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  1. Blue Jays keeping length of John Farrell’s contract a secret

    Oct 25, 2010, 5:16 PM EST

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    This afternoon the Blue Jays officially introduced former Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell as their new manager, but neither Farrell nor general manager Alex Anthopoulos were willing to disclose the length of his contract. Anthopoulos told Jordan Bastian of MLB.com that the secrecy is needed because knowing contract details “creates unneeded speculation and takes…

  2. Blue Jays to announce John Farrell as new manager today

    Oct 25, 2010, 10:47 AM EST

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    News broke over the weekend that the Blue Jays are hiring Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell as their new manager and an official announcement is expected to come at a press conference this afternoon. WEEI.com has been out in front reporting on the Blue Jays’ manager search and Rob Bradford confirmed the hiring by…

  3. John Henry confirms that John Farrell is headed to Toronto

    Oct 24, 2010, 10:28 AM EST

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    In an e-mail to the Boston Globe, Red Sox owner John Henry confirmed that John Farrell will be named Blue Jays manager: “The Jays are getting a great baseball man and a great person,’’ Henry wrote in an e-mail to the Globe. “We were able to keep John as a part of our organization longer…

  4. UPDATE: John Farrell offered Blue Jays’ manager job

    Oct 23, 2010, 12:43 PM EST

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    UPDATE: John Farrell informed Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe via text message this morning that “nothing is official” regarding his hiring as the Blue Jays’ new manager. All indications are pointing in that direction, though. 8:43 AM: One source told Alex Speier of WEEI.com that “it would be surprising” if Farrell turned down the…

  5. John Farrell likely to be named Blue Jays’ next manager

    Oct 21, 2010, 7:24 PM EST

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    Peter Gammons, now working for the MLB Network, MLB.com and NESN, heard from three MLB general managers Thursday that Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell is going to be named the Blue Jays’ next skipper. Legendary Toronto manager Cito Gaston stepped down at the end of the 2010 season and the Jays went on an…

  6. Sandy Alomar Jr., John Farrell, and DeMarlo Hale finalists in Blue Jays’ manager search

    Oct 20, 2010, 2:45 PM EST

    According to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com the Blue Jays have narrowed their long list of candidates to replace manager Cito Gaston down to three names: Indians first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr., Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell, and Red Sox bench coach DeMarlo Hale. Alomar and Farrell have never managed, while Hale managed in…

  7. Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell a possibility in Toronto

    Oct 5, 2010, 8:48 AM EST

    CSN New England is reporting that Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell is in the running for the Blue Jays’ managerial vacancy and is said to be on Toronto’s “short list.”  CSN is also saying that there’s a possibility that he could be interviewed for the Mariners job as well. Farrell has declined interviews with…

  8. World Series Game 6 Preview: John Lackey gets the biggest start of his life

    Oct 30, 2013, 12:38 PM EST

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    BOSTON — It’s certainly the biggest start of Michael Wacha‘s life too, but Wacha is 22 years-old and kids, God love ‘em, tend to think that they’re going to have the sun shining on them forever. John Lackey is 35 and has pretty much seen it and done it all. He’s been that kid winning…

  9. John Lackey confirmed as World Series Game 2 starter

    Oct 22, 2013, 8:24 PM EST

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    From Alex Speier, the excellent Red Sox beat writer at WEEI.com: Red Sox manager John Farrell said that after Jon Lester starts Game 1 of the World Series, John Lackey will start Game 2, in part based on a desire not to have his next trip to the mound be too far removed from his dominant performance in Game 3 of…

  10. Red Sox expected to go with John Lackey in Game 2 of World Series

    Oct 21, 2013, 10:08 PM EST

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    It came as no surprise when Red Sox manager John Farrell announced this afternoon that Jon Lester will start Game 1 of the World Series against the Cardinals on Wednesday, but there could be a change in store for Game 2. While Clay Buchholz started Game 2 of the ALCS against the Tigers, Sean McAdam…

  11. John Lackey and Mike Napoli help Red Sox defeat Justin Verlander in Game 3 of ALCS

    Oct 15, 2013, 7:47 PM EST

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    Tigers ace Justin Verlander whiffed 10 batters and allowed just one run on four hits over eight innings in Tuesday’s ALCS Game 3 against the Red Sox, becoming the first pitcher in postseason history to fan 10 batters and yield four-or-fewer hits in three consecutive outings. But that’s not the story here. The Red Sox…

  12. John Lackey doesn’t think Alex Rodriguez should be playing baseball

    Aug 16, 2013, 8:20 PM EST

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    Red Sox starter John Lackey doesn’t think Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez should be allowed to play baseball while he appeals his 211-game suspension, which runs through the end of the 2014 season. Via the Boston Globe: “I’ve got a problem with it. You bet I do,” Lackey said on Thursday. “How is he still…

  13. John Lackey cleared to resume throwing

    Apr 15, 2013, 12:18 PM EST

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    At the time it looked like John Lackey had seriously injured his arm on April 6, but he was diagnosed with merely a strained biceps and has already been cleared to resume throwing. Red Sox manager John Farrell told Julian Benbow of the Boston Globe that Lackey is scheduled to start throwing again tomorrow, saying:…

  14. John Lackey is avoiding the disabled list for now

    Apr 8, 2013, 11:51 AM EST

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    As bad as things looked for John Lackey when he exited Saturday’s game with his right arm dangling, an MRI exam revealed no structural damage. According to manager John Farrell he’s been diagnosed with merely biceps inflammation and for now at least Lackey remains on the active roster, although a trip to the disabled list…

  15. John Lackey is in The Best Shape of His Life

    Jan 23, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

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    Spring inches closer … Red Sox manager John Farrell said you won’t recognize John Lackey because he’s in such great shape. Lackey returns from Tommy J surgery. — Nick Cafardo (@nickcafardo) January 23, 2013 This should make it hard to know if it’s actually Lackey on the mound. Hopefully we’ll be able to recognize him…

  16. Blue Jays to bring back John Gibbons as manager

    Nov 20, 2012, 1:02 AM EST

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    While all indications were that the Blue Jays planned to bring in a retread as John Farrell’s replacement on the bench, who knew it’d again be one of their own? John Gibbons, who managed the team from 2004-08, will reclaim the job, the Toronto Sun reports. Gibbons had a 305-305 record in three full and…

  17. Kyle Drabek to undergo his second Tommy John surgery

    Jun 18, 2012, 5:56 PM EST

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    Kyle Drabek‘s sprained UCL will require Tommy John surgery, Blue Jays manager John Farrell said Monday. Drabek had his first Tommy John surgery in high school before the Phillies made him the 18th overall pick in the 2006 draft. He was sent to Toronto in the Roy Halladay trade and he made his major league…

  18. Farrell turns down chance to interview for Indians managerial job

    Oct 14, 2009, 1:58 PM EST

    Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell has taken himself out of consideration to be the Indians’ next manager, saying: “My desire is to fulfill the commitment between Boston and myself.” Farrell spent five of his eight big-league seasons in Cleveland, going 32-30 with a 3.93 ERA as a starter, and served as the Indians’ farm…

  19. Quote of the Day: Farrell on Daisuke, WBC

    Jun 23, 2009, 2:07 PM EST

    Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell, on Daisuke Matsuzaka’s chances of pitching again this season after landing on the disabled list with shoulder weakness: Our every intention will be to get him back this year. Now, I say that with no end time frame that says on August 1, he’s going to be back in…

  20. Shane Victorino is ready to go back to switch-hitting

    Feb 26, 2015, 8:40 PM EST

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    Victorino gave up hitting from the left side late in 2013, but he’s ready to give it another shot.

  21. Let’s pump the brakes on the Pablo Sandoval waistline watch, OK?

    Feb 18, 2015, 8:28 AM EST

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    Is it possible Pablo Sandoval is out of shape? Sure. But maybe we should wait for the Red Sox to say so before slamming the guy.

  22. Red Sox plan to use Brandon Workman out of the bullpen

    Jan 31, 2015, 10:40 PM EST

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    Brandon Workman will enter spring training as a reliever, attempting to grab a scarce spot at the back of the Red Sox bullpen.

  23. Allen Craig could see some time at third base this spring

    Jan 22, 2015, 8:57 PM EST

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    Craig, who was acquired from the Cardinals last July in the John Lackey deal, batted just .215 with eight home runs and a .594 OPS across 126 games last season.

  24. Baseball’s Most Handsome Managers: 2015 Update

    Dec 10, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    You come to HardballTalk for nothing but the best in hard hitting journalism. And in keeping with that tradition, we rate the managerial beefcake once again.

  25. Brock Holt sent to Pittsburgh to see concussion specialist

    Sep 11, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

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    The Red Sox now believe that Holt’s symptoms could date back to a collision with teammate Dustin Pedroia on August 25.

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