Francona will manage the Indians through 2020

Francona will manage the Indians through 2020

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Indians have exercised the 2019 and 2020 club options on manager Terry Francona.

Francona was a key piece in the Indians' World Series run. His contract was initially set to expire at the end of the 2018 season.

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