Red Sox statement regarding manager John Farrell

The Boston Red Sox tonight released a statement regarding manager John Farrell who earlier today announced he has been diagnosed with Stage 1 Lymphoma:

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.