• Red Sox introduce new manager Alex Cora


    BOSTON - The Boston Red Sox held a news conference Monday afternoon to formally introduce Alex Cora as manager of the club.



    The club has agreed to a three-year contract that will run through 2020, with the option for Cora to stay for the 2021 season. The 42-year-old made his MLB coaching debut in 2017 as bench coach of the Houston Astros, helping lead the club to its first World Series Championship in franchise history.

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    The hiring of Cora came a week-and-a-half after the club fired John Farrell.

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    The Sox 2017 season ended after losing to the Astros in Game 4 of the ALDS.

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