• Valentine on his Red Sox tenure: I did a good job

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 26, 2013
    Not only did Valentine do a poor job, he did such a poor job that there was no taking him back for a second season. He made the Red Sox fire him. “I thought I did a hell of a job in Boston,” Valentine said. Valentine, 62, who agreed to the position last week with Sacred Heart, led the Red Sox to a 69-93 record, and was fired with a year remaining on his contract. Now, just because the position of manager tends to get too much blame or too much credit, depending on the team's results, that doesn't mean Valentine is going to get away with a statement like he made. Of course he didn't do a "hell" of a job with the Red Sox, unless that means he contributed to the hell that was 2012. As is his new post, which doesn't begin officially until July 1.In the meantime, he will work as a baseball analyst on NBC Sports Radio.
    Source: CNNSI.com
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      The importance of managers in Major League Baseball tends to be overhyped. There's only so much a manager can do to affect the outcome of a season, or even a game. And there's only so much difference between every manager in baseball. In other words, no…
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