Report: John Farrell Wouldn't Be Stopped From Return To Red Sox

John Farrell returning to the Boston Red Sox remain a real possibility, at least according to ESPN's Dan Shulman, who Tweeted that if Farrell wanted to vacate his position as manager of the Toronto Blue Jays, the team wouldn't stop him from returning to Boston.

To those who asked...if #redsox have interest in John Farrell and he wants to go, my understanding is #bluejays would not stand in his way.
Oct 24 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

 

Farrell managed for the first time in his career last season, guiding the Toronto Blue Jays to an 81-81 record and a fourth place finish in the American League East, one of the toughest divisions in baseball. Farrell had served as the pitching coach under Terry Francona prior to his managing stint in Toronto from 2006 through the end of 2010.

Farrell, a pitcher himself, played eight major league seasons from 1987 to 1996 with the Cleveland Indians, California Angels and Detroit Tigers. Farrell had a 36-46 record with a 4.56 ERA and 355 strikeouts in 116 career games.

For more Boston Red Sox coverage, visit our team page and blog, Over The Monster.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.