After the team clinched the
Governor's Cup to reign supreme in the International League, the Red Sox promoted Zach Stewart and Pedro Beato to provide
pitching depth while elevating Danny Valencia to offer reinforcements in the
It didn't end there. Three days after dropping the
Triple-A title game in North Carolina, PawSox manager Arnie Beyeler and
pitching coach Rich Sauveur joined Bobby Valentine's coaching staff for the rest of
the regular season.
"Really great guys," Valentine said.
"Really good baseball men. Both came off a season with a lot of the guys
that are on our team, playing for them on and off, and winning a championship.
I’m going to use them as much as I can to help define what I’m looking at as
often as possible.
"I really enjoyed being with them in the spring. I’m
sure I’ll enjoy having them here. It gets a little crowded in that coaches’
room. I even offered my office if anyone wanted to dress there, but you know
what the coaches think of me."
The latter comment was Valentine's way of poking fun at
the rumors of discord with his coaches. But it made sense to bring up Beyeler,
since the majority of the team's starting lineup played in Pawtucket at one
point this season.