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  1. Bobby Valentine offers high praise to John Farrell, Ben Cherington

    Oct 22, 2013, 8:44 AM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    This Boston Globe/Nick Cafardo interview with Bobby Valentine is going to get linked and tweeted about a lot today because, buried deep inside, Valentine opines that, had he stayed with the Red Sox for 2013, he thinks he could have turned the ship around. But to the extent people play the “OMG, look at what…

  2. Bobby Valentine’s 9/11 comments may have cost him a gig with TBS

    Sep 27, 2013, 4:47 PM EDT

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    Yesterday TBS announced its postseason crew. Keith Olbermann will man the studio and with him will be Pedro Martinez and Tom Verducci. On merit alone that’s a solid studio team, assuming of course Pedro is as candid in his studio analysis as he is in interviews and public appearances. But it may have been more than…

  3. Bobby Valentine not backing down from his “the Yankees weren’t around following 9/11” comments

    Sep 12, 2013, 8:23 AM EDT

    Bobby Valentine Mets

    Yesterday Bobby Valentine decided it was appropriate to call out the Yankees for allegedly not being as out-in-the-community as the Mets were following the 9/11 attacks. Later in the day Yankees president Randy Levine fired back, as reported at ESPN New York: “Bobby Valentine should know better than to be pointing fingers on a day…

  4. Bobby Valentine would like you to know that the Mets were better than the Yankees Post-9/11

    Sep 11, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine Mets

    This interview with Bobby Valentine on WFAN about remembering the scene in baseball post-9/11 has many interesting bits. As you may expect, given that he was the manager of the New York Mets at the time and the Mets played center stage in baseball following the 9/11 attacks. The first game. The big Piazza home…

  5. Bobby Valentine is writing a book titled “Valentine’s Way”

    Apr 12, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    Bobby Valentine sure is a busy guy. He’s the athletic director at Sacred Heart University, he’s working a bunch of Mets games for SNY television in New York, he’s on NBC Sports Radio, he’s doing commercials mocking his firing by the Red Sox for CBS Sports fantasy baseball, and now he’s writing a book. Gaylee…

  6. Bobby Valentine still holds a grudge against the Boston media

    Mar 31, 2013, 11:45 PM EDT

    Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine walks back to the dugout during their MLB baseball game against New York Yankees in New York

    Bobby Valentine did a less-than-stellar job in his one year as manager of the Boston Red Sox, leading them to a 69-93 record last year — the team’s worst record since they went 62-100 in 1965. Given a chance to speak his mind, Valentine was happy to lash out against the media that covered his…

  7. Bobby Valentine will work 12-15 Mets games for SNY

    Mar 28, 2013, 11:51 AM EDT

    bobby valentine mets hat

    Sportnet New York announced that former Red Sox and Mets manager Bobby Valentine will join their studio team for 12-15 Mets games this season, beginning with Opening Day. He’ll be part of SNY’s pregame and postgame coverage, which is in addition to his new job as Sacred Heart University’s athletic director and work on NBC…

  8. Bobby Valentine has a new television gig in New York

    Mar 19, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    Bobby Valentine is the athletic director at Sacred Heart University, but apparently that doesn’t preclude him from taking a new part-time television gig: I am told @bobbyvalentine is close to finalizing a deal with SNY to work 10-15 games as a studio analyst, probably including April 1 opener. — Neil Best (@sportswatch) March 19, 2013…

  9. Bobby Valentine: “I thought I did a hell of a job in Boston … Connie Mack wasn’t going to win with that team”

    Feb 26, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

    Boston Red Sox general manager Cherington introduces Valentine as the new Boston Red Sox manager at Fenway Park in Boston

    Sacred Heart University held a press conference today introducing Bobby Valentine as its new athletic director, Jerry Spar of was there to witness it, and not surprisingly Valentine said a few things that I’m sure Red Sox fans will love. Asked about the 93-loss, drama-filled season with the Red Sox that got him fired,…

  10. Bobby Valentine is the Athletic Director for Sacred Heart University

    Feb 21, 2013, 10:43 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    Ex-Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine got the gig he was aiming for: he’ll be named the new Athletic Director of Sacred Heart University in a press conference scheduled for Tuesday, CtPost’s William Paxton reports. It’s another odd turn for the former big-league infielder and three-time major league manager. Besides managing the Rangers, Mets and Red…

  11. We’re still piling on Bobby Valentine, apparently

    Feb 12, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    I get piling on old Bobby Valentine all winter. The bad season still lingers. You have to assess what happened until at least the Winter Meetings, and then you have to talk about all the new moves with reference to why they were necessary in the first place. But you’d think that when the new…

  12. Bobby Valentine is trying to become the Athletic Director at Sacred Heart University

    Jan 30, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    Hey, he’s supposed to work with me at NBC! If I knew we could moonlight like this I’d be tending bar someplace! Raise your hand if you saw this coming. Bobby Valentine’s job search has taken him to the unlikeliest of places: Sacred Heart University. The Fairfield, Conn. school is looking for a new athletic…

  13. Bobby Valentine to host a show on NBC Sports Radio

    Jan 7, 2013, 7:20 AM EDT

    Bobby Valentine Reuters

    When Bobby Valentine was fired as Red Sox manager, I was slightly sad that I would not have Bobby Valentine to kick around anymore.  Now I really won’t have Bobby Valentine to kick around anymore. Not because he’s disappearing, but because he’s now a coworker and one does not speak ill of coworkers. From Richard…

  14. Bobby Valentine dishes on the 2012 Red Sox, to dress up like an elf next month

    Nov 9, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    Bobby Valentine spoke at Salem State University last night as part of a speaker’s series. Peter Gammons was the moderator and audience questions were taken.  Some highlights from The front office wanted “a quieter, calmer” version of Bobby Valentine during the season, so he was told to tone down his usually effusive comments to…

  15. Dustin Pedroia is philosophical about the Bobby Valentine era

    Nov 6, 2012, 5:02 PM EDT

    Dustin Pedroia Getty

    The first really public strife involving Bobby Valentine and the Sox last year came when Dustin Pedroia called him out in the media for making disparaging comments about Kevin Youkilis (“that’s not how we go about our stuff here”). In light of that — and in light of other rumored issues between Pedroia and Valentine…

  16. Steve Phillips the GM would consider hiring Bobby Valentine

    Oct 26, 2012, 1:56 PM EDT

    Steve Phillips, Bobby Valentine

    It’s hard to imagine former Mets GM Steve Phillips ever getting another shot to become the general manager of a major league team, but if it happens, he’d consider hiring Bobby Valentine to manage. “I would consider Bobby to manage again, probably not this year.” Phillips said on WEEI’s Mut & Merloni show. “I think…

  17. Ex-bench coach Tim Bogar says Bobby Valentine is “completely wrong”

    Oct 25, 2012, 9:45 AM EDT

    tim bogar red sox

    Tim Bogar, who spent this season as Bobby Valentine’s bench coach, responded to the former manager’s comments about the Red Sox coaching staff undermining him by saying Valentine is “completely wrong.” “That bothers me because of what the coaches went through this year and what we dealt with,” Bogar said, via Joe McDonald of ESPN…

  18. Bobby Valentine: David Ortiz quit on the Red Sox

    Oct 23, 2012, 7:16 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    Speaking on tonight’s episode of Costas Tonight (10 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network), Bobby Valentine is dishing out the blame for the fall of the 2012 Red Sox, starting with himself but that moving right along to none other than Big Papi: David Ortiz came back after spending about six weeks on the disabled…

  19. Bobby Valentine to give his first sitdown interview tonight on NBC Sports Network

    Oct 23, 2012, 5:20 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    UPDATE: Here’s a clip of Valentine’s interview with Costas, which includes the former Red Sox manager saying he thought David Ortiz “decided not to play anymore” once they were out of the race: ========== There’s no baseball game tonight, but if you’re into car wrecks and/or post mortems, Bobby Valentine is going to be sitting…

  20. On the silence from Bobby Valentine

    Oct 9, 2012, 2:00 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    Buster Olney makes the following observation about the post-firing Bobby Valentine: Rival officials believe that Bobby Valentine’s relatively muted response to his firing may be tied to some kind of financial incentive, which is not uncommon in the sport. In other words, people are sometimes paid to not criticize. Yes, non-disparagement clauses are common. Of course, given…

  21. Bobby Valentine, call me! Seriously!

    Oct 4, 2012, 2:30 PM EDT

    bobby valentine getty

    Earlier today I mused about having NBC hire Ozzie Guillen.  Maybe that’s a longshot. But Bobby Valentine actually LIVES in Stamford, Connecticut, where NBC Sports is based!  And it may be his best option! On Bobby V inquiries:We’re happy with our current roster of MLB commentators and haven’t discussed options for 2013 at this time.…

  22. Red Sox make it official, fire Bobby Valentine

    Oct 4, 2012, 12:55 PM EDT

    Boston Red Sox general manager Cherington introduces Valentine as the new Boston Red Sox manager at Fenway Park in Boston

    Making official what was reported as a done deal yesterday afternoon, the Red Sox just announced that Bobby Valentine has been fired as manager. Signed to a two-year, $5 million deal to replace Terry Francona, Valentine spent the year making headlines for all the wrong reasons and seemingly rubbed key players the wrong way almost…

  23. Report: Red Sox plan to fire Bobby Valentine immediately after season

    Oct 3, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    UPDATE: Looks like today’s headline-creating comments might be Valentine’s last as a Red Sox employee. Jon Heyman of reports that “upper management intends to remove Valentine as manager soon after the season ends.” ========== Bobby Valentine appeared on local radio in Boston this afternoon, which means Bobby Valentine said something that made headlines this…

  24. Great Moments in Metaphors: Bobby Valentine crashes his bike while texting Dustin Pedroia

    Oct 3, 2012, 9:40 AM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    And with this, I think Bobby Valentine’s season in Hell is complete: In the final days of one of the most painful seasons of his career, Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine on Tuesday lay entangled with his bicycle at the bottom of a ditch next to the Central Park Reservoir.  On the wet, slippery path, Valentine was reading a…

  25. Bobby Valentine goes to pinch-hitter with 2-2 count

    Sep 16, 2012, 4:41 PM EDT

    Bobby Valentine

    Bobby Valentine’s quotes and actions have gotten more erratic by the day. If he isn’t complaining about Alfredo Aceves and the rest of his “weakest roster ever,” he’s making a bizarre in-game choice, like inserting pinch-hitters mid-at-bat. That’s what he did in the seventh inning of a scoreless game today against the Blue Jays. Valentine…

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