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Indians manager Francona returns after being hospitalized

Posted at 2:42 PM, Jun 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-28 17:42:55-04
Indians manager Terry Francona is set to return after another health scare.
The Tucson resident and former Arizona Wildcat great has been cleared to manage the Indians during Wednesday's game against Texas. The 58-year-old Francona says he has been fitted with a heart monitor, but doctors have ruled any serious health issues.
Francona left Monday's game after he started to feel lightheaded and his heart rate increased, the same symptoms he experienced when he was taken to the hospital following a June 13 game.
Francona was taken to Cleveland Clinic, where he spent several hours undergoing tests. He was sent home Tuesday and wasn't at the ballpark for a 2-1 loss to the Rangers.
He was also hospitalized two weeks ago after a game at Progressive Field. Francona was released a few hours later and returned to work the following night. Last August, he missed a game after experiencing chest pains but was back the next day.
Bench coach Brad Mills, also a former Wildcat, ran the team in Francona's absence.