“If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying” is a famous quote in sports, but it’s not exactly one to live by.

The Houston Astros got the week started by firing team manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow for their roles in the Astros’ illegal sign stealing operation and on the Boston Red Sox followed in their footsteps on Tuesday evening by parting ways with Alex Cora.


The #RedSox and Alex Cora are parting ways.

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Cora joined the Astros as a bench coach in November 2016 and was with the organization before joining the Boston Red Sox as their manager in 2018 and leading them to a World Series title.

As a result of the news, there were plenty of mixed reactions from Red Sox fans, and baseball fans as a whole, on Twitter.

The Red Sox went 192-132 in two years under Cora. ​