Red Sox Manager John Farrell Fined For Criticizing MLB Instant Replay

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell confirmed Wednesday he’s been fined by Major League Baseball for Sunday’s blowup in New York. Farrell was ejected in the fourth inning of Sunday’s loss to the New York Yankees for arguing a call that was overturned by the umpires following a review. Farrell, who questioned the new MLB replay system after the game, said Wednesday the incident...
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MLB to fine Red Sox manager John Farrell for instant replay remarks

As if John’s Farrell’s weekend in New York wasn’t lousy enough, the Red Sox manager will get a not-so-pleasant parting gift from MLB. Joe Torre, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, told the Daily News on Monday that Farrell would be fined for his critical remarks about baseball’s new replay system following Boston’s 3-2 loss Sunday night. The comments, which...
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Torre To Fine Farrell For Instant Replay Remarks

It's fair to say that the new MLB Instant Replay System is not exactly a rousing success in its first two weeks. So far, two managers have been ejected (John Farrell and Ron Washington) for arguing a review decision. Now, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, Joe Torre, have levied a fine on Farrell for his "comments" about replay. Specifically, the Red Sox skipper...
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Joe Torre: John Farrell will be fined for replay criticism

John Farrell’s harsh critique of Major League Baseball’s new replay system will make his wallet a bit lighter. Joe Torre, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, told the New York Daily News on Monday that the Boston Red Sox manager will be fined for comments he made after Sunday’s loss to the New York Yankees. “I’m not going to suspend him. It will be a fine,”...
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Complaints about replay are stupid

I will give John Farrell some slack here as he was frustrated about losing three of four to the Yankees. But his complaints about the new instant replay system fall flat on my ears. By my count, there have been two calls that the replay system has gotten incorrect. The one happened in the Red Sox - Yankees series where Dean Anna did lift his foot off the base and should have been...
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John Farrell says it’s “extremely difficult to have any faith” in instant replay

Just yesterday, as some folks were lamenting the allegedly lost art of managers arguing and getting ejected in the age of instant replay, a manager argued and got ejected for arguing over a call on instant replay. The manager was John Farrell of the Red Sox and his anger came on what would eventually be called a fielder’s choice in the fourth inning. The play, which would give...
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John Farrell slams replay after controversy in New York

“We felt that it was clear that the replay was inconclusive, and the frustrating part is that when this was rolled out and explained to us, particularly on the throw received by the first baseman, we were instructed when the ball enters the glove — and not that it has to hit the back of the glove — is where the out is deemed complete.” “At the same time, any angle that...
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John Farrell: 'Hard to have any faith' in replay after calls

The Boston Red Sox came out on the wrong end Sunday of a second debatable video review in as many days. The umpires overturned what at first appeared to be an inning-ending double play in the fourth after New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi challenged the ruling on the field that Jonathan Herrera’s throw to Mike Napoli at first base had beaten Francisco Cervelli to the bag...
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WATCH: John Farrell flips out on umps after being ejected

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell lost his mind on the umps after getting ejected from the Yankees game, telling him to "shove it up his f*cking ass."us
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Red Sox manager’s lips are very readable after ejection (VIDEO)

Red Sox manager John Farrell was thrown out of Sunday night’s Red Sox-Yankees game for arguing a call that was reversed in the Yankees favor following a reply.  According to new Major League Baseball rules, it’s an automatic ejection to argue a call that was reviewed. Just arguing the call wasn’t good enough for Farrell, who wanted to give instructions to first base umpire...
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