Originally posted on Boston Sports Media Watch  |  Last updated 8/7/12
Should the Red Sox fire Bobby Valentine? This was the big question being debated within the media and across the radio airwaves on Monday. The majority say that Valentine should be gone, but there are still some that want to stick with the manager. The attention that the subject has gotten over the past few days prompted general manager Ben Cherington to address the subject with the media before Monday’s game and also John Henry sending an email out to the local media outlets. Both essentially backed the manager, virtually saying he will not be fired. Some local writers also gave their opinions on the subject: Bobby Valentine never fit here, should go now- John Tomase says Valentine should be fired, and fired immediately. Firing Bobby Valentine won’t fix the Red Sox- Peter Abraham says Valentine isn’t the real problem within the Red Sox, and firing him now wouldn’t solve anything. In fact, he mentions some of the things Valentine has done well. Desperate times, desperate measures- G...
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