Merloni: Don't think Tito wanted to return

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Merloni: Don't think Tito wanted to return

Prior to the news that Terry Francona and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to part ways, Lou Merloni wondered why Francona would even want to come back.

"He talked about in Thursday's press conference how difficult the 2011 team was to manage," said the ex-Red Sox infielder on 'Mohegan Sun Sports Tonight' Thursday.

"I'm not sure he wants to come back. He's been here a long time (eight seasons, from 2004-11)."

Merloni: Did Rick Porcello cost himself the Cy Young?

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Merloni: Did Rick Porcello cost himself the Cy Young?

Lou Merloni and Dan Shaughnessy discuss Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello's chance of winning the CY Young award and if his performance on Friday may have lost his chances.

Shaughnessy: People want to see David Ortiz honored

Shaughnessy: People want to see David Ortiz honored

Dan Shaughnessy and Lou Merloni discuss the Red Sox honoring David Ortiz for three straight home games, the advantage of homefield in playoffs, and if the weather will affect the Red Sox performance in the playoffs.