Alex Cora says Purple Sox could have a set uniform schedule subsequent yr

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“There’s going to be construction subsequent yr,” Cora stated. “There’s going to be lots of whites, lots of grays.”

Alex Cora says the Purple Sox will put on their Metropolis Join uniforms on Saturdays, starting on April 14. John Tlumacki/Globe Employees

The Purple Sox used to decide on their uniforms considerably arbitrarily earlier than video games. That gained’t be the case subsequent yr.

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Supervisor Alex Cora that the Purple Sox could have a set uniform schedule for the 2024 season, revealed on the DraftKings’ “Identify Redacted Podcast.” The staff will put on alternate uniforms much less regularly, as Cora wished to see the Purple Sox put on their conventional white dwelling jerseys and grey jerseys extra typically.

“There’s going to be construction subsequent yr,” Cora stated. “There’s going to be lots of whites, lots of grays.”

The Purple Sox will sometimes put on their white jerseys at dwelling and grey jerseys whereas on the highway. However on Fridays, they may don their crimson alternates for dwelling video games and their blue alternates for away video games.

For Saturday video games at dwelling, the Purple Sox will put on their yellow Metropolis Join jerseys.

“On Saturdays, folks know, ‘Metropolis Connects.’ You go carrying yellow to Fenway Park,” Cora stated.

The Metropolis Version jerseys have been unveiled in 2021 as a strategy to honor Patriots’ Day, and their yellow and light-blue shade scheme was designed to resemble the Boston Marathon. The Purple Sox have discovered monumental success in these jerseys, as they’re 27-7 in video games they’ve performed whereas carrying them.

Throughout a troublesome stretch final season, Purple Sox clubhouse supervisor Tommy McLaughlin wished the Purple Sox to put on the Metropolis Version jerseys for good luck, because the Purple Sox had a 10-game profitable streak whereas carrying them from July 27, 2022 to Aug. 7, 20223. However going ahead, the jerseys will now not be used as a crutch for poor efficiency.

“We can not depend on yellow at any time when we suck,” Cora stated. “Is it the uniforms or is it us?”

The Purple Sox will not be carrying their Metropolis Join jerseys — and even their crimson and blue alternates — as a lot as they did final season, however they may nonetheless be part of their robust uniform lineup subsequent yr.

“I believe our uniforms are nice, Cora stated. “Handsome uniforms.”


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