News Corp.’s Fox Sports Media Group agreed to buy regional sports network SportsTime Ohio, gaining the TV rights to Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians.
Terry Francona is once again managing a franchise with a World Series drought of more than 60 years. He said the Cleveland Indians’ smaller payroll won’t affect his approach that won two championships with the Boston Red Sox.
Nick Swisher has agreed to join the Cleveland Indians.
The Cleveland Indians, who are tied for the worst record in the American League, fired manager Manny Acta and put Sandy Alomar Jr. in charge for the remaining six games of the season.