Go contained in the successful locker room because the Houston Astros rejoice the primary World Series championship in franchise historical past.

Tony La Russa has joined the Red Sox.(Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)

The Boston Red Sox employed Tony La Russa to their entrance workplace, the place he’ll function particular badistant to president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, the staff introduced Thursday. 

La Russa, a World Series-winning supervisor with the Oakland Athletics in 1989 and St. Louis Cardinals in 2006 and 2011, stepped away from managing duties after 33 years in 2011. He spent the previous 4 seasons within the Arizona Diamondbacks’ entrance workplace, and his contract with the group expired Tuesday. In 2014, he was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.


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La Russa and Dombrowski have a protracted historical past relationship again 40 years after they labored along with the Chicago White Sox — the place La Russa was the supervisor and Dombrowski served within the staff’s entrance workplace. 

The Red Sox dismissed John Farrell final month and employed Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora as their new supervisor. 

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