Category: Bobby Valentine

Bobby Valentine Blasts Hall of Fame Voters, Says Fans Should Be a Part of the Voting

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Plenty of people have questioned the Hall of Fame and its voting process over the years and especially the last couple days as no player was voted in on Wednesday. But this might be the strongest opinion on the entire thing that I've heard yet as former MLB manager Bobby ...

David Ortiz Says He’s Ahead of Schedule, Suggests that Boston’s Lineup “Needs Some Thunder”

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

It's no secret that the Boston Red Sox have their work cut out for them this offseason and beyond. The Sox weren't able to keep up in the AL East in 2012 and the lineup needs some retooling. David Ortiz is back after signing a two-year, $26 million deal in ...

Alex Anthopoulos Didn’t Feel It Would Benefit Blue Jays To Keep John Farrell If He Wanted Out

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

One of the worst kept secrets in all of baseball was the Boston Red Sox desire to have John Farrell become manager of the team after the club wasn't doing too well with Bobby Valentine by the time the MLB All-Star break hit. Farrell, a former pitching coach with Boston ...

Larry Lucchino: Bobby Valentine Took Firing With Professionalism; Sox Won’t Set A Date On Hiring Next Manager Just Yet

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The dust has finally settled on what turned out to be an awful season for the Boston Red Sox. A franchise that has become the model of consistency over the past decade finished at 69-93, which was good for last place in the American League East. Bobby Valentine has been ...

Yahoo! Sports Report Fallout: Bobby Valentine Feels Red Sox Need ‘Fine-Tuning,’ Adrian Gonzalez Calls Valentine A Good Manager

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

The noise continues to grow louder in Boston. Bobby Valentine is at the center of the controversy. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, Red Sox stars blasted manager Bobby Valentine in a heated July 27th meeting with ownership. Let's face it the Red Sox are underachieving this season mainly due ...

Bobby Valentine Doubts That Josh Beckett Will Land On DL, Doesn’t Give A ‘Darn’ About What Buster Olney Says About Clubhouse

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

The Boston Red Sox are feeling better about themselves over the past week after taking two of three games from the Yankees in the Bronx. Bobby Valentine still believes the AL East is there for the taking as his team begins to get healthier thanks to the return of Carl ...

Joe Maddon Blasts Bobby Valentine and Red Sox for Recent Brawl: “They must have a little program up there. It was contrived.”

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Luke Scott evidently didn't realize that when he called Fenway a "dump", back in April, he would instantly become public enemy No.1 the next time he and his Tampa Bay Rays came to Boston. Scott found out the hard way over the weekend.  Scott was hit by Franklin Morales ...

Bobby Valentine on Josh Beckett: “I’m afraid even the dictator Bobby Valentine has never stepped that far into someone’s personal life.”

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Josh Beckett is quickly becoming public enemy No.1 in Boston as yet another off the field story surrounds the Boston Red Sox. Last week the Red Sox right hander was scratched from a start due to injury, and then on his off day decided that he rather golf than be ...

Bobby Valentine: Aaron Cook will Replace Josh Beckett Saturday, Which Could Lead to an Indefinite Six-Man Rotation

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Despite a recent six-game winning streak, the Boston Red Sox are still buried at the bottom of the American League East. The rotation has always been the biggest concern, and things aren't getting any easier because Clay Buchholz continues to lack consistency while Josh Beckett has been sidelined temporarily. It ...

Bobby Valentine ‘Appreciated’ Dustin Pedroia’s Defense of Kevin Youkilis, Calls his Own Comments an Accidental ‘Check Swing’

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Bobby Valentine just can't seem to stay out of the news since he became the Boston Red Sox manager. Whether it be criticizing the New York Yankees or firing back at Curt Schilling, the Red Sox manager has sure made his presence felt. Earlier this week Valentine took on a ...