Francona healthy for Game 2

Originally Published: October 9, 2009
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona is feeling better after a bout of food poisoning.

He said before Friday night's playoff game against the Los Angeles Angels that he had a "bad night" Thursday. Francona missed the pregame introductions for Game 1, although he was on the bench as the Red Sox lost 5-0.

"I just got flat-out food poisoning," he said. "Believe me when I tell you, I got rid of it. I just have a headache. I was miserable yesterday."

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