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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 --
who was not interviewed for Boston's managerial opening -- told ESPNBoston.com
that while he appreciated the interest, he turned it down.
"I thanked the Astros organization for giving me an
opportunity," Bogar said. "I'm sorry and it wasn’t a good fit right
now and I wish Bo Porter and the Astros the best of luck."
It was the second time Bogar, whose contract with Boston
will expire on Oct. 31, has interviewed for a job with the Astros. He has
history with Houston, since he played for the franchise for four seasons from
1997 to 2000.
When the Red Sox fired manager Bobby Valentin...
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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...
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...
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.
Wanna thank #RedSoxNation for all the...
The Red Sox hired a familiar face to manage the 2013 team, but will their past pitching success return as well?
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...
Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz became the first player to publicly applaud the Red Sox hiring of John Farrell as their new manager on Sunday.
Ortiz, in an interview with The Boston Globe's Peter Abraham, recognized the importance of hiring a manager that the players feel comfortable with, and someone who immediately gains the players respect.
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 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...
Most Red Sox fans expected for their team to receive former All-Star first baseman Adam Lind along with manager John Farrell on Sunday but that wasn’t case as ESPNBoston.com Red Sox writer Gordon Edes quickly disputed it around 8:30 a.m. Instead, Toronto sent right handed relief pitcher David Carpenter to Boston. A 12th round draft [...]
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 [...]
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...
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 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.
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 [...]
The Houston Astros have hired John Mallee as hitting coach and added Dave Trembley to the coaching staff.
The team said Friday that Doug Brocail will return as pitching coach and the team is bringing back Dave Clark. General manager said the exact jobs for Trembley and Clark will be announced later.
The Astros have lost 100 games the last two seasons and have a new manager in Bo...