Cora is embroiled in the 2017 Astros and 2018 Red Sox scandals, both of which tainted World Series championships. His firing is in advance of any formal punishment from the league for both the 2018 team and for Cora, who is expected to receive a harsh punishment from Major League Baseball. The Red Sox organization has lost their GM and now their manager from their 2018 championship team.
The Sox and Cora later issued a mutual statement, and a press conference is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon at 1 P.M.
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