Fox Sports is reporting tonight that Terry Francona and the Red Sox brass will meet in Boston on Friday, and the team will decline the options they have on him for 2012 and 2013, rather than fire him. That would officially end his spectacular run with the Red Sox.
Count me in the group that doesn't like this.
Here's the Fox Sports story.
John Tomase has an interesting article in the Boston Herald about Francona and some of the issues with the players during the season that may have led to the September train wreck.