Originally Posted by Phhhl
Why is this guy such a hot commodity? I am not trying to be glib. I just don't know why I keep hearing his name. It is not like the Jays have been especially successful recently. Is there a backstory?
I was perplexed by Boston's fixation on John Farrell as well, but then I thought of the Reds' own infatuation with Dusty Baker. Sometimes ownership just seems to think a guy is a good fit in an organization, even if there might not be an entirely rational reason for it.