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BOBBY VALENTINE RUMORS

Every day was Valentine's Day when Bobby V was in the dugout

It’s impossible for many baseball fans to celebrate Valentine’s Day without a chuckling a bit about the man who made every day Valentine’s Day during his career. Bobby Valentine played 10 seasons in the majors but is best known for his time on the bench. He managed the Texas Rangers, the Chiba Lotte Marines in Japan and, most recently, the Boston Red Sox. However, his most...
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago

Which Nat Is Your Valentine?

Baseball announcers are to instant replay what literally everyone is to Valentine’s Day. Mentioning the holiday results in a passionate opinion that is inherently wrong just because it exists. Basically, it’s what happens when you bring up Bryce Harper, but with questions about when you’re bringing a boy home, Mom. This year, the Nationals pitchers and catchers will be reporting...
Via The Nats Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Valentine Expands on Disguise Story at ALS Fundraiser

Last week, Michelle Ioannu from Rising Apple published an article giving fans further insight on the infamous night that Bobby Valentine was ejected and returned to the dugout wearing a disguise.  The new nugget of information was that he had an accomplice in Robin Ventura. At a fundraiser dinner for ALS on February 9, Valentine again expanded on the incident, offering more details...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
12 days ago

Is Donald Trump Considering Bobby Valentine For Ambassador To Japan?

Boston Red Sox fans probably don’t have the fondest memories of Bobby Valentine. But the man who lasted just one season as the Red Sox’s manager might end up being a high-ranking United States diplomat. Valentine is on a short-list of candidates whom president-elect Donald Trump is considering for the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford reported Thursday night...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo would be 'honored' by managerial offers

CLEVELAND — Torey Lovullo’s resume has never looked better. Lovullo was an intriguing managerial candidate before he became the Boston Red Sox’s interim skipper when John Farrell stepped away from the team to treat his Stage 1 lymphoma. Now, with the Red Sox on a solid run to close out the 2015 season, it’s reasonable to wonder what’s next for Lovullo. “I haven’t...
Via NESN.com
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Valentine: PEDs are good for sports

The always controversial Bobby Valentine is at it again, claiming that performance enhancing drugs are no different than weightlifting and saying that they will eventually find mainstream acceptance. The former MLB manager and current Sacred Heart athletic director made the comments in an SI Now appearance on Friday, where he was quizzed about PEDs in sports and whether they were...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Valentine Says Mets Could Win World Series

In the last three weeks, the conversation has largely shifted from if the Mets make the postseason to when. The question still remaining however, is whether this is a team capable of playing deep into October or not. Bobby Valentine, who knows a thing or two about quality Mets baseball, believes this year’s club could […]
Via Mets Merized Online
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Valentine ‘Very Excited’ About Upcoming Return To Fenway Park

This embed is invalid" /> Bobby V. will be back in The Bean this week. Bobby Valentine is scheduled to serve as an ESPN analyst for Wednesday night’s Boston Red Sox-Texas Rangers game at Fenway Park, according to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. It’ll be Valentine’s first visit to Fenway since the Red Sox fired him as their manager following...
Via NESN.com
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaching The Valentine Line No Longer Easy

Before the Red Sox lost seven straight, it seemed like a cakewalk for them to surpass the 69-win threshold so valiantly put up by Bobby Valentine's 2012 squad. Now, not so much. With just 33 games left in this miserable season, they still need 14 wins to get to 70. That's a .424 winning pace—and they're currently winning at a .434 clip. Also, as we pointed out before, they are...
Via FenwayNation
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Road To Breaking The 'Valentine Curse'

Your 2014 Carmine Hose have 38 games left to play in this dismal season. In order to surpass the win total of the 2012 Boys of Bobby Valentine, they will have to take at least 14 of those games. Seems like a pretty easy task, right? Except the eight teams they will face until the end have a combined .537 winning percentage—and only one of those teams is under .500 (Tampa Bay)....
Via FenwayNation
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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