Thursday, September 27, 2012

Oops! BenCher Lets Slip Manager Search Plans

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The next time Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington appears on WEEI/93.7's Dennis & Callahan Morning Show, he might want to stop in at Dunkin' Donuts for a large black coffee with a Turbo Shot. In the midst of a wide-ranging interview, Cherington seemed to be trapped into admitting that he will be embarking on a manager search this offseason. READ: Bobby V. is history. Not that this is a great shock to any of us, it's just that everyone in the NOG has been in ironclad denial mode on the manager's status—who is signed through next year. Here's the operative quote:

"One of the things, as I look back at last offseason, that didn't go perfectly was simply the amount of time that we spent on the manager search and what that did to the rest of the offseason. I would like to spend less time on it this offseason, that's for sure."

Pretty unambiguous, wouldn't you say?