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Sox Press Conference - 11am 10/12 - RR out as Sox manager

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1 minute ago, mqr said:

Also this is a sexy job right now, plenty of guys should be interested. 

Yep absolutely. Easily best job that will be available.

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1 hour ago, Dick Allen said:

I agree. Would there be coaching staff changes? Who are you going to can after 2020? Maybe Coop retires, that's it, and why retire when things are just about to go really well.  I think RR has better job security than anyone posting on this board who isn't self employed.

Besides, if it was a big change, chances are it would have leaked by now.

I better start looking for jobs. Haha... I didn’t see him getting fired either.

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1 minute ago, Harry Chappas said:

Hopefully he has a role in the organization as I think he has some use. 

He can go make pies for the catering department 

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I feel legit terrible for Ricky. I wanted him gone but imagine how devastated he must be that this happened again. Two weeks before the season ended, Hahn said Rick deserved to be here enjoying the success. Rick literally lost his job because of the last 13 games of this season. This being said, if you want to be a champion, you cannot have this kind of managing going on. We need to go get a real winner and not some wannabe. 

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As we learned, when Stoney is so critical of your role on the Sox....you gone

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Just now, chitownsportsfan said:

Also, Steve Stone apparently is a mouth piece for the org.

I’m shocked people argue otherwise. He basically predicted every single move/non move the last two years.

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As long as we get more assistant coaches to 'part ways' once the new manager seems them and says "No chance in hell" , we're good.

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6 minutes ago, timbo8 said:

who is out there right now that can push the sox to the next level

Sandy Alomar Jr is bilingual and did well with the Indians this year filling in for Tito.

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Wow. His managing down the stretch and in the Oakland series was so objectively head-scratchingly bad, it was like a death wish. Think back to when they clinched and Hahn said all that stuff about how the Cubs treated Rickey. 100% believe he lost his job in a 3 week stretch.

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This is the strongest signal yet that "business as usual" is over in the JR orgs.  The bulls moves were another strong signal but this is the strongest yet as there are a lot of reasons "on paper" you could keep Rick.  But this is 100% the right move Rick was holding this club back from its WS title hopes.

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Just now, Madrigal Mystery Tour said:

I’m not as excited as most here, but I think this is probably for the best

Yep, I'm pretty whatever about it, but glad to see they're not going to be stagnant. 

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14 hours ago, soxfan49 said:

I'd love to check my phone tomorrow at work at 11:02 and see "Sox will be moving Renteria to another role inside of the organization" all over twitter

I did it, guys, except he's gone entirely. :)

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7 minutes ago, mqr said:

Has anyone won manager of the year, and been canned in the same season? That's a real possiblity.

No it's not. He lost COY when he fell from first and a possible favorite to 7th and an underdog against Oakland. 

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Just now, Tony said:

Sandy makes a TON of sense, that's a great call

If Francona retired because of health problems, then I’d think Alomar would stay in Cleveland. Otherwise, yeah, it would be an obvious move if Alomar wanted it.

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Just now, Tony said:

Sandy makes a TON of sense, that's a great call

I’ve heard the critics against an Alomar move, albeit in a smaller role he made some questionable decisions in filling in for Francona. I don’t know if he’s the answer, plus the Sox interviewed him once already 

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