BOSTON (AP) — Larry Lucchino is stepping down as president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox at the end of this season.
Team spokesman Kevin Gregg said Saturday night in an email that Lucchino hopes to remain with the club in some capacity. Gregg also said Sam Kennedy, the executive vice president and COO of the Red Sox, is Lucchino's choice to take over as president.
The Boston Herald first reported the move. Red Sox owner John Henry told the newspaper Lucchino is a "Hall of Fame" talent.
"We've won three world championships under his leadership and set the longest sellout streak in professional sports history," Henry said. "His accomplishments...