Originally posted on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 10/4/12
After a looooooooooong season in Boston, the Red Sox announced that they have fired manager Bobby Valentine. Valentine went 69-93 in his only season in Boston which was plagued by poor decisions and comments he made both on and off the field Red Sox President/CEO Larry Lucchino said in a press release, “This year’s won-loss record reflects a season of agony.” From Spring Training, Valentine began to clash with members of the team as he yelled at Mike Aviles for being in the wrong spot in a drill which upset many veteran players. He also questioned Kevin Youkilis' effort which didn't sit well with some. The Red Sox will take their time as they search for their next manager, but Blue Jays current manager John Farrell appears to be the early front runner. Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Common License Agreement.
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