Found November 19, 2011 on
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For Bobby Valentine, it was always going take the perfect storm of events to get another major league managing job — which is precisely what has happened in Boston, beginning with the Red Sox’s epic September collapse and the accompanying fallout that included revelations of beer drinking in the clubhouse during games, the departure of Theo Epstein as general manager and even the most recent free agent defection of Jonathan Papelbon.
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According to multiple reports, Bobby Valentine is the leading candidate for the Red Sox managerial vacancy.
Valentine told the New York Daily News, who reported that Valentine will interview with the Sox early next week:
“It’s a job that I’m interested in. Who wouldn’t be?”
He also told the Daily News:
“If they want to speak to me further about it, I would look forward...
Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has scheduled a meeting for today with Bobby Valentine to discuss the team’s managerial vacancy.
MILWAUKEE - Bobby Valentine has been a candidate for the Red Sox manager job from the early stages of the team's...
Bobby Valentine to the Red Sox took a step closer to reality yesterday, when the former Mets’ manager said he has been in touch with the team and he would be “honored” to talk more with them about becoming their next manager.Boston whiffed on Dale Sveum, who was hired...
In the matter of just a couple of days, Bobby Valentine went from an ESPN color commentator, to a potential favorite for the vacant Red Sox managerial job. Hall of Famer Peter Gammons spoke on NESN Daily on Friday about Valentine's credentials and his chance at getting the job, and while Gammons acknowledged that Valentine could be a good fit, he did stress that Valentine isn...
Several sources report that the Red Sox are talking to Bobby Valentine.This is nothing less than a 180 from all that has come before in the manager search.On the upside, I think this proves that I was right, and they just don't know what they want. (Hey, it had to happen sooner or later.)I can't see Valentine fitting in here, and dealing with the local press. Then again,...
Bobby Valentine says he has spoken with the Boston Red Sox about their vacant managerial position.
What could Bobby Valentine do with the Red Sox? Boston's owners are curious enough to ask.
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The Chicago Cubs on Thursday named Dale Sveum, who had been interviewed by the Red Sox, as the team’s new manager. Meanwhile, Boston said it plans to talk to Bobby Valentine.
Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi are all over the latest on the Red Sox managerial search. With Dale Sveum headed to Chicago, Rosenthal and Morosi say Sox ownership has met with former Mets manager, master of disguise, and ESPN talking head Bobby Valentine.
Former Mets and Rangers manager Bobby Valentine has met with at least one Red Sox owner and will meet with the others, according...
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Let the Bobby V. show begin?
General manager Ben Cherington will interview the colorful and often controversial Bobby Valentine for the Red Sox managerial opening today, according to a source...
I can explain. When I think of the Sox managerial search, the word "FUBAR" comes to mind. And when I think of the word "FUBAR", it reminds me of Saving Private Ryan.
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Now that Sveum has officially signed on to manage the Cubbies the Red Sox have begun to widen their search. Michael Silverman of the Herald tweeted that the Red Sox were talking with Bobby Valentine about being the new manager.
Earlier today I wrote a post that the Red Sox had reached rock bottom. Clearly I was mistaken.