You would think firing Bobby Valentine would keep him from remaining a distraction in Boston. But that's not the Bobby Valentine we know—two weeks back, Bobby V went Costas Tonight and lobbed grenades from the safety of unemployability.
Valentine threw his coaching staff under the bus, and also claimed that David Ortiz exaggerated the seriousness of his injury rather than come back and play for a team that wasn't making the playoffs. Today, finally, Ortiz responded. From an interview with ESPN Deportes: