Terry Francona

Matt Garza #22 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 27, 2012 at PNC Park. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Silverman: Yanks’ Cashman Needs To Give Theo Epstein A Call And Discuss Matt Garza

Cashman may not want to give Epstein the chance to get the best of him in a trade. But he needs to do what is best for the team, and that means pick up the phone and make a trade happen.


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Yankees Invade Boston For Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary Bash

If you think New York won’t be looking to spoil the party in a big way, well, buckle up.


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Sweeny: Can The Grandyman Do It Again?

I would be surprised if Granderson hit 40 or more home runs again, but since he has demonstrated the power is there I would be disappointed if he didn’t hit at least 30. I shared that thought with hitting coach Kevin Long and asked for his reaction.


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Sweeny: Yankees Respond To Bobby V

Valentine said yesterday he doesn’t believe the Yankees practice Jeter’s famous flip from 2001. Well guess what was on the schedule today? Cutoffs and relays.


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Red Sox Booze Ban Makes Sense To Yankees’ Girardi; Francona Rips It As ‘PR Move’

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has spoken: no more alcohol in the clubhouse.


Bobby Valentine

Keidel: Boston’s New Valentine: More Cupid Than Stupid

As a native New Yorker, who loathes all things Massachusetts, from the Red Sox to Bill Belichick to Ben Affleck, I must say Bobby Valentine, though sometimes a mutinous manager, is also a brilliant baseball man and a dangerous addition – particularly for the Yankees.


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Forget ’11? Introduction Thursday For Boston’s Bobby Valentine

Yankees fans, you’ll have to get used to rooting against Bobby Valentine yet again.


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Bobby Valentine Gets ‘Terrific’ Endorsement From Ex-Mets GM Steve Phillips

When Terry Francona left the Red Sox, he said they needed “a new voice” in the manager’s office. Well, they’ve certainly chosen a brash one. Right, Mets fans?


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Hartnett: Bobby Valentine Fit For Red Sox Challenge

Bobby Valentine’s unique charisma and managerial acumen makes him a wise choice to handle the pressures of managing the Red Sox.


Bobby Valentine

AP: Red Sox Tab Bobby V To Replace Francona

The Boston Red Sox have picked Bobby Valentine to be their next manager and the sides were working to complete a contract, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday night.


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Bobby Valentine Could Soon Be Yankees’ New Bane In Boston

For the first time since before the 2004 season, the Yankees are without a nemesis at the helm in Boston. Enter former Mets manager Bobby Valentine?


Bobby Valentine

Ex-Mets Manager Bobby Valentine A Good Fit For Red Sox?

When it comes to beating Bobby Valentine, the Yankees have been there, done that. (2000 World Series, anyone?)


Bobby Valentine

Red Sox Interested In Bobby Valentine As Manager

Valentine has met with at least one owner and will meet with others. Majority owner John Henry did not return an email Friday seeking comment.


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David Ortiz: I ‘Never Said’ I’d Sign With Yankees

According to David Ortiz, all the Big Papi-to-Yankees talk last week was much ado about nothing.


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Keidel: Boston Dead Sox?

Theo Epstein and Terry Francona – the twin faces of the Babe’s broken hex – have been jettisoned from Fenway. We can parse the particulars, but the truth is that the remains of a once-brilliant ball club are buried, along with Ruth’s ghost.