Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 9/27/12

According to Adam the Bull of 92.3 the Fan in Cleveland, the Cleveland Indians are talking with former Red Sox manager Terry Francona following the dismissal of Indians manager Manny Acta. Francona, 53, is currently a broadcaster for ESPN after having his option declined by the Red Sox following the 2011 season.

The Indians, meanwhile, have named Sandy Alomar interim manager and many Tribe fans would obviously be satisfied to see Alomar get a real shot to be the manager of the team. Still, if the Indians can get Francona on board, despite his rocky finish with the Red Sox, he brings a level of success with his two world series rings from 2004 and 2007 when his team knocked the Indians out in the ALCS.

[Related: Manny Acta dismissed, Sandy Alomar named interim manager of Cleveland Indians]

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