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Cleveland Indians catcher Lou Marson holds up the ball after tagging out Detroit Tigers' Brennan Boesch at home plate in the second inning May 24, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Indians pitcher Scott Barnes, making his major league debut, throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Cleveland on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
CLEVELAND: They are slowly becoming Cleveland’s Odd Couple, the Indians’ 57-year-old manager and the Cavs’ 31-year-old shooting guard. On the surface, Terry Francona and J.R. Smith seem to have little in common. But there is an admiration and respect between them that they hope will soon blossom into more — as soon as their schedules allow.