" Well, it turns out that was just the manager putting on a happy face. Behind closed doors, it was reportedly a different story.
The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo wrote a first-half recap of the Sox’ 2012 season, and in it, he noted that Valentine was a little less understanding with Beckett in private.
“While Valentine let Beckett have it behind closed doors, he publicly had to bite his lip and defend the pitcher,” Cafardo wrote "
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