Found February 12, 2013 on NESN.com:
Last season was a disaster for the Red Sox, and manager Bobby Valentine became the symbol of Boston’s struggles. Count David Ortiz among those ready for a fresh start with John Farrell in charge. Ortiz spoke to reporters on Tuesday about the transition from Valentine to Farrell. The Red Sox slugger, who actually defended Valentine throughout last season, finally came clean and admitted that something wasn’t quite right in the team’s clubhouse during its 69-93 campaign. “You know, a lot of players have a lot of issues with our manager last year,” Ortiz said. “We have a new manager, a guy who is familiar with the organization, a guy who we pretty much grew up around. That’s John [Farrell]. An organization, a team, is like the human body. If the head is right, the body is going to function right. If the head is messed up, then the body is going to be all over the place. It seemed like that was part of our situation last year. Guys weren’t comfortable with the manager that we had. Guys ...
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