This time, he won't be sneaking back into the dugout wearing a fake mustache. Bobby Valentine is out as the Red Sox's manager after one season, in which Boston (69-93) finished in last place with its worst record since 1965 and endured a seemingly endless string of bickering and missteps. Was Valentine to blame for the team's poor play? Should the blame be on the players for underachieving? Or on ownership for assembling an expensive and flawed team?

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