Originally written March 26, 2012 on RedSoxLife:
By: Gordon Edes/ESPN BostonMonday night, general manager Ben Cherington and his staff and manager Bobby Valentine and the coaches are scheduled to meet back in the Fort, when most, if not all, of the final roster decisions are expected to be made. The identity of the final two spots in the rotation will also be discussed and decisions will likely be made, though not necessarily announced. Understand this: Everyone, manager and GM alike, would like to see Daniel Bard claim one of the starting spots. What is better than developing your own talent, from a competitive and economic standpoint?...Can you feel it? The season is getting close, very close.You 've got to feel good about the relationship that Cherington and Bobby apparently have and it's nice to see Bobby put the "rift" debate to bed.As for the Bard situation? Well it's pretty clear they want to at least try him at starter and what better time to do that then in April.I don't see why the would have Cr...
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