Found November 26, 2011 on Fenway West:
The Red Sox have narrowed the search for a manager down to two candidates; Bobby Valentine and Gene Lamont.  Everything points to Valentine being the front-runner and Lamont only there if a deal can't be worked out with Bobby V.  Look for the final announcement to come on Monday or Tuesday.
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