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A capsule look at the World Series

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve holds up the championship trophy after Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 4-0 to win the series. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

A capsule look at the World Series

Houston Astros players celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 4-0 to win the series. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros celebrates after defeating the New York Yankees to win game seven of the American League Championship Series, at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on October 21, 2017

Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros celebrates after defeating the New York Yankees to win game seven of the American League Championship Series, at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on October 21, 2017 (AFP Photo/ELSA)

Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros celebrates with teammates after defeating the New York Yankees to win game seven of the American League Championship Series, at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on October 21, 2017

Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros celebrates with teammates after defeating the New York Yankees to win game seven of the American League Championship Series, at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on October 21, 2017 (AFP Photo/RONALD MARTINEZ)

Red Sox hire Alex Cora as new manager

Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora flips a bat before Game 6 of the American League Championship Series baseball game against the New York Yankees Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Red Sox hire Alex Cora as new manager

Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora watches batting practice before Game 6 of the American League Championship Series baseball game against the New York Yankees Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Red Sox hire Alex Cora as new manager

Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora tips his hat during batting practice before Game 6 of the American League Championship Series baseball game against the New York Yankees Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Alex Cora of the Houston Astros looks on during batting practice prior to Game Six of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park on October 20, 2017 in Houston, Texas

Alex Cora of the Houston Astros looks on during batting practice prior to Game Six of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park on October 20, 2017 in Houston, Texas (AFP Photo/RONALD MARTINEZ)

Wondering who stays and goes, Yankees turn toward 2018

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi watches batting practice before Game 7 of the American League Championship Series baseball game against the Houston Astros Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Wondering who stays and goes, Yankees turn toward 2018

New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks reacts after striking out during the second inning of Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Wondering who stays and goes, Yankees turn toward 2018

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi makes a call to the bullpen during the fifth inning of Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Wondering who stays and goes, Yankees turn toward 2018

New York Yankees' Todd Frazier tosses his bat after striking out during the fifth inning of Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

MLB: ALCS-New York Yankees at Houston Astros

FILE PHOTO - Oct 20, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees third base coach Joe Espada (53) meets with Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora (26) before game six of the 2017 ALCS playoff baseball series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

MLB: ALCS-New York Yankees at Houston Astros

FILE PHOTO - Oct 20, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees third base coach Joe Espada (53) meets with Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora (26) before game six of the 2017 ALCS playoff baseball series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Astros go from woeful to World Series in just 4 years

Fans celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 4-0 to win the series. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Astros go from woeful to World Series in just 4 years

Houston Astros' Justin Verlander and Dallas Keuchel pose with the trophy after Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 4-0 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Astros go from woeful to World Series in just 4 years

Houston Astros starting pitcher Brad Peacock throws during the eighth inning of Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Astros go from woeful to World Series in just 4 years

Houston Astros' Marwin Gonzalez hits a single during the second inning of Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Astros go from woeful to World Series in just 4 years

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch and Jose Altuve hold the championship trophy after Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 4-0 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Winter Came: 2017 New York Yankees

Winter Came: 2017 New York Yankees

Red Sox Hire Alex Cora as Manager

The Boston Red Sox hired Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora as their new manager, the team announced Sunday.

According to MLB.com, Cora agreed to a three-year contract that will run through the 2020 season which includes a club option for the 2021 season.

Cora has been with the Astros since the end of last season and will replace John Farrell who was fired just two days after the Red Sox were eliminated by the Astros in five games in the American League Division Series.

The Astros beat the New York Yankees in seven games to reach their second World Series in franchise history.

The 42–year–old Cora played 14 years in the major leagues, with a four-year stint with the Red Sox from 2005-08 before retiring in 2011.

Cora, who don't have major league managerial experience, also has worked for ESPN as a baseball analyst.

Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

Houston Astros' George Springer catches a fly ball hit by New York Yankees' Greg Bird in front of Marwin Gonzalez during the seventh inning of Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

New York Yankees' Starlin Castro walks to the clubhouse after Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 4-0 to win the series. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

Houston Astros' Charlie Morton reacts after getting out of the fifth inning of Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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