There was a time not so long ago when late-October really meant something to Red Sox fans. It was the season for comebacks and trophies and the most important games in franchise history.
With yesterday's firing of Red Sox pitching coach Bob McClure, most of today's conversation has focused on McClure's relationship with Bobby Valentine.
Bill Buckner is back . . . sort of.
ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes reports the ex-Red Sox first baseman will manage the independent Brockton Rox of the Can-Am League in 2011.