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Thursday's link post is back after a Thanksgiving respite. The turkey is finally gone from the fridge, but there are no turkeys among the Baseball Bloggers Alliance General Chapter. Lots of great writing is going on out there. Here is your Thursday links. Please give these folks a click and comments. Here goes!
Over at the Hall of Very Good it's only fitting that they are considering this year's HOF ballot. They also have a great piece on a strong supporter of Luis Tiant.
The Hot Corner Harbor must be Lucy to Ricky's, "You got some splainin' to do." Theo is still splainin his post season picks. But they are entertaining reading.
Baseball writers are well-rounded people. Our friend at Left Field proves that unlike any other as his interests are far and wide. This great read is a link about a beer and a baby. Well done!
Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols are fighting for the same jobs it seems. Major League A-Holes has a preference. Read up!
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BOSTON -- When news broke of Bobby Valentine earning the Red Sox managerial job, one of the first perceived conflicts was how a team that heavily relies upon advanced statistics and sabermetrics would select a man believed to be more from a traditional baseball background. But on Thursday evening, Valentine addressed his plans for decision-making in Boston. "One of the exciting...
With the Associated Press reporting that Bobby Valentine has agreed to terms on a contract with the Red Sox and a press conference planned for Thursday to offically announce him as the 45th Boston manager, it feels like a good time to refresh everyone's memories about the former Mets manager.
He hasn't been out of the spotlight, thanks to his job on ESPN and the fact that...
The Red Sox are taking two risks by hiring Bobby Valentine, says Joe Lemire. Valentine's strong personality may backfire, and it appears the new GM did not make the final decision.
BOSTON — Bobby Valentine is the 45th manager of the Boston Red Sox.
BOSTON (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says the Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms with Bobby Valentine on a contract that will make him the team's new manager.
Bobby Valentine took over as manager of the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, promising to be hard-working, open-minded and even humble as he tries to help the franchise return to the playoffs and forget after the disappointment of this season's unprecedented September collapse. "It's more than a special day.
Bobby Valentine is set to take over the Red Sox -- and make a big impression on their rabid fans.
For any Red Sox player who wonders what new manager Bobby Valentine is all about, former New York Mets pitcher...
Like him or not, Bobby Valentine rarely fails to produce drama. In each of his managerial stops, from the Texas...
Bobby Valentine will be the next Red Sox manager and baseball is buzzing about the consequences for the front office, Boston's players and the 61-year-old skipper himself. Here’s the latest reaction to the move:
Peter Gammons of MLB.com says GM Ben Cherington and Valentine, two smart baseball people, have what it takes to work well together and turn the 2012 Red Sox...
Now that they have a new manager, the Red Sox can focus on improving their roster at next week's winter meetings. Here's the latest from Boston...
Bobby Valentine was introduced as the Red Sox's new manager yesterday, and today he flew down to the Dominican Republic to meet with free agent DH David Ortiz according to Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe. "I'...