By Gethin Coolbaugh, Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have a list of characteristics they want in their next manager, but they haven't yet landed on a name.
Their fans have one in mind.
Three days after the Red Sox fired manager Alex Cora for his involvement in a cheating scandal, supporters pleaded for Boston's front offie to hire former catcher and team captain Jason Varitek at a town hall event Friday during the team's winter festival.