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Terry Francona maintains that his departure from the Red Sox was a mutual decision. But he did acknowledge during a radio appearance yesterday that he was never asked to stay on as manager during his meeting with Sox owner John Henry last Friday.
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In their search to replace Terry Francona, the Boston Red Sox are reportedly interested in bringing back former third base coach, Dale Sveum.
He took the Red Sox bridge after the ship was merely torpedoed and felt compelled to resign it after his own crew sank it in earnest. SC's Jeff Kallman thinks Terry Francona deserves better than this.
There was a somber mood in the Deadspin office last Friday, when we received word that Red Sox owner and billionaire John Henry had been rushed to the hospital after sustaining an injury on his megayacht in Boston. We wondered if he'd broken a bone, or gotten a paper cut from a million-dollar bill, or if he'd had too many cigars and passed...
In today’s Chicago Sun-Times, Gordon Wittenmyer speculates that Terry Francona and Theo Epstein could reunite as manager and general manager of the Chicago Cubs. But Wittenmyer also points out that Andrew Friedman remains on the Cubs radar and notes that the Cubs job is the only other job that interests Friedman…
But the perception that Friedman wouldn’t come to Chicago given...
Sean McAdam from Comcast Sportsnet New England reported that Terry Francona has been hired by FOX Sports to be a tv analyst for the ALCS.
Tito will be joining Joe Buck for Games 1 and 2 as Tim McCarver will be sidelined due to illness. McCarver is scheduled to be back for Game 3.
Good for you Tito and I look forward to hearing your voice when the Rangers hopefully take on the Tigers! *winks*
Boston, MA--As rumors swirl around current Boston GM Theo Epstien and his status with the Red Sox, the bulk of which concern his flight to the Chicago Cubs, a local sausage vendor is in fits after serving the two time World Series mastermind.
“I’m not like one of those beatniks with their Watergate conspiracies, but, I swear, Theo was telling me something with that order”...
Fox analyst Tim McCarver will miss the first two games of the AL Championship series because of a medical procedure and will be replaced by former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona. The network said Wednesday that McCarver would have a "minor heart-related procedure" later this week. He's expected to rejoin announcer Joe Buck for Game 3 next Tuesday.
From Gary Washburn of Boston.com:
Like most of the Boston sports faithful, Doc Rivers was stunned by not only the Red Sox late-season swoon but the departure of manager Terry Francona.
Rivers offered his reaction Monday.
“Obviously losing him for me and this whole city, it’s like losing a brother in sports in a lot of ways," the Celtics coach said. "You have such...
During his interview on WEEI's "The Big Show" yesterday, Terry Francona sounded like a man who might want to take...