Red Sox Brass In Seattle, But Not To Fire Valentine

September 3, 2012 12:00 AM
Red Sox Brass In Seattle, But Not To Fire Valentine
" BOSTON (CBS) – Red Sox owner John Henry and general manager Ben Cherington are heading to Seattle, bringing on speculation that manager Bobby Valentine may be looking for a new job very soon.

However, that may not be the case.

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche tweeted Monday morning an MLB source has told him Henry is heading to Seattle, but it is not to fire Valentine. Ownership will review Valentine’s performance following the season, the source says, making it seem as though his job is safe for the time being despite the Red Sox dropping six straight to start their West Coast trip.

Henry later confirmed to Roche he is heading out West, but not to fire Valentine.

Cherington also said his trip out West was planned, and he won’t be making a managerial change at this point "

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