Indians manager has heart procedure, will miss All-Star Game

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According to a statement released by the Cleveland Indians, manager Terry Francona underwent a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat at the Cleveland Clinic Thursday afternoon.

Francona had been experiencing rapid heart rate and lightheadedness over the past month and had been forced from several Indians games. Cory Spangenberg had the lone RBI in the series opener and followed that up with a two-run blast on Wednesday for San Diego, which has won eight of its last 12 overall. He's expected to make a full recovery and will be discharged within the next day or two. Cleveland begins its unofficial second half of the season July 14 in Oakland to start a six-game trip.

Terry Francona is OK after a health scare, but he won't be ready in time for Tuesday's All-Star Game.

Encarnacion was 4 for 5, including a leadoff homer in the fifth and an RBI double in the sixth.

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Bench coach Brad Mills filled in again for Francona.

The Indians said Friday that Francona is resting comfortably. "We want him to get healthy and get back here whenever he can". Additionally, he did not manage a game last August against the Nationals due to chest discomfort. There's no doubt about it. He's big part of our success. He knows the game, and he knows the players well.

Chris Antonetti, the team's president of baseball operations, said earlier this week that the doctors had ruled out any serious malady. Mills has been managing the club in Francona's recent absence and will continue to do so until he's able to rejoin the team.

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