Tim Tolman battling Parkinson's

Updated: September 28, 2011, 8:44 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- In his final game as the Cleveland Indians' bench coach amid a battle with Parkinson's disease, Tim Tolman took over as acting manager Wednesday night following Manny Acta's first-inning ejection.

The 55-year-old Tolman says he was diagnosed with the disease two years ago. He spoke with reporters before Wednesday night's season finale at Detroit, then took over as manager when Acta was thrown out in the first inning.

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