Amid speculation that he could be considered to take over the Red Sox if Valentine is let go, the Blue Jays skipper said Friday night he’s concentrating on his current job.
“I don’t look at other situations because my focus is here,” said Farrell, Boston’s pitching coach from 2006-10. “We’ve got a lot of challenges ourselves with getting guys back on the field. So I can tell you this. Knowing what the Red Sox have gone through, the amount of players that they’ve lost to injury, I can empathize with Bobby.”
Toronto began the day in last place in the AL East with a 61-75 record, 15 1-2 games out of first. The Red Sox were one spot ahead of the Blue Jays at 63-75 "
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