Francona gets fresh start with Indians

Updated: October 8, 2012, 4:53 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Terry Francona could have waited to manage somewhere else. At some point, a more talented team in a major market with a massive payroll would make him an offer.

But if he was going back, there was only one team for him.

And when the Cleveland Indians called, Francona was on his way.

"I knew it was right for me," he said.

Francona, who led the Boston Red Sox to two World Series titles, was introduced Monday as the new manager of the Indians, who crashed in ...

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