// Bobby Valentine

Bobby Valentine Thinks He’ll Stay with Red Sox in 2013; Ben Cherington Disagrees

With the Red Sox season winding down, there’s pretty much only one thing on the mind of Boston fans: who’s going to manage the team in 2013? According to Bobby Valentine, he’s going to be back, and better than ever. In an article on WEEI by Alex Speier, Valentine is answers queries about his job […]

Should the Red Sox Fire Bobby V? SoB Debates…

Nick: To quote Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, this season has been nothing short of miserable. Last place in the division. Who knows how many games under .500. A worse record than the San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, and Kansas City Royals, not to mention the playoff contending Oakland Athletics and Baltimore Orioles. And they shipped out […]

VIDEO: Dustin Pedroia Leaves Game After Learning Wife is in Labor

It’s been pretty much wall to wall crap for the Red Sox this season, but in the midst of their summer of discontent there have been few bright spots, last night being one of them. After the 6th inning, Bobby Valentine pulled Dustin Pedroia from the game, informing his wife Kelli was going into labor. […]

Should The Red Sox Owners Sell the Team?

An article surfaced today on foxbusiness.com, discussing the idea of the Red Sox being sold. While the article mentions the ownership has denied the claim that they are shopping the team around, it’s not too crazy to think they are at least gauging the market interest. Nothing seems imminent, or even remotely close of happening, […]

Red Sox-Dodgers Trade: Winners and Losers

Last week, the Red Sox and Dodgers completed a nine-player blockbuster trade that reshaped both teams. The Red Sox unloaded Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Nick Punto, and the injured Carl Crawford to the Dodgers in exchange for James Loney and prospects. The biggest return the Red Sox received was that the Dodgers agreed to pay […]

Red Sox Win While Debuting New Faces

While Boston certainly isn’t contending this season and has gone into rebuilding mode, they do have some time to try out some new pieces before 2013. Two new members of the team saw game action with Boston for the first time Sunday, as the Red Sox defeated the Royals 8-6. James Loney, acquired from the […]

Red Sox Fire Pitching Coach Bob McClure

The Red Sox have done what most struggling ball clubs do when the realize that they suck, but don’t want to admit that they have more deep seeded issues: fire the guy who coaches the team’s most underachieving unit.In this case it meant giving walking papers to pitching coach Bob McClure. The staff’s 4.30 ERA (23rd overall) gives the […]

Report: Shoppach Sent Bobby V Text to John Henry from Gonzalez’s Phone

If it seemed odd that Adrian Gonzalez sent the infamous text message to John Henry complaining about manager Bobby Valentine, your suspicions were correct, according to a report from the New York Daily News. Ex-Red Sox catcher Kelly Shoppach apparently sent the text message to Henry using Gonzalez’s cell phone, the paper reported Sunday. Shoppach […]

(Fake) Texts from Adrian Gonzalez to… John Henry

The Red Sox are in full spin mode following the fall out from the Yahoo! Sports article that basically claims Bobby Valentine is a reincarnated Billy Martin. Center in that story is Adrian Gonzalez, who reportedly sent texts to Sox ownership vocally criticizing Bobby V and led the players’ mutiny. While we have no way […]

(Fake) Texts From Adrian Gonzalez To… Ben Cherington

The Red Sox are in full spin mode following the fall out from the Yahoo! Sports article that basically claims Bobby Valentine is a reincarnated Billy Martin. Center in that story is Adrian Gonzalez, who reportedly sent texts to Sox ownership vocally criticizing Bobby V and leading the player’s mutiny. While we have no way […]

(Fake) Texts from Adrian Gonzalez to… Larry Lucchino

The Red Sox are in full spin mode following the fall out from the Yahoo! Sports article that basically claims Bobby Valentine is a reincarnated Billy Martin. Center in that story is Adrian Gonzalez, who reportedly sent texts to Sox ownership vocally criticizing Bobby V and led the player’s mutiny. While we have no way […]

John Henry Refutes Reports of Red Sox Players Turning on Valentine

Amid the media maelstrom of reports saying Dustin Pedroia, Adrian Gonzalez, and a host of other players on the Boston roster called for manager Bobby Valentine’s firing in a July 26 meeting with Red Sox ownership, John Henry took time away from his soccer football club to address the situation. As the Boston Globe’s Nick […]

Red Sox Mutiny Makes it Hard to Root for this Team

By now you have read or heard about the Yahoo! article that took the Boston sports world by storm on Tuesday. Jeff Passan mentioned how many of the Red Sox players have been unhappy with Bobby Valentine and they wanted to speak to the ownership. It seems to have stemmed from a text message from […]

Gonzalez, Pedroia, Others Bash Bobby Valentine in Meeting with Red Sox Owners

Is the Red Sox clubhouse toxic? I know, this is an age-old question. But, we may finally have our answer. Let’s just say it’s an absolute YES. Yahoo!’s Jeff Passan reported Tuesday about an explosive meeting on July 26 during the team’s off-day. Red Sox owners called the meeting after receiving a text message from […]

Cell Phone Photo of Pedroia, Sleeping Bobby V Passed Around Clubhouse

Among the details in Jeff Passan’s bombshell report for Yahoo! on Tuesday was a report that a photo of Dustin Pedroia and Bobby Valentine was being circulated around the Red Sox clubhouse via text message. The source said that the photo shows Pedroia wagging his tongue with both thumbs up next to a sleeping Bobby […]