports Anthony
Andro of FOXSportsSouthWest.com.
Rangers reliever Mike Adams had successful surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Thursday.
— Anthony Andro (@aandro) October 19, 2012
Adams has been hampered by the injury, which is basically...
The Red Sox
are going along with their managerial search, quietly.
to last offseason -- when the team had candidates conduct interviews with
reporters -- the Red Sox front office has ushered the interviewees in and out
of the offices without much ado.
continue to evaluate all options, here's this week's mailbag.
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The Boston Red Sox have introduced John Farrell as their new manager.
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The Boston Red Sox late Saturday reportedly hired away John Farrell from Toronto to be the BoSox's new manager, according to CSN New England. According to CSN's Sean McAdam, an announcement from the team will be forthcoming, and that Farrell reportedly will receive a three-year contract through the 2015 season. Compensation from the Red Sox to the Blue Jays is expected...
The Red Sox have hired their former pitching coach John Farrell to manage the team. To complete the deal Boston had to send shortstop Mike Aviles to the Blue Jays as compensation. Farrell has signed a three year contract and the team will hold a press conference to announce the signing early next week.
The Rangers announced today that they have named Red Sox hitting coach Dave Magadan to the same position within their organization. Magadan was revered as a great coach with the Sox, and aided in the development of young hitters for the last six years. He was one of only a few coaches, along with Gary [...]