Gonzalez: ‘It’s Never Been On Bobby, It’s On Us’

August 7, 2012 12:00 AM
Gonzalez: ‘It’s Never Been On Bobby, It’s On Us’
" BOSTON (CBS) – While manager Bobby Valentine regrets the Red Sox front office had to give him a shot of confidence on Monday, his players are happy they went to bat for him.

Now, they are doing the same.

First baseman Adrian Gonzalez made it clear that Boston’s season of mediocrity isn’t on their skipper, but the guys who take the field every day.

“It’s one of those things where he hasn’t swung the bat all year. He hasn’t pitched,” Gonzalez said of Valentine following the Red Sox’ 9-2 win over the Rangers Monday night. “It’s us that are playing out there. The .500 record that we have right now is on us "

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