No word if he said anything about A-Rod, but according to our ESPN Boston teammate, Joe McDonald, Valentine wanted to clarify his remarks about the Captain.
"I want it on record that I love Derek Jeter as a player," Valentine said. "It was not a slight towards him. I love him as a guy, too."
That is a lot of love. As we all know, it is OK to diss Al B. Al, but The Captain is off limits. So there you go.