Found February 20, 2012 on Miami Herald:
Bobby Valentine always expects his players to bust it. The new manager of the Boston Red Sox also wants his team to bus it this spring.

Just try keeping up with Bobby V.

It's 15 minutes into Bobby Valentine's first official workout as the Boston Red Sox's manager, and I'm already exhausted. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington walks toward me, snaps his fingers and says, "Got to pick it up!" I'm not a player, of course. I'm not a writer trying to simulate a player. I'm just a writer following Valentine'...

Bobby Valentine Thinks Red Sox Have Right Attitude Heading Into 2012 Season

The Red Sox are ready to turn the page on 2011 and make things right in 2012. Manager Bobby Valentine can already sense that out of his players even though spring training is just about to get under way. A number of them have showed up early and in good shape, showing that there's a sense of determination surrounding the club. Valentine was pleased with Josh Beckett and Jon Lester...

Bobby Valentine Unlikely to Use September Collapse as a Motivational Ploy

FORT MYERS, Fla. –– It was a forgettable stroll down memory lane for Josh Beckett and Jon Lester. After five months away from Boston's vitriol, the duo reflected on the unprecedented end to the 2011 season. But don't expect Bobby Valentine to follow suit. After listening to all the criticism over the offseason, the Red Sox manager doesn't plan to regurgitate the news...

Valentine looking for Bosox to bus it this spring

Bobby Valentine always expects his players to bust it. The new manager of the Boston Red Sox also wants his team to bus it this spring.

Bobby Jenks Not Likely to Pitch in Spring Training, According to Manager Bobby Valentine

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Bobby Jenks may be on the shelf for a while. While speaking with reporters on Monday, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said the reliever –– who underwent two procedures on his back this offseason –– likely won't pitch during spring training. "He's a long ways away from thinking about baseball activities," Valentine said. "He's...

Bobby Valentine Expects Jose Iglesias to Push Mike Aviles in Red Sox' Shortstop Battle, Sees Nick Punto as Utility Player

The Red Sox' shortstop position remains up in the air a bit in the wake of the team trading Marco Scutaro, but manager Bobby Valentine is pleased with what he has to work with. Valentine said on Sunday that he thinks Mike Aviles, who the Sox acquired last season from Kansas City, has the "DNA" of an everyday shortstop. Aviles played a utility role with the club last...

Clay Buchholz Excited to Play for Bobby Valentine, Bob McClure, Ready for Strong April in 2012

Clay Buchholz picked up his game before going on the disabled list last season. However, the righty wasn't pleased with the way he started off. Buchholz posted a 1-3 record and a 5.33 ERA last April, something he's working hard to make sure doesn't happen again. He's already thrown a number of bullpen sessions early on in spring, and he's excited to work with...

Bobby V knows Sox have holes

It is unquestionably going to take a lot — did someone say something about a 7-19 September? — to knock the smile off Bobby Valentine’s face as he strolls the grounds of the Red Sox’s new spring training complex, savoring every moment in his first major league managerial gig since his stormy and unceremonious departure from the Mets in 2002.

More thrown at Sox pitchers

When Bobby Valentine was watching Game 6 of the World Series last fall, he took note of Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis failing to execute a bunt in the second inning.

Bobby V promises abundant benefits for Sox

There's no question that it's going to take a pliable and strong personality for 38-year-old GM Ben Cherington to handle 61-year-old manager Bobby Valentine. But it's in their best interest, because the benefits for the organization can be abundant.

Valentine impressed with Bard, Buchholz

One of the most intriguing storylines for the Red Sox this spring will be how Daniel Bard does in his attempt to convert from reliever to starter. If the early returns are any indication, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine likes Bard's chances of cracking the team's starting five.
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