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John Farrell: Rusney Castillo Out ‘More Than A Week’ With Strained Oblique

The Boston Red Sox’s outfield just got less crowded for the time being. Center fielder Rusney Castillo will miss “more than a week” of spring training with a left oblique strain, John Farrell said Wednesday, per’s Sean McAdam. The Cuban rookie experienced some soreness in his third and final at-bat of Tuesday’s 1-0 win over Boston College. Speaking through an...
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Mookie And Rusney Will Compete For CF Job

Mookie (L), Rusney (R)—(USAToday Photo)Apparently, John Farrell was serious about Shane Victorino being his starting right-fielder. Accordingly, Farrell has made it plain that Mookie Betts and Rusney Castillo will battle it out for the starting center-field job during Spring Training. Now, competition is a good thing—but the idea that Betts could be the odd-man out this year...
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Farrell: 'Merit' Will Determine Rotation Order

While past performance and reputation will play a part, it looks as if merit will be the driving force in deciding the order of the Red Sox starting rotation. As it should be. Given the relative equality of the five candidates, whoever steps up in Spring Training should get the Opening Day start. When asked about this issue, manager John Farrell stated, "Merit is one. You factor...
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Boston Red Sox: John Farrell’s Contract Extension

John Farrell will continue being the manager for the Boston Red Sox until 2017. Spring training is finally underway for the Boston Red Sox. This season has high expectations after multiple additions and changes, but can the Red Sox’s manager, John Farrell, help them get to the World Series? Many have faith in Farrell, including Boston’s general manager, Ben Cherington, who offered...
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John Farrell ‘Ecstatic’ About Signing Contract Extension With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Boston Red Sox’s contract negotiations with manager John Farrell were quick, quiet and effective. Just how the skipper likes it. The Red Sox announced Saturday that Farrell signed a two-year contract extension that runs through 2017 with a club option for 2018. General manager Ben Cherington said...
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Boston Red Sox: Manager John Farrell Signs Three Year Extension

With an eye on the future, the Boston Red Sox have extended manager John Farrell’s contract three years through 2017 with an option for 2018. Monetary specifics are not yet known. The deal was announced via team press release this morning during the first pitcher and catcher workouts of spring…
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Report: John Farrell signs two-year extension with Red Sox

  John Farrell is sticking around for a while.   The Boston Red Sox manager agreed to a two-year contract extension with the team Saturday that keeps Farrell in Boston through the 2017 season. The deal includes a club option for 2018. Farrell is entering his third season as Red Sox skipper, and it’s been a wild ride so far. In his first year in 2013, Farrell led...
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John Farrell blows off talk about Pablo Sandoval's weight

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Why expect a flamingo when you’re promised a panda?     Pablo Sandoval’s weight has generated some buzz in recent days because of an unflattering photo that surfaced from one of his workouts at the Boston Red Sox’s spring training complex. Sandoval’s weight is a non-issue for the Red Sox, though, as the organization knew exactly what it was getting...
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Farrell Designates Victorino As Sox Starting RF

(Getty Images)In a bit of a surprise, Red Sox manager John Farrell today basically handed the starting right field job to Shane Victorino. This, despite talk all Winter that Mookie Betts had to be in the line-up—with right-field the only logical possibility. Rusney Castillo is set as the starting center-fielder and Hanley Ramirez is certainly not going to be bumped from left-field...
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Shane Victorino apparently texting pics of his abs to Red Sox manager John Farrell

Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino suffered through an injury-plagued 2013 campaign that saw him play in only 30 games and ultimately had season-ending back surgery on Aug. 5. But he’s clearly motivated to show the team that he will be ready and raring to go come Spring Training, by texting pics of his presumably...Read More The post Shane Victorino apparently texting pics...
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