TERRY FRANCONA RUMORS

Timely hitting and pitching help Indians edge Tigers

DETROIT -- In the dugout before Wednesday's game, Terry Francona said that if the Indians want to have any chance at winning the AL Central this season, beating the Tigers more than four times would be essential. They got off to a good start. In the first of 19 scheduled meetings against the Tigers this season, the Tribe got some timely pitching and hitting for a 3-2 victory...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: FOX Sports 1 on 1 with Terry Francona (Video)

Charissa Thompson sits down with Tito Francona to talk about his time in Boston and Cleveland.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

1 on 1 with Terry Francona, tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET on FS1

FOX Sports 1's Charissa Thompson sits down with Indians manager Terry Francona to talk about his time with the Boston Red Sox and more.
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Indians-Tigers series opener postponed

DETROIT -- For the third time in two weeks, an Indians game has been postponed. The Tribe's series opener at Detroit was called off due to inclement weather throughout the Midwest. Snow was falling at Comerica Park a couple hours before the scheduled first pitch and the forecasted low was supposed to be 25 degrees. "When I came out of the hotel and I hate to say this, I...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians notes on a rainy Monday

CLEVELAND -- There are some things that Terry Francona can take exception with players for, but being aggressive is not on that list. Such was the case with Yan Gomes' errant throw to second during the third inning of Sunday’s 10-7 loss to Minnesota.  With another day to look back on the play, Francona chalked it up to a combination of being aggressive and some inexperience...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Francona happier to play doubleheader today instead of later

OAKLAND -- With the first day-night doubleheader taking place at the O.co Coliseum today, Terry Francona is happy that it is happening today instead of somewhere on down the line. With the Indians having four rainouts in April last year, Francona knows the backlog that can take place certain times of the season with having to make up games. The Athletics got to choose when they wanted...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Francona Tells Pitcher He Made the Team During Game

Indians pitcher Blake Wood was working into the seventh inning of a spring training game against the Reds this past Monday when manager Terry Francona came out to the mound for a pitching change. However, Tito had another reason for the mound visit—to let the 28-year-old Wood know he had made the team. “When I went to take him out, (catcher Luke) Carlin was coming and I told...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Francona told Blake Wood he made team during mound visit

Monday, Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona went to the mound, told Blake Wood he made the team. FOX Sports via Deadspin:"When I went to take him out, (catcher Luke) Carlin was coming and I told him to stay back there a little bit," manager Terry Francona said. "I went out there and asked (Wood) if he ever made the team on the mound? He was like no. I go '...
Via Bob's Blitz
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians Fans Cannot Forget the Terry Francona Factor

The Cleveland Indians might not have more talent compared to the rest of the league, or even last year’s team. However, they have one major component that will lead them to success. The Francona Factor, as manager Terry Francona is the heart and soul of this team. Francona can flat out manage. What makes him such a great manager? The answer is simple. He knows his team. He knows...
Via Buckeye State Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians CEO: Terry Francona Created ‘Culture Of Hope’ In Cleveland

Several factors contributed to the Cleveland Indians’ 2013 turnaround. But perhaps no one contributed to Cleveland’s surprising success more than manager Terry Francona. Indians CEO Paul Dolan recently told Terry Pluto of The Plain Dealer that Francona completely changed the culture in Cleveland after being hired as the Tribe’s skipper last offseason. Francona created  ...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss
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