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  1. Rapid Reaction: Indians 3, Red Sox 2

    Gordon Edes

    CLEVELAND -- Does a scooter leave tire tracks? Boston's seven-game winning streak came to a screeching halt Monday night in Progressive Field, where the Cleveland Indians of scooter-riding manager Terry Francona edged the Sox, 3-2, before an intim...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  2. Tito's trial by pachyderm

    Gordon Edes

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Did you hear the one about Terry Francona and the elephant? The former Red Sox manager, who played for the Reds when Marge Schott owned the team, was talking the other day about a party that Schott threw in which she'd borrowed an ...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  3. Boston Red Sox's Felix Doubront says "This is a big year for me"

    Gordon Edes

    After an up-and-down 2013, Felix Doubront says, "This is a big year."

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  4. Boras: Ellsbury interest higher than normal

    Gordon Edes

    ORLANDO -- Three years ago, when the Red Sox signed outfielder Carl Crawford to a seven-year, $142 million contract, then-manager Terry Francona quickly labeled him a "game-changer," while rival manager Joe Girardi of the Yankees called him a "differ...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  5. Tito tops Farrell for Manager of the Year

    Gordon Edes

    ORLANDO -- In the eight seasons in which Terry Francona managed the Red Sox, he never received a single first-place vote for Manager of the Year from the members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America who cast ballots. That includes the two ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  6. Rays blank Indians, advance to face Sox

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- There will be no Tito-palooza in the American League playoffs. The Tampa Bay Rays eliminated Terry Francona and his Cleveland Indians 4-0 in Wednesday night's play-in game, to advance to the American League Division Series that opens Fri...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  7. Buchholz gets 1-day pass to play papa

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Making allowances because a player's wife was having a baby was not always standard operating procedure in baseball. Terry Francona used to tell the story of when he was playing for the Reds and his first-born, Nick, was about to arrive. Su...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  8. Farewell to Tito, for now

    Gordon Edes

    The weekend didn't go the way he would have liked, the Indians losing three straight to the Red Sox after a rousing victory in the series opener, but we can't let Terry Francona's return to Boston pass without one final look at what this town meant t...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Indians 12, Red Sox 3

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Tito-palooza, indeed. If first impressions mean anything, a sellout crowd of 35,254 at Fenway Park went home convinced that Terry Francona, the man who introduced the duck boat parade to Boston, will soon have city planners in Cleveland ...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  10. Quick hits: Ross due to be activated

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Some quick hits from Thursday night's Titopalooza at Fenway Park, and for the record, bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr. brought the lineup card out to home plate. -- Terry Francona waved and patted his heart in appreciation when the crowd acc...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  11. Tito's return: No cribbage, but a curtain call

    Gordon Edes

    CHICAGO -- Anything planned for Terry Francona upon his return to Fenway Park on Thursday night? "Nothing," said Dustin Pedroia, the Sox second baseman and longtime Francona cribbage partner. "I got nothing." Impressed by how well Francona's In...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  12. Fenway Park homecoming no time for Terry Francona to get nostalgi...

    Gordon Edes

    Terry Francona's Fenway Park homecoming is no time to get nostalgic.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  13. Tito's Tribe on a roll

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Former Red Sox manager Terry Francona is setting himself up for a spirited return to Boston this week. His Cleveland Indians are in first place in the AL Central, 2.5 games ahead of Detroit, where the Indians visit for two games prior to arr...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  14. Tribe prez: Tito exceeding expectations

    Gordon Edes

    CLEVELAND -- Good afternoon from Progressive Field, a.k.a. Terry Francona's place of work, one he can now find without assistance while walking from his apartment, a couple of blocks away. One initial impression from our first visit here this seas...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  15. Lackey undergoes MRI; Drew pushed back

    Gordon Edes

    TORONTO -- Greetings from Rogers Centre, where the previous occupant of the visiting manager's office left a parting gift in the desk for this weekend's occupant, John Farrell. How thoughtful of Terry Francona, no? "I can't tell you what it was...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  16. Boston Red Sox GM Ben Cherington addressess medical staff changes...

    Gordon Edes

    Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington addressed the changes that have taken place the last two years in the team's medical staff, which in recent years has been roiled by internal divisions.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2013