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10/06/2012 7:18 PM ET

Indians statement regarding Terry Francona

The Cleveland Indians have named Terry Francona as the 42nd manager in franchise history. The club will make a formal announcement on Monday morning at Progressive Field, but no further details or comments will be made available until that time out of respect for MLB protocol involving announcements during the Postseason.

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