After his return season, where they reached the American League Championship Series, the Puerto Rican ended up convincing the Red Sox.
It was just over a year ago, the November 6, 2020, when Boston Red Sox confirmed the return as manager of the Puerto Rican Alex Cora, with whom they won the World Series of 2018 and that in the 2021 season of Major League Baseball (MLB) he did his thing again.
After being suspended from office, after being involved with Houston Astros In the case of sign theft during 2017, the boricua returned to Fenway Park and restored the mystique to the Red Sox, who with a record of 92 wins and 70 losses they got into the postseason.
In this instance, they had the pleasure of eliminating, in the Round of Wildcards, their archrival New York Yankees, and then leave on the way to Tampa Bay Rays, who arrived as the last American League champion, and thus reach the Championship Series for the first time in three years, where they were eliminated by the Astros.
The Boston Red Sox decision with Alex Cora
Despite not reaching the October Classic, the management of the Massachusetts squad was very satisfied with the performance of the Puerto Rican, to the point that they decided to extend his contract for another two seasons, that is, will lead the team in 2022, 2023 and 2024.
“I am beyond grateful for this opportunity to lead the Red Sox. We experienced many special moments as a team and as a city in 2021, but we still have business to finish. I am very excited about the current state of the organization and I look forward to continuing my work with all those who make this a special place“, Alex Cora sentenced.