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As noted in yesterday’s piece, the Blue Jays’ John Farrell has emerged as a major frontrunner in the Red Sox’ manager search, even though his hiring would be the most complicated of the five candidates because of the compensation required to lure him out of Toronto. The two teams have been talking constantly over the [...]
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It looks like the Red Sox have finally found their replacement for Bobby Valentine at manager. What did they give up to get him?
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John Farrell will make his return to Boston as the new manager of the Red Sox.
In his previous stint in Beantown, Farrell served as the pitching coach under then manager Terry Francona from 2007-2011.
In his first year with the team, the Red Sox pitching...
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The odds of John Farrell being the next Red Sox [team stats] manager appear to be improving.
Though not privy to details of the ongoing negotiations between the
Sox and Toronto Blue Jays, one industry source...
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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...
BOSTON -- 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 Friday night.
The official also said the teams are discussing compensation...
The Red Sox knew their priorities as the offseason approached. They needed to revamp whole portions of the organization, swapping out many pieces and filling in the holes where the team cleaned house in August.
Their list of ingredients for a successful mix included pitching, position players and coaches.
But the Red Sox weren't just gathering eggs, milk and...
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 tenure of John Farrell as manager for the Toronto Blue Jays appears to be over. The manager has been traded to the Boston Red Sox for infielder Mike Aviles. Farrell has reached what has been termed thus far as a multi-year agreement.It was no secret that the Red Sox have coveted Farrell. He will take over a club which openly clashed with former manager Bobby Valentine.Farrell...
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.
HAVERHILL, Ma. - A new era has officially begun (again) on Yawkey Way for the Boston Red Sox. It was reported late last night and early this morning that the next manager of the Red Sox and the guy that will replace the very much maligned Bobby Valentine will in fact be the guy that [...]
Mike Aviles is a part of the deal that has John Farrell becoming the next Red Sox manager, and the former Sox shortstop seems excited to be headed north of the border.
Aviles is going to the Blue Jays as compensation for Farrell, according to the team, and he took some time Sunday to thank everyone for his time in Boston.
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The Blue Jays made a bold move today, acquiring infielder Mike Aviles in a transaction that indicates that Yunel Escobar or Kelly Johnson may soon be on their way out of town. But did they give up too much to get him? They dealt prospect David Carpenter AND pitcher John Farrell.
Farrell is 36-46 for his career, with a 4.56 ERA. His career FIP is a hair lower than his ERA, thanks...
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