Alex Cora commented on his Crimson Sox future past the 2023 season

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“We play for championships,” stated Cora. “And proper now, we’re in final place within the American League East.”

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Alex Cora talking with media members throughout a latest Crimson Sox street journey in Kansas Metropolis. AP Picture/Colin E. Braley

Alex Cora on his future with the Crimson Sox: With 16 video games remaining within the season, the Crimson Sox are tied with the Yankees for final place within the American League East at 73-72.

Out of the playoff race, Boston supervisor Alex Cora is free to ponder longer-term questions on his future with the workforce. He was not too long ago requested about it throughout an interview with baseball reporters Jon Heyman and Joel Sherman on “The Present,” a New York Put up podcast.

“I really like this place, however clearly there’s different stuff that comes into play and issues [are] extra [about] household,” Cora stated. “I’m 47, I flip 48 subsequent week. I don’t see myself like Tito [Francona] and Tony [La Russa] to handle till 70 no matter. I get pleasure from what I’m doing, however at one level we’re going to have to maneuver on to do one thing else.”

Cora, who led the Crimson Sox to a World Collection win in his first season as supervisor in 2018, stated he continues to relish managing in Boston.

“As of now, I get pleasure from this and it’s a problem,” he stated.

He was blunt in his evaluation of his workforce’s efficiency in 2023.

Cora stated that whereas he’s seen some positives this season — citing a few of the youthful gamers breaking in on the Main League stage — it’s finally been a disappointment.

“We play for championships,” stated Cora. “And proper now, we’re in final place within the American League East.”

Trying to 2024, Cora predicts that turning issues round would require modifications.

“Hopefully,” he defined, “we are able to enhance the roster with some acquisitions and go for it subsequent yr.”

Trivia: Alex Cora was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico. What two-time Gold Glove-winning shortstop (a present MLB participant) was additionally born there?

(Reply on the backside).

Trace: He made his MLB debut in 2015 with Cleveland (although he not performs there).

Scores and schedule:

On Wednesday, the Solar demolished the Linx 90-60 to win Sport 1 of a WNBA playoff collection (highlights beneath). Sport 2 is about to get underway at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Mohegan Solar Enviornment.

Trying forward, the Crimson Sox and Yankees will play a second doubleheader of the week on Thursday (1:35 p.m. and seven:15 p.m. first pitch occasions) after Wednesday’s match-up was rained out.

On Saturday, the Revolution will flip their consideration again to the sphere after a tumultuous week away from the pitch, going through the Rapids in Colorado at 9:30 p.m.

Additionally this weekend, the Patriots will face the Dolphins at residence on Sunday Night time Soccer. Kickoff is about for 8:20 p.m.

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The Solar destroyed the Linx in Sport 1: Connecticut defeated Minnesota 90-60 in Sport 1 of the opening spherical WNBA playoff collection on Wednesday.

On today: In 1997, the Patriots defeated the Jets 27-24 in time beyond regulation to win what was dubbed “The Tuna Bowl,” given Invoice Parcells’s involvement. The previous Patriots head coach — who left beneath acrimonious circumstances for New England’s AFC East rival within the previous offseason — virtually guided his new workforce to an early season upset, however Adam Vinatieri’s 34-yard discipline purpose handed Pete Carroll the win.

Tuna Bowl Globe 1997

Day by day spotlight: Phillies second baseman Bryson Stott lined an immense quantity of floor earlier than making a powerful sliding catch on Wednesday evening.

Trivia reply: Francisco Lindor