Boston (CBS)-As the Red Sox continued to search for a new manager, a familiar name entered the chat room: former Boston captain Alex Cora.
According to Alex Speier of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox have spoken to Cora “many times” since his one-week suspension ended late Tuesday night. At the end of the World Series, Cora was suspended for a year due to the 201
People always hope that the Red Sox can return to Cora. Under the influence of the Houston cheating scandal, the team parted ways with each other mutually. Ron Roenicke (Ron Roenicke) replaced Cora on the Boston bench in the 2020 season, but after the team finished with a score of 24-36, his position was relieved.
Chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom now chooses the new captain of Boston. Cora is still the favorite of the player and the players he has been with the organization during his two seasons on the bench in Boston, but the team also interviewed some other candidates.
The list includes Twins substitute coach Mike Bell, Buccaneers substitute coach Don Kelly, Yankees substitute coach Carlos Mendoza, Diamondbacks substitute coach Luis Ureata and Cubs third base coach Will Venable.
According to Spear, some of the candidates the team has spoken to have been told they are no longer considering a management position in Boston, while others are welcomed for a second interview.
The Red Sox have not yet made a list of finalists, but with Cora now officially rejoining the finals, it may not matter in the end.