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Farrell: Cespedes Could Play Either CF Or RF

(AP Photo)What?!? It's probably just a feint—but Red Sox manager John Farrell stated today that Yoenis Cespedes is willing to play either center field or right field. This puzzling bit of news came on the heels of the The Panda's introductory press conference. With Hanley Ramirez penciled in for left field, everyone was assuming that—with a likely Cespedes trade for pitching—Rusney...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
17 days ago  |  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...
Via FenwayNation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Farrell eager to see Otani on MLB trip to Japan

OSAKA, Japan (AP) Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is looking forward to seeing Japanese pitching sensation Shohei Otani during Major League Baseball's all-star postseason tour of Japan. Farrell and 29 major league players arrived in Osaka on Sunday night ahead of their five-game series against Japan starting Wednesday. The MLB all-stars will also play two exhibition games...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  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...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell Doubles Down On Support Of Yoenis Cespedes: ‘He’s Our Guy’ (Video)

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell had to do a little cleanup work in his clubhouse after a New York Daily News reporter made claims that there was a rift between outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and the Sox’s coaching staff, but Farrell contends that it’s just what the team does to support its players. Farrell immediately came out in defense of Cespedes, and backed the oufielder...
22 days ago  |  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...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell Shoots Down Cespedes 'Hate' Talk

Red Sox manager John Farrell appeared on MLB Network Radio today and contradicted reports that his team's coaches "hate" Yoenis Cespedes. Farrell said he was "...totally surprised and caught off guard" by the reports and went on to state that they were "completely unfounded". Of course, Farrell may be acting on orders from management to tamp down...
Via FenwayNation
October 28, 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'...
Via FenwayNation
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
Via Gamedayr
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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