DALLAS — Houston manager Brad Mills, one of Terry Francona's closest friends, was asked about the former Red Sox manager taking a job with ESPN.
"Every time I talk to him now I say is this off the record or on the record. I've always told him, too, that if he's on TV he might have to spend two hours in makeup just to be on," Mills said. "But you know what, all that aside, you know how much I think of him and how great a job that he did there in Boston. And he's going to do a great job with ESPN, as well."