- Associated Press - Sunday, October 21, 2012

BOSTON (AP) - The Red Sox reportedly have reached an agreement to bring Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell to Boston to replace Bobby Valentine.

Red Sox spokeswoman Pam Kenn said early Sunday the team had no announcement to make. Comcast SportsNet New England reported that the deal was agreed to.

Boston had been talking to the Blue Jays about compensation for Farrell, who had one year remaining in his Toronto contract. He was 154-170 in two seasons with the Blue Jays following four years as Boston’s pitching coach.

The Red Sox fired Valentine the day after finishing in last place in the AL East with a 69-93 record that was the franchise’s worst since 1965.

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