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Cleveland Indians v Oakland Athletics

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 24: Manager Terry Francona #17 of the Cleveland Indians takes the ball from starting pitcher Trevor Bauer #47 taking him out of the game against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the seventh inning at the Oakland Coliseum on August 24, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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.