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To absolutely no surprise, the Boston Red Sox fired manager Bobby Valentine after one terribly disappointing season. While they still owe him $2.5 million for next season, they found it far more attractive to pay him to stay away then to suffer through another disastrous season with Valentine at the helm. The Red Sox are a complete and utter disgrace, and the team has finally come to the realization that drastic changes are necessary.While it began with Valentine, the team has already said that many changes will still occur moving forward.But first, Boston needs a new skipper. General manager Ben Cherington has already said he wishes to wrap up the managerial search process far quicker than last offseason, meaning the Red Sox would ideally love to have a new manager in place by the end of the month, if not be the first week or two in November.While they may exhaust many options, Boston will not drag this out like they did before hiring Valentine last December. Here is a look at the ...
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The Boston Red Sox announced Thursday that after a disappointing season, Bobby Valentine will not be returning as the team's skipper.
BOSTON -- Yes, Larry Lucchino will shoulder a portion of the blame. During the managerial search last offseason, the Red Sox team president urged general manager Ben Cherington to interview Bobby Valentine for the managerial vacancy. On Thursday night, he admitted to nudging Cherington in that direction. But the final decision, Lucchino insisted, was universally agreed upon. "...
According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Bobby Valentine will be fired by the Red Sox soon. This is probably the least surprising news ever, considering the fact that this was probably one of the worst one-year coaching failures I’ve seen.
The Sox went from having a very good most of the season last year, to missing the playoffs on the final day, to firing Terry Francona and hiring...
The tumultuous one-year tenure of Bobby Valentine in Boston is over. The Red Sox were awful under the polarizing manager, and the 2012 season was...
Even though we posted yesterday that Bobby Valentine would get fired by the Red Sox soon, we feel obligated to tell you that he has been officially fired.
The turbulent flight in which the Red Sox’ 2012 season has been aboard is hovering over the runaway and will soon, and finally, land on it in preparation for what will hopefully be a more robust voyage come next season when the conclusion of tonight’s game against the Yankees becomes reality. But before they [...]
Our long standing New England nightmare is over. Wait, you mean Bobby Valentine hasn't been fired as of 9:55 a.m.? Okay then.
One of our long standing New England nightmares is over. The 2012 season has finally come to a close for the Boston Red Sox after the New York Yankees bent them over their knee last night and spanked the crap out of them to clinch the AL East.
Can you think of a more appropriate ending to the disastrous season the Red Sox have had than Bobby Valentine crashing his bicycle while reading a text message from Dustin Pedroia? Neither can we. While we certainly don’t want to see anyone get hurt, that’s the situation the world has presented us with.According to the New York Times, Valentine — an avid cyclist — was riding...
BOSTON -- This time around, the managerial search will be drastically different. Not just in terms of time, considering the Red Sox didn't hire Bobby Valentine until December. Given the different circumstances around the team, general manager Ben Cherington and president Larry Lucchino won't solely harp on a candidate's experience. With a roster oozing with All-Stars...
During his weekly appearance on WEEI's The Big Show, Bobby Valentine made comments about feeling undermined by members of his coaching staff on Wednesday. Obviously the media was going to bring up those comments during the manager's pregame interview. Valentine handled the questions well and refused to give the press anything they could run with. Reporters also asked Valentine...
The Red Sox and John Farrell have quite the history, so it comes at no surprise that he's rumored to replace Bobby Valentine. However, there are several other candidates up for the job as well. Boston sought a manager with a coaching style different than that of Terry Francona last offseason. This offseason the Red Sox will be looking to find a manager with a coaching style different...
Junichi Tazawa deserves a spot in the Red Sox bullpen in 2013.
Today the Red Sox fired manager Bobby Valentine. That was a surprise to no one as the team has it’s worst season since 1966. Valentine may have been brought in as just a flashy name and pose as damage control. Well more drama happened this season than an episode of Jersey Shore. Between the players not...
Bobby Valentine has become the first Major League Baseball manager to be fired after the end of the 2012 regular season, making the rumor mill churn about whom the Red Sox will target to replace him. It's no secret that Boston wants to bring back former Sox pitching coach and current Blue Jays manager John Farrell. The Sox had targeted Farrell last season, too. He knows and has...