Found April 09, 2012 on NESN.com:
Bobby Valentine's first season as Red Sox manager should be exciting, as not only do the Sox have a talented team, but the Boston skipper is also bringing a unique perspective to the organization. Before arriving in Boston, Valentine last managed in Japan, from 2004 to 2009. During his tenure overseas, he became a cult hero and learned many new baseball philosophies. He's already using what he learned in Japan in his current position, and we may see traces of his experience as long as he remains the team's manager. The Red Sox have also showed a propensity for exploring...
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