Epstein: 'No plans' for announcement on Francona

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Epstein: 'No plans' for announcement on Francona

Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein issued a statement at 1:30 p.m. Friday that confirmed no decision -- or at least no announcement -- will be made on Terry Francona today.

Epstein's statement:

John Henry, Tom Werner, Larry Lucchino, Ben Cherington and I met with Terry Francona this morning at Fenway Park to exchange thoughts and information on the 2011 season and discuss areas for improvement going forward. We all plan on taking some time to process the thoughts expressed in the meeting. There are no immediate plans for an announcement.