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Terry Francona

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  • Indians' Carrasco keeps Yankees at bay

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — In his previous incarnation as a starting pitcher, Carlos Carrasco often spent four days doing a lot of thinking about the opposing hitters. During his three-month stint as a reliever, Carrasco...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: Paul Konerko's classy farewell the only real reason to watch the Sox in final week of September. Indians: After winning AL Manager of the Year in 2013, Terry Francona guides Indians to 2014 implosion....
  • Nick Francona goes from hell of war to Angels' front office

    TEMPE, Ariz. — The summer in Helmand province, an arid region of southern Afghanistan known to be a Taliban stronghold, was the worst. Hunkering down for eight months in a mud-hut compound with no running water was challenging enough for 1st Lt....
  • Jhonny Peralta's signing by Cardinals touches a nerve

    Jhonny Peralta's signing by Cardinals touches a nerve
    The first major free-agent signing of the off-season, the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of shortstop Jhonny Peralta, has exposed still-open wounds in Major League Baseball on the topic of performance-enhancing drugs. Peralta was among 12 players...
  • Baseball's new replay system may be great, but reviews aren't in yet

    Baseball's new replay system may be great, but reviews aren't in yet
    During his six seasons as a coach for the San Diego Padres, Rick Renteria frequently reviewed videotape of what he believed were umpires' questionable calls. That experience led him to one unmistakable conclusion: Major League Baseball umpires are not...
  • Red Sox's John Farrell stays in touch with Terry Francona

    Red Sox's John Farrell stays in touch with Terry Francona
    BOSTON — The link between Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell and former boss Terry Francona remains strong, although there has been less dialogue between them during the World Series. "We talked more probably in the division and Championship...
  • Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager

    Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager
    The Philadelphia Phillies hired Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as their manager on Friday after firing Charlie Manuel. Manuel, 69, had managed the Phillies since 2005, a run that included five consecutive National League East championships and a World...
  • Behind The Beards Was Heart

    Sporting beards that would make Gandalf the Wizard jealous, the Red Sox turned in a magical season —an odyssey that sprang from too much chicken and beer in the clubhouse under Terry Francona, to the Bobby Valentine experiment and finally to the top...
  • Baseball had its moments in 2013

    Baseball had its moments in 2013
    As wild and wacky as the World Series was — Game 3 ending on an obstruction call at third base, Game 4 on a pickoff play at first . . . really? — the Boston Red Sox celebrating their third championship in 10 years won't be baseball's most...
  • Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year

    Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year
    Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year. Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
  • Bulls' Derrick Rose to miss rest of NBA season

    Bulls' Derrick Rose to miss rest of NBA season
    Derrick Rose's comeback turned out to be a cameo, and the Chicago Bulls' worst nightmare became a reality again. The Bulls' hopes about contending for a championship this season took a serious hit. Their long-term plans appear to be up in the air too....