In the past few days, Tony La Russa (Tony La Russa) was hired to manage the White Sox, and AJ Hinch took over the job for the Tigers. All that is left is a vacancy in the management of the Red Sox, and people continue to speculate that they may turn to a familiar face: Alex Cora. • what
In the past few days, Tony La Russa was hired to manage the White Sox, and AJ Hinch found the Tigers.
All that is left is a vacancy in the management of the Red Sox, and people continue to speculate that they may become a familiar face: Alex Cora.
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MLB Network insider Jon Heyman reported on Friday that Cora is expected to be interviewed in the next few days. The Boston Globe’s Alex Spear quoted multiple sources as saying that since his suspension after the World Series ended, the Red Sox have had many conversations with Cora this week.
In addition, Red Sox assistant general manager Eddie Romero (Eddie Romero) told elnuevodia.com that the team plans to discuss management positions with Cora.
Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom announced earlier that he will not reveal any candidates for Boston’s next manager until he fills the vacancy and insists on this position.
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Cora won 108 games for the Red Sox in the 2018 regular season, setting the highest record in team history and leading the team to the World Series championship in the fall. In the 19’s, Cora’s second year as a manager in Boston, the club ranked 84-78.
After the difficult 2020 season, the Sawkes team ended 24-36 and ranked last in the Eastern Conference. Among the club and fan base, Kola’s return to the head coach position will be very popular.
Ownership has always expressed their admiration for Cora, even if he was involved in the stolen bid scandal in Houston. During the two years of managing the club, Cora also had many fans at the front desk in Boston.
The wild card is Bloom, who was hired as chief baseball officer in October last year and had only one chance to work with Cora for two months during the offseason.
Bloom may want to start over with his hire.
Bloom may also review all candidates and determine that Cora is the most qualified candidate. In Cora’s two-year match with the Red Sox, he was praised for communicating with players and front office, and for being open to analysis and not relying too much on them.
According to sources, the Red Sox interviewed Buccaneers bench coach Don Kelly, Yankees bench coach Carlos Mendoza, Padres deputy manager Skip Schukmek, and Marlins bench coach James Rosen. D guard bench coach Luis Urueta, twins bench coach Mike Bell and the Cubs are third. Base coach Will Venable.
Speier reported that Bell and Venable have been told they have withdrawn from the game. Both Kelly and Mendoza conducted the second interview.
Since 2002, Ian Browne has covered the Red Sox for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @IanMBrowne and Facebook.