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Terry Francona needs to be critical on TV

Don’t turn into that guy, Terry Francona.

Don’t become ESPN’s baseball version of Jon Gruden, an analyst whose charisma only sometimes masks an annoying reluctance to offer criticism of past and perhaps future peers.

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