Quote to note

"The ballpark. Nothing changes. I like to get to the ballpark and I like to get here early. [The clubhouse chef] has got good enough food. That's where I'm comfortable. I didn't [go out] when I was here. I was always at the ballpark."
-- Francona, when asked if there was any place in particular in Boston he planned on visiting this weekend

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