Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy andor interesting tidbits -- for Monday, November 19:
The price tag was steep -- Peter Gammons reported that Miami was asking for Will Middlebrooks, Felix Doubront, Xander Bogaerts and more -- so the Red Sox passed on the opportunity to acquire Josh J
SALEM Bobby Valentine appeared relaxed, comfortable, and animated. He was effusive, engaging, and loquacious.
Peter Gammons thought Bobby Valentine could use a few weeks to try to hold things together after the trade.
Peter Gammons gives his ideas on how to fix the dysfunction on the Red Sox.