Found September 26, 2013 on
Scott Levesque (@scottlevesque)
At this point I’ve given up pleading with Bobby Valentine to keep out of the media spotlight. Granted my cries can only be heard from the deaf ears of this computer screen, and any delusion that Bobby V reads any my works are lost in the fact that I just don’t care. Yet, the fact remains that Bobby V has once again crept his way into the American consciousness, and I’m tired of fighting it.
I’m sure you’ve heard every creative, sarcastic or clever lead into a Bobby Valentine story, but this time Bobby is reaping the rewards of opening his mouth one too many times.
According to Deadspin.com TBS has reportedly dismissed the former Red Sox manager from his job as a playoff analyst. Looks like this time Valentine has stuck his foot so far down his throat he'll be looking to utilize all those paid sick days. Right Bobby?!
Nick Best at Newsday first reported this story saying,
Two people familiar with what went down said Valentine ...
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Two people familiar with what went down said Valentine was sunk...
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While it would have been fun to throw Keith Olbermann, Pedro Martinez and Bobby Valentine into a booth to talk some baseball, even Valentine’s braggadocio was just too much this time around.
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