Is new Sox Bench coach Lovullo “spare tire” insurance for a Farrell failure?


Once the Red Sox make if official, that Toronto’s First base coach, Torey Lovullo, will re-join his former manager, John Farrell, as his Bench coach with the Sox, we can ask the question:  Is Lovullo, former manager of the Sox’ AAA Pawsox [2009], being hired as a “spare tire,” to replace Farrell, if he goes flat?

Sep 27, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell (52) talks to first base coach Torey Lovullo (7) in the dugout against the New York Yankees at the Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays beat the Yankees 6-0. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE

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3 hours ago – John Farrell will be taking Torey Lovullo with him from Toronto to Boston, as Rob Bradford of reports that Lovullo will join the Red

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