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FILE-This Aug. 14, 2002 file photo shows New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine leaning on the dugout rail before their start against the San Diego Padres at Shea Stadium in New York. A person familiar with the decision says the Boston Red Sox have chosen Bobby Valentine to be their next manager and were working to complete a contract.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday Nov. 29, 2011, because no announcement had been made. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)

FILE-This Aug. 14, 2002 file photo shows New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine leaning on the dugout rail before their start against the San Diego Padres at Shea Stadium in New York. A person familiar with the decision says the Boston Red Sox have chosen Bobby Valentine to be their next manager and were working to complete a contract.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday Nov. 29, 2011, because no announcement had been made. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)