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Terry Francona undergoing tests at the Cleveland Clinic

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Indians manager Terry Francona left games twice last month due to dizziness and shortness of breath. He was checked out on both occasions and no serious medical issues were discovered. That’s not the end of the story, however.

Yesterday Indians president Chris Antonetti told reporters that Francona is undergoing tests at Cleveland Clinic and that he would will not manage the team in their game against the Padres. And he did not. Antonetti said that “they’re in the process of trying to narrow down exactly what’s been causing his symptoms.” Francona was at the ballpark before the game yesterday, however, so his non-work routine is relatively uninterrupted.

It’s unclear if Francona will be back tonight. We’ll know around the time clubhouses open in a few hours.

Video: Albert Almora, Jr. saved by the ivy

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The ALCS had a weird play in Game 4 on Tuesday night, but Game 4 of the NLCS did as well. This one involved Cubs outfielder Albert Almora, Jr. and his attempt to spark a rally in the bottom of the ninth inning against Dodgers reliever Ross Stripling.

After Alex Avila singled, Almora ripped a double to left field, past a diving Enrique Hernandez. The ball rolled to the ivy in front of the wall. Most outfielders there would’ve put their hands up, which would have alerted the umpires to call an immediate ground-rule double. Hernandez didn’t, instead fishing the ball out and firing it back into the infield. Avila had stopped at third base, but Almora kept running. Much to his surprise, he pulled up into third base to see his teammate standing there, resigned to his fate as a dead duck. Third baseman Justin Turner applied the tag on Almora for what he thought was the first out of the inning.

Almora, however, was then sent back to second base after the umpires correctly called a ground-rule double.

Unfortunately for the Cubs, the lucky break didn’t help as closer Kenley Jansen came in and took care of business, retiring all three batters he faced without letting an inherited runner score. The Dodgers won 6-1 and now lead the NLCS three games to none. They’ll try to punch their ticket to the World Series on Wednesday.