Red Sox should let GM decide 

August, 15, 2012

Ben Cherington and Bobby ValentineJim Davis/Getty ImagesThe Red Sox know Ben Cherington would give an honest and fair assessment of Bobby Valentine.

Some of the Boston Red Sox players who met with ownership about Bobby Valentine on July 26 are extremely media savvy. They've played in big markets and speak off and on the record at length to various reporters, and they had to know, as they gathered that day, that eventually word of this summit would get out.