LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona has put to rest trade rumors involving right-hander Justin Masterson.
"I called him yesterday and told him whether he liked it or not, he's not getting rid of us," Francona said Wednesday at baseball's winter meetings.
"Knowing you, I doubt if you're reading it. And he said, `But my mom might.' I said, `Tell her you're not going anywhere.' I thought it was getting a little out of hand, so I did call him."