Results matching “John Farrell”
May 13, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT
Is he hurt or is he just pitching really badly?
May 2, 2015, 6:10 PM EDT
Catcher Ryan Hanigan figures to be out until the All-Star break, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell.
Feb 21, 2015, 11:09 AM EDT
The Red Sox have extended Farrell’s contract through 2017 with an option for 2018.
Feb 20, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT
Shane Victorino has the inside track on the right field job for the Red Sox, according to manager John Farrell.
Feb 18, 2015, 9:41 PM EDT
Red Sox manager John Farrell could be getting a new contract this spring. Sean McAdam of CSN New England has the report …
Jan 22, 2015, 11:31 PM EDT
Victorino was limited to just 30 games last season, so he’s trying to make sure that he’s not a forgotten man going into 2015. Like, really trying…
Jan 11, 2015, 9:10 PM EDT
Red Sox fans are likely to see Hanley Ramirez cleaning up in the batting order in 2015.
Oct 29, 2014, 10:20 AM EDT
“Completely unfounded and kind of a shame that someone would write something like that …”
May 7, 2014, 3:37 PM EDT
The manager of one of the slowest-moving teams in baseball talks about speeding things up.
Apr 15, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
MLB sends an odd message given how open they’ve been about instant replay being a work-in-progress.
Apr 14, 2014, 8:08 AM EDT
The second Red Sox-Yankees game in a row with replay drama. And this one got a manager ejected.
Feb 11, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
Stuff I never heard before but is pretty darn interesting. From the Toronto Sun: Omar Vizquel and John Farrell had a big falling out when they were both with the Blue Jays. And it may have had its roots in Vizquel buying plane tickets for a rookie’s family. Go read the story. The biggest takeaway,…
Dec 19, 2013, 11:00 PM EDT
The Red Sox acquired utility infielder Jonathan Herrera from the Rockies yesterday in exchange for left-hander Franklin Morales and minor league right-hander Chris Martin, but manager John Farrell confirmed during an appearance on WEEI’s Hot Stove show this evening that the move doesn’t mean that the team has ruled out the return of Stephen Drew.…
Nov 6, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT
From beat reporter Alex Speier of WEEI.com: Red Sox manager John Farrell, in an interview on WEEI’s Salk & Holley show, said that he believes that the Red Sox would be well served to bring back shortstop Stephen Drew in order to preserve the sort of depth on the left side of the infield that…
Oct 31, 2013, 12:41 AM EDT
BOSTON — In October 2012 John Farrell had just finished a 79-83 season managing the Toronto Blue Jays. Which was worse than his first year as Blue Jays manager. There were rumblings that the Red Sox might want to hire him to replace Bobby Valentine and most Blue Jays fans were OK with that. He…
Oct 27, 2013, 8:00 PM EDT
Closer and ALCS MVP Koji Uehara didn’t have to throw too many pitches last night. He had tossed his third pitch of the night when Jon Jay hit the infamous ground ball to Dustin Pedroia, starting the chain of events that led to the walk-off obstruction call. As a result, Red Sox manager John Farrell…
Oct 27, 2013, 12:40 AM EDT
ST. LOUIS — There’s a cliche about managers putting their players in the best position to succeed. A corollary to that is having the best players in the right position, at the right time. Do those things as often as possible and you’re more likely than not to win, right? Well, sometimes. The Red Sox tested…
Oct 26, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT
Now playing under National League rules, Red Sox manager John Farrell has opted to start David Ortiz at first base over Mike Napoli, at least in Game 3 of the World Series. While Napoli has hit well for the Red Sox throughout the post-season, Ortiz has out-done him, homering in the first two games against…
Oct 25, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis is providing analysis of the World Series to the L.A. Times. In a column posted yesterday prior to Game 2, he wrote about how Red Sox manager John Farrell is trusting his gut over the numbers in a short series lasting between five and seven games. The Red Sox are one…
Oct 24, 2013, 11:44 PM EDT
We’ve been over this before, but… Jonny Gomes against RHP in 2013: .258/.341/.404 in 151 AB Jonny Gomes against RHP career: .225/.310/.423 in 1,863 AB Daniel Nava against RHP in 2013: .322/.411/.484 in 339 AB Daniel Nava against RHP career: .292/.390/.443 in 657 AB John Farrell knows these numbers. He played Nava over Gomes against…
Oct 24, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT
Red Sox manager John Farrell just met the media and, predictably, he was asked about the substance which may or may not have appeared in Jon Lester‘s glove. From the media tweets: Farrell on LesterGate: ‘If you know Jon Lester he sweats like a pig and needs rosin. He keeps it on his glove.’ #RedSox…
Oct 22, 2013, 8:44 AM EDT
This Boston Globe/Nick Cafardo interview with Bobby Valentine is going to get linked and tweeted about a lot today because, buried deep inside, Valentine opines that, had he stayed with the Red Sox for 2013, he thinks he could have turned the ship around. But to the extent people play the “OMG, look at what…
Oct 17, 2013, 12:17 AM EDT
Red Sox manager John Farrell allowed Clay Buchholz to give up five runs to the Tigers in Sunday’s ALCS Game 2, only to be bailed out by one swing from David Ortiz‘s bat. On Wednesday, there was no such rescue after Jake Peavy was allowed to surrender seven runs in three-plus innings in what turned…
Jun 3, 2013, 12:34 PM EDT
Andy Martino has a piece up today looking at the Red Sox and all that has gone right. A lot of praise in there for Sox’ manager John Farrell. To that end, this little nugget caught my eye, though: One Red Sox player heard from a friend on the Jays before the season, and was…
John Farrell has a higher approval rating than George Washington, Mother Theresa, Gandhi and Santa Claus
May 3, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT
Not sure why anyone wants to do public opinion polling about baseball managers, but this is fun all the same: John Farrell has a 1% disapproval rating with Massachusetts voters. Pretty sure that’s a first for anyone in our polling — PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) May 3, 2013 To put John Farrell’s 1% disapproval in context- George…
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