Found December 07, 2011 on NY Daily News:
PLAYERS: Bobby Valentine
Joe Girardi and Bobby Valentine exchanged pleasantries and chatted for a minute before Valentine put his arm around Girardi at the winter meetings Wednesday. “I’ve always loved you, Joe,” Valentine said. “But I hate you now.”

Boston's Valentine: 'I hate the Yankees'

It may not take long into the season for new Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine to incur the wrath of the city's rabid fan base. Valentine, though, scored some major points with Boston fans on Wednesday when the subject of the rival New York Yankees came up during a sit-down session with the media. "I hate the Yankees," Valentine said. "I don't want to...

Bobby Valentine Talks Yankees...Sorta

As if the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry needed any life injected into it, former Mets manager Bobby Valentine has wasted no time letting everyone now where he stands. When asked to discuss the rivalry at the winter meetings this week, Valentine replied:“No, I hate the Yankees. I don’t want to waste this valuable time talking about the Yankees. This is too valuable,”While the two...

Bobby Valentine: “I hate the Yankees”

Bobby Valentine shares something in common with Red Sox fans I have only a few requests from the manager of the Boston Red Sox: 1.) Manage the team on the field and off the field and help put them in a position to make the playoffs and succeed. This is a lot easier than you might think because the American League is a lot easier to manage in. Just don’t make too many stupid moves...

Valentine on Contacting Players

2011 Winter Meetings-- New Boston Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine updates us on how discussions with players have been going (some easy, some not so easy.) He has reached out to most, but still has a few big ones to get ahold of. More inside.

Bobby Valentine Plans to Take Hands-On Approach With Pitching Staff, Wants to Visit Josh Beckett While in Texas

DALLAS –– Bobby Valentine wanted to squash the rumors. As talks swirled about Bill Buckner's candidacy for hitting coach last week, the Red Sox manager didn't want to leave Dave Magadan in limbo. After speaking to Magadan and general manager Ben Cherington, Valentine moved swiftly to retain him. Just don't expect any more announcements on the rest of the coaching...

Valentine on Coaching Staff

2011 Winter Meetings-- As new skipper of the Boston Red Sox, one of the items atop Bobby Valentine's To-Do list is getting his coaching staff in order. He confirms three members of last year's staff will be returning, while updating us on the search process...

Trading Places

Bobby Valentine took Terry Francona‘s old job, and now Terry replaces Bobby: Francona will join Dan Shulman and Orel Hershiser in the Sunday Night Baseball booth, replacing current Red Sox manager and former ESPN analyst Bobby Valentine. Francona will also provide analysis for Baseball Tonight, among other news and information shows, and ESPN’s coverage of the Little League...

Valentine quickly making the rounds

DALLAS - For a while, anyway, Bobby Valentine will be the story.

Why Won't Carl Crawford Take Bobby Valentine's Calls?

Bobby Valentine has called Carl Crawford several times.  Bobby V. has left messages on Crawford's phone and has even texted him.  In each case there was no answer or follow-up.  Valentine has been trying to set up a meeting with Crawford while he is in Texas for the Winter Meetings since Crawford lives in Houston. "I really wanted to have my voice be the first communication...

Francona to replace Valentine as ESPN analyst

  The end of a crazy turn of events came today, and some might say that things have come full circle. Terry Francona, the former Red Sox manager, agreed to take a job as an analyst on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, a post that was previously held by current Sox manager Bobby Valentine. Francona will make his ESPN debut tonight from Dallas, where he will cover the annual winter...

Bobby Valentine, Josh Beckett talk

DALLAS - Upon receiving a phone call this week from new Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, Josh Beckett aired out...

Red Sox Notes: Nakajima, Arnsberg, Cherington

Aside from David Ortiz accepting arbitration, the Red Sox had an uneventful Winter Meetings, though the offseason is still young.  The latest: An executive who knows Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine says he's very high on Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post.  Sherman's source expects Nakajima to reject the Yankees' attempts...

Francona to ESPN, swaps with Valentine (AP)

Terry Francona is swapping jobs with Bobby Valentine. In another winter meetings trade, ESPN said Monday that Francona will become an analyst for its Sunday night game telecasts next season, joining Dan Shulman and Orel Hershiser in the broadcast booth. Valentine worked for ESPN in 2003 and rejoined the network in September 2009.

ESPN hires Francona to work Sunday TV games

DALLAS (AP) -- Terry Francona is swapping jobs with Bobby Valentine.
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