As you know, the Red Sox are currently in the market for a new manager. And the names being batted around include Mike Lowell, “Sneaky” Bill Watson, Ed Asner, the Dropkick Murphys, the guy who played Coach on Cheers, and, of course, Jason Varitek.
Boston Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom is in the middle of making the first major hire of his tenure—a new manager. Boston Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom is in the middle of making the first major hire of his tenure—a new manager.
The Boston Red Sox need a proven manager, and Brad Ausmus just wants a job. The two parties could help each other. Last week Commissioner Rob Manfred issued a nine-page statement on Major League Baseball’s findings concerning the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal.
Curt Schilling will have to wait at least one more year. The former Red Sox pitcher came up just short in his bid for entrance into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, receiving 70 percent of the vote.
It’s not as if the Red Sox were relying heavily upon Pedroia in 2020. He was never expected to be ready until the middle of the season, if at all, in his latest attempt at a comeback after two lost seasons and multiple surgeries.