Red Sox Release Statement On Manager John Farrell’s Lymphoma Diagnosis

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August 15, 2015

The Boston Red Sox released a statement Friday regarding manager John Farrell’s lymphoma diagnosis.

Farrell revealed Friday he’s been diagnosed with Stage 1 lymphoma, which will prevent him from managing the Red Sox for the remainder of the 2015 season.

The Red Sox’s statement reads:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with John and his family at this time.

We are heartened by the news that this form of cancer is highly treatable and by the knowledge that the quality of care he will be receiving is second to none.

We also know that John and his family are comforted by the outpouring of love and support coming from the entire Red Sox community.”

Thumbnail photo via Brett Davis/USA TODAY Sports Images

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