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Francona not worried about limping into playoffs

Playoff roster hasn't been set yet

Updated: September 30, 2009, 7:19 PM ET
By Pedro Gomez

BOSTON -- Terry Francona was nowhere near the champagne and beer fest that went down inside the Red Sox clubhouse during the early morning hours on Wednesday.

Boston's manager was just minutes away from touching down in Maryland, where he had flown immediately after Tuesday night's game so that he could be at his son Nick's advance from The Basic School, where newly commissioned officers of the Marine Corps must graduate from before they begin infantry school teachings. Nick Francona is ...

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