Found November 17, 2011 on Mighty Quinn Media Machine:
First, the Sox and Terry Francona parted company. Then with Theo Epstein. And then Jonathan Papelbon left.And now, it's Heidi Watney taking's off from Boston. She's heading back to California to be the Los Angeles Lakers sideline reporter. (She does know that the NBA is still locked out, right?)Will the bloodletting from last September ever stop? Now I'm really depressed. I'd love to see the lovely and talented Tina Cervasio return to Fenway.Anyway, the Red Sox managerial search took a strange turn last night, as the Cubs offered Dale Sveum their managerial position. It looked like the Sox were going settle on Sveum, who so far has been the only candidate interviewed twice.Interesting to see the Cubs beat the Red Sox to the punch on Sveum. You don't suppose this is Theo Epstein trying to stick it to Larry Lucchino, do you?Three candidates still remain: Torey Lovullo, Sandy Alomar Jr. and Gene Lamont. Pete Mackanin was recently eliminated from consideration. L...

Tito is taking the year off

Sean McAdam of CSNNE has an update on Terry Francona: "I'm not going to try to manage next year,'' said Francona by phone Wednesday, "for my benefit.'' "When I interviewed in St. Louis, I was genuinely excited about it,'' said Francona. "St. Louis was such an exciting opportunity. But we were all  beaten up at the end of the year...

Francona says he will not manage in 2012

MILWAUKEE—Former Boston manager Terry Francona will not be the next manager of the Cubs, saying “I’m not going to try to manage next year” in an interview with Comcast New England.

Dale Sveum to be Named Cubs Manager Tomorrow

Theo Epstein has punked his former assistant Ben Cherington yet again. The Cubs are set to announce that Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum will become the 52nd manager in team history at a press conference tomorrow morning. The two sides agreed to terms on a contract earlier today. Chicago Tribune ace reporter Paul Sullivan is reporting on his Twitter account that Sveum...

Terry Francona says he will not manage in 2012

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Red Sox looking at Valentine

A familiar face has surfaced in the Boston Red Sox's managerial search - Bobby Valentine.e The Red Sox reported have reached out to Valentine as they 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...

Francona doesn't plan to manage in 2012

Terry Francona, who led the Red Sox to World Series championships in 2004 and '07, does not plan manage next season after enduring the toughest month of his Boston tenure in September.

Wave Goodbye To Heidi Watney’s Car As It Disappears Over The Horizon

If you’re a Boston Red Sox fan still shaken by the 2011 collapse and the loss of Terry Francona and Jonathan Papelbon, you should probably sit down, because it’s about to get a lot worse. By way of Sean McAdam at Red Sox Talk: Play-by-play announcer Don Orsillo has signed a contract extension to remain with NESN, but the network’s Red Sox telecasts will be without in-game...

Sveum headed to Cubs?

The Red Sox are prepared to open up their search for a new manager as the candidate they once seemed to favor, Dale Sveum, neared an agreement with Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs .

Sveum introduced as Cubs' 52nd manager

Dale Sveum was introduced Friday as the Chicago Cubs' new manager, rejoining Theo Epstein to attempt to end a 103-year World Series championship drought.

Your Morning Dump...where Theo is first to offer Sveum a job

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.3 The Red Sox managerial search took an unexcpected turn late Wednesday night, as multiple reports indicate that Red Sox candidate Dale Sveum was offered the managerial position by Theo Epstein...
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