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Bobby V: Jose Iglesias not ready

Updated: March 27, 2012, 10:16 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The meeting was "real emotional," Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said -- Jose Iglesias thought he should be in the big leagues. General manager Ben Cherington and Valentine informed the 22-year-old shortstop Tuesday morning that he was being optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.

"When I stunk and was sent down," Valentine said, "I thought it was the wrong decision. [Iglesias] didn't stink. He has every right to think it was the wrong decision."

Cherington told ...

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