Tomase On Toucher & Rich: Valentine ‘Brought A Lot Of This On Himself’

August 16, 2012 12:00 AM
Tomase On Toucher & Rich: Valentine ‘Brought A Lot Of This On Himself’
" Stories just keep flowing out from the Red Sox and the latest one had players meeting with ownership to complain about manager Bobby Valentine. John Henry sent out an email the day after that story came out to say that the players had not asked for the manager to be fired at the meeting.

While many feel bad for Valentine for having to deal with a team who for the most part doesn’t like him John Tomase of the Boston Herald says he’s not totally innocent here.

Tomase spoke with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about ways Valentine has handled players, the lack of communication at times and what the future holds for the manager and the team.

While the players should shoulder some of the blame of how this season has gone, Tomase feels that Valentine isn’t the victim here.

“He’s brought a lot of this on himself with the way he’s communicated with the guys and there’s been a number of issues "

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