Former manager Bobby Valentine rooting for Red Sox, doesn’t quite understand all the criticism

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The anger directed toward Bobby Valentine seems to escalate with every Red Sox win, which accentuates the job done by manager John Farrell this season and the failure of Valentine with the 2012 Red Sox.

Valentine, now the athletic director at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, owner of Bobby V’s Sports bar in Stamford, Conn., operator of a film company, and part-time guy on NBC radio, doesn’t quite get that.

All he has to understand, really, is that Grady Little still gets hammered for keeping Pedro Martinez in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS and Bill Buckner still hears it for the ball that went between his legs in the 1986 World Series.

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