Quote to note

Quote to note

"I don't believe in that. I've seen it and I don't believe in it. I think that's disrespectful to the players. That's how I feel. You always want to have a reason for where you hit somebody, and I want them to know that I do think about it and I don't take it lightly where they hit."
--Indians manager Terry Francona, on shuffling up a struggling lineup.

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