Photo: Bobby Valentine ready to rumble

Days after threatening to punch a WEEI radio host for questioning his commitment to the job, Red Sox manager-for-the-moment Bobby Valentine showed up at those WEEI studios decked out in brawlin' gloves ... 

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As you can tell, 'twas all in jest. Once they got around to talking, though, Valentine pronounced that he believes he'll be Boston's manager for 2013 "(a)nd beyond."

Valentine also asked, rhetorically, one presumes, "Why would I think it's going to be a year's job?"

Well, a couple of reasons spring to mind.

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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