The report stated the team held a players meeting on July 26 to air grievance with manager Bobby Valentine, with some petitioning for the skipper to be fired.
Pedroia said Tuesday night that simply is not true.
“I don’t think Bobby should be fired,” said Pedroia, who in the report is said to be one of the more vocal players at the meeting along with first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. “We haven’t played well. That’s the bottom line. I’m not going to blame anything on Bobby. It’s on the players. Last year wasn’t on Tito "
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Pedroia: 'I don't think Bobby should be fired'. August, 14, 2012. Aug 14. 11:22. PM ET. By Jeff Seidel, Special to ESPNBoston.com. Recommend0 · Tweet0 · Comments0 · Email · Print. BALTIMORE -- Dustin Pedroia reacted strongly after Tuesday's game to a ...Read more
"I don't think Bobby (Valentine) should be fired," Pedroia said Tuesday night after Boston's 7-1 loss to Baltimore. "We haven't played well. That's the bottom line. I'm not going to blame anything on Bobby. It's on the players. Last year wasn't on Tito ...Read more
“I don't think Bobby should be fired,” Pedroia said. “Listen, we haven't played well and I am not going to blame anything on Bobby and I don't think anybody else is. It's on the players, man. Last year wasn't on Tito. I know he took it hard. We all did ...Read more