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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 Matt Davidson lofted a foul ball toward the first-base dugout, which at Guaranteed Rate Field happens to belong to the visiting team.

Catcher Yan Gomes ranged over toward the netting in pursuit of the ball, and caught it -- but in doing so, he saved Cleveland manager Terry Francona from potentially getting hit by the ball ... as Francona failed to really move out of the way. 

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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."

Classic Tito.