Former Oklahoma State pitcher John Farrell fired as Red Sox manager

John Farrell’s fairly successful tenure as the Red Sox manager came to an end Wednesday, making him the second former Oklahoma State player to see his managerial tenure end in the past two years.

Farrell’s termination comes two days after Boston lost the American League Division Series in four games to the Houston Astros. Farrell, 55, led the Red Sox to a World Series title in 2013, his first season as Boston’s manager.

As recently as 2016, the Oklahoma State baseball program had two alumni as Major League managers. Robin Ventura, a former Golden Spikes Award winner, managed the White Sox from 2012-16.

Farrell pitched for the Cowboys from 1981-84, posting a 12-2 record as a senior. He rejoined the program in 1997 as an assistant coach before leaving in 2001.

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