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Valentine's honor roll call

As Sox pause for an overdue off day, Bobby V names names and dishes praise

Updated: May 23, 2012, 9:23 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BALTIMORE -- You know the music they play at the Oscars when winners use their acceptance speech to thank everyone they've ever known since first drawing a breath?

Close your eyes Wednesday afternoon, and you could almost hear the orchestra in the visiting manager's office of Camden Yards. The Boston Red Sox had just ended a 20-games-in-20-days stretch with a 6-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles in the rubber game of their three-game set, and a grateful Bobby Valentine didn't want anyone to ...

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