"We have a chance to do some damage there," Francona said. "That's the way the game goes. I would rather have the opportunities than not. And I like the fact that he's confident enough to swing there because that's the situation we're looking for."
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"I'm glad we're going to go through there in a couple days because I'd like to see him. But he sounded really good," Francona said.
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