Red Sox just getting started?

Major housecleaning under way, but Bobby Valentine may stick around

Updated: August 26, 2012, 11:02 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- There was a moment during the Boston Red Sox's 8-6 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday at Fenway Park that spoke volumes.

It also made one contemplate what the recent, nine-player blockbuster trade that involved shipping first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, outfielder Carl Crawford and pitcher Josh Beckett -- and their $250 million in contracts -- to the Los Angeles Dodgers really means for the Red Sox organization.

Because don't think ownership and general ...

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