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An injustice if BoSox fire Bobby V.

Sawx are a mess, all right, but blaming it all on the skipper is short-sighted

Updated: August 20, 2012, 4:03 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez found Bobby Valentine behind the batting cage, the same Bobby Valentine who had mocked him in spring training, and the injured New York Yankees star gave the beleaguered Boston Red Sox manager a pregame pep talk.

It wasn't Knute Rockne revisited Sunday night, but it went something like this:

Keep your chin up. … You're great for the game. … Don't let the B.S. drag you down.

"I think Alex is a terrific guy," Valentine ...

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