The Red Sox ultimately were unable to capitalize on their bases-loaded scoring opportunity, as Xander Bogaerts then flew out to right field for the final out of the inning, keeping the Astros’ 2-1 lead intact.
With Farrell out, Boston bench coach Gary DiSarcina stepped in to serve as the club’s acting manager for the remainder of the game.
The last manager to be ejected in the postseason was then-Nationals skipper Matt Williams in Game 2 of the 2014 National League Division Series.
Maria Guardado is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.