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John Farrell: Derek Jeter ‘Sets The Bar’ For Every Young Major Leaguer

BOSTON — As Derek Jeter prepared to take the field for the final time Sunday at Fenway Park, Red Sox manager John Farrell took some time to reflect on the legacy the future Hall of Famer will leave behind. “I’m sure everyone at field level will probably look into some of the personal experiences they’ve had across the field — games played, certain situations that have emerged...
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Red Sox Manager John Farrell To Lead MLB All-Star Team In Japan Series

BOSTON — Red Sox manager John Farrell’s offseason will include an exciting trip. Farrell will manage a group of Major League Baseball All-Stars this November in Japan, MLB announced Thursday. He was selected to replace Ron Washington, who recently resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers. The Japan All-Star Series is a set of games between MLB All-Stars and All-Stars from Japan’s...
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John Farrell Offers Idea For Shortening Major League Baseball Games

BOSTON — Baseball games take too long. Fans know it, media members know it and now, Major League Baseball is taking steps to remedy it. MLB commissioner Bud Selig announced Monday the creation of a 10-member committee — including Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner and Red Sox partner Michael Gordon — tasked with speeding up pace of play and shortening games. Several potential options hav...
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Farrell: Rusney Castillo 'likely' to debut Wednesday

Rusney Castillo has been fast-tracked through the minor leagues, and the new Boston Red Sox outfielder is set to make his debut with the big club. Red Sox manager John Farrell said Tuesday on MLB Network Radio that the Cuban-born outfielder is “likely” to make his major league debut on Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to Farrell, Castillo will play center...
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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