Ken Davidoff's baseball insider
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When the World Series pits two non-New York teams against each other, a fairly common occurrence nowadays, it grants we New York reporters an opportunity to better familiarize ourselves with clubs we don't know as well.
There's a good amount of time before first pitch, so you schmooze players, a manager, coaches, front-office officials, owners, mascots and so on.
(Not really mascots....Read more »
Bobby Valentine met with Ben Cherington yesterday, and as I wrote, even before the get-together, Valentine and Red Sox leadership had discussed potential dates for an introductory news conference at Fenway Park.
This is a serious pursuit, although it's worth noting that, just last year, we thought Valentine was all set to manage the Marlins - until that deal fell apart. Furthermore, the Red...Read more »