Ravech: Bobby V to Sox 'imminent'

Looks like Bobby Valentine is getting back into major league managing.

ESPN's Karl Ravech tweets: "Sources say Gene Lamont no longer a candidate to be Red Sox manager. Valentine not yet offered job but appears imminent."

UPDATE: ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes tweets: "Bobby Valentine will become 45th manager of the Red Sox, according to sources. He is expected here midafternoon Wednesday."