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Bobby Valentine wanted to manage again. He so wanted to return to Major League Baseball that he may have agreed to hold the clipboard for a team that resembled a traveling circus or called the shots at a club better fit for a comedy show. He got the Red Sox. Boston's season has been so wild and varied that it's hard to know which parts are true and what just needs to be put to bed for winter, waiting to see what sprouts out of the ground when spring comes. When last year ended, it was Terry Francona's fault, then...
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