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Detroit Tigers v Cleveland Indians

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 18: Manager Terry Francona #17 of the Cleveland Indians walks to the mound to remove Trevor Bauer #47 from the game against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning at Progressive Field on September 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Terry Francona out as Boston Red Sox manager

In a joint statement released on Sept. 30, the Red Sox announced they will not pick up the option on Francona's contract in the wake of the team's September collapse.