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John Farrell: Jon Lester’s Presence With Red Sox Extended Beyond Mound

This embed is invalid" /> There were rumors, courtships and public pleas. But in the end, the band remains separated. As Jon Lester hemmed and hawed over where to sign in free agency, John Farrell waited, hoping the left-hander would return to the Boston Red Sox. Lester ultimately decided to sign with the Chicago Cubs, and the Red Sox skipper can...
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John Farrell Anxious To See Shohei Otani During Japan All-Star Series

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is about to catch a glimpse of Japanese phenom Shohei Otani. And he’s pumped. Farrell, who is managing a team of MLB players at the 2014 Major League Baseball Japan All-Star Series, arrived in Osaka, Japan on Sunday. The skipper told reporters Monday he’s looking forward to seeing Otani, a 20-year-old right-hander who has turned heads in the...
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

John Farrell In Japan To Manage MLB All-Stars

Red Sox manager John Farrell is in Osaka, Japan to manage a squad of 29 MLB All-Stars in a five-game series against their Japanese League rivals. While Farrell's roster is indeed star-studded (although no Red Sox players made the trip), really big deals like Bryce Harper, Albert Pujols and Adam Jones pulled out of the exhibition series. Farrell stated that he's looking forward to...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

John Farrell On Start Of Free Agency: ‘We’ve Identified Our Needs’ (Video)

John Farrell and the Boston Red Sox front office are hard at work as free agency gets ready to kick off. While the Red Sox still can’t talk to free agents that belong to other teams, the team has had plenty of discussions regarding the plan heading into free agency. “We’ve identified our needs,” Farrell said. “We’ve had those conversations with Ben and others, strategy...
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

John Farrell: This Is ‘Going To Be A Busy Offseason’ For Red Sox (Video)

The Boston Red Sox finished last in the American League East in 2014, but they’re doing everything they can to make sure that doesn’t happen again. With MLB’s free agent period set to officially begin Tuesday, the Red Sox figure to be very active in attempting to improve their team this offseason. On Monday’s debut of NESN Sports Update, Red Sox manager John Farrell sat down...
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Farrell Likes Between-Innings Countdown Clock

Red Sox manager John Farrell believes there are a lot of things Major League Baseball can do to speed up the game. One of his ideas is a between-innings "countdown" clock. Such a clock could be set at—say 2 minutes and 10 seconds—insuring that each half-inning starts promptly. The start of each inning would no longer be subject to the vagaries of a given pitcher's routine to...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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