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On Baseball

John Farrell and Joe Girardi deserve praise

NEW YORK — Numerous reasons have been given for the good standing of both the Red Sox and Yankees this season, but one that you seldom see mentioned is the strong performance of the managers.

Managers in big markets such as New York and Boston often get overlooked, because they’re supposed to win with high payrolls. Therefore, the reasoning is, “How much impact do they really have?”

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