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Red Sox win the World Series

...chicken-and-beer clubhouse culture that contributed to the ouster of manager Terry Francona, and the daily tumult of Bobby Valentine's one-year flop, these Red Sox grew on fans.Just like the long whiskers on the players' faces.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-30/red-sox-win-world-series
David Ortiz has come back strong from a heel injury for the Boston Red Sox

...most."But last year was a tough one.The Red Sox's 69-93 record was their worst in nearly half a century. Bobby Valentine's stint as manager ended when he was fired after his first season.Ortiz hit .318 with 23 homers and 60 RBIs but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-22/david-ortiz-has-come-bac
Red Sox didn't mind playing waiting for AL division series to start

...2012 with a 9-14 record and 4.82 ERA. Even worse was the team's 69-93 record and clubhouse discord under Bobby Valentine, who was fired after his only season as Boston's manager. He took over from Terry Francona after Boston went 7-20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-03/red-sox-didnt-mind-playi
Red Sox, Cardinals have history

...and Boston's scraggly band rose under first-year manager John Farrell, a season after the team hit bottom under Bobby Valentine with its most losses in nearly five decades.Matt Carpenter, Matt Adams and St. Louis rebounded a year after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-20/red-sox-cardinals-have-h
Spring Training to see many faces in new places

...maybe it's more gap to gap."After finishing with their worst record since 1965, the Red Sox replaced manager Bobby Valentine. Boston jettisoned Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez and Josh Beckett in a trade with the Dodgers last summer that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-02-09/spring-training-see-many
AL Spring Training Capsules

...Shane Victorino, SP Ryan Dempster, OF Jonny Gomes, RHP Joel Hanrahan, C David RossHE'S OUTTA HERE: Manager Bobby Valentine, RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka, RF Cody Ross, SS Mike Aviles, 1B James Loney, OF Scott Podsednik, RP Vicente Padilla...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-02-09/al-spring-training-capsu
Verlander, Tigers knock off Twins

...league debut. Boston's big day against CC Sabathia (0-1) came a year after it lost its first three games under Bobby Valentine and went on to a 69-93 finish.Facing a Yankees lineup minus injured Derek Jeter for the first time since 2001...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-04-02/verlander-tigers-knock-t
Red Sox fire Bobby Valentine

BOSTON - The Boston Red Sox thought Bobby Valentine would restore order to a coddled clubhouse that disintegrated during the 2011 pennant race.Instead, he only caused more problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-10-04/red-sox-fire-bobby-valen
Indians name Francona manager

...likely be courted by other teams seeking a manager. He interviewed with Boston last year before the Red Sox hired Bobby Valentine.Francona spent eight seasons with the Red Sox but was not brought back after the club fell apart down the stretch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-10-06/indians-name-francona-ma
Braves catcher Brian McCann has shoulder surgery

...New York Yankees bench coach Tony Pena is the second person to be interviewed as Boston continues to search for Bobby Valentine's replacement.The former Red Sox catcher and Kansas City Royals manager was interviewed on Monday.Los Angeles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-10-16/braves-catcher-brian-mcc