Found November 20, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Boston Red Sox will meet with Bobby Valentine on Monday to discuss the team's managerial vacancy. Citing a source to the former manager, ESPN.com initially reported the meeting as the Red Sox continue to seek a successor to Terry Francona. Valentine, 61, currently is an analyst for ESPN. He has not managed in the majors since 2002 with the New York Mets, but has managed for six years in Japan prior to joining ESPN. Boston was thought to be leaning toward Milwaukee hitting coach Dale Sveum, who was hired by the Chicago Cubs, but the Boston Globe reported that the Red Sox want a more high-profile candidate. Valentine managed the Texas Rangers for parts of eight seasons from 1985-92 and the New York Mets for parts of seven seasons from 1996-2002. He is 1,117-1,072 all-time and guided the Mets to the 2000 World Series. Among the candidates already interviewed by Boston are Sandy Alomar Jr., Gene Lamont, and Torey Lovullo.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Bobby Valentine, Red Sox Could Be Perfect Match

The Red Sox welcomed Bobby Valentine into their managerial mix as the team is still on the hunt for Terry Francona's replacement. Will O'Toole points out that Valentine and Red Sox Nation could fall in love next season, as seen in the cartoon above. Since graduating from Seton Hall University, Will O'Toole has been doing cartoons for over 30 years for a number of papers...

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. ESPN.com 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...

Cherington, Valentine to meet

Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has scheduled a meeting for today with Bobby Valentine to discuss the team’s managerial vacancy.

Bobby Valentine Brings Extensive Managing Experience, International Flavor to Red Sox' Manager Search

It didn't take long after Terry Francona cut ties with the Red Sox for speculation to begin as to who would be the team's next manager. Few were willing to definitively state who the candidates might be, but a common belief was that a "Bobby Valentine type," i.e. a strong-willed personality, would not be right for the job. As it turns out, the Red Sox are doing...

Valentine becomes sixth to interview with BoSox

BOSTON (AP) -- Bobby Valentine has interviewed to become manager of the Boston Red Sox, the sixth person to be brought in for a talk with general manager Ben Cherington.

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...

Red Sox Notes: Cherington, Valentine, Lamont

A few items of note out of Beantown ... Some have presumed that Red Sox GM Ben Cherington wanted to hire Dale Sveum as manager -- and that ownership quashed it -- but a source tells Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald that Cherington has relative autonomy: “I don’t think he would’ve taken the job if that would be an issue,” the source said. As rumored earlier on Sunday...

It’s Valentine’s day in Boston

It speaks to how badly Bobby Valentine wants to manage the Red Sox that he was a little edgy when meeting the media late yesterday afternoon at Fenway Park to talk about his interview with the team.

Bobby Valentine Formally Interviews for Red Sox Job, Sandy Alomar Jr. No Longer a Candidate

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox said they were looking for a different voice in the clubhouse when they let Terry Francona walk after the worst September collapse in major league history. Enter Bobby Valentine. Known for his confrontational style that rubbed some of his players the wrong way and for feuding with his bosses with the New York Mets, his last big league managing gig, Valentine...

Bobby Valentine goes after Boston manager job

The Boston Red Sox said they were looking for a different voice in the clubhouse when they let Terry Francona walk after the worst September collapse in major league history. Enter Bobby Valentine.

Bobby Valentine goes after Boston manager job

The Boston Red Sox said they were looking for a different voice in the clubhouse when they let Terry Francona walk after the worst September collapse in major league history. Enter Bobby Valentine.

Latest On Boston's Managerial Search

Red Sox GM Ben Cherington met with managerial candidate Bobby Valentine today. Here’s the latest on Boston’s search for a new manager:  The Red Sox ruled out Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr. as a managerial candidate, according to multiple reporters, including Rob Bradford of WEEI.com (on Twitter). The Red Sox will bring Tigers third base coach Gene Lamont in for...

Gene Lamont to have second interview with Red Sox

Tigers third-base coach Gene Lamont will have a second interview with the Red Sox about their managerial job, this time with the team's ownership. As of Monday night, there were three known candidates for the job: Lamont, Bobby Valentine and former Tiger Torey Lovullo, now a coach with Toronto.
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.