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Next up in the managerial search for the Red Sox? Two baseball veterans who are well respected throughout baseball.

Adrian Gonzalez Feels Red Sox Had Plenty of Leadership, Says Issues Were Overblown After Collapse

Much was made in the wake of the Red Sox' historic collapse about leadership within the clubhouse and in the organization. A month later, the Sox have a drastic new look, with more changes to come. First baseman Adrian Gonzalez insists that, while the collapse was obviously not what anyone had in mind, the issues that sprung up following the season were overblown. He spoke about...

Tony La Russa Happily Accepts Credit for Red Sox' 2004 Championship, Says He's Done Managing

The names Curt Schilling, David Ortiz, Dave Roberts, Manny Ramirez and so many more are forever etched in Red Sox lore for their roles in the 2004 World Series title. As far as Tony La Russa is concerned, the former Cardinals manager has earned his place in Boston sports history, too. "The thing I would point out is -- Boston had the big dream," La Russa said on The Dennis...

Report: Terry Francona to Interview for Cardinals Mangerial Job

After leaving the Red Sox job this fall, Terry Francona said he didn't know when he'd get back into coaching. He may not wait long. The 52-year-old will interview with the Cardinals for their managing vacancy, according to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The position became available earlier this week when Tony La Russa announced his retirement just days after...

On the road again

Susan/Circle: So it looks as if Cherington and the Red Sox are pretty high on Sveum. Mike: And it wouldn't surprise me if Theo hires Tito for the Cubs. Susan/Circle: So the Cubs get Theo Epstein and Terry Francona while we probably get nothing in compensation for Theo and we get Dale Sveum? ...

BoSox, Cubs agree to more time for Epstein talks

BOSTON (AP) -- Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington says Boston and Chicago have agreed to extend by at least a week their deadline for settling on compensation for Theo Epstein's departure to become the Cubs' president last month.

Ells, Gonzo and Papi Slug Their Way To Silver

The Sox may not have made the post season, but the awards keep piling up in the off season.  The Silver Slugger Awards were announced today and three Sox players came away with the prize: Adrian Gonzalez, David Ortiz and Jacoby Ellsbury.  The Silver Slugger awards the player with the best offense at each position.  This is the first time that Ellsbury and Gonzalez has received...

Epstein makes it clear who's calling shots

Steve Rosenbloom: Theo Epstein is the Cubs' president of baseball operations, but he sounded Tuesday like the general manager he was in Boston, running interference for his new GM, Jed Hoyer, on some big questions.

A Failure to Communicate

David Ortiz waits by his phone."I was expecting something would happen before (the exclusive negotiating period ran out), but so many things are going on," Ortiz said. "I know everybody has priorities, and to be honest with you, I thought I was one of them."I don't want to make fun of the guy, because I love Big Papi, but he ... kinda sounds like a teenager...

Red Sox get permission to interview Mike Maddux, Sandy Alomar Jr.

Both the Red Sox and Cubs have received permission to interview Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux, according to...

3 Red Sox, 3 Dodgers earn Gold Glove honors

NEW YORK - Adrian Gonzalez, Dustin Pedroia and Jacoby Ellsbury became the first three Red Sox in 32 seasons to...

Brewers hitting coach interviews with Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) -- Dale Sveum remembers both good times and tough times in Boston. Now, he'd like another chance with the Red Sox -- as manager. Boston interviewed Sveum, currently the Milwaukee Brewers' hitting coach, for its open managerial job on Wednesday. A third base coach with the Red Sox in 2004 and 2005, Sveum was the second person interviewed by the Red Sox this...

Sox, Cubs given extension for compensation

As they are both in the middle of a managerial search -- and, starting at 12:01 a.m. ET Thursday, free agency -- the Red Sox and Cubs have received an extension to work out compensation for Theo Epstein's departure from Boston to Chicago.

Theo Epstein Fires Cubs Manager Mike Quade

Theo Epstein is looking for a new manager to lead the Chicago Cubs. He knows exactly the type of candidate he wants, too.

Cubs, Red Sox to interview Rangers' Maddux

The Cubs and Red Sox have been granted permission to interview Mike Maddux.

Maddux up next for Sox

The Red Sox have scheduled interviews with their next two candidates to become manager. Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux is scheduled to be at Fenway Park on Tuesday with Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr. set for Wednesday.
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