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  1. Days of superstar managers are over

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- Bobby Valentine was hired to be the Red Sox manager in the fall of 2012 largely because he is a big name, a big personality -- and the theory of the club's ownership was that fans would be familiar with him and energized by him. The Marlins...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
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  3. Bobby Valentine failed from the start

    Buster Olney

    NEW YORK -- Before his final game as the Boston Red Sox manager Wednesday, Bobby Valentine walked around the field during batting practice to speak to each of his players, starting at third base and moving to shortstop and eventually making his way t...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  4. How Bobby Valentine lost the Boston Red Sox before he even began ...

    Buster Olney

    With Bobby Valentine's season as Red Sox manage complete, Buster Olney writes that, in hindsight, Valentine failed in Boston from the beginning. He didn't earn his players' respect in spring training, and that carried through the season.

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  5. What's wrong with Adrian Gonzalez?

    Eric Karabell

    I've disagreed with quite a few moves made by Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine and his organization this season, but I have no problem whatsoever with first baseman Adrian Gonzalez playing a few interleague road tilts in right field at Phi...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  6. Adrian Gonzalez not living up to fantasy owners' expectations

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his two cents as to why normally reliable slugger Adrian Gonzalez is struggling right now, and what he feels A-Gonz's fantasy value is from here on out.

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  7. What are we to do with Kevin Youkilis?

    Eric Karabell

    New Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has been in baseball long enough to know that veteran players run into slumps at times, and eventually most of them emerge from them just fine and return to being the same consistent, reliable stars. While V...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  8. Kevin Youkilis disappointing his fantasy owners as much as his Bo...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his thoughts, from a fantasy perspective, on Kevin Youkilis, who is mired in an early-season slump.

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  9. Peep Show

    Jim Baker

    ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around MLB.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2003
  10. Red Sox manager must fit blueprint

    Jim Baker

    The Red Sox might choose to bring in a complete unknown and have him carry out their will.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2003
  11. Three best and three worst moves so far

    Jim Bowden

    To me, the obvious best moves this offseason are the Cubs' hiring of Joe Maddon as manager and signing of free agent Jon Lester, the Mariners' signing of Nelson Cruz, and the Red Sox inking Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval. However, most of those mo...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  12. Rumors Roundup for Wednesday

    Doug Mittler

    The winter meetings inched closer to a conclusion on Wednesday, and the rumor mill in San Diego finally centered on someone not named Jon Lester. Lester has a $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, and Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington was...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  13. Rangers managerial search a formality?

    AJ Mass

    The Texas Rangers have already begun to talk to potential replacements for manager Ron Washington, who stepped down for personal reasons in early September. According to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com, Boston Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo -- who r...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  14. Could Boston court Sandoval?

    AJ Mass

    The Boston Red Sox haven't exactly been thrilled with the progress of Will Middlebrooks, and this past Wednesday, general manager Ben Cherington raised the possibility of sending the third baseman to play some form of winter ball. As Gordon Edes ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  15. Should Red Sox shut down Uehara?

    AJ Mass

    In his last four appearances, Koji Uehara of the Boston Red Sox has blown two saves with an ERA of 18.90 and a batting average against of .500. The 39-year-old pitcher seems to be running out of gas, but nevertheless, manager John Farrell seems inten...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  16. What's next for the Boston Red Sox?

    Jim Bowden

    The Boston Red Sox didn't trade Jon Lester and John Lackey on Thursday with a "rebuild" in mind. Given its core of veteran talent, this is not a team that needs to rebuild. Instead, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington's objective in trading Les...

    Blog | July 31, 2014