Quote to note

Quote to note

"I've been on the other side where everybody wants to play and when they're not playing they're ticked, and they're hoping the guy ahead of them makes outs, so they can play. As a manager, you appreciate [a good bench] when you have it."
--Indians manager Terry Francona

Jordan Bastian is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.