Found August 02, 2012 on NESN.com:
Editor's note: NESN.com is going to tell the story of the 2012 Red Sox in Bobby Valentine’s words. Each game day, we will select the best Valentine quote that sums up the day for the Red Sox. It was a loss, but it was still a win -- a three-game series win over the Detroit Tigers home at Fenway. Coming off another series win in the (un)friendly confines of the Bronx against the New York Yankees, the Red Sox have still won four of there last five games, remain a couple games clear of the .500 mark, and still feel...
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