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John Farrell Compares Rusney Castillo To ‘Shorter Version Of (Yasiel) Puig’ (Video)

In the midst of a six-game losing streak in a season filled with low points, Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo is providing plenty of optimism and excitement for Boston Red Sox fans. The 27-year-old, who reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Red Sox, arrived at Fenway Park on Saturday morning and made his first rounds with the fans. Castillo signed autographs...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Smokeless Tobacco Has Been ‘Norm In The Baseball Culture’

BOSTON — Red Sox manager John Farrell knows some of his players use smokeless tobacco. He also knows those players are assuming a huge risk. Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, who used chewing tobacco throughout his career, revealed Wednesday that he’s battling mouth cancer — something he passionately believes is the result of his unhealthy habit. Farrell hopes players...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Curt Schilling’s Mouth Cancer Should Add Awareness In MLB (Video)

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s recent battle with mouth cancer has opened more eyes about the use of tobacco in Major League Baseball. Red Sox manager John Farrell spoke about this issue before Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. “Hopefully…through Curt’s journey and the unfortunate passing of Tony Gwynn — these are two All...
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John Farrell On Curt Schilling’s Battle: ‘He’s A Tenacious Competitior’ (Video)

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell joined the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Wednesday afternoon to talk about things that are bigger than baseball. Farrell, whose first memories of the Jimmy Fund come from being a visiting player in the late 1980s, spoke about Curt Schilling’s battle with mouth cancer. The former Boston Red Sox pitcher opened up about his struggles earlier...
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Farrell: Either Betts Or Bradley, Jr.‚—Not Both

Bradley, Jr. And Betts: One Or The OtherIn major league baseball, the direct answer is definitely an endangered species. But, not with Red Sox manager John Farrell—at least yesterday, anyway. When discussing the demotion of Jackie Bradley, Jr. and the consequent ascension of Mookie Betts, the skipper stated, "Our roster couldn’t co-exist effectively with both—so it’s...
Via FenwayNation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox manager Farrell ejected after challenge leads to grand slam

  Red Sox manager John Farrell has been ejected in the second inning against Houston by first-base umpire Doug Eddings. Farrell argued with Eddings and the crew after Astros manager Bo Porter won a challenge on a strange play that would have ended the inning Sunday. Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts picked up Marwin Gonzalez's grounder, ran to second for what looked to be a force...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell – Okay for Now

For the second time in three seasons, the Red Sox seem headed for a last-place finish. However, the circumstances are hardly the same. The 2012 group was managed by Bobby Valentine, who seemed totally unable to deal with the situation. He fought with players and coaches. His media relations were poor. His pitching coach was fired after three months. Dugout cameras seemed to show...
Via Fenway West
10 days ago  |  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
Via Gamedayr
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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