Red Sox fire manager over cheating scandal

The team decided “it would not be possible for Alex [Cora] to effectively lead the club going forward,” after he helped the Houston Astros win the 2017 World Series as a bench coach.
2:04 | 01/15/20

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Now to the fallout growing from that World Series cheating scandal the Red Sox firing manager Alex Cora. Who helped both for Houston Astros and the Red Sox win championships with Johnson has the latest wars. This morning the latest bombshell event Major League Baseball cheating scandal dropping on the Boston Red Sox. Manager Alex Cora who helped them win a World Series in 24018. Now out of a job. The Sox issuing a joint statement with core announcing they have mutually agreed to part ways the team adding we collectively decided that it would not be possible for Alex to effectively lead the club going full work. Before heading to Boston porous served as bench coach for the Houston Astros during their 27 team World Series victory. And I. The league concluding that during the championship season the Astros placed a camera in the outfield stands acted CD captures signal. And would then relay that information to the batter by banging on this garbage camp listen. The Astros manager and GM were both fired this week but the commissioners report identified Cora as a potential mastermind. Saint Cora was involved in developing both the banging scheme and utilizing the replay review room to. I think once you read what rob Manfred wrote about his involvement. With the Houston that shows. In you compound that with what's alleged the Boston Red Sox have done I think the Boston Red Sox and core of both understood. What was coming. Alex Cora released a statement saying that he did not want to be a distraction he called Boston a special place in that you'll miss it dearly. The investigation though continues into the Boston Red Sox in the team itself now is bracing for punishment Michael. I know their opponents are pretty upset about this with as well thank you so much.

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