Alex Cora shows regret for cheating and causing harm in his first interview as a Red Sox manager | The NY Journal
Cora gave an interview to the MassLive portal.
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After serving his suspension for participating in the Houston Astros signal theft scandal, Alex Cora was rehired this Friday by the Red Sox, a team with which he won the World Series in 2018.
A few hours after the official announcement, the now manager of the Boston team offered an interview for the Massachusetts news site, MassLive, where he said his first words after assuming his new position and took the opportunity to apologize to all the people who have affected , in addition to showing regret for what happened.
“Being away from baseball and the pain and negative attention that my family and this organization have attracted has been extremely difficult. I am sorry for the damage I have caused in the past with my actions and I will work hard to make this organization and its fans proud.He commented.
Regarding the new opportunity presented to him to lead the Red Sox, the Puerto Rican said: “I am grateful for the opportunity to train again and to return to the sport that I have loved all my life. This past year I have had time to reflect and evaluate various things, and I recognize how fortunate I am to lead this team again.“.
Alex Cora, Chaim Bloom and Sam Kennedy on the news: pic.twitter.com/sXHE9tprL6
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On the other hand, the president of the Red Sox, Sam kennedyHe also expressed his joy at having Cora.
“We are excited to have Alex’s leadership and energy back in the Red Sox dugout. During his career as a player and coach, Alex continually made us better, ”he said.