BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox say manager John Farrell's cancer is in remission.

Boston said Farrell had his post-treatment testing and learned on Thursday that his non-Hodgkins lymphoma was in remission.

Farrell says he's thankful for the support he's received. Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski says the team looks forward to having him back.

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Farrell was diagnosed with cancer in August and missed the last six weeks of the season. Bench coach Torey Lovullo took over for him temporarily. The Red Sox went 28-20 under Lovullo but couldn't avoid their third last-place finish in four seasons.

Of course, the other year was the 2013 World Series championship.