Not only is Bobby Valentine a candidate to become manager of the Red Sox, he's apparently going through the same process the others did.
Valentine is meeting with Ben Cherington today and at 5:30 p.m. is scheduled to meet with reporters at Fenway Park. So check back later for more on that.
Knowing Valentine, it's hard to believe he would come this far down the path unless he really wanted the job. And the Red Sox must feel the same way. If they hire anybody but Valentine at this point, it would be a surprise.
But given how this process has gone, perhaps nothing should be a surprise.