Red Sox manager Farrell gets plenty of support after cancer diagnosis
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Friday that he has lymphoma and will leave the team for the rest of the season in order to be treated.
The 53-year-old Farrell called the disease "very treatable" and is optimistic that he will defeat it.
The support for Farrell soon poured in via Twitter:
Wishing nothing but the best to my former manager in his battle!!! Thoughts and Prayers John ??????#BostonStrong— Shane Victorino (@ShaneVictorino) August 14, 2015
Thoughts and prayers going out to John Farrell #PrayersToFarrell— Matt Barnes (@mattbarnesRHP) August 14, 2015
Prayers for our manager John Farrell for a speedy and full recovery!!! @RedSox— Steven Wright (@Knucklepuck23) August 14, 2015