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BOBBY VALENTINE RUMORS

Bobby Valentine, Tommy Lasorda, and the 1970 Spokane Indians

Among its symbols, Spokane boasts The Historic Davenport Hotel, the Bing Crosby Theater, and the Monroe Street Bridge. They are, to be sure, propellants of the city’s physical, cultural, and architectural landscapes. Baseball contributes an equally significant identifier to this foothold of the Inland Northwest. And so it was—and continues to be—with the 1970 Spokane Indians...
Via The Sports Post
February 14, 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

The Dumpster Fire Burns On Strong

I asked the question almost two months ago and boldly stated that Red Sox fans would have no meaningful games after the 4th of July. And here we are, watching a Bobby Valentine-esque bunch of guys who just don’t give a **** being led into battle by a manager who wishes he knew a fraction of what Bobby V knows about baseball. And the pythagorean theorem or making wraps for that...
Via Surviving Grady
July 21, 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

Summer Camp, Red Sox Style

If there’s one thing that really set the 2013 Red Sox team apart, it was the lack of controversy. After the 2012 Bobby Valentine show, it really looked like the guys just put their heads down and did their jobs. No dead grandmothers, no contract BS, no chicken and beer. This season may not go quite that smooth. Apparently, hijinks have begun. The only man in Boston more critical...
Via Surviving Grady
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Valentine ‘Pulling For’ Jacoby Ellsbury, Calls Him ‘One Of The Best’

Bobby Valentine is a fan of Jacoby Ellsbury. The former Boston Red Sox manager showed some love for the New York Yankees’ new center fielder on Thursday, calling the longtime Sox leadoff hitter “one of the best.” Ellsbury played just 74 games for Valentine’s Red Sox in 2012 due to a shoulder injury. Ellsbury kicked off his Yankees career on Wednesday by reaching base in all...
Via NESN.com
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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