Bobby Valentine on the cover of Sports Illustrated
This week’s cover features Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine looking rather exasperated as he holds his face in his hands with his eyes shut.
The story accompanying the picture is written by SI senior writer Tom Verducci and is titled, “How The Red Sox Lost Their Way.”
The cover also features words which have been used often over the past 12 months when discussing the Red Sox, including “dysfunctional, fiasco, epic collapse, chicken and beer, broken, unprepared, done, Liverpool, feud, divided, circus, blown leads, split, disconnect, mediocrity, disarray, management, overpaid, lack of leaders and blame.”
“Current manager Bobby Valentine has been blamed for many of this season’s problems,” the story says "
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