Boston Red Sox

By Matt McCarthy,

Former Red Sox manager John Farrell might return to a Major League dugout in 2019.

According to multiple reports, Farrell is set to interview with the Cincinnati Reds as part of their search for a new manager.

Farrell is one of multiple internal candidates on the list for Reds General Manager Dick Williams, including interim manager Jim Riggelman, bench coach Pat Kelly, and other members of the current Reds coaching staff.

The last-place Reds fired manager Bryan Price in April.

The 56-year-old Farrell has been working in the Reds front office since March and has also done some on-air work for ESPN this year.

The Phillies and Nationals interviewed Farrell last offseason for their managerial openings, but ultimately went with Gabe Kapler and Dave Martinez respectively instead of Farrell.

Farrell managed the Red Sox to the 2013 World Series title went 432-378 in five years at the helm in Boston.

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