McAdam: 5 keys for Farrell's success
Wed, 6 Feb 2013|
CSNNE.com's Celtics Insider Sean McAdam joins SNC to give his 5 keys for John Farrell to have success with the Red Sox.
When he was hired last fall John Farrell described managing the Red Sox as his dream job. Next week factory becomes a reality as players report to Fort Myers for the 2013. Season. Farrell have his work cut out for him inheriting a last place team and an organization to set with dysfunction in which. Here are five things he needs to do. Number one. Heard the attention and respect of the players. Bobby Valentine found out the hard way last February how important it is to get off on the right foot in spring training. -- needs to establish trust and also look -- players know who's in charge. Communication will be -- Over to form a good working relationship when this coaching staff. Staff was divided under Valentine and that can't happen again it helps that barrel has worked with the most of the coaches before. Either in Toronto or in Boston. Third. Work well with the front office and ownership. Baseball operations part should be easy since -- has worked with the most of the staff members before and shares the same philosophy. Ownership could be a bit trickier though. Just ask Terry Francona. Bouncing baseball and business interest can be challenging. For get his bullpen in order no single entity is more important to the success of the team that the bullpen. Barrels background is pitching of course but he's determined roles and put his relievers in positions to succeed and the sooner the better. And finally improve his in game management and the biggest criticism of barrels through your stint in Toronto revolved around his -- in the dugout. Blue Jays were reckless at times on the bases Karol needs to demonstrate that he can with the help of bench coach toward Buffalo running game.