Roche: Defending Bobby

August 3, 2012 12:00 AM
Roche: Defending Bobby
" BOSTON (CBS) – The latest flare up over the Red Sox and their clubhouse actually had me chuckling.

Bobby Valentine innocently says “nice inning” to a rookie third baseman, who makes a couple of errors in a game. And, that gets whispered upstairs as a hurtful, vicious remark.

C’mon people! This is getting absurd!

I love the game of baseball, especially the ebb and flow of a season. It is not an easy game. It can be cruel, frustrating, and nasty. However, it can also be exhilarating, refreshing, and beautiful.

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But, it is a long season.

With that said, it’s amazing to watch the ups and downs. It will always baffle me how some guy can go 15-for-19 while crushing the ball to all fields one week and then the next week go 0-for-19 and look like they’ve never played the game. You need patience, humility, and mental toughness to survive — no matter what caliber of player you are "

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