It was Larry Lucchino who thought otherwise.
Originally Posted by SwissRedSoxFan
Why he thought Valentine was a better choice than Sveum or just about anybody else for that matter is still entirely beyond me. Oh well. I guess for 2013 Bogar will get the gig for a year before Farell will return (or maybe that's just me daydreaming...).
Watching Derek Jeter make 40 defensive plays and then watching Adam Everett make 40 defensive plays at the same position is sort of like watching video of Barbara Bush dancing at the White House, and then watching Demi Moore dancing in Striptease. (Bill James)
Dustin Pedroia doesn't have the strength or bat speed to hit major-league pitching consistently, and he has no power. If he can continue to hit .260 or so, he'll be useful, and he probably has a future as a backup infielder. (Keith Law)