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Sports MLB world reacts to the Boston Red Sox parting ways with Alex Cora amid scandal

10:00  15 january  2020
10:00  15 january  2020 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign stealing scandal

  Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign stealing scandal BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox fired manager Alex Cora on Tuesday, a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred implicated him in the sport's sign-stealing scandal. Cora was the bench coach for the Houston Astros when they won the 2017 World Series and led Boston to the title the following year in his first season as manager. Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired on Monday, an hour after Manfred suspended them for the 2020 season for their role in the cheating scheme.

Alex Cora led the Boston Red Sox to a World Series title in his first year as manager back in 2018. Now, he is no longer employed by the team. The Red Sox announced late Tuesday that they have parted ways with Cora due to MLB ’s ongoing investigation into the sign-stealing cheating scandal .

The Red Sox fired manager Alex Cora on Tuesday, a day after baseball commissioner Rob Manfred implicated him in the sport’s sign-stealing scandal .

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Alex Cora led the Boston Red Sox to a World Series title in his first year as manager back in 2018.

Now, he is no longer employed by the team.

The Red Sox announced late Tuesday that they have parted ways with Cora due to MLB's ongoing investigation into the sign-stealing cheating scandal.

RELATED: Cora fired as Red Sox manager

This comes a day after MLB suspended Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch for a year. The team then fired both men later on Monday.

Many have speculated that Cora, who was the bench coach for the Astros in 2017, might face an even stiffer punishment for his role in the scandal with both the Astros and Red Sox.

Report: Beltran steps down from Mets amid sign-stealing scandal

  Report: Beltran steps down from Mets amid sign-stealing scandal Carlos Beltran has decided to step down as manager of the New York Mets following the revelation of his role in the Houston Astros' 2017 sign-stealing scandal, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal. Beltran was the only player named in MLB's investigation. The report led to the suspensions and eventual firings of Houston manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow. Beltran is the third manager out of a job this week due to the investigation. Along with Hinch, Alex Cora and the Boston Red Sox mutually decided to part ways on Tuesday.The 42-year-old Beltran was hired by the Mets in November and never managed a game.

The Boston Red Sox announced Tuesday that they have parted ways with manager Alex Cora . Cora , the former bench coach for the Houston Astros, was implicated in the recent cheating scandal that led to the firings of Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch on Monday.

The Boston Red Sox parted ways with Manager Alex Cora on Tuesday night, a day after a Major League Baseball report implicated him in a cheating scandal from his time as the bench coach of the Houston Astros Statement from the Boston # RedSox and Alex Cora : pic.twitter.com/qXsUhSobSy.

Here's the Red Sox statement, which includes a comment from Cora:

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Mendoza: Fiers going public about sign stealing 'didn't sit well with me' .
Sunday Night Baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza criticized former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for speaking publicly about Houston's sign-stealing scheme during an appearance on "Golic and Wingo." “To go public with it and call them out and start all of this, it’s hard to swallow.” -@jessmendoza on former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers revealing the Astros sign-stealing scheme. pic.twitter.com/LSQY6B0dSC — Golic and Wingo (@GolicAndWingo) January 16, 2020 "Going public, yeah," Mendoza responded when asked if she had a problem with Fiers. "I mean, I get it.

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