Found June 18, 2012 on NESN.com:
Editor's note: NESN.com is going to tell the story of the 2012 Red Sox in Bobby Valentine’s words. Each game day, we will select the best Valentine quote that sums up the day for the Red Sox. Bobby Valentine is not a mystic, a fortune teller, nor does he posses any abilities or technology which allow him to see in to the future. However, one might be tempted to make that kind of assumption after the Boston Red Sox 7-4 victory, and series win, over the Chicago Cubs. Before the game, Valentine participated in a chat with WEEI radio host...
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Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine enjoyed his walk down the streets of Chicago . The Sox are in The Windy series for a series with the Chicago Cubs, two teams in last place in their respective division. via Barstool Sports

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Red Sox News & Notes - 6/18

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