“Obviously it’s been a tough year for the fans of the Red Sox and if you had to make your case to those fans as to why you should remain the manager of the Red Sox next year, what would you say to them?” Rich asked the manager.
“I feel bad for those fans. I don’t have to make a case to them though, I’ve suffered with them,” Bobby V answered.
That didn’t really get the answer Rich was looking for so he followed it up, “But from the outside looking in what do you want to say to them in order to make them believe that if you were to stay next year would have a different result?”
“I’m the best man for the job,” was Valentine’s answer.
It all seemed fairly harmless, but many writers didn’t care for it "
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