GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Terry Francona froze like a rookie manager.
When the winning run crossed home plate in the ninth inning Friday, giving Cleveland an 11-10 comeback win over the Cincinnati Reds in Francona's spring debut with the Indians, the two-time World Series winner wasn't quite sure what to do.
"I just don't know if everybody knew it was a walk-off," Francona said with a laugh. "Everybody was kind of looking around. Nobody knew how to act."
For Francona, it had been a while.
Back in a dugout for the first time since parting ways with the Boston Red Sox after the 2011 season, Francona opened a new era with the revitalized Indians, who after luring him away from broadcasting in October, spent nearly 120 million on free agents to improve a club that lost 94 games last season.
Francona's got some work to do to get the Indians back into contention, but this was a start.
"Yeah, today was good," Francona said. "The starters got three innings just like we wanted. Everybody...