Red Sox, Cora agree on new contract
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The Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms on a new contract with manager Alex Cora, including a one-year extension through 2021, with a club option for 2022, according to an announcement from president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski.

Cora initially agreed to a three-year contract with Boston in October 2017.

Along with tacking on an extra year, Cora's extension will give him a salary boost, according to's Ian Browne.

"Alex did a tremendous job for our club all year long and we wanted to reward him for his efforts after an amazing season," Dombrowski explained. "We are extremely happy that he will be with us and leading our club on the field."

The 43-year-old Cora lead the Red Sox to the best record in baseball and a World Series championship in his first season as their manager.

Red Sox, Cora agree on new contract
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