Red Sox Players Need To Grow Up, Deal With Bobby Valentine Like Adults

June 21, 2012 12:00 AM
Red Sox Players Need To Grow Up, Deal With Bobby Valentine Like Adults
BOSTON (CBS) –┬áIf we’re operating under the belief that there’s nothing worse in the world than being a snitch, then what do we believe about tattletales? And what about crybabies?

" The Red Sox won 15-5 on Wednesday night, their fourth straight victory that improved their record to 23-14 since May 7. Most news surrounding the team should be positive at this point, with the Sox staying above water and still sitting just three games out of a wild-card spot. Instead, we’re learning more and more each day about these “toxic” issues that plague the Red Sox clubhouse.

READ: Valentine At Center Of Clubhouse Divide

Today, the news was that many Red Sox players just don’t like Bobby Valentine. They don’t like his communication style, to the point where one player “openly challenged” the 62-year-old manager, and some players don’t like Valentine’s public criticisms. These issues are so severe, in fact, that according to the report, players have gone to general manager Ben Cherington to complain.

So to recap: A bunch of millionaire “adults” who get paid to play a game for a living don’t like the fact that their manager isn’t coddling them and patting them on the back "

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