Originally posted on Boston Red Thoughts  |  Last updated 11/21/11
Holy…Buckets! Bobby Valentine? REALLY? UGH… This is a time when the Sox need to show their fans that they are clear, calm, and competent–and are looking to avoid more drama–I think we all had our fill of the nonsense that was September and most of October…. And Sox Management reallyREALLY thinks Bobby Valentine is the way to go? That the fan base will be happy and excited at this prospect? The man that has an ego the size of Nebraska, and motivates players by manipulation? BAD MOVE management… And if that is the case, why was he not part of the original batch of interviews? You has 5, who had little or no experience, were going to select Dale Sveum, when Theo came in and swept out from under you (He was unveiled as the new Cubs skipper on Friday), and now its all pandemonium and a mad scrabble. You told Pete Mackanin he was out of the running, but you still had 3 viable candidates in Torey Lovullo, Sandy Alomar Jr., and Gene Lamont. And the week before, everyone was pretty adamant t...
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