The brief case of Adrian. (Relax with Truedi)
Much has been made about the poor chemistry in the Red Sox clubhouse last season. Gonzalez acknowledged there were issues in Boston, but he said management was the problem.
“Chemistry is something you need to have among the players but also with the owners, the coaches and the front office. It needs to be complete,” he said. “In Boston we had great chemistry among the players — we loved each other, we were together — but that was only among the players. It wasn’t there with the rest. That’s why the team didn’t win. It needs to be an organization-wide thing.”
Gonzalez was criticized for not being more of a leader in Boston. He disagrees with that sentiment.
“Being a leader for the people outside is not the same as being one for those in the clubhouse,” Gonzalez said. “You’ll hear things like, ‘He’s not a vocal leader.’ But if you ask the players, they’ll tell you I’m that guy. I do things quietly, don’t want anybody to find out, because it’s the only way to have the players’ trust.”
Posted: February 15, 2013 at 06:54 PM | 40 comment(s)
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