Found November 17, 2011 on
The Red Sox lost a managerial candidate on Thursday when Dale Sveum agreed to a contract with the Chicago Cubs. However, they may have added a high-profile candidate to the dwindling list of names in line for the open job in Boston. According to multiple reports, former Mets manager Bobby Valentine is now in the running for the open Red Sox job. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, who first reported the news with Jon Paul Morosi, indicated that Valentine has already met with one member of the Red Sox ownership group, and he's expected to meet with the others at some...

Report: Red Sox, Bobby Valentine Put Talks On Hold Until Ben Cherington Returns From Dominican Republic

The Red Sox' managerial search, at least as it pertains to former Rangers and Mets manager Bobby Valentine, is on hold for now. reports that the talks have been put off temporarily while general manager Ben Cherington is in the Dominican Republic. The GM is there to scout Cuban prospect Yeonis Cespedes, while he continues to reorganize the international scouting department...

Looking Beyond Bobby Valentine's Shock Value

The managerial process of the Boston Red Sox has been a bit odd, has it not? Even venerable observers such as Keith Law tweeted so. They interviewed several and Dale Sveum twice. All indications pointed to Sveum getting the job. But then Sveum joined the Cubs instead in what looks like a Theo Epstein triumph over his old team. The Red Sox then indicated they were starting over. And...

Much love for Valentine

MILWAUKEE - Bobby Valentine has been a candidate for the Red Sox manager job from the early stages of the team's...

Looks like Valentine's Day in Boston

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...


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,...

BoSox interested in Valentine as manager (AP)

Bobby Valentine says he has spoken with the Boston Red Sox about their vacant managerial position. He said Friday that he has talked to general manager Ben Cherington and that "I'd be honored" to have further discussions with team officials. "I'm looking forward to having conversations, if that's what they want to do," the former manager of the New York Mets and...

Red Sox, Bobby V talk manager's job

BOSTON (AP) -- Bobby Valentine says he has spoken with the Boston Red Sox about their vacant managerial position.

Valentine confirms he's spoken to Red Sox about opening

Bobby Valentine says he has spoken with the Boston Red Sox about their vacant managerial position.

Red Sox interested in Valentine as manager

Bobby Valentine says he has spoken with the Boston Red Sox about their vacant managerial position.

Getting worse not bettah

Doug: Hey, Red Sox... The Mets just called and they want their infamy for ineptitude back.   Mike: Bobby Valentine? Bobby ******* Valentine?   Doug: What, was Joe Kerrigan busy?   Mike: It's not just the interest in Valentine but more and more the evidence...

The Red Sox and Bobby Valentine: A Better Fit Than We Think?

What could Bobby Valentine do with the Red Sox? Boston's owners are curious enough to ask.

Add Bobby V. to the Candidate List

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.
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