The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday that John Farrell will not return as the team's manager for 2018. Farrell spent five seasons as Boston's manager, winning the World Series in 2013, his first year with the club. Farrell's overall record with the Red Sox was 432-378, and the team claimed the AL East title in 2013, 2016 and 2017. Boston lost to the Houston Astros in the ALDS, the second consecutive season the team was eliminated in the first round.