Over the past few days a huge uproar has engulfed the Boston Red Sox, after a report on Yahoo! Sports claimed several of the teamâ€™s players had complained about manager Bobby Valentine to the teamâ€™s owners. Jeff Passanâ€™s reportÂ said players blasted Valentine to owners John Henry and Larry Lucchino in a heated meeting after a text message was sent by a group of frustrated players.
Now Henry has vehemently denied that report and has publicly backed his teamâ€™s manager. He also wrote an email to media outlets that confirmed the meeting took place but denied that anyone took the position that Valentine should be replaced.
Passanâ€™s report claimed Adrian Gonzalez and Dustin Pedroia had led the push to oust Valentine. On Tuesday night, Pedroia denied that, claiming that the teamâ€™s struggling is the fault of the players. Gonzalez agreed with that sentiment on Wednesday.
Gonzalez had the following to say about the incident and the Yahoo! article:
â€œThe source is inaccurate. He says that I wa...