Yan Gomes caught a popup that nearly hit Terry Francona, and Tito's reaction was priceless
In the fifth inning of the Indians' 9-3 win over the White Sox on Friday night, Chicago's
After the game, Francona offered up some trademark wit and self-deprecation when asked by MLB.com's Jordan Bastian about being in harm's way:
"Did you see that athleticism on display? Even Bill Welke, the umpire, was laughing. He goes, 'What were you doing?' I kind of got stuck. I couldn't go anywhere and I think I still managed to pull a hammy. It hurts. Gomer saved me. I was glad for the out, but I was more glad it didn't hit me in the head."