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Cleveland Indians v Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 20: Manager Terry Francona #17 of the Cleveland Indians wipes his brow during the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 20, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Terry Francona out as Boston Red Sox manager

September 30, 2011

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.