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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 on his mind.
"If I had to pick," Lamont reportedly said, "I'd still like to have the [Red Sox] managerial] job."
In fact, Lamont is confident that things may have gone a bit more smoothly had he been selected for the gig instead of Bobby Valentine, who has since been fired.
"I don't know what the record would've been," Lamont said, "but I'm positive it wouldn't have been as chaotic."
The Red Sox, of course, finished 69-93, 26 games behind the AL East-winning Yankees. While injuries played a significant role, overall ineffectiveness is what ul...
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It appears Boston's version of Lin-sanity is over as the Boston Red Sox have designated Che-Hsuan Lin for assignment to make room for Sandy Rosario who was claimed off waivers from the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.
Here's the release from the Red Sox:
BOSTON, MA - The Boston Red Sox today claimed right-handed pitcher Sandy Rosario off waivers from the Miami Marlins and designated...
Editor's note: Didier Morais will review each position for the Red Sox for the 2013 season.
For the first half of the season, Dustin Pedroia didn't meet his own expectations.
Heading into the All-Star break, the Red Sox second baseman was hitting .266, an aberration for one of the staples of the lineup. But his slump was also attributed to two separate thumb injuries that...
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.
What are the...
The Boston Red Sox are feeling out the Toronto Blue Jays to learn the price of prying away manager John Farrell, the Boston Globe reported. According to Globe writer Nick Cafardo, the Red Sox are beyond the preliminary stage in compensation talks with the Blue Jays. Even so, the Red Sox continue to pursue other candidates in their managerial search. Baltimore Orioles third base...
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. ...
Tim Bogar was a candidate for the Astros' managerial
But after interviewing for the job last month, the Astros
elected to hire Bo Porter away from the Nationals. Despite the decision,
Houston showed enough interest in the Red Sox bench coach to offer him the same
position with the organization.
That wasn't enough to entice Bogar. The 45-year-old --
A baseball official familiar with the discussions says the Red Sox have asked the Toronto Blue Jays for permission to talk with manager John Farrell about the opening in Boston.
The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity because the talks are ongoing, confirmed the request to The Associated Press on Friday night.
The official also said the teams are discussing compensation...
The Red Sox hitting coach Dave Magadan has left the team to become the Rangers hitting coach. Magadan could have remained with the Red Sox this season as he had an option on his contract but chose to move on.
The Boston Red Sox have introduced John Farrell as their new manager.
Farrell appeared Tuesday at a news conference with club officials two days after the team announced it had reached an agreement with the Toronto Blue Jays to allow him to leave with one year left on his three-year contract as manager. The Red Sox sent infielder Mike Aviles to Toronto and obtained reliever David...
Could it be? The Red Sox might actually get their No. 1 choice for manager?
According to this ESPNBoston.com report, the Sox and Blue Jays are negotiating basically as we speak for the rights to Farrell. You don’t usually see a manager get traded, but that’s essentially what we’re looking at here, as Farrell still has one year left on his contract.
Of course, since the Red...
Usually at this time of year, Red Sox fans are accustomed to watching the team advance deep into the playoffs. After the disaster that was the 2012 season, the attention of the Nation, for the second straight year, is focused on a managerial search that will set the tone for both the short and long-term [...]
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 [...]
Less than a month after the firing of Bobby Valentine, it looks as though the Red Sox have found his replacement.
According to Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com, the Red Sox have reportedly hired their former pitching coach John Farrell as their new manager.
Breaking: Red Sox have hired John Farrell as manager, signing him to multi-year deal. Official announcement coming soon.
— Sean McAdam...