Red Sox hire Astros bench coach Alex Cora as new manager

Red Sox hire Astros bench coach Alex Cora as new manager

The Boston Red Sox have hired Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora as their new manager, the Red Sox announced Sunday, just a day after the Astros advanced to the World Series. ESPN is reporting that Cora will receive a three-year contract, plus a club option for 2021, to become the 47th individual to manage the Red Sox. He’s the third to do so since the club parted ways with Terry Francona following the 2011 season. Cora, 42, spent parts of 14 seasons in the majors. He hit .243/.310/.338 for his career, during which he was primarily used as […]

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