Terry Francona

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Terry Francona said : “I feel good. I’ve spent the last six weeks really working hard,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He just needs to be home,” “I don’t think it was a hard decision, but I think it was difficult, because he loves baseball. But I think he knew where he needed to be” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Basically, they’re the guy that takes your message and disperses it to the entire organization, players, coaches, everybody,” “There were guys on our major league staff that were certainly capable of doing that. I just thought, Sandy (Alomar Jr.) loves being at first (base), I value (Mike Sarbaugh) at third so we can have some continuity with our staff” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He has an unbelievable way of not just communicating, but connecting with everybody,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He just needs to be home,” “I don’t think it was a hard decision, but I think it was difficult, because he loves baseball. But I think he knew where he needed to be” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We didn’t just come up with a name,” “I wouldn’t be comfortable doing that to our guys in baseball ops. There was a really rigorous interview process” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I thought he basically did a 54-game interview process and did it under the most difficult of circumstances and kind of aced it,” “Now, for personal reasons, I’m glad he’s stying. I love having him on our staff. I love the fact that his ego is so little that he loves being the first base coach and he understands the impact he can have on our team over there” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Aside from the fact that we’re really close friends now, when you spend eight years with somebody you get to trust them a lot,” “So for personal reasons, I’m thrilled he’s back, but I am really surprised” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I’ve been active, lost some weight and feel like I’m putting myself in a better position to succeed physically over the course of a long season,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I wouldn’t have come back if I wasn’t,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Kevin Cash ) : "I always thought if I was going to give this guy an award it would be a Silver Slugger, but that would be Tampa Bay’s Kevin Cash," External link

abcactionnews Friday, November 13, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You don’t know when you’re going to play when you’re in that role,” External link

cleveland Sunday, November 1, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was kind of a rough time,” External link

wkbn Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "As happy as I was, it also brought home the fact that I was two blocks away, but probably could have been 2,000 miles away for all I was helping," External link

usaToday Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Mike Barnett ) : "That last day in Detroit, I couldn't get my shoe on and I was fidgety and everybody was noticing," "Even though we were winning the game, [Mike Barnett] said I was dropping F-bombs, I was just really uncomfortable. When they did the surgery to repair the blood clots, kind of like 18 years ago, I re-clotted I guess three different times. ... So it was kind of a rough time" External link

usaToday Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I remember telling Chris and Cherny I just didn't think it was right to come in the last three days of the season and go, 'Hey, I'm back!' " "You miss the grind of the whole season and upset the whole apple cart of moving [Mike Sarbaugh] back to third and Sandy back to first. I just didn't think that was right. And in the end, I wasn't up for it physically anyway, but that was kind of my feeling. I just didn't think it was the right time" External link

usaToday Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Being a manager, I think is difficult. Being a guy that’s taking over for somebody, I think is harder because you’re inheriting his book of plays and how he wants to do things," "The biggest thing I told him was don’t look over your shoulder. Don’t try to do what you think I would do. That makes it too hard. I said you’ve been in this game a long time, you have great baseball instincts, just do what you think is right" External link

usaToday Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was kind of a rough time,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was kind of a rough time,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “That last day in Detroit, I couldn’t get my shoe on and I was fidgety and everybody was noticing,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It was kind of a tough time," External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "You guys knew I was fighting the (gastrointestinal) stuff and I probably will for some time," External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I need to get a lot stronger," "I had a pretty challenging year up to this point. I'm going to have to put some effort into getting stronger. I had a lot of challenging things happen this year that kind of knocked me back" External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "That's a pretty big surgery and I need to do it without risk," "I'd love to have my hip feel better. I'd love for my quality of life to be a little bit better. But I also don't feel like going through the blood clots again. Limping is better than being horizontal" External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "As happy as I was, it also brought home the fact that I was two blocks away, but probably could have been 2,000 miles away for all I was helping," External link

ohio Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Mike Barnett ) : "That last day in Detroit, I couldn't get my shoe on and I was fidgety and everybody was noticing," "Even though we were winning the game, [Mike Barnett] said I was dropping F-bombs, I was just really uncomfortable. When they did the surgery to repair the blood clots, kind of like 18 years ago, I re-clotted I guess three different times. ... So it was kind of a rough time" External link

ohio Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I remember telling Chris and Cherny I just didn't think it was right to come in the last three days of the season and go, 'Hey, I'm back!'" "You miss the grind of the whole season and upset the whole apple cart of moving [Mike Sarbaugh] back to third and Sandy back to first. I just didn't think that was right. And in the end, I wasn't up for it physically anyway, but that was kind of my feeling. I just didn't think it was the right time" External link

ohio Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Being a manager, I think is difficult. Being a guy that’s taking over for somebody, I think is harder because you’re inheriting his book of plays and how he wants to do things," "The biggest thing I told him was don’t look over your shoulder. Don’t try to do what you think I would do. That makes it too hard. I said you’ve been in this game a long time, you have great baseball instincts, just do what you think is right" External link

ohio Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “At times, I felt like that guy in ‘Hoosiers,’ you know, jumping up on the bed yelling,” “It was hard not to get caught up in some of those games” External link

cleveland Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “As happy as I was, it also brought home the fact that I was two blocks away, but probably could have been 2,000 miles away for all I was helping,” “I tried so much to think about Sandy and the coaches and try to feel what they were probably going through and how I could best help that. The best way I knew to support them was not to stick my nose in it. I didn’t think that was going to help anybody” External link

cleveland Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They actually came over with a hat and a shirt and we celebrated for about five minutes,” “That was really meaningful to me” External link

cleveland Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was kind of a rough time,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I need to get a lot stronger,” “I had a pretty challenging year up to this point. I’m going to have to put some effort into getting stronger. I had a lot of challenging things happen this year that kind of knocked me back” External link

cleveland Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I came to a few games, but I was trying to be respectful to Sandy and the staff,” "Managing is hard. Being an interim manager is harder. You’re taking what somebody else has put their stamp on and you’re trying to do it. I wanted to make sure Sandy had a chance to be the good baseball person he is. From a physical standpoint, Francona said he may not have been able to resume managing anyway . In fact, there were days when he felt he may have to retire. “Some days, when I was extremely frustrated, the thought crossed my mind,” said Francona. “It was hard to see the light the end of the tunnel. But I tried not to think like that" External link

cleveland Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I don’t think I’ve ever been a part of something like that,” “It was like a bunch of 13-year-olds. Never seen so many old men, myself included, cheer for a bunt. Getting to watch these guys do this is as gratifying as it gets” External link

forbes Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Sometimes hitters get rushed and you get in habits because the ball gets up on you quick,” “I fall back on the statement that he’s such a good player he’ll get as hot as he got cold, and it’ll be fun to watch” External link

cleveland Monday, August 17, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Sometimes it’s a swing and something will click, or sometimes you just need to get rewarded for something,” “But, boy, it’s nice to see him do that where he sits in the middle of the order” External link

cleveland Monday, August 17, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It’s definitely a stretch where he’s struggling. He’s not in sync," External link

ohio Monday, August 17, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Sometimes you just need a hit. It’s different for different people," External link

ohio Monday, August 17, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Playing the game right is a good way to play,” “We needed to do some things today or we lose that game” External link

woodtv Monday, August 17, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Playing the game right is a good way to play,” “We needed to do some things today or we lose that game” External link

eagletribune Monday, August 17, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Jose Ramirez ) : “I was a little worried when we let them off the hook there,” “You don't want that to come back and cost you a ballgame, but Jose is doing a great job of giving us energy at the plate and on the bases” External link

eagletribune Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We talked to our young kids so much about routines because we feel they're so important," External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I don't know that you can teach that. And I'd love to sit here and say, 'Oh, yeah, we taught them that. We take credit for that.' That's not the case," "We're very fortunate. I think, if anybody's gonna take some credit besides the players, it might be the scouts because we've asked them more and more to dig in on who they are. Do they compete, because we feel that's how important that is. And I think they have really dug in on that part of it. And I think it's shown" External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I mean, he has the ability to throw any pitch at any spot in the count," "And he's got enough fastball to get it by you. I don't think I've ever seen this with a pitcher where he's got a curveball and a slider that are almost the identical speed that just have different break, and then he has the cutter to go with it and the changeup. He just has a lot of ways to attack you" External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "And I think that's a legitimate target," "I think, all things considered, it’s probably still quick. But the trainers have signed off and again, he's got to make sure he gets through everything this next couple days. But I think we're all on board with that" External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Josey is one of the guys that when he's on base, we kind of become a different team just because of his energy and his speed and his ability to go from first to third or steal a base," External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is the first time all season we’ve been able to have everyone in the dugout, which is great,” “That really helps you feel like a team when we’re all able to stay together” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is the first time all season we've been able to have everyone in the dugout, which is great,” “That really helps you feel like a team when we're all able to stay together” External link

eagletribune Saturday, August 15, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "The dugouts here, they kind of built them out where the entire team can be in the dugout. That’s the first time we had that all year, and it’s really noticeable," "Not that you’ve got guys are on top of each other, but everybody’s in the dugout for the first time and you can feel the energy. And I really liked it" External link

ohio Saturday, August 15, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is a time, for me, when you find out about a team,” External link

cleveland Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’d love to see us get 18 hits and score a bunch of runs, but that doesn’t mean there’s not effort," External link

ohio Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’m sure guys know, they’re aware. But the game’s still the game," "You’ve still got to play the game. You can’t really treat things differently. I know that some things are. But you’ve still got to play the game. We’ve talked since the beginning, whoever handles adjustments the best gives yourself the best chance to win" External link

ohio Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He was really yanking a lot of fastballs to the lefties and away to the righties,” “Shoot, he was probably in the fourth inning and his strike-to-ball was even. There were a lot of walks. He was pitching out of danger the entire time” External link

kiro7 Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He was really yanking a lot of fastballs to the lefties and away to the righties,” “Shoot, he was probably in the fourth inning and his strike-to-ball was even. There were a lot of walks. He was pitching out of danger the entire time” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We do have guys with good track record and they’re healthy and they’re going to hit,” “I’ve said this for eight years. Guys will get to their level. That will be fun to watch and it will really help us. I hope it starts Friday in Detroit” External link

cleveland Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Carlos was in the fourth inning and his strikes and balls were about even,” “There were a lot of walks. He was pitching out of danger the entire time” External link

cleveland Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I thought that was really kid of cool," "I liked the video presentation and I liked the way he handled it. It was a good moment. He deserved it. He’d been here for a long time. He’d been a good Cleveland Indian for a long time" External link

ohio Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I really feel l need to be here to help,” “I can’t promise that this is going to be perfect, but I’m going to try to give it the best shot I can” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona added : “We’ll deal with it like we always do,” “We care about each other. It doesn’t mean you don’t get disappointed with each other or even mad at each other sometimes. But what I care about is making it better” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think they’re at different stages of understanding,” External link

cleveland Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona added : “We’ll deal with it like we always do,” “We care about each other. It doesn’t mean you don’t get disappointed with each other or even mad at each other sometimes. But what I care about is making it better” External link

kiro7 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona added : “We’ll deal with it like we always do,” “We care about each other. It doesn’t mean you don’t get disappointed with each other or even mad at each other sometimes. But what I care about is making it better” External link

click2houston Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It was kind of embarrassing. It's not shocking," External link

ohio Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It doesn’t matter the length of the season,” “We’re in August now and that’s how you treat it. We’ve got to kind of sprint to the finish. We’re trying to get games under our belts quickly so guys get comfortable” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "You know, all things said, he ended up giving up three, and they were solo homers," External link

ohio Sunday, August 2, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He came in and threw strikes. When James pounds the strike zone with his stuff, he’s going to have success," "I thought Cesar made a really nice catch on that pop up. It was a nice, quick inning. That was some unbelievable pitching tonight, because you don’t see that very often against these guys" External link

ohio Friday, July 31, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

bangordailynews Friday, July 31, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I know it was really hard to see for about the first five or six innings, but both pitchers kind of matched each other,” “Plesac pounded the strike zone, he changed speeds. He was efficient” External link

cleveland Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “The ones he threw, his changeups and breaking ball, they were quality,” External link

cleveland Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

usaToday Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

foxnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

gazette Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

click2houston Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Remember the other day when there was the ball that went to the backstop and he went and got it and made a throw to first, and he slipped? He kind of jammed his shoulder and I think as time progressed, I think he thought it would loosen up and it really didn't," External link

ohio Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We bent a lot but we didn’t break, which in the end was good enough,” “Fortunately, we were able to make some pitches” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I reached out to him and texted with him an hour ago,” “Just telling him that I’m thinking about him. That’s tough. He’s really run into some tough luck. He was coming back last year and the oblique got in the way. Now he’s an inning into this season. . ” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I would say that maybe we’re trying to use good judgment,” “I would go out on a limb and say nobody wants to win more than me. I get here early and I stay late. But we have an obligation to try to take care of our guys and win, so we try to do that” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I reached out to him and texted with him an hour ago,” “Just telling him that I’m thinking about him. That’s tough. He’s really run into some tough luck. He was coming back last year and the oblique got in the way. Now he’s an inning into this season. . ” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I would say that maybe we’re trying to use good judgment,” “I would go out on a limb and say nobody wants to win more than me. I get here early and I stay late. But we have an obligation to try to take care of our guys and win, so we try to do that” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Just telling him that I’m thinking about him,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "They were extremely aggressive with what they were running with their bunt plays. So we’re a hit away from winning the game, was our thinking," External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Carlos Carrasco ) : "I actually couldn’t [tell much difference with Carrasco]. And I don’t mean that disrespectfully," External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "A guy getting three hits, I don’t know that you can count on that every night," "But, he’s a guy that can get hot and shoot, he has the ability to carry the top of the order. I don’t want to get in his way. We’d like to give him a chance to get hot" External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Domingo Santana ) : "We know that Frankie and Carlos are going to get hot, so that will help," "In the meantime, I thought Domingo swung the bat really well today. Early on, Franmil slicing that ball the other way to right field for a base hit to get us on the board. There was a lot of good things today" External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “The fact that he’s come so far and it’s not just that he’s conquered this and he’s pitching, which is really awesome,” “He’s trying to win a game for us, and that’s even more awesome” External link

wkbn Monday, July 27, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "The fact that he’s come so far and it’s not just that he’s conquered this and he’s pitching, which is really awesome," "He’s trying to win a game for us, and that’s even more awesome" External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If Frankie doesn’t hit, we’re in big trouble, and my guess is Frankie will hit,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “That’s the idea, and that’s a good thing,” “The fact that he’s come so far and it’s not just that he’s conquered this and he’s pitching, which is really awesome. Today he’s trying to win a game for us, and I think that’s even more awesome” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Since he is playing, I felt like it made sense to get somebody off their feet,” “This will be their third day in a row, and they all want to play. But try to use the best judgement we can” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’ve never done it before in baseball,” “I understand why they’re doing it now, so I haven’t given it a ton of thought. You’re handed whatever rules or whatever challenges you’re dealt and you do the best you can. Yesterday, the Royals did better than us. That’s kinda how I view it” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "They were extremely aggressive with their what they were running with their bunt plays. So we're a hit away from winning the game, was our thinking," External link

ohio Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I never call out our fans, but I will say I was disappointed in our crowd last night,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He went out earlier and they got him some orthotics and things like that,” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s doing it in a really good way where he’s not the loudest guy in the room, but he leads by example, the way he carries himself,” “And you’re going to see him grow into a tremendous leader on that pitching staff” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I thought he was outstanding. In the first inning they made him work," External link

ohio Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Brad Hand ) : "Yeah, I think we’d have preferred to have stretched it out that one inning where we had bases loaded and the middle of our order up," "And we had Karinchak up in the sixth in case we needed to get a strikeout. But once we got through that, we thought having a clean inning lined up better for Cimber, and then with Wittgren, and then Brad coming in" External link

ohio Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s doing it in a really good way where he’s not the loudest guy in the room, but he leads by example, the way he carries himself,” “And you’re going to see him grow into a tremendous leader on that pitching staff” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s able to play as tolerated, but he wasn’t moving around real well last night,” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’m not sure how he would know that, but I don’t think it was probably a whole lot of fun,” “I think he’s OK. He’s a pretty tough kid” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Naq could be actually OK tomorrow, but he might not be,” “So we just wanted to protect ourselves the best we could” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “A guy that can run, I like the idea of having a guy that can turn the lineup over back to the top of the guys and not clog the bases,” “He could be like a second leadoff hitter. I think there’s a lot of value to that” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Paul Dolan ) : “The way the players expressed themselves in a mature manner and in a respectful manner, and the way Paul listened and spoke back to the players,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I don’t know that anything was actually resolved and I don’t know if it needed to be,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We want to be able to protect our bullpen,” “So with a guy (Plutko) that is stretched out some, it really gives us some insurance in the bullpen” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think you’re seeing him tick up in his velocity,” “The ball is spinning really good out of his hand. He was battling a lower back problem for about four or five days. He pitched through it. Now he looks pretty good” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “To be just as honest as I can be,” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I told him when he came off the roster, I said, ‘Free, when you come to camp, you will be treated like the teammate that you are,‘” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “What I’d like to do with the rest of the team is come in at 7 p.m. and have a quick, energetic, good workout,” “You know, get the blood flowing, get your arm loose, take some BP and get out of here. Because we’re probably gonna get back at 1 a.m or 2 a.m. (form Pittsburgh). I’d like them to workout – because we haven’t had a ton of reps” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I was really, really happy and content to just sit there and let them talk back and forth,” “It’s one of the reasons that I speak so glowingly of our organization. Today was another reason why” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Sometimes perspectives can be different and it’s good for everybody to hear that,” “Everybody was so genuinely honest, but also respectful in the way they gave their opinions. I was really proud of everybody” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It wasn’t just that they got together, it was the way they did it,” “They were so respectful and they thought about what they wanted to say and they formulated their thoughts. It came across extremely mature and I was really proud of them” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Paul Dolan ) : “The way the players expressed themselves in a mature manner and in a respectful manner, and the way Paul listened and spoke back to the players,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Probably a touch unfair to the official scorer, which could end up affecting the players,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I thought he was much better,” “A couple of fastballs leaked back over the middle, but his breaking balls was really good and he held his velocity through all five innings. I thought it was a good step in the right direction” External link

haveeru Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I told him that was the best at-bat I’ve seen all year,” “He probably saw 20 pitches tonight. That at bat in the first leads directly to us getting runs” External link

haveeru Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It’s probably a touch unfair to the official scorer, which could end up affecting the players,” “But I understand we’re all making concessions” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 21, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We told him coming into spring training this year in Goodyear, we had him behind a significant amount of other guys just because of where he was in his career,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “His hips had a way of coming forward and then everything came with it,” “Now he is right there and he’s hitting against that front side. He’s short and quick to the ball” External link

cleveland Monday, July 20, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You’re starting to see actually how strong he is with how far some of these balls are going and how quick his hands are,” “He just got himself in positions before where he couldn’t show it” External link

cleveland Monday, July 20, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It's been harder, just because he missed three days getting tested, he missed another day and a half when he slid hard," External link

ohio Monday, July 20, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Domingo Santana ) : "I mean [Santana] is a guy with a track record that if he gets hot, he gets real hot," "We're trying to figure out where he fits. We're trying to figure out where everybody fits" External link

ohio Monday, July 20, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Jake's in a little bit of a peculiar spot," "His best position's probably first base. We've got a guy that we think is an All-Star there. So we're trying to make that bat fit, possibly in left field, Where does it fit? Those are all questions that we're going to have to figure out. Regardless, we all feel like there's an everyday player in there and at some point, it's going to show" External link

ohio Monday, July 20, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They ended up on Transportation Highway for a whilst,” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona mentioned : “In the previous 7 days we have witnessed exactly where he has that one swing in his bat the place he can modify the match,” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They were on Transportation Highway for a while,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 19, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “In the last week we’ve seen where he has that one swing in his bat where he can change the game,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 19, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It’s been harder (to play him in the outfield) just because he missed three days getting tested,” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’re trying to figure out where everybody fits,” “We got a lot of choices and some really tough decisions to make. I don’t want to rate the field right now because that’s not fair to anybody. But we’ll be conscientious like always with our decisions” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “His balance when he gets over the rubber is like night and day,” “Last year he was able to compete so well and his arm is so quick that he got away with it. You’re going to see him do a lot more things physically this year than last year because of that” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’re trying to get a feel for him in what he can handle moving around the diamond,” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think he said it was definitely more mental than physical,” “You understand it. You’re landing on that leg so hard and you’re using it as leverage. I don’t think he fully trusted it. The hope is that as it continues to hold up and get stronger he won’t be thinking about that anymore” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Now we’ll get him stretched out with the hope that he can help us at some point this year,” “There was so much to like last year and he made so many delivery adjustments” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Yeah, it’s nice when you like we saw Logan 10 days ago get hit around pretty well and then you see him throw the ball pretty damn good," External link

ohio Saturday, July 18, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I thought he pitched like a veteran pitcher,” “He used all the quadrants of the plate, he changes speeds, he’ll ride the fastball up, he was terrific” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It’s just another reason why I like going through competition with this group of guys,” “It doesn’t mean we’re not gonna have hiccups, we will. But it’s fun to go through stuff with these guys. I enjoy it” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “When guys hit the ball the other way with authority, that’s a really good sign,” “That means they’re gonna hit other pitches, also. And he’s a strong enough kid where – and we’ve seen (Bradley Zimmer) do it, we’ve seen a number of guys do it here” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They’ll have sim games, and hopefully they can have intrasquad games,” “We might never quite have that many players. They will do their best” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Even when we just have the sim games in spring training, we’ve never had the lefties, ever,” “It’s turned our switch hitters around and they’ve gotten not just one at-bat, they’ve got a decent amount of at-bats turning around the other way” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “So basically, keep right in order, but only three guys can start games,” “The other two will pitch games, but they’ll be here and they’ll be intrasquad games. There’s no way to get around that” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We actually met for close to three hours and a lot of it was on things not necessarily baseball related, but life related," "What's been going on in our world and things like that and we thought it was a starting point, but something that needed to be done. Sometimes uncomfortable conversations, although uncomfortable, are extremely important and we wanted to have an open forum and safe environment where guys felt comfortable to talk" External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think everything we do, we try to put ourselves in the best position to win. But to be really honest about it, today that's not about what it was about," "Today was about doing what is right when they're not in uniform. We do, we try to turn everything into an advantage. But today was for when they are not in uniform, just as much as when they're in uniform" External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "By his account, he's doing better," "I'm glad to hear that, but it's also without being in a game. So I think you try to use good judgement, give him three to five days as opposed to saying, 'OK, he feels better, let's play him' and he goes right back to where he was. So we're trying to use good judgement there" External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He looks, to me, a little bit stronger each day, which is a good thing," "He's a little ways off, just because he's been down for quite a [while]. A lot of times, the amount of time you're down, it takes you at least that amount of time to get back. He's tracking a lot fo pitches in the bullpen. He's hitting in the cage. He hit on the field. He's shagging balls in the outfield. He's trying to build his endurance up, also, while he works on his baseball activities" External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We actually had to back him off a little bit,” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Carlos Santana ) : “I think Carlos the last few years has decided to use more of the field,” “So he’s going to get more hits, he’s going to hit for a higher average. It amazes since I’ve been here and watched him every day. He’s got such a violent swing yet he commands the strike zone so well. It’s really an aberration when he leaves the strike zone for go after a particular pitch. . .and he’s just so strong” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “By his account he’s doing better,” “I’m glad to hear that, but it’s also without being in a game. You try to use good judgment. Give him three to five days as opposed to saying ‘Let’s play him’ and he goes right back to where he was” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It’s hard to have a team meeting when you have masks on and you’re spread out all over the room,” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He had lower back pain (in the Dominican) and he didn’t have the ability to go anywhere to get treatment,” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’m of an age that I know just what we’ve always done isn’t appropriate all the time,” “Being open to listening and trying to learn, even at an advanced age, we need to do. We need to be sincere. You can’t just make a statement, we need to live it. I think we have the people in this organization because I’m around them all the time. We need to lead in this area and not follow” External link

wkbn Friday, July 17, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Mike Barnett ) : “I think Clev felt like he was spinning off the rubber,” “Because of that, he left two balls over the middle of the plate that Barnett’s Bombers took advantage of” External link

cleveland Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I said something about having mixed emotions, and I didn’t mean mixed emotions about them going with their name. I meant because of where we are right now," External link

ohio Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "One day is the code of conduct and then the next day is I think some of the diversity and racial issues, things that may be on players’ minds, things that we’d like to start the conversation about," "And, if it goes the way we hope, it wouldn’t just be a one-time meeting, that’s for sure. It would be the start of listening to everybody on our team and trying to attack this challenge like we always do, as a team and I think the best way to start that is by listening" External link

ohio Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona noted : “He seemed pretty set on the fact that they were going to stay the Redskins,” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You can’t always do things when the timing is right, when it’s convenient,” “I hope that our organization will lead as opposed to follow” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’m of an age where I know just what we’ve always done isn’t appropriate all the time and being old enough to listen and try to learn even at an advance age, is what we need to do, and we need to be sincere,‘” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If it goes the way we hope, it wouldn’t just be a one-time meeting that’s for sure,” “It would be the start of listening to everybody on our team and trying to attack this challenge like we always do, as a team and I think the best way to start that is by listening” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Yeah, he slid into second kind of hard on his side," "It's a good reminder though to run. If you're not going to run, make sure it's a homer. So we got to remind him of that, which never hurts" External link

ohio Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Corey Kluber ) : “I catch myself saying a lot of the things I said about Kluber seven years ago,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Corey Kluber ) : “I catch myself saying a lot of the things I said about Kluber seven years ago,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is a way where we can visit with some of the younger kids and also give our guys a game off,” “Because they’ve played quite a few in a row. I think I’ve said it pretty much every day, we’re trying to balance the ramp-up without doing too much” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told : “He’ll be in that morning group for a while,” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told ( about Terry Francona ) : “While the focus of the baseball world shifts to the excitement of an unprecedented 2020 season, we recognize our unique place in the community and are committed to listening, learning and acting in the manner that can best unite and inspire our city and all those who support our team," the club added. Indians manager Terry Francona also supported the idea. "I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” External link

foxnews Monday, July 13, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He can get on base and he can run,” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “When you’re constructing a lineup,” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We talked about his comfort level, where he’s been in the past, where he thinks he is now,” “He was quick to say, ’I’ll hit anywhere you want’ which I appreciate. But I also want to do what makes sense for our team” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Is that the best use of switch hitters? I don’t know,” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If one guy is really weaker from one side it’s not as helpful as it would appear,” “The good thing with us is we may go through a series where a team wants to turn Jose or Santana around, or Lindor. And then the very next team decides they want to hit them the other way. What I’m saying is that sometimes there is no obvious choice on which side the guy hits better. So when they have the ability to be good from both sides, you’re creating a platoon advantage way more often than you normally would” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Augie does it all for us,” “I know he’s technically our translator, but he takes balls at first, he takes balls at second, he helps with the pitchers’ (fielding practice), he does everything” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I texted him earlier today and then I said ‘Hey, do you want to hit, too?’ and he goes ‘Hell yes!’” “So we’ve got him in the nine hole, and I’m sure that will give the guys a little fun to watch that” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “What you’re looking for is for guys to work hard and enjoy doing it,” “I think you can achieve both. It’s to kinda let the players know we appreciate the way they’re going about things” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He was down for a while,” “We need to use good judgment with him, and we will” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It didn’t feel quite as good the next day as we were hoping, so we got him down for today and tomorrow,” “We’re gonna get him looked at (Monday) just to see if there’s something we can help to encourage the healing a little bit” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "When you're constructing a lineup, it definitely helps," External link

ohio Monday, July 13, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Francisco Lindor ) : "I think the good thing from our guys is like we may go for a series where a team may elect to turn Josey around or Santana around or Lindor and then the very next team will decide they want them to hit the other way," "So I guess what I’m saying is there’s no obvious choice sometimes which way a guy is better, so when they have that ability to be good from both sides, you’re creating a platoon advantage way more often than you normally would. That’s the best way I could put it" External link

ohio Monday, July 13, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Augie does it all for us," "I know he’s technically our translator. But he takes balls at first, he takes balls at second, he helps with the pitchers’ PFP, he does everything. I said ‘Hey, if we come up short one day, do you think you could play some innings?' He goes 'Yeah,' so I texted him earlier today and then I said 'Hey, do you want to hit, too?' And he goes 'Hell yes.' So we’ve got him in the nine hole, and I’m sure that will give the guys a little fun to watch that" External link

ohio Monday, July 13, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "You know, I think we were really encouraged the other [day]," "He came back, DH'ed and got a couple at-bats. And then it didn’t feel quite as good the next day as we were hoping, so we got him down for [Sunday] and [Monday]" External link

ohio Monday, July 13, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He's been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it's going to take a little while to get him back rolling," "But that was good to see" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I know at some point you don’t hit a home run every night,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

seattlepi Sunday, July 12, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

seattlepi Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

nbcnewyork Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Delino DeShields ) : "Delino actually came out today with the early group and started his workouts," External link

ohio Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

seattlepi Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for about three weeks,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You better get your hands up in a hurry or that ball might hit you in the sternum,” External link

cleveland Friday, July 10, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You don’t want to be too old to learn or to realize that, maybe I’ve been ignorant of some things, and to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better,” External link

cleveland Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He was obviously excited. Said he was planning on traveling like the Michelin Man today through the airport," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, July 8, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We almost wanted to release him," External link

ohio Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It is a little bit more challenging under the protocols that we’re under to do things like that, to have moments together where we can be relaxed and put your arm around somebody and all the things that are so meaningful,” “I don’t want these guys ever feeling like they don’t want to come to the ballpark. And we might have to work at it a little bit harder than we have in the past, but that’s one of the challenges” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I want to make sure everybody understands that there was nothing egregious," External link

ohio Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We called him and told him that he needs to test again when it’s appropriate — and that’s for the medical people to tell us — before we can let him back to practice,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box, I want to make that perfectly clear, it’s just the way we have to operate right now,” “So, hopefully, we’ll see him soon” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil, we’ve been around long enough to know he’s a wonderful kid and I don’t ever want that to be disputed,” “But we have gone around to the other players and talked to them about it. Our guys have done a really good job. I know if you talk to most managers they’re probably saying the same thing, as they should, but it’s how I feel” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We almost wanted to release him," External link

ohio Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “it’s time to move forward” External link

nypost Monday, July 6, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I will admit that there are people that got my email that I didn’t realize had the ability to get to my email. So for that segment of the population, thanks for sharing your opinions," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I will admit that there are people that got my email that I didn’t realize had the ability to get to my email. So for that segment of the population, thanks for sharing your opinions," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” External link

wishtv Monday, July 6, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to move forward," External link

arkansasonline Monday, July 6, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’m not trying to be Debby Downer," "I hope. I would be so happy if we can play and if we played good baseball. I’d be proud of our guys. I’m just not smart enough to know the things that are going on in our country. Not just in baseball, but I mean outside of the ballpark. I don’t know how that could possibly affect us" External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Watching the presentation on the virus, everybody paid attention, everybody asked questions. Everyone wore a mask," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’ve been thinking about this since before we put out the statement,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I know in the past, when I’ve been asked about our name or Chief Wahoo,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” “Even at my age, you don’t want to be too old to learn or to realize that maybe I’ve been ignorant of some things, to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’m glad that we’re going to be open to listening because the most important thing right now is being willing to listen, not necessarily just talk,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to move forward and not just say it's a very difficult subject. It's also delicate," "I think I lead the American League in errors made in life, which I'm not necessarily proud of. Even at my age, you don't want to be too old to learn or to realize that, maybe I've been ignorant of some things, and to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 6, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it was agonizing for him to leave home," "I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. But also, he’s been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been" External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We know why he's going home and we all, and I mean to a person, support him doing this, not just on our team but in our organization," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I've been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement," External link

fox10tv Monday, July 6, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

japantoday Monday, July 6, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He's been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

japantoday Monday, July 6, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” External link

japantoday Monday, July 6, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

dcourier Monday, July 6, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I would usually answer and say I know that we’re never trying to be disrespectful,” External link

masslive Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You don’t want to be too old to learn or to realize that, maybe I’ve been ignorant of some things, and to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better,” External link

masslive Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to more forward," External link

wtsp Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I'm glad that we're going to be open to listening," "I think that's probably the most important thing right now is being able to listen, not necessarily just talk" External link

wtsp Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I've been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement," External link

usaToday Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was saying goodbye to him yesterday, because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. But also, he’s been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home (to come to training camp),” External link

masslive Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Every coach has a description by his name,” “With Millsie it didn’t matter that it said bench coach because he had so much responsibility with us. That’s because he deserved it and did such a great job” External link

masslive Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to move forward and not just say — it's a very difficult subject. It's also delicate," "I think I lead the American League in errors made in life, which I'm not necessarily proud of. Even at my age, you don't want to be too old to learn or to realize that, maybe I've been ignorant of some things, and to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better" External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to move forward," External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I've been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement," External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

news4jax Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He's been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

news4jax Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” External link

news4jax Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He’s been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” “And he knows that. I think it was a difficult decision for him. I almost wish it hadn’t been so difficult because I think I know in my heart where he needs to be and that’s home right now” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” External link

foxnews Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He’s been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” “And he knows that. I think it was a difficult decision for him. I almost wish it hadn’t been so difficult because I think I know in my heart where he needs to be and that’s home right now” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’m not trying to be Debby Downer," "I hope. I would be so happy if we can play and if we played good baseball. I’d be proud of our guys. I’m just not smart enough to know the things that are going on in our country. Not just in baseball, but I mean outside of the ballpark. I don’t know how that could possibly affect us" External link

ohio Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Watching the presentation on the virus, everybody paid attention, everybody asked questions. Everyone wore a mask," External link

ohio Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He's been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We watched the presentation on the virus and everybody paid attention,” “Everybody asked questions. Everybody wore a mask. ... Nobody complained” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It's certainly not a knee injury and something you'd put in a different category, but it's nice to see him back and smiling and laughing and throwing the ball," "I'm glad he's being part of this" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 4, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We could be playing these games in Siberia, and it could be a 10-game season and we’d still want to win,” “That’s how we’re built” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Nobody has an edge, nobody has a disadvantage,” “We’re gonna play the amount of games we play and when it’s over, we’re either going to be good enough or not. We have to see what we can do to be good enough, get in the playoffs and we can keep playing” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Every team faces the same amount of challenges,” “Nobody has an edge, so nobody is at a disadvantage. All the teams are playing the same number of games. At the end of the season we’ll either be good enough (to reach the postseason), or we won’t” External link

forbes Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Carlos Carrasco ) : “Carlos would have had our blessings if he had chosen not to participate, but it’s good to see him out here,” External link

forbes Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We’ve never gone through anything like this," External link

ohio Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "To me I’m sitting in my office today and we’re starting to talk about baseball ... I’m good to go," "If I have to put a mask on, that might even help me. It is what you make it. I went through the ’81 season my rookie year and ... they cut the season in half. I don’t remember playing in those games thinking, ‘Boy, this doesn’t mean anything.’ I remember being as nervous as could be and thinking that it was the greatest thing in the world. It is what you make it" External link

ohio Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’ve never been a big fan of intrasquad games, but we’re going to have to become fans of intrasquad games because we’re going to need to play," External link

ohio Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I tried to keep my emotions inside,” External link

cleveland Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “With 1,500 at-bats, he would’ve found a way to get into the major leagues,” External link

al Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He had it all. Ability, aptitude, work ethic. He was always so respectful of what we were doing and considerate of his teammates ... I do think with another 1,000 at-bats, he would've made it,” External link

foxnews Monday, May 11, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "ERR JORDAN TRY AS HE MIGHT, MICHAEL JORDAN HAS FOUND BASEBALL BEYOND HIS GRASP”. Jordan vowed to never speak to Sports Illustrated again, and by all accounts, it’s a grudge he kept. He said no one from “SI” once a great publication ever interviewed him for the story and he felt betrayed. His manager in Birmingham? Terry Francona, who carved out 10 years in the big leagues as a player and toiled as a manager in the minors before moving to the big leagues and eventually becoming a manager who guided the Boston Red Sox to two World Series championships. “After I met him, I quickly realized how much he respected what we were doing," External link

usaToday Monday, May 11, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Every ballpark we go to is sold out,” “Everybody wants a piece of him” External link

cleveland Monday, May 11, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “After I met him, I realized quickly how much he respected what we were doing,” External link

cleveland Monday, May 11, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We had a lot of good prospects that didn’t drive in 50 runs,” “In my opinion, with 1,500 at-bats he’d have found a way to get to the major leagues” External link

cleveland Monday, May 11, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I mean, what are the odds? It wasn’t because I was this super hot-shot manager prospect,” External link

masslive Monday, May 11, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told ( about Michael Jordan ) : “He came down (to Birmingham) and got an autographed ball (from Jordan) and he said, ‘I watched how you handled everything and I was impressed,” External link

masslive Monday, May 11, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told ( about Lee Thomas ) : “I remember telling him, ‘Lee, if I had known you were going to interview me, I’d have gotten you a ball, bat and a hat!’” External link

masslive Monday, May 11, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I saw how he lived his life and how many people want to get at him,” External link

masslive Monday, May 11, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s got some power to his fastball, he’s got a good breaking ball,” “You look at him, he’s got a presence to him. You could kinda tell in the eighth and ninth inning” External link

cleveland Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “There’s always gonna be the hair flying and all that, but there’s less meltdowns, like in between innings,” “That’s just maturing. I think that carries itself into a game. Less and less of when things are going not maybe his way, just rearing back and letting it fly, as opposed to pitching. And his stuff, like I said, his stuff is as good as anybody’s” External link

cleveland Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If we think we’re going to roll out a normal baseball season, we’re kidding ourselves,” External link

forbes Friday, April 17, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’re going to have to be willing to make some concessions,” “Because it’s just not realistic to think we’re going to start playing in Cleveland right away. It’s just not going to happen” External link

forbes Friday, April 17, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “There are a lot of teams that are in similar situations to us, where if the season started on time they wouldn’t have guys. But now, whenever it starts, we’ll have our guys back,” External link

forbes Friday, April 17, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “The teams that handle adversity usually put themselves in a better position for winning than the other teams,” “That’s why I like our guys so much. I think they’re willing to handle adversity. This will just be another area of that” External link

forbes Friday, April 17, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “For us to have a season, we’re all going to have to be willing to be flexible, because ... you’re not going to have a normal baseball season,” External link

cleveland Friday, April 17, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’ll do whatever we’re supposed to do,” External link

cleveland Friday, April 17, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If you see baseball at some point, that means that our country is coming back to a sense of normalcy, which is great,” External link

kiro7 Friday, April 17, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “A couple of my golf buddies, we get up in the morning and walk every morning, which I’ve never done in my life,” External link

kiro7 Friday, April 17, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If you see baseball at some point, that means that our country is coming back to a sense of normalcy, which is great,” External link

click2houston Friday, April 17, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “A couple of my golf buddies, we get up in the morning and walk every morning, which I’ve never done in my life,” External link

click2houston Friday, April 17, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If you see baseball at some point, that means that our country is coming back to a sense of normalcy, which is great,” External link

usaToday Friday, April 17, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “A couple of my golf buddies, we get up in the morning and walk every morning, which I’ve never done in my life,” External link

usaToday Friday, April 17, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We talk to them a lot about when’s the proper time to try to bunt, even the veteran guys,” External link

cleveland Friday, March 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “When I was in the National League, when the pitcher came up, you bunted,” “I remember thinking to myself ‘man, I’m not sure I really want to bunt here.’ But you’re supposed to. And I was young” External link

cleveland Friday, March 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You really didn’t want to bunt,” “They were already in scoring position at first” External link

cleveland Friday, March 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I know all the numbers that when you bunt you’re more often playing for one run than multiple runs,” “But sometimes one run is what you need” External link

cleveland Friday, March 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Every time he hits a ball hard, it seems to be foul,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Frankie's energy out of the box this spring, has been 100 percent every single time,” “To me that's leadership. Those types of things show me that regardless of what he may be thinking about, talked about or didn't talk about, he is going to take care of business” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, March 13, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Frankie's energy out of the box this spring, has been 100 percent every single time,” “To me that's leadership. Those types of things show me that regardless of what he may be thinking about, talked about or didn't talk about, he is going to take care of business” External link

usaToday Friday, March 13, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Chris Antonetti ) : “We will take our cues from MLB,” “I was talking to Chris (team president Chris Antonetti) and we’ve been getting updates hourly. We will listen to what they tell us” External link

cleveland Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was the younger group of guys we brought into camp to get some experience that were sent down,” External link

cleveland Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s worked so hard on getting healthy and building his mechanics to the point where he can be consistent,” “I think he’s still working toward that. . .With his stuff, as he attacks the zone more, and pitches in pitcher-friendly counts, you’re going to see him really have success. He understands that” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They’ve got an extended look,” “We’ve had a number of pitchers down (with injuries) and miss time. That’s not great, but the flip side is some of these younger pitchers have gotten to pitch a lot more than maybe they would have. Hill and Karinchak are two we’ve gotten to see a lot of and we hope to see more of” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s worked so hard on getting healthy and building his mechanics to the point where he can be consistent,” “I think he’s still working toward that. . .With his stuff, as he attacks the zone more, and pitches in pitcher-friendly counts, you’re going to see him really have success. He understands that” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They’ve got an extended look,” “We’ve had a number of pitchers down (with injuries) and miss time. That’s not great, but the flip side is some of these younger pitchers have gotten to pitch a lot more than maybe they would have. Hill and Karinchak are two we’ve gotten to see a lot of and we hope to see more of” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Somebody is gonna go 4-for-4 and everybody’s gonna go ‘Wow, is he taking the first step towards winning the outfield job?'" "You can make some really bad mistakes going off of spring training. We certainly enjoy watching guys play well and some guys need to play well if they want to try to have a chance for a job. But if you just base it on that, you’re really opening yourself up to make some mistakes" External link

ohio Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He threw one (bad) fastball for a home run,” “He got up to his velocity. For a young kid, he has amazing self awareness of what he wants to do...he’s a pretty mature kid” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona recalls : “And I’m a typical 18 year old, so I was like (forget) you,’” “Not only am I not going to ASU, but I’m going to U of A instead. I’m going to kick your (behind)” External link

cleveland Monday, March 9, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona recalled : “My sophomore year I hit a line drive and broke their pitcher’s collarbone, and then hit a grand slam late in the game,” External link

cleveland Monday, March 9, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I remember going up there my freshman year and thinking ‘What have I gotten myself into?’” “They had nine major league players. It was Bob Horner and everybody on their team. I was like ‘I’m in over my head.’ It was good” External link

cleveland Monday, March 9, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think his breaking ball is improving,” External link

cleveland Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We backed him up a couple of days," "Every spring, after his first outing, he gets mild elbow inflammation. I would call it more maintenance than anything. He's going to do the weighted balls [Saturday]" External link

ohio Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told : "He's being evaluated this morning," External link

ohio Friday, March 6, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We have an obligation, out of respect to him, to check in with him to make sure he’s doing OK,” “But he’s doing everything everybody else is. He looks normal to me” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I actually thought he was pretty good," External link

kiro7 Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I actually thought he was pretty good," External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It would be pitching in a game,” “But we’re trying to figure out what’s in his best interest” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “There’s going to be a ramp-up of intensity when he pitches in a game,” “We want to make sure we put him in the best position to succeed. Throwing one inning in a major-league game, although it would be fun to watch, we’re still trying to figure out if that puts him in the best position or not” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They did a really good job,” “There was a concern because we knew going in that we were thin because of those four games that we played in two days. They all threw strikes, limited damage and really did a pretty good job” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We had Rocchio come over to the major-league side yesterday because we voted him MVP of the game,” “We try to do some fun things. But it is enjoyable to watch those guys play” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Carlos Carrasco ) : “The hope would be that we can treat him like Carlos Carrasco and not have to worry about other things on the periphery or his health,” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We have an obligation out of respect for him to check in with him just to make sure he’s doing OK,” “But he’s doing everything everybody else is. He looks normal to me” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We thought it would be good for him,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona asked : “Can he move from second to short to third?” “He’s had about three years where he’s missed time being banged up, and he says he feels good. We want to see if he has the ability to be versatile and move around and be reliable at those positions” External link

cleveland Monday, March 2, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think sometimes one moves necessitates the next one,” “If you just look at who had the best spring, I don’t think you’re probably making the best decision on who’s going to help your team the most” External link

cleveland Monday, March 2, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “With all these games it’s been tough to find enough pitching, but we don’t want to run somebody out there and hurt him because we were trying to fill an inning in a spring-training game,” “That’s why you see a lot of the minor-league kids coming over and you will continue to in the next few days” External link

cleveland Sunday, March 1, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He had a really good productive offseason,” External link

cleveland Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “That way you have something to fall back on when things aren’t going so well,” “I think he took that to heart. You’d love to see that pay off Day 1, but as far as his career goes, if he continues on that path, he’ll be just fine” External link

cleveland Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He's been doing the weighted balls," "He actually may move on to a little bit of a throwing program. That could happen as early as [Friday]. I think it depends on maybe how he's doing. He comes in a little bit later to start his work because the guys on the field are in there early. But there's a chance he could start his throwing today" External link

ohio Friday, February 28, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “The guys we're transitioning to, the Clevingers, the Biebers of the world, we're kind of excited about that. They have shown there's no reluctance to carry a little bit more of the load,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 28, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You start worrying about getting guys stretched out,” External link

cleveland Friday, February 28, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I don’t even know yet if we know all the struggles (involved in preparing the bullpen),” External link

cleveland Friday, February 28, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Like we talked about with Clev last year, he was so far ahead because he healed so quickly," "They’ll go week-to-week and then when you hit a milestone, you’ll go to another milestone. But it’s going to be completely on how he heals" External link

ohio Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He was throwing 100 mph bowling balls,” “Just watching him, without much effort, that ball was coming out and it was going this way and this way. It was heavy. It looked like it was really heavy” External link

cleveland Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona indicó : “Hablamos que el primer par de salidas intentaremos meterlo en partidos donde no haya bases llenas o en un duelo empatado” “No tiene muchas entradas todavía. Pero la idea es tratar de meterlo lo suficiente donde pueda ayudarnos a ganar y hacerlo de la manera correcta, sin exagerar” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona dijo : “Como muchos muchachos que cambian de equipo por primera vez, está tratando de impresionar” “Simplemente está tratando de hacer demasiado” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, August 7, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona dijo : “Es una persona muy especial, no sólo para mí, para mucha gente” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona aseguró : “Sé que está en excelentes manos. No podría estar en un mejor lugar o con mejores personas” “Está en un gran lugar, con gente que obviamente cuida de él pero que también es extremadamente buena en lo que hace” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona señaló : “Tuvimos nuestros momentos donde no fue sencillo” “Venía regresando de esa muñeca. Estuvimos rotando un poco. Batallamos con eso y llegamos a un sitio mejor, pero eso sucede en este deporte” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT



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Dave Roberts said ( about Terry Francona ) : "I told him I realized the situation and that I would do whatever he wanted me to do," "I pretty much realized that my role would be relegated to pinch-running. That was one of the reasons they got me here, for speed. I just wanted Terry to know I wasn't going to cause any problems" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Chris Antonetti said ( about Terry Francona ) : “Let’s get the information from (Francona’s tests at the clinic) and then chart a course from there,” “But the thing we’ll continue to prioritize is Tito’s health and well-being. That will always be first and foremost” External link

forbes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Paul Dolan said ( about Terry Francona ) : "I had a candid and productive meeting with Terry and our players, where they expressed their desire to help our organization in this process," "Our players care about the organization and feel strongly about social justice and racial equality. I support their interest in using their platform to unite our city and our nation through their actions" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told ( about Terry Francona ) : “While the focus of the baseball world shifts to the excitement of an unprecedented 2020 season, we recognize our unique place in the community and are committed to listening, learning and acting in the manner that can best unite and inspire our city and all those who support our team," the club added. Indians manager Terry Francona also supported the idea. "I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” External link

foxnews Monday, July 13, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

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Terry Francona said : “I feel good. I’ve spent the last six weeks really working hard,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He just needs to be home,” “I don’t think it was a hard decision, but I think it was difficult, because he loves baseball. But I think he knew where he needed to be” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Basically, they’re the guy that takes your message and disperses it to the entire organization, players, coaches, everybody,” “There were guys on our major league staff that were certainly capable of doing that. I just thought, Sandy (Alomar Jr.) loves being at first (base), I value (Mike Sarbaugh) at third so we can have some continuity with our staff” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He has an unbelievable way of not just communicating, but connecting with everybody,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He just needs to be home,” “I don’t think it was a hard decision, but I think it was difficult, because he loves baseball. But I think he knew where he needed to be” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We didn’t just come up with a name,” “I wouldn’t be comfortable doing that to our guys in baseball ops. There was a really rigorous interview process” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I thought he basically did a 54-game interview process and did it under the most difficult of circumstances and kind of aced it,” “Now, for personal reasons, I’m glad he’s stying. I love having him on our staff. I love the fact that his ego is so little that he loves being the first base coach and he understands the impact he can have on our team over there” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Aside from the fact that we’re really close friends now, when you spend eight years with somebody you get to trust them a lot,” “So for personal reasons, I’m thrilled he’s back, but I am really surprised” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I’ve been active, lost some weight and feel like I’m putting myself in a better position to succeed physically over the course of a long season,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I wouldn’t have come back if I wasn’t,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Kevin Cash ) : "I always thought if I was going to give this guy an award it would be a Silver Slugger, but that would be Tampa Bay’s Kevin Cash," External link

abcactionnews Friday, November 13, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You don’t know when you’re going to play when you’re in that role,” External link

cleveland Sunday, November 1, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was kind of a rough time,” External link

wkbn Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "As happy as I was, it also brought home the fact that I was two blocks away, but probably could have been 2,000 miles away for all I was helping," External link

usaToday Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Mike Barnett ) : "That last day in Detroit, I couldn't get my shoe on and I was fidgety and everybody was noticing," "Even though we were winning the game, [Mike Barnett] said I was dropping F-bombs, I was just really uncomfortable. When they did the surgery to repair the blood clots, kind of like 18 years ago, I re-clotted I guess three different times. ... So it was kind of a rough time" External link

usaToday Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I remember telling Chris and Cherny I just didn't think it was right to come in the last three days of the season and go, 'Hey, I'm back!' " "You miss the grind of the whole season and upset the whole apple cart of moving [Mike Sarbaugh] back to third and Sandy back to first. I just didn't think that was right. And in the end, I wasn't up for it physically anyway, but that was kind of my feeling. I just didn't think it was the right time" External link

usaToday Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Being a manager, I think is difficult. Being a guy that’s taking over for somebody, I think is harder because you’re inheriting his book of plays and how he wants to do things," "The biggest thing I told him was don’t look over your shoulder. Don’t try to do what you think I would do. That makes it too hard. I said you’ve been in this game a long time, you have great baseball instincts, just do what you think is right" External link

usaToday Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was kind of a rough time,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was kind of a rough time,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “That last day in Detroit, I couldn’t get my shoe on and I was fidgety and everybody was noticing,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It was kind of a tough time," External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "You guys knew I was fighting the (gastrointestinal) stuff and I probably will for some time," External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I need to get a lot stronger," "I had a pretty challenging year up to this point. I'm going to have to put some effort into getting stronger. I had a lot of challenging things happen this year that kind of knocked me back" External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "That's a pretty big surgery and I need to do it without risk," "I'd love to have my hip feel better. I'd love for my quality of life to be a little bit better. But I also don't feel like going through the blood clots again. Limping is better than being horizontal" External link

irishsun Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "As happy as I was, it also brought home the fact that I was two blocks away, but probably could have been 2,000 miles away for all I was helping," External link

ohio Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Mike Barnett ) : "That last day in Detroit, I couldn't get my shoe on and I was fidgety and everybody was noticing," "Even though we were winning the game, [Mike Barnett] said I was dropping F-bombs, I was just really uncomfortable. When they did the surgery to repair the blood clots, kind of like 18 years ago, I re-clotted I guess three different times. ... So it was kind of a rough time" External link

ohio Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I remember telling Chris and Cherny I just didn't think it was right to come in the last three days of the season and go, 'Hey, I'm back!'" "You miss the grind of the whole season and upset the whole apple cart of moving [Mike Sarbaugh] back to third and Sandy back to first. I just didn't think that was right. And in the end, I wasn't up for it physically anyway, but that was kind of my feeling. I just didn't think it was the right time" External link

ohio Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Being a manager, I think is difficult. Being a guy that’s taking over for somebody, I think is harder because you’re inheriting his book of plays and how he wants to do things," "The biggest thing I told him was don’t look over your shoulder. Don’t try to do what you think I would do. That makes it too hard. I said you’ve been in this game a long time, you have great baseball instincts, just do what you think is right" External link

ohio Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “At times, I felt like that guy in ‘Hoosiers,’ you know, jumping up on the bed yelling,” “It was hard not to get caught up in some of those games” External link

cleveland Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “As happy as I was, it also brought home the fact that I was two blocks away, but probably could have been 2,000 miles away for all I was helping,” “I tried so much to think about Sandy and the coaches and try to feel what they were probably going through and how I could best help that. The best way I knew to support them was not to stick my nose in it. I didn’t think that was going to help anybody” External link

cleveland Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They actually came over with a hat and a shirt and we celebrated for about five minutes,” “That was really meaningful to me” External link

cleveland Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was kind of a rough time,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I need to get a lot stronger,” “I had a pretty challenging year up to this point. I’m going to have to put some effort into getting stronger. I had a lot of challenging things happen this year that kind of knocked me back” External link

cleveland Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I came to a few games, but I was trying to be respectful to Sandy and the staff,” "Managing is hard. Being an interim manager is harder. You’re taking what somebody else has put their stamp on and you’re trying to do it. I wanted to make sure Sandy had a chance to be the good baseball person he is. From a physical standpoint, Francona said he may not have been able to resume managing anyway . In fact, there were days when he felt he may have to retire. “Some days, when I was extremely frustrated, the thought crossed my mind,” said Francona. “It was hard to see the light the end of the tunnel. But I tried not to think like that" External link

cleveland Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I don’t think I’ve ever been a part of something like that,” “It was like a bunch of 13-year-olds. Never seen so many old men, myself included, cheer for a bunt. Getting to watch these guys do this is as gratifying as it gets” External link

forbes Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Sometimes hitters get rushed and you get in habits because the ball gets up on you quick,” “I fall back on the statement that he’s such a good player he’ll get as hot as he got cold, and it’ll be fun to watch” External link

cleveland Monday, August 17, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Sometimes it’s a swing and something will click, or sometimes you just need to get rewarded for something,” “But, boy, it’s nice to see him do that where he sits in the middle of the order” External link

cleveland Monday, August 17, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It’s definitely a stretch where he’s struggling. He’s not in sync," External link

ohio Monday, August 17, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Sometimes you just need a hit. It’s different for different people," External link

ohio Monday, August 17, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Playing the game right is a good way to play,” “We needed to do some things today or we lose that game” External link

woodtv Monday, August 17, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Playing the game right is a good way to play,” “We needed to do some things today or we lose that game” External link

eagletribune Monday, August 17, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Jose Ramirez ) : “I was a little worried when we let them off the hook there,” “You don't want that to come back and cost you a ballgame, but Jose is doing a great job of giving us energy at the plate and on the bases” External link

eagletribune Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We talked to our young kids so much about routines because we feel they're so important," External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I don't know that you can teach that. And I'd love to sit here and say, 'Oh, yeah, we taught them that. We take credit for that.' That's not the case," "We're very fortunate. I think, if anybody's gonna take some credit besides the players, it might be the scouts because we've asked them more and more to dig in on who they are. Do they compete, because we feel that's how important that is. And I think they have really dug in on that part of it. And I think it's shown" External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I mean, he has the ability to throw any pitch at any spot in the count," "And he's got enough fastball to get it by you. I don't think I've ever seen this with a pitcher where he's got a curveball and a slider that are almost the identical speed that just have different break, and then he has the cutter to go with it and the changeup. He just has a lot of ways to attack you" External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "And I think that's a legitimate target," "I think, all things considered, it’s probably still quick. But the trainers have signed off and again, he's got to make sure he gets through everything this next couple days. But I think we're all on board with that" External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Josey is one of the guys that when he's on base, we kind of become a different team just because of his energy and his speed and his ability to go from first to third or steal a base," External link

ohio Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is the first time all season we’ve been able to have everyone in the dugout, which is great,” “That really helps you feel like a team when we’re all able to stay together” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is the first time all season we've been able to have everyone in the dugout, which is great,” “That really helps you feel like a team when we're all able to stay together” External link

eagletribune Saturday, August 15, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "The dugouts here, they kind of built them out where the entire team can be in the dugout. That’s the first time we had that all year, and it’s really noticeable," "Not that you’ve got guys are on top of each other, but everybody’s in the dugout for the first time and you can feel the energy. And I really liked it" External link

ohio Saturday, August 15, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is a time, for me, when you find out about a team,” External link

cleveland Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’d love to see us get 18 hits and score a bunch of runs, but that doesn’t mean there’s not effort," External link

ohio Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’m sure guys know, they’re aware. But the game’s still the game," "You’ve still got to play the game. You can’t really treat things differently. I know that some things are. But you’ve still got to play the game. We’ve talked since the beginning, whoever handles adjustments the best gives yourself the best chance to win" External link

ohio Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He was really yanking a lot of fastballs to the lefties and away to the righties,” “Shoot, he was probably in the fourth inning and his strike-to-ball was even. There were a lot of walks. He was pitching out of danger the entire time” External link

kiro7 Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He was really yanking a lot of fastballs to the lefties and away to the righties,” “Shoot, he was probably in the fourth inning and his strike-to-ball was even. There were a lot of walks. He was pitching out of danger the entire time” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We do have guys with good track record and they’re healthy and they’re going to hit,” “I’ve said this for eight years. Guys will get to their level. That will be fun to watch and it will really help us. I hope it starts Friday in Detroit” External link

cleveland Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Carlos was in the fourth inning and his strikes and balls were about even,” “There were a lot of walks. He was pitching out of danger the entire time” External link

cleveland Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I thought that was really kid of cool," "I liked the video presentation and I liked the way he handled it. It was a good moment. He deserved it. He’d been here for a long time. He’d been a good Cleveland Indian for a long time" External link

ohio Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I really feel l need to be here to help,” “I can’t promise that this is going to be perfect, but I’m going to try to give it the best shot I can” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona added : “We’ll deal with it like we always do,” “We care about each other. It doesn’t mean you don’t get disappointed with each other or even mad at each other sometimes. But what I care about is making it better” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think they’re at different stages of understanding,” External link

cleveland Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona added : “We’ll deal with it like we always do,” “We care about each other. It doesn’t mean you don’t get disappointed with each other or even mad at each other sometimes. But what I care about is making it better” External link

kiro7 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona added : “We’ll deal with it like we always do,” “We care about each other. It doesn’t mean you don’t get disappointed with each other or even mad at each other sometimes. But what I care about is making it better” External link

click2houston Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It was kind of embarrassing. It's not shocking," External link

ohio Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It doesn’t matter the length of the season,” “We’re in August now and that’s how you treat it. We’ve got to kind of sprint to the finish. We’re trying to get games under our belts quickly so guys get comfortable” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "You know, all things said, he ended up giving up three, and they were solo homers," External link

ohio Sunday, August 2, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He came in and threw strikes. When James pounds the strike zone with his stuff, he’s going to have success," "I thought Cesar made a really nice catch on that pop up. It was a nice, quick inning. That was some unbelievable pitching tonight, because you don’t see that very often against these guys" External link

ohio Friday, July 31, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

bangordailynews Friday, July 31, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I know it was really hard to see for about the first five or six innings, but both pitchers kind of matched each other,” “Plesac pounded the strike zone, he changed speeds. He was efficient” External link

cleveland Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “The ones he threw, his changeups and breaking ball, they were quality,” External link

cleveland Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

usaToday Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

foxnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

gazette Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think my dad was actually a year older than him when he was managing in Oakland, so it was kind of funny,” External link

click2houston Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Remember the other day when there was the ball that went to the backstop and he went and got it and made a throw to first, and he slipped? He kind of jammed his shoulder and I think as time progressed, I think he thought it would loosen up and it really didn't," External link

ohio Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We bent a lot but we didn’t break, which in the end was good enough,” “Fortunately, we were able to make some pitches” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I reached out to him and texted with him an hour ago,” “Just telling him that I’m thinking about him. That’s tough. He’s really run into some tough luck. He was coming back last year and the oblique got in the way. Now he’s an inning into this season. . ” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I would say that maybe we’re trying to use good judgment,” “I would go out on a limb and say nobody wants to win more than me. I get here early and I stay late. But we have an obligation to try to take care of our guys and win, so we try to do that” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I reached out to him and texted with him an hour ago,” “Just telling him that I’m thinking about him. That’s tough. He’s really run into some tough luck. He was coming back last year and the oblique got in the way. Now he’s an inning into this season. . ” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I would say that maybe we’re trying to use good judgment,” “I would go out on a limb and say nobody wants to win more than me. I get here early and I stay late. But we have an obligation to try to take care of our guys and win, so we try to do that” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Just telling him that I’m thinking about him,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "They were extremely aggressive with what they were running with their bunt plays. So we’re a hit away from winning the game, was our thinking," External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Carlos Carrasco ) : "I actually couldn’t [tell much difference with Carrasco]. And I don’t mean that disrespectfully," External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "A guy getting three hits, I don’t know that you can count on that every night," "But, he’s a guy that can get hot and shoot, he has the ability to carry the top of the order. I don’t want to get in his way. We’d like to give him a chance to get hot" External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Domingo Santana ) : "We know that Frankie and Carlos are going to get hot, so that will help," "In the meantime, I thought Domingo swung the bat really well today. Early on, Franmil slicing that ball the other way to right field for a base hit to get us on the board. There was a lot of good things today" External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “The fact that he’s come so far and it’s not just that he’s conquered this and he’s pitching, which is really awesome,” “He’s trying to win a game for us, and that’s even more awesome” External link

wkbn Monday, July 27, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "The fact that he’s come so far and it’s not just that he’s conquered this and he’s pitching, which is really awesome," "He’s trying to win a game for us, and that’s even more awesome" External link

ohio Monday, July 27, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If Frankie doesn’t hit, we’re in big trouble, and my guess is Frankie will hit,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “That’s the idea, and that’s a good thing,” “The fact that he’s come so far and it’s not just that he’s conquered this and he’s pitching, which is really awesome. Today he’s trying to win a game for us, and I think that’s even more awesome” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Since he is playing, I felt like it made sense to get somebody off their feet,” “This will be their third day in a row, and they all want to play. But try to use the best judgement we can” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’ve never done it before in baseball,” “I understand why they’re doing it now, so I haven’t given it a ton of thought. You’re handed whatever rules or whatever challenges you’re dealt and you do the best you can. Yesterday, the Royals did better than us. That’s kinda how I view it” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "They were extremely aggressive with their what they were running with their bunt plays. So we're a hit away from winning the game, was our thinking," External link

ohio Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I never call out our fans, but I will say I was disappointed in our crowd last night,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He went out earlier and they got him some orthotics and things like that,” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s doing it in a really good way where he’s not the loudest guy in the room, but he leads by example, the way he carries himself,” “And you’re going to see him grow into a tremendous leader on that pitching staff” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I thought he was outstanding. In the first inning they made him work," External link

ohio Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Brad Hand ) : "Yeah, I think we’d have preferred to have stretched it out that one inning where we had bases loaded and the middle of our order up," "And we had Karinchak up in the sixth in case we needed to get a strikeout. But once we got through that, we thought having a clean inning lined up better for Cimber, and then with Wittgren, and then Brad coming in" External link

ohio Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s doing it in a really good way where he’s not the loudest guy in the room, but he leads by example, the way he carries himself,” “And you’re going to see him grow into a tremendous leader on that pitching staff” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s able to play as tolerated, but he wasn’t moving around real well last night,” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’m not sure how he would know that, but I don’t think it was probably a whole lot of fun,” “I think he’s OK. He’s a pretty tough kid” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Naq could be actually OK tomorrow, but he might not be,” “So we just wanted to protect ourselves the best we could” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “A guy that can run, I like the idea of having a guy that can turn the lineup over back to the top of the guys and not clog the bases,” “He could be like a second leadoff hitter. I think there’s a lot of value to that” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 25, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Paul Dolan ) : “The way the players expressed themselves in a mature manner and in a respectful manner, and the way Paul listened and spoke back to the players,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I don’t know that anything was actually resolved and I don’t know if it needed to be,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We want to be able to protect our bullpen,” “So with a guy (Plutko) that is stretched out some, it really gives us some insurance in the bullpen” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think you’re seeing him tick up in his velocity,” “The ball is spinning really good out of his hand. He was battling a lower back problem for about four or five days. He pitched through it. Now he looks pretty good” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “To be just as honest as I can be,” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I told him when he came off the roster, I said, ‘Free, when you come to camp, you will be treated like the teammate that you are,‘” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “What I’d like to do with the rest of the team is come in at 7 p.m. and have a quick, energetic, good workout,” “You know, get the blood flowing, get your arm loose, take some BP and get out of here. Because we’re probably gonna get back at 1 a.m or 2 a.m. (form Pittsburgh). I’d like them to workout – because we haven’t had a ton of reps” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I was really, really happy and content to just sit there and let them talk back and forth,” “It’s one of the reasons that I speak so glowingly of our organization. Today was another reason why” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Sometimes perspectives can be different and it’s good for everybody to hear that,” “Everybody was so genuinely honest, but also respectful in the way they gave their opinions. I was really proud of everybody” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It wasn’t just that they got together, it was the way they did it,” “They were so respectful and they thought about what they wanted to say and they formulated their thoughts. It came across extremely mature and I was really proud of them” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Paul Dolan ) : “The way the players expressed themselves in a mature manner and in a respectful manner, and the way Paul listened and spoke back to the players,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Probably a touch unfair to the official scorer, which could end up affecting the players,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I thought he was much better,” “A couple of fastballs leaked back over the middle, but his breaking balls was really good and he held his velocity through all five innings. I thought it was a good step in the right direction” External link

haveeru Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I told him that was the best at-bat I’ve seen all year,” “He probably saw 20 pitches tonight. That at bat in the first leads directly to us getting runs” External link

haveeru Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It’s probably a touch unfair to the official scorer, which could end up affecting the players,” “But I understand we’re all making concessions” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 21, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We told him coming into spring training this year in Goodyear, we had him behind a significant amount of other guys just because of where he was in his career,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “His hips had a way of coming forward and then everything came with it,” “Now he is right there and he’s hitting against that front side. He’s short and quick to the ball” External link

cleveland Monday, July 20, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You’re starting to see actually how strong he is with how far some of these balls are going and how quick his hands are,” “He just got himself in positions before where he couldn’t show it” External link

cleveland Monday, July 20, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It's been harder, just because he missed three days getting tested, he missed another day and a half when he slid hard," External link

ohio Monday, July 20, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Domingo Santana ) : "I mean [Santana] is a guy with a track record that if he gets hot, he gets real hot," "We're trying to figure out where he fits. We're trying to figure out where everybody fits" External link

ohio Monday, July 20, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Jake's in a little bit of a peculiar spot," "His best position's probably first base. We've got a guy that we think is an All-Star there. So we're trying to make that bat fit, possibly in left field, Where does it fit? Those are all questions that we're going to have to figure out. Regardless, we all feel like there's an everyday player in there and at some point, it's going to show" External link

ohio Monday, July 20, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They ended up on Transportation Highway for a whilst,” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona mentioned : “In the previous 7 days we have witnessed exactly where he has that one swing in his bat the place he can modify the match,” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They were on Transportation Highway for a while,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 19, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “In the last week we’ve seen where he has that one swing in his bat where he can change the game,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 19, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It’s been harder (to play him in the outfield) just because he missed three days getting tested,” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’re trying to figure out where everybody fits,” “We got a lot of choices and some really tough decisions to make. I don’t want to rate the field right now because that’s not fair to anybody. But we’ll be conscientious like always with our decisions” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “His balance when he gets over the rubber is like night and day,” “Last year he was able to compete so well and his arm is so quick that he got away with it. You’re going to see him do a lot more things physically this year than last year because of that” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’re trying to get a feel for him in what he can handle moving around the diamond,” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think he said it was definitely more mental than physical,” “You understand it. You’re landing on that leg so hard and you’re using it as leverage. I don’t think he fully trusted it. The hope is that as it continues to hold up and get stronger he won’t be thinking about that anymore” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Now we’ll get him stretched out with the hope that he can help us at some point this year,” “There was so much to like last year and he made so many delivery adjustments” External link

haveeru Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Yeah, it’s nice when you like we saw Logan 10 days ago get hit around pretty well and then you see him throw the ball pretty damn good," External link

ohio Saturday, July 18, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I thought he pitched like a veteran pitcher,” “He used all the quadrants of the plate, he changes speeds, he’ll ride the fastball up, he was terrific” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It’s just another reason why I like going through competition with this group of guys,” “It doesn’t mean we’re not gonna have hiccups, we will. But it’s fun to go through stuff with these guys. I enjoy it” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “When guys hit the ball the other way with authority, that’s a really good sign,” “That means they’re gonna hit other pitches, also. And he’s a strong enough kid where – and we’ve seen (Bradley Zimmer) do it, we’ve seen a number of guys do it here” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They’ll have sim games, and hopefully they can have intrasquad games,” “We might never quite have that many players. They will do their best” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Even when we just have the sim games in spring training, we’ve never had the lefties, ever,” “It’s turned our switch hitters around and they’ve gotten not just one at-bat, they’ve got a decent amount of at-bats turning around the other way” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “So basically, keep right in order, but only three guys can start games,” “The other two will pitch games, but they’ll be here and they’ll be intrasquad games. There’s no way to get around that” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 18, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We actually met for close to three hours and a lot of it was on things not necessarily baseball related, but life related," "What's been going on in our world and things like that and we thought it was a starting point, but something that needed to be done. Sometimes uncomfortable conversations, although uncomfortable, are extremely important and we wanted to have an open forum and safe environment where guys felt comfortable to talk" External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think everything we do, we try to put ourselves in the best position to win. But to be really honest about it, today that's not about what it was about," "Today was about doing what is right when they're not in uniform. We do, we try to turn everything into an advantage. But today was for when they are not in uniform, just as much as when they're in uniform" External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "By his account, he's doing better," "I'm glad to hear that, but it's also without being in a game. So I think you try to use good judgement, give him three to five days as opposed to saying, 'OK, he feels better, let's play him' and he goes right back to where he was. So we're trying to use good judgement there" External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He looks, to me, a little bit stronger each day, which is a good thing," "He's a little ways off, just because he's been down for quite a [while]. A lot of times, the amount of time you're down, it takes you at least that amount of time to get back. He's tracking a lot fo pitches in the bullpen. He's hitting in the cage. He hit on the field. He's shagging balls in the outfield. He's trying to build his endurance up, also, while he works on his baseball activities" External link

ohio Friday, July 17, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We actually had to back him off a little bit,” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Carlos Santana ) : “I think Carlos the last few years has decided to use more of the field,” “So he’s going to get more hits, he’s going to hit for a higher average. It amazes since I’ve been here and watched him every day. He’s got such a violent swing yet he commands the strike zone so well. It’s really an aberration when he leaves the strike zone for go after a particular pitch. . .and he’s just so strong” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “By his account he’s doing better,” “I’m glad to hear that, but it’s also without being in a game. You try to use good judgment. Give him three to five days as opposed to saying ‘Let’s play him’ and he goes right back to where he was” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It’s hard to have a team meeting when you have masks on and you’re spread out all over the room,” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He had lower back pain (in the Dominican) and he didn’t have the ability to go anywhere to get treatment,” External link

cleveland Friday, July 17, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’m of an age that I know just what we’ve always done isn’t appropriate all the time,” “Being open to listening and trying to learn, even at an advanced age, we need to do. We need to be sincere. You can’t just make a statement, we need to live it. I think we have the people in this organization because I’m around them all the time. We need to lead in this area and not follow” External link

wkbn Friday, July 17, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Mike Barnett ) : “I think Clev felt like he was spinning off the rubber,” “Because of that, he left two balls over the middle of the plate that Barnett’s Bombers took advantage of” External link

cleveland Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I said something about having mixed emotions, and I didn’t mean mixed emotions about them going with their name. I meant because of where we are right now," External link

ohio Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "One day is the code of conduct and then the next day is I think some of the diversity and racial issues, things that may be on players’ minds, things that we’d like to start the conversation about," "And, if it goes the way we hope, it wouldn’t just be a one-time meeting, that’s for sure. It would be the start of listening to everybody on our team and trying to attack this challenge like we always do, as a team and I think the best way to start that is by listening" External link

ohio Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona noted : “He seemed pretty set on the fact that they were going to stay the Redskins,” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You can’t always do things when the timing is right, when it’s convenient,” “I hope that our organization will lead as opposed to follow” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’m of an age where I know just what we’ve always done isn’t appropriate all the time and being old enough to listen and try to learn even at an advance age, is what we need to do, and we need to be sincere,‘” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If it goes the way we hope, it wouldn’t just be a one-time meeting that’s for sure,” “It would be the start of listening to everybody on our team and trying to attack this challenge like we always do, as a team and I think the best way to start that is by listening” External link

cleveland Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Yeah, he slid into second kind of hard on his side," "It's a good reminder though to run. If you're not going to run, make sure it's a homer. So we got to remind him of that, which never hurts" External link

ohio Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Corey Kluber ) : “I catch myself saying a lot of the things I said about Kluber seven years ago,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Corey Kluber ) : “I catch myself saying a lot of the things I said about Kluber seven years ago,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is a way where we can visit with some of the younger kids and also give our guys a game off,” “Because they’ve played quite a few in a row. I think I’ve said it pretty much every day, we’re trying to balance the ramp-up without doing too much” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told : “He’ll be in that morning group for a while,” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told ( about Terry Francona ) : “While the focus of the baseball world shifts to the excitement of an unprecedented 2020 season, we recognize our unique place in the community and are committed to listening, learning and acting in the manner that can best unite and inspire our city and all those who support our team," the club added. Indians manager Terry Francona also supported the idea. "I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” External link

foxnews Monday, July 13, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He can get on base and he can run,” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “When you’re constructing a lineup,” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We talked about his comfort level, where he’s been in the past, where he thinks he is now,” “He was quick to say, ’I’ll hit anywhere you want’ which I appreciate. But I also want to do what makes sense for our team” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Is that the best use of switch hitters? I don’t know,” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If one guy is really weaker from one side it’s not as helpful as it would appear,” “The good thing with us is we may go through a series where a team wants to turn Jose or Santana around, or Lindor. And then the very next team decides they want to hit them the other way. What I’m saying is that sometimes there is no obvious choice on which side the guy hits better. So when they have the ability to be good from both sides, you’re creating a platoon advantage way more often than you normally would” External link

forbes Monday, July 13, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Augie does it all for us,” “I know he’s technically our translator, but he takes balls at first, he takes balls at second, he helps with the pitchers’ (fielding practice), he does everything” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I texted him earlier today and then I said ‘Hey, do you want to hit, too?’ and he goes ‘Hell yes!’” “So we’ve got him in the nine hole, and I’m sure that will give the guys a little fun to watch that” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “What you’re looking for is for guys to work hard and enjoy doing it,” “I think you can achieve both. It’s to kinda let the players know we appreciate the way they’re going about things” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He was down for a while,” “We need to use good judgment with him, and we will” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It didn’t feel quite as good the next day as we were hoping, so we got him down for today and tomorrow,” “We’re gonna get him looked at (Monday) just to see if there’s something we can help to encourage the healing a little bit” External link

cleveland Monday, July 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "When you're constructing a lineup, it definitely helps," External link

ohio Monday, July 13, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Francisco Lindor ) : "I think the good thing from our guys is like we may go for a series where a team may elect to turn Josey around or Santana around or Lindor and then the very next team will decide they want them to hit the other way," "So I guess what I’m saying is there’s no obvious choice sometimes which way a guy is better, so when they have that ability to be good from both sides, you’re creating a platoon advantage way more often than you normally would. That’s the best way I could put it" External link

ohio Monday, July 13, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Augie does it all for us," "I know he’s technically our translator. But he takes balls at first, he takes balls at second, he helps with the pitchers’ PFP, he does everything. I said ‘Hey, if we come up short one day, do you think you could play some innings?' He goes 'Yeah,' so I texted him earlier today and then I said 'Hey, do you want to hit, too?' And he goes 'Hell yes.' So we’ve got him in the nine hole, and I’m sure that will give the guys a little fun to watch that" External link

ohio Monday, July 13, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "You know, I think we were really encouraged the other [day]," "He came back, DH'ed and got a couple at-bats. And then it didn’t feel quite as good the next day as we were hoping, so we got him down for [Sunday] and [Monday]" External link

ohio Monday, July 13, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He's been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it's going to take a little while to get him back rolling," "But that was good to see" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I know at some point you don’t hit a home run every night,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

seattlepi Sunday, July 12, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

seattlepi Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

nbcnewyork Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Delino DeShields ) : "Delino actually came out today with the early group and started his workouts," External link

ohio Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

seattlepi Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for close to three weeks, so it’s going to take a little while to get him back rolling,” “But that was good to see” External link

eagletribune Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s been bottled up for about three weeks,” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You better get your hands up in a hurry or that ball might hit you in the sternum,” External link

cleveland Friday, July 10, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You don’t want to be too old to learn or to realize that, maybe I’ve been ignorant of some things, and to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better,” External link

cleveland Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He was obviously excited. Said he was planning on traveling like the Michelin Man today through the airport," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, July 8, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We almost wanted to release him," External link

ohio Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It is a little bit more challenging under the protocols that we’re under to do things like that, to have moments together where we can be relaxed and put your arm around somebody and all the things that are so meaningful,” “I don’t want these guys ever feeling like they don’t want to come to the ballpark. And we might have to work at it a little bit harder than we have in the past, but that’s one of the challenges” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I want to make sure everybody understands that there was nothing egregious," External link

ohio Tuesday, July 7, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box,” “It’s just the way we have to operate right now. So, hopefully we’ll see him soon” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We called him and told him that he needs to test again when it’s appropriate — and that’s for the medical people to tell us — before we can let him back to practice,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s not in the penalty box, I want to make that perfectly clear, it’s just the way we have to operate right now,” “So, hopefully, we’ll see him soon” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “This is not to poke at Franmil, we’ve been around long enough to know he’s a wonderful kid and I don’t ever want that to be disputed,” “But we have gone around to the other players and talked to them about it. Our guys have done a really good job. I know if you talk to most managers they’re probably saying the same thing, as they should, but it’s how I feel” External link

cleveland Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We almost wanted to release him," External link

ohio Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “it’s time to move forward” External link

nypost Monday, July 6, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I will admit that there are people that got my email that I didn’t realize had the ability to get to my email. So for that segment of the population, thanks for sharing your opinions," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I will admit that there are people that got my email that I didn’t realize had the ability to get to my email. So for that segment of the population, thanks for sharing your opinions," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” External link

wishtv Monday, July 6, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to move forward," External link

arkansasonline Monday, July 6, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’m not trying to be Debby Downer," "I hope. I would be so happy if we can play and if we played good baseball. I’d be proud of our guys. I’m just not smart enough to know the things that are going on in our country. Not just in baseball, but I mean outside of the ballpark. I don’t know how that could possibly affect us" External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Watching the presentation on the virus, everybody paid attention, everybody asked questions. Everyone wore a mask," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’ve been thinking about this since before we put out the statement,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I know in the past, when I’ve been asked about our name or Chief Wahoo,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” “Even at my age, you don’t want to be too old to learn or to realize that maybe I’ve been ignorant of some things, to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I’m glad that we’re going to be open to listening because the most important thing right now is being willing to listen, not necessarily just talk,” External link

forbes Monday, July 6, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to move forward and not just say it's a very difficult subject. It's also delicate," "I think I lead the American League in errors made in life, which I'm not necessarily proud of. Even at my age, you don't want to be too old to learn or to realize that, maybe I've been ignorant of some things, and to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, July 6, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it was agonizing for him to leave home," "I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. But also, he’s been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been" External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We know why he's going home and we all, and I mean to a person, support him doing this, not just on our team but in our organization," External link

ohio Monday, July 6, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I've been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement," External link

fox10tv Monday, July 6, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

japantoday Monday, July 6, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He's been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

japantoday Monday, July 6, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” External link

japantoday Monday, July 6, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

dcourier Monday, July 6, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I would usually answer and say I know that we’re never trying to be disrespectful,” External link

masslive Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You don’t want to be too old to learn or to realize that, maybe I’ve been ignorant of some things, and to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better,” External link

masslive Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to more forward," External link

wtsp Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I'm glad that we're going to be open to listening," "I think that's probably the most important thing right now is being able to listen, not necessarily just talk" External link

wtsp Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I've been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement," External link

usaToday Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was saying goodbye to him yesterday, because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. But also, he’s been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home (to come to training camp),” External link

masslive Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Every coach has a description by his name,” “With Millsie it didn’t matter that it said bench coach because he had so much responsibility with us. That’s because he deserved it and did such a great job” External link

masslive Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to move forward and not just say — it's a very difficult subject. It's also delicate," "I think I lead the American League in errors made in life, which I'm not necessarily proud of. Even at my age, you don't want to be too old to learn or to realize that, maybe I've been ignorant of some things, and to be ashamed of it, and to try to be better" External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I think it's time to move forward," External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I've been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement," External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

news4jax Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He's been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

news4jax Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” External link

news4jax Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He’s been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” “And he knows that. I think it was a difficult decision for him. I almost wish it hadn’t been so difficult because I think I know in my heart where he needs to be and that’s home right now” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” External link

foxnews Sunday, July 5, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it’s time to move forward,” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He’s been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” “And he knows that. I think it was a difficult decision for him. I almost wish it hadn’t been so difficult because I think I know in my heart where he needs to be and that’s home right now” External link

wkbn Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’m not trying to be Debby Downer," "I hope. I would be so happy if we can play and if we played good baseball. I’d be proud of our guys. I’m just not smart enough to know the things that are going on in our country. Not just in baseball, but I mean outside of the ballpark. I don’t know how that could possibly affect us" External link

ohio Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Watching the presentation on the virus, everybody paid attention, everybody asked questions. Everyone wore a mask," External link

ohio Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it's time to move forward,” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think it was agonizing for him to leave home,” “I think it was agonizing for him to leave here. But I know in my heart he made the right decision. If there’s ever a bittersweet moment, it was staying goodbye to him yesterday because I care about him enough that I know where he needs to be. He's been, I don’t know if it’s my left or right hand, whichever one is better, that’s the one he’s been” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “No one person will replace what MIllsy does and we know that,” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 5, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We watched the presentation on the virus and everybody paid attention,” “Everybody asked questions. Everybody wore a mask. ... Nobody complained” External link

cleveland Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "It's certainly not a knee injury and something you'd put in a different category, but it's nice to see him back and smiling and laughing and throwing the ball," "I'm glad he's being part of this" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, July 4, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We could be playing these games in Siberia, and it could be a 10-game season and we’d still want to win,” “That’s how we’re built” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Nobody has an edge, nobody has a disadvantage,” “We’re gonna play the amount of games we play and when it’s over, we’re either going to be good enough or not. We have to see what we can do to be good enough, get in the playoffs and we can keep playing” External link

cleveland Saturday, July 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Every team faces the same amount of challenges,” “Nobody has an edge, so nobody is at a disadvantage. All the teams are playing the same number of games. At the end of the season we’ll either be good enough (to reach the postseason), or we won’t” External link

forbes Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Carlos Carrasco ) : “Carlos would have had our blessings if he had chosen not to participate, but it’s good to see him out here,” External link

forbes Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We’ve never gone through anything like this," External link

ohio Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "To me I’m sitting in my office today and we’re starting to talk about baseball ... I’m good to go," "If I have to put a mask on, that might even help me. It is what you make it. I went through the ’81 season my rookie year and ... they cut the season in half. I don’t remember playing in those games thinking, ‘Boy, this doesn’t mean anything.’ I remember being as nervous as could be and thinking that it was the greatest thing in the world. It is what you make it" External link

ohio Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I’ve never been a big fan of intrasquad games, but we’re going to have to become fans of intrasquad games because we’re going to need to play," External link

ohio Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I tried to keep my emotions inside,” External link

cleveland Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “With 1,500 at-bats, he would’ve found a way to get into the major leagues,” External link

al Tuesday, May 12, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He had it all. Ability, aptitude, work ethic. He was always so respectful of what we were doing and considerate of his teammates ... I do think with another 1,000 at-bats, he would've made it,” External link

foxnews Monday, May 11, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "ERR JORDAN TRY AS HE MIGHT, MICHAEL JORDAN HAS FOUND BASEBALL BEYOND HIS GRASP”. Jordan vowed to never speak to Sports Illustrated again, and by all accounts, it’s a grudge he kept. He said no one from “SI” once a great publication ever interviewed him for the story and he felt betrayed. His manager in Birmingham? Terry Francona, who carved out 10 years in the big leagues as a player and toiled as a manager in the minors before moving to the big leagues and eventually becoming a manager who guided the Boston Red Sox to two World Series championships. “After I met him, I quickly realized how much he respected what we were doing," External link

usaToday Monday, May 11, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Every ballpark we go to is sold out,” “Everybody wants a piece of him” External link

cleveland Monday, May 11, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “After I met him, I realized quickly how much he respected what we were doing,” External link

cleveland Monday, May 11, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We had a lot of good prospects that didn’t drive in 50 runs,” “In my opinion, with 1,500 at-bats he’d have found a way to get to the major leagues” External link

cleveland Monday, May 11, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told : “I mean, what are the odds? It wasn’t because I was this super hot-shot manager prospect,” External link

masslive Monday, May 11, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told ( about Michael Jordan ) : “He came down (to Birmingham) and got an autographed ball (from Jordan) and he said, ‘I watched how you handled everything and I was impressed,” External link

masslive Monday, May 11, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona told ( about Lee Thomas ) : “I remember telling him, ‘Lee, if I had known you were going to interview me, I’d have gotten you a ball, bat and a hat!’” External link

masslive Monday, May 11, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I saw how he lived his life and how many people want to get at him,” External link

masslive Monday, May 11, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s got some power to his fastball, he’s got a good breaking ball,” “You look at him, he’s got a presence to him. You could kinda tell in the eighth and ninth inning” External link

cleveland Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “There’s always gonna be the hair flying and all that, but there’s less meltdowns, like in between innings,” “That’s just maturing. I think that carries itself into a game. Less and less of when things are going not maybe his way, just rearing back and letting it fly, as opposed to pitching. And his stuff, like I said, his stuff is as good as anybody’s” External link

cleveland Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If we think we’re going to roll out a normal baseball season, we’re kidding ourselves,” External link

forbes Friday, April 17, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’re going to have to be willing to make some concessions,” “Because it’s just not realistic to think we’re going to start playing in Cleveland right away. It’s just not going to happen” External link

forbes Friday, April 17, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “There are a lot of teams that are in similar situations to us, where if the season started on time they wouldn’t have guys. But now, whenever it starts, we’ll have our guys back,” External link

forbes Friday, April 17, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “The teams that handle adversity usually put themselves in a better position for winning than the other teams,” “That’s why I like our guys so much. I think they’re willing to handle adversity. This will just be another area of that” External link

forbes Friday, April 17, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “For us to have a season, we’re all going to have to be willing to be flexible, because ... you’re not going to have a normal baseball season,” External link

cleveland Friday, April 17, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We’ll do whatever we’re supposed to do,” External link

cleveland Friday, April 17, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If you see baseball at some point, that means that our country is coming back to a sense of normalcy, which is great,” External link

kiro7 Friday, April 17, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “A couple of my golf buddies, we get up in the morning and walk every morning, which I’ve never done in my life,” External link

kiro7 Friday, April 17, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If you see baseball at some point, that means that our country is coming back to a sense of normalcy, which is great,” External link

click2houston Friday, April 17, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “A couple of my golf buddies, we get up in the morning and walk every morning, which I’ve never done in my life,” External link

click2houston Friday, April 17, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “If you see baseball at some point, that means that our country is coming back to a sense of normalcy, which is great,” External link

usaToday Friday, April 17, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “A couple of my golf buddies, we get up in the morning and walk every morning, which I’ve never done in my life,” External link

usaToday Friday, April 17, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We talk to them a lot about when’s the proper time to try to bunt, even the veteran guys,” External link

cleveland Friday, March 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “When I was in the National League, when the pitcher came up, you bunted,” “I remember thinking to myself ‘man, I’m not sure I really want to bunt here.’ But you’re supposed to. And I was young” External link

cleveland Friday, March 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You really didn’t want to bunt,” “They were already in scoring position at first” External link

cleveland Friday, March 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I know all the numbers that when you bunt you’re more often playing for one run than multiple runs,” “But sometimes one run is what you need” External link

cleveland Friday, March 27, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Every time he hits a ball hard, it seems to be foul,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Frankie's energy out of the box this spring, has been 100 percent every single time,” “To me that's leadership. Those types of things show me that regardless of what he may be thinking about, talked about or didn't talk about, he is going to take care of business” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, March 13, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “Frankie's energy out of the box this spring, has been 100 percent every single time,” “To me that's leadership. Those types of things show me that regardless of what he may be thinking about, talked about or didn't talk about, he is going to take care of business” External link

usaToday Friday, March 13, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Chris Antonetti ) : “We will take our cues from MLB,” “I was talking to Chris (team president Chris Antonetti) and we’ve been getting updates hourly. We will listen to what they tell us” External link

cleveland Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It was the younger group of guys we brought into camp to get some experience that were sent down,” External link

cleveland Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s worked so hard on getting healthy and building his mechanics to the point where he can be consistent,” “I think he’s still working toward that. . .With his stuff, as he attacks the zone more, and pitches in pitcher-friendly counts, you’re going to see him really have success. He understands that” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They’ve got an extended look,” “We’ve had a number of pitchers down (with injuries) and miss time. That’s not great, but the flip side is some of these younger pitchers have gotten to pitch a lot more than maybe they would have. Hill and Karinchak are two we’ve gotten to see a lot of and we hope to see more of” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He’s worked so hard on getting healthy and building his mechanics to the point where he can be consistent,” “I think he’s still working toward that. . .With his stuff, as he attacks the zone more, and pitches in pitcher-friendly counts, you’re going to see him really have success. He understands that” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They’ve got an extended look,” “We’ve had a number of pitchers down (with injuries) and miss time. That’s not great, but the flip side is some of these younger pitchers have gotten to pitch a lot more than maybe they would have. Hill and Karinchak are two we’ve gotten to see a lot of and we hope to see more of” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Somebody is gonna go 4-for-4 and everybody’s gonna go ‘Wow, is he taking the first step towards winning the outfield job?'" "You can make some really bad mistakes going off of spring training. We certainly enjoy watching guys play well and some guys need to play well if they want to try to have a chance for a job. But if you just base it on that, you’re really opening yourself up to make some mistakes" External link

ohio Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He threw one (bad) fastball for a home run,” “He got up to his velocity. For a young kid, he has amazing self awareness of what he wants to do...he’s a pretty mature kid” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona recalls : “And I’m a typical 18 year old, so I was like (forget) you,’” “Not only am I not going to ASU, but I’m going to U of A instead. I’m going to kick your (behind)” External link

cleveland Monday, March 9, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona recalled : “My sophomore year I hit a line drive and broke their pitcher’s collarbone, and then hit a grand slam late in the game,” External link

cleveland Monday, March 9, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I remember going up there my freshman year and thinking ‘What have I gotten myself into?’” “They had nine major league players. It was Bob Horner and everybody on their team. I was like ‘I’m in over my head.’ It was good” External link

cleveland Monday, March 9, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think his breaking ball is improving,” External link

cleveland Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "We backed him up a couple of days," "Every spring, after his first outing, he gets mild elbow inflammation. I would call it more maintenance than anything. He's going to do the weighted balls [Saturday]" External link

ohio Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told : "He's being evaluated this morning," External link

ohio Friday, March 6, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We have an obligation, out of respect to him, to check in with him to make sure he’s doing OK,” “But he’s doing everything everybody else is. He looks normal to me” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I actually thought he was pretty good," External link

kiro7 Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "I actually thought he was pretty good," External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “It would be pitching in a game,” “But we’re trying to figure out what’s in his best interest” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “There’s going to be a ramp-up of intensity when he pitches in a game,” “We want to make sure we put him in the best position to succeed. Throwing one inning in a major-league game, although it would be fun to watch, we’re still trying to figure out if that puts him in the best position or not” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “They did a really good job,” “There was a concern because we knew going in that we were thin because of those four games that we played in two days. They all threw strikes, limited damage and really did a pretty good job” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We had Rocchio come over to the major-league side yesterday because we voted him MVP of the game,” “We try to do some fun things. But it is enjoyable to watch those guys play” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said ( about Carlos Carrasco ) : “The hope would be that we can treat him like Carlos Carrasco and not have to worry about other things on the periphery or his health,” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We have an obligation out of respect for him to check in with him just to make sure he’s doing OK,” “But he’s doing everything everybody else is. He looks normal to me” External link

cleveland Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “We thought it would be good for him,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona asked : “Can he move from second to short to third?” “He’s had about three years where he’s missed time being banged up, and he says he feels good. We want to see if he has the ability to be versatile and move around and be reliable at those positions” External link

cleveland Monday, March 2, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I think sometimes one moves necessitates the next one,” “If you just look at who had the best spring, I don’t think you’re probably making the best decision on who’s going to help your team the most” External link

cleveland Monday, March 2, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “With all these games it’s been tough to find enough pitching, but we don’t want to run somebody out there and hurt him because we were trying to fill an inning in a spring-training game,” “That’s why you see a lot of the minor-league kids coming over and you will continue to in the next few days” External link

cleveland Sunday, March 1, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He had a really good productive offseason,” External link

cleveland Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “That way you have something to fall back on when things aren’t going so well,” “I think he took that to heart. You’d love to see that pay off Day 1, but as far as his career goes, if he continues on that path, he’ll be just fine” External link

cleveland Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "He's been doing the weighted balls," "He actually may move on to a little bit of a throwing program. That could happen as early as [Friday]. I think it depends on maybe how he's doing. He comes in a little bit later to start his work because the guys on the field are in there early. But there's a chance he could start his throwing today" External link

ohio Friday, February 28, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “The guys we're transitioning to, the Clevingers, the Biebers of the world, we're kind of excited about that. They have shown there's no reluctance to carry a little bit more of the load,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 28, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “You start worrying about getting guys stretched out,” External link

cleveland Friday, February 28, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : “I don’t even know yet if we know all the struggles (involved in preparing the bullpen),” External link

cleveland Friday, February 28, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona said : "Like we talked about with Clev last year, he was so far ahead because he healed so quickly," "They’ll go week-to-week and then when you hit a milestone, you’ll go to another milestone. But it’s going to be completely on how he heals" External link

ohio Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona said : “He was throwing 100 mph bowling balls,” “Just watching him, without much effort, that ball was coming out and it was going this way and this way. It was heavy. It looked like it was really heavy” External link

cleveland Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona indicó : “Hablamos que el primer par de salidas intentaremos meterlo en partidos donde no haya bases llenas o en un duelo empatado” “No tiene muchas entradas todavía. Pero la idea es tratar de meterlo lo suficiente donde pueda ayudarnos a ganar y hacerlo de la manera correcta, sin exagerar” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona dijo : “Como muchos muchachos que cambian de equipo por primera vez, está tratando de impresionar” “Simplemente está tratando de hacer demasiado” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, August 7, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona dijo : “Es una persona muy especial, no sólo para mí, para mucha gente” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona aseguró : “Sé que está en excelentes manos. No podría estar en un mejor lugar o con mejores personas” “Está en un gran lugar, con gente que obviamente cuida de él pero que también es extremadamente buena en lo que hace” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Terry Francona señaló : “Tuvimos nuestros momentos donde no fue sencillo” “Venía regresando de esa muñeca. Estuvimos rotando un poco. Batallamos con eso y llegamos a un sitio mejor, pero eso sucede en este deporte” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
manager94.77%EN10/22/201722/10/2017
former manager0.13%EN04/05/201705/04/2017
coach0.53%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
head coach0.09%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
under manager0.09%EN12/23/201623/12/2016
manager of the cleveland0.09%EN12/05/201605/12/2016
treinador0.09%PT11/03/201603/11/2016
técnico0.09%PT11/03/201603/11/2016
chief0.09%EN11/03/201603/11/2016
boss0.09%EN10/30/201630/10/2016
best manager0.04%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
dirigente0.13%ES10/25/201625/10/2016
old manager0.04%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
manager3.12%NL11/26/201326/11/2013
indians manager0.57%EN09/29/201329/09/2013
piloto0.04%ES10/09/200809/10/2008
Names Lang Count
Terry FranconaEN81.22%
Terry FranconaFR7.63%
Terry FranconaEU7.53%
Terry FranconaES2.96%
Terry FranconaPT0.67%
テリー・フランコーナJA0.00%


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Dave Roberts said ( about Terry Francona ) : "I told him I realized the situation and that I would do whatever he wanted me to do," "I pretty much realized that my role would be relegated to pinch-running. That was one of the reasons they got me here, for speed. I just wanted Terry to know I wasn't going to cause any problems" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Chris Antonetti said ( about Terry Francona ) : “Let’s get the information from (Francona’s tests at the clinic) and then chart a course from there,” “But the thing we’ll continue to prioritize is Tito’s health and well-being. That will always be first and foremost” External link

forbes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Paul Dolan said ( about Terry Francona ) : "I had a candid and productive meeting with Terry and our players, where they expressed their desire to help our organization in this process," "Our players care about the organization and feel strongly about social justice and racial equality. I support their interest in using their platform to unite our city and our nation through their actions" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Terry Francona told ( about Terry Francona ) : “While the focus of the baseball world shifts to the excitement of an unprecedented 2020 season, we recognize our unique place in the community and are committed to listening, learning and acting in the manner that can best unite and inspire our city and all those who support our team," the club added. Indians manager Terry Francona also supported the idea. "I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” External link

foxnews Monday, July 13, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT