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08:14 AM ET 10.15 | This bit of speculation wound up too good to be true from a storyline standpoint. The Red Sox can cross one ain't-gonna-happen name off their managerial search list: Joe Torre. The former Yankees skipper held court with reporters before the Detroit Tigers beat New York, 3-0, in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series [Sunday], and contrary to a report stating he wanted to get back into the game and could end up a candidate in Boston, Torre said he has no plans to manage. "I don't know where that came from," Torre said. "Certainly not my camp." The 72-year-old works in the commissioner's office and hasn't managed since 2010, when he led the Dodgers to an 80-82 record before handing the reins to lieutenant Don Mattingly.

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October 15, 2012  08:39 AM ET

Torree has it made in the commish's office. Nobody criticizes why he played certain players or managed game strategy. He's still close to the game and involved in it.

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October 15, 2012  08:48 AM ET

I'm sure his name didn't come from the Red Sox camp either. Joe seems quite happy doing what he's doing.

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October 15, 2012  08:53 AM ET

Yankees legend denies interest in Sox



Joe's finally joining the rest of America.

October 15, 2012  08:57 AM ET

Consider the source of the story.

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October 15, 2012  11:03 AM ET

joe torre says thank you but no thank you!!!

October 15, 2012  11:05 AM ET

the red sox need to find a manager from somewhere else, there are too many good coaches WHO could do the job,,, as long the new manager is a catcher the team investments could be saved!!!

October 15, 2012  11:42 AM ET

JAZZ HANDS

October 15, 2012  11:44 AM ET
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the red sox need to find a manager from somewhere else, there are too many good coaches WHO could do the job,,, as long the new manager is a catcher the team investments could be saved!!!

Is Yaz too old. Give him a whirl, with all the triple crown stories he'd fit right in.

October 15, 2012  11:44 AM ET
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JAZZ HANDS

Hold them Tigers:)

October 15, 2012  12:23 PM ET

Finally a photo that fits the story, well done interns!

October 15, 2012  12:28 PM ET
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Hold them Tigers:)

We're hoping they do. We've got our ace on the mound tomorrow night... we've got as good of a chance as any to really tilt the table in our favor.

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October 15, 2012  02:30 PM ET

YankMe's.......lol. NEXT!

October 15, 2012  02:33 PM ET
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YankMe's.......lol. NEXT!

How's your team doing ????????

October 15, 2012  03:11 PM ET
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How's your team doing ????????

Team Bubonic?

 
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