"Not a doubt it is him," one source says of Alex Cora. The Red Sox appear to be waiting until the Astros and Yankees finish their series.
Brad Ausmus is the second person to interview to replace John Farrell as Red Sox manager, but more and more, it sounds like the Sox already know who they want.
Red Sox left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez's right knee surgery will keep him out for roughly six months. Hanley Ramirez's shoulder surgery is considered relatively minor.