How will Red Sox manage search?

With Bobby Valentine likely gone, filling his job will be team's first priority

Updated: September 25, 2012, 12:48 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Could a player's use of a homophobic slur on his eyeblack impact the Boston Red Sox's search for a new manager, assuming they decide not to bring back Bobby Valentine?

That was a question raised Monday by a longtime baseball executive during a lengthy discussion of the process that takes place when a team is conducting a search for a new manager. The player in question was Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar, who last week was suspended three games for appearing on the ...

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