Found October 18, 2012 on NESN.com:
The Red Sox have begun discussions to try and pry away former pitching coach John Farrell away from his spot as Blue Jays manager, according to multiple reports. On Wednesday, the Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo tweeted about the Sox remaining in contact with Toronto, and their lack of any future manager interviews scheduled after Demarlo Hale's interview on Thursday. Ben Cherington has nobodyscheduled to interview after Demarlo Hale tomorrow. The Sox trying to work out compensation for John Farrell. — Nick Cafardo (@nickcafardo) October 17, 2012 On Thursday, WEEI's Alex Speier confirmed Cafardo's report on the Red Sox' discussions with the Jays. Since Bobby Valentine was fired after leading the Red Sox to the team's worst record since 1965, Farrell has seemed to be the primary target of GM Ben Cherington. However, Farrell is under contract with the Blue Jays through 2013, and Toronto is requesting compensation in exchange for allowing the...
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