Found August 02, 2012 on NESN.com:
Bobby Valentine has been criticized at times this year for his communication methods with Red Sox players. On Wednesday, however, Valentine downplayed any criticisms from coming in-house -- save for one instance involving Will Middlebrooks. Valentine told WEEI's the Big Show that team ownership approached him only once this season about his communication with the players, after being overlay sarcastic to the Sox third baseman. "[Ownership] heard when Will Middlebrooks made two errors in a game and he came off of the field and got into the dugout, " Valentine recounted. "I said, 'Nice inning, Will,' and that maybe that...
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