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Indians manager Terry Francona leaves Tuesday night's game with illness

Indians manager Terry Francona leaves Tuesday night's game with illness
Published On: Wed, Jun 14
Sep 27, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona (17) takes the ball to relieve relief pitcher Perci Garner (66) in the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Indians manager Terry Francona left Tuesday night's game against the Dodgers in the late innings because he wasn't feeling well.

Reporters were told of Francona's illness while they waited to hear from him following the Indians' 7-5 loss. Bench coach Brad Mills did the postgame interview in place of Francona, but he said little about why Francona left the game.

"I really don't know anything," said Mills.

Bart Swain, Indians director of media relations, told reporters that Francona, 58, left the game with an illness, but gave no further details.

Last year Francona missed a game on Aug. 9 when the Indians were playing the Nationals in Washington, D.C. He complained of chest pains before the game. He was examined by medical personnel at the ballpark and returned to the team hotel.

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