Found March 04, 2013 on NESN.com:
In Boston, John Farrell is expected to be the manager who restores order, provides solid leadership and cleans the clubhouse of the crazy that kept the Red Sox from fulfilling their potential in 2012. In Toronto, though, one Blue Jays player says Farrell was opposite of that when managing the team last year. Outfielder Colby Rasmus had some harsh words about Farrell as he talked about the upcoming season under new manager John Gibbons. “I’m not trying to bash anybody by starting up crap, but I think John Gibbons has got a little bit of a better idea of how to handle it,” Rasmus told the National Post, “just because I don’t see him as a guy that’s going to hit that panic button and get tight and into kind of freak-out mode.” Rasmus said the Jays were optimistic and ready to contend coming out of spring training last year, but injuries and bad morale doomed the club, which slipped to a 73-89 fourth-place finish in the American League East (better only than the 69-93 Red Sox). “It was ...
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