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Bobby Valentine may or may not be named the next Red Sox manager sometime in the near (or not-so-near) future. If he is, he won't have much free time left to travel. So that might be one of the reasons Valentine reportedly visited Japan on Monday, to stay busy until he hears back from the Red Sox about their managerial opening. Valentine visited a hospital in Sendai, Japan and then later was a guest at a charity event in Tokyo to raise money at the Major League Baseball Cafe, according to the New York Times. Hundreds of fans paid $50...

Send NESN's Tom Caron a Question for His Weekly Red Sox Mailbag

The calendar turns to December this week, but could it soon be Valentine's Day at Fenway Park? The Red Sox continue to weigh managerial options, with the hottest name being former Mets skipper Bobby Valentine. Bobby V was in Boston last week to meet with general manager Ben Cherington, and a final decision is expected within the next week. If Valentine does not get the job, Gene...

Bobby Valentine Press Conference - Live Video

Watch the Red Sox press conference to introduce new manager Bobby Valentine live stream here on Fenway West.  The press conference from Fenway Park gets underway at 5:30 pm eastern. <param name="flashvars" value="v=

The Facts and Fictions of Bobby Valentine

With the Associated Press reporting that Bobby Valentine has agreed to terms on a contract with the Red Sox and a press conference planned for Thursday to offically announce him as the 45th Boston manager, it feels like a good time to refresh everyone's memories about the former Mets manager. He hasn't been out of the spotlight, thanks to his job on ESPN and the fact that...

Red Sox and Valentine agree to terms

BOSTON (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says the Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms with Bobby Valentine on a contract that will make him the team's new manager.

Joe Lemire: Red Sox take risk with Valentine

The Red Sox are taking two risks by hiring Bobby Valentine, says Joe Lemire. Valentine's strong personality may backfire, and it appears the new GM did not make the final decision.

Former charges laud Valentine

For any Red Sox player who wonders what new manager Bobby Valentine is all about, former New York Mets pitcher...

Reports: Boston Red Sox to name Bobby Valentine new manager

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For Red Sox, Life Just Got Very Interesting

Bobby Valentine is set to take over the Red Sox -- and make a big impression on their rabid fans.

Report: Bobby Valentine to be named new Red Sox manager

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Extreme measures

Like him or not, Bobby Valentine rarely fails to produce drama. In each of his managerial stops, from the Texas...

Bobby Valentine Hiring Reactions

Bobby Valentine will be the next Red Sox manager and baseball is buzzing about the consequences for the front office, Boston's players and the 61-year-old skipper himself. Here’s the latest reaction to the move: Peter Gammons of says GM Ben Cherington and Valentine, two smart baseball people, have what it takes to work well together and turn the 2012 Red Sox...

Hail To The Chiefs

The Red Sox have had 45 managers. (Wikipedia's list shows 44--Cy Young's 1907 stint is left off of there. This list on also leaves out Young. I don't know if there's controversy over this or if somebody just effed up....) Bobby Valentine is the second born in my home state of Connecticut, though it is uncertain whether he is of Martian descent. The other...

BBA Link Fest - General Impressions

Thursday's link post is back after a Thanksgiving respite. The turkey is finally gone from the fridge, but there are no turkeys among the Baseball Bloggers Alliance General Chapter. Lots of great writing is going on out there. Here is your Thursday links. Please give these folks a click and comments. Here goes! Over at the Hall of Very Good it's only fitting that they are...
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