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Bobby Valentine’s status with Red Sox a big question

OAKLAND, Calif. — The ears of Red Sox owners John Henry and Tom Werner have been burning, to the point where they like to avoid the subject of whether Bobby Valentine will return as their manager altogether, after their late-July defense of him.

Werner said in Peter Abraham’s story in Saturday’s Globe that he didn’t want to discuss Valentine’s future, but that, “he’s doing a good job.” But in avoiding the topic, he gave more fuel to the “Fire Valentine” campaign.

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