Found November 28, 2011 on Fragile Freddy's:
Time to catch up on the Sox after a few weeks of Two-a-Days (hope you enjoyed them).  The big news right now for the Sox is the managerial search which is apparently likely to end in the next day or two.I am not a huge Bobby Valentine fan.  I do not know if he is going to bring the “disciplinarian” aspect to the job and he is enough of an egomaniac that I am skeptical of him integrating into the Red Sox culture.On the other hand, that is arguably the point.  News reports have suggested that the Sox were rather dysfunctional at the end of the 2011 season so shaking things up could work.In Valentine’s favor is he is a guy with a successful track record in a major media market.  My perception is that he was (and remains) pretty well liked in New York by the media and Met fans.The big question here is what this says about the state of the Red Sox front office.  I do not think it is a particularly big deal.  I think it is perfectly reasonable that on the first major decision by a new GM,...
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