Quote to note

Quote to note

"It can be. It's funny, because Carlos Santana asked me something yesterday. It wasn't about him or anything. He's asking about the Deadline, and I thought yesterday was the 25th. So, that's how much I've been in tuned to it. Obviously, it's not that much of a distraction."
-- Indians manager Terry Francona, when asked whether Wednesday's non-waiver Trade Deadline is a distraction for teams.

Mark Emery is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.