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Finding signs of life for the Boston Red Sox

Are the Boston Red Sox contenders this year? (waiting for you to stop laughing) Okay, now that you’ve gotten that out of your system: have you noticed that the Red Sox haven’t been terrible lately? And that as things stand currently, they’re only 7.5 games out of a Wild Card spot? Could they actually make a run in September and get back to the postseason? In a word: no. They’re...
Via Bloguin Best
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Cancer fighter Farrell comes back to Sox for photo day

John Farrell joins the Red Sox as they take a team photo at Fenway for photo day. Get well soon.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
Via Bob's Blitz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell Makes Red Sox Team Photo Day Despite Bout With Lymphoma

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — John Farrell couldn’t stay away for long. Farrell began chemotherapy treatment Tuesday for his Stage 1 lymphoma. On Friday, the manager was spotted smiling and laughing with the Red Sox as part of team photo day at Fenway Park. “He’s doing well,” Torey Lovullo, who will serve as Boston’s manager for the remainder...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo: ‘It’s Just Good To Have’ John Farrell Come By Fenway (Video)

The Boston Red Sox took team photos at Fenway Park on Friday, and manager John Farrell was in attendance. That was a welcome sight after he revealed he had Stage 1 lymphoma just last Friday. “He’s coming around as often as he possibly can,” acting Red Sox manager Torey Lovullo said on “Friday Night Fenway” before Boston hosted the Kansas City Royals. “You know he got...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Beat: Offensive Explosion, Farrell's Announcement and a Special Guest

This week, Red Sox Beat welcomed Jimmy Toscano of Comcast SportsNet New England to talk the John Farrell announcement, Jackie Bradley Jr.'s breakout, the future of Xander Bogaerts and touched upon what to do with Hanley Ramirez. 
Via CLNS Radio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What just happened? Front office recap

Brian Hines (@JonLestersGhost)Contributing WriterWhat is going on with the Red Sox front office. Over the last 2-3 weeks, we have seen major changes in coaching and management. Some good, some bad. If you missed any of the moves, heres your recap of what just happened in the offices upstairs:July 31th - Larry Lucchino steps downThe end of the 2015 marked the end of Lucchino's contract...
Via RedSoxLife
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Interim manager Lovullo drawing on experience to manage Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox were dealt a devastating blow when it was announced that manager John Farrell would be stepping away from the team in his battle with lymphoma.Despite his struggles, Farrell is staying upbeat and positive, helping out the team from afar.In his place, interim manager Torey Lovullo is using his managing experience, as well as things taught to him by Farrell, to manage...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Dombrowski Wants John Farrell To Focus On Health ‘First And Foremost’

BOSTON — Getting on the same page with Red Sox manager John Farrell will be an important step for the team’s newly hired president of baseball operations, Dave Dombrowski. But there’s a time and place to talk baseball, and now is not that time. Farrell last Friday announced he had been diagnosed with Stage 1 lymphoma, and Dombrowski said Wednesday that the skipper’s No....
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox introduce Dombrowski, who plans no drastic changes

  New Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors. Now he's going to spend the next six weeks trying to figure out what's worth keeping -- in the front office, on the field at Fenway Park and in the minor leagues. "I'm not here to blow up the organization," Dombrowski said at a Fenway Park news conference...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Dombrowski To Hire New Red Sox GM, But Won’t ‘Blow Up’ Front Office

BOSTON — The Red Sox’s hiring of Dave Dombrowski triggered the end of the Ben Cherington era in Boston, and Dombrowski said Wednesday he plans to hire a new general manager to take over Cherington’s role. Dombrowski, Red Sox principal owner John Farrell and chairman Tom Werner all expressed disappointment that Cherington declined to remain with the team but noted that his...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox bring in ex-Tigers boss Dombrowski to run club

BOSTON (AP) New team president Dave Dombrowski says he'll talk to Red Sox manager John Farrell after he gets healthy again. Farrell was diagnosed with a treatable form of cancer last week. He began chemotherapy on Tuesday - the same day Dombrowski was hired to take over the rebuilding of the club that's headed for its third last-place finish in four years. Dombrowski says the most...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Aviles Remembers A Call With John Farrell, Daughter’s First Pitch (Video)

Mike Aviles once was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Toronto Blue Jays as compensation for manager John Farrell. Aviles has never played for Farrell, but he knows what kind of character Farrell has thanks to an unlikely phone call after the trade. “From the little bit I got to know him, when I got traded for him going from Boston to Toronto, he gave me a call and we talked...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Francona ‘Really Glad’ To Support John Farrell At First Chemo Treatment

Terry Francona’s pregame activities Tuesday included a trip to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he and Cleveland Indians third base coach Brad Mills joined Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell for Farrell’s first chemotherapy treatment. Francona declined to go into detail about the visit, saying only that he and Mills were happy they could be there for their old friend. “I...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 119 Preview: Indians at Red Sox

A pretty cool thing will happen before tonight's game between the Indians and Red Sox. Indians Manager Terry Francona, the former Sox Manager who led the Red Sox to 2 World Series Championships will be lending some support by visiting current Sox Manager and close friend John Farrell during his first round of chemotherapy treatment. Since the announcement was made late last week...
Via RedSoxLife
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Talks Jimmy Fund, John Farrell’s Battle With Cancer (Video)

Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts joined WEEI midday show “Merloni and Fauria” during the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Tuesday. Betts talked about being inspired by the kids fighting cancer, Red Sox manager John Farrell’s battle with cancer and more. You can donate to the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon and learn more here, or call toll free to donate at...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Joe Kelly the Sox closer? Not Right Now

A Nick Cafardo column last Wednesday was headlined “(Kelly) is the obvious choice to replace Uehara ( as Red Sox closer”) Friday night the team banded together for a 15-1 blowout of Seattle. They had just received the terrible news about John Farrell’s lymphoma. And Kelly proved them wrong. Kelly pitched six innings, allowing 4 hits and a run, walking 2 and fanning...
Via Fenway West
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chisenhall mashing at the plate over his last eight games

Before Terry Francona shifts his focus back to the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night, he's expected to support a good friend during the day. Francona plans to spend time with ailing Boston manager John Farrell, then see if his Indians can secure a series victory over the visiting Boston Red Sox. When Francona found out Farrell would begin chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma Tuesday...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Francona: John Farrell’s Cancer Diagnosis Was A Punch In The Stomach (Video)

Terry Francona is beloved in Boston. The former Boston Red Sox manager led the team to its first World Series title in 86 years, and a second one three years later, compiling an 8-0 record in World Series games. He’s also one of current Red Sox manager John Farrell’s best friends, dating back to their days as players in the Cleveland Indians’ organization. He’ll accompany...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

As Red Sox's Farrell starts chemo, his friend Francona right there with him

BOSTON -- Cleveland manager Terry Francona didn't hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted to be there. "We were just talking and I was asking questions, the normal questions, and he mentioned he was going to start Tuesday," Francona said Monday...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Francona to be at Farrell's side for first chemotherapy treatment

Indians manager Terry Francona and Red Sox manager John Farrell have been friends since playing together with the Cleveland Indians in 1988. So when John Farrell announed he was diagnosed with Stage 1 Lymphoma and would be undergoing chemotherapy on Tuesday Francona wanted to be there for his friend. Well, thanks to the schedule makers Francona will be able to accompnay Farrell as...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Francona To Accompany John Farrell To First Chemo Treatment

BOSTON — When Red Sox manager John Farrell begins his first round of chemotherapy treatments, he’ll have a close friend by his side. Former Boston skipper Terry Francona, whose Cleveland Indians are in town this week for a three-game series, will accompany Farrell to Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday as he begins his fight against Stage 1 lymphoma. “We were just talking...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment

BOSTON (AP) Cleveland manager Terry Francona said he plans to accompany his longtime friend - Red Sox manager John Farrell - to his first chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma on Tuesday. Farrell announced last Friday that he has a ''highly curable'' form of cancer and is taking a medical leave for the rest of the season. Francona, who managed Boston from 2004-11, had Farrell as his...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Francona accompanying Farrell to chemotherapy treatment

    John Farrell will begin chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma on Tuesday, and a close friend who also happens to be an opponent will be joining the Boston Red Sox manager for support. Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe reports that Terry Francona, whose Cleveland Indians are in Boston for a three-game series, is accompanying Farrell to his first round of treatment. The two...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell Providing Valuable Insight While Watching Game From Afar (Video)

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell won’t be riding shotgun for the rest of this season, but that hasn’t stopped him from providing valuable insight from the backseat. Farrell announced Friday that he will take a medical leave of absence while he receives treatment for lymphoma, which he was diagnosed with after doctors found it during hernia surgery last week. But while he hasn’t...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Demolish Mariners on Friday and Saturday Amidst Bad News for Farrell

Jackie Bradley Jr. #25 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with Mookie Betts #50 and Xander Bogaerts #2 after scoring against the Seattle Mariners leaves the game in the third inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) It’s been a crazy few days for Red Sox Nation. John Farrell was unexpectedly diagnosed with Stage One Lymphoma and will...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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