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Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia, watches as Cleveland Indians' Jeff Francoeur (11) connects for a two-run single off of Rangers starter Colby Lewis in the first inning of a game, March 3, in Surprise , Ariz. The hit scored Nyjer Morgan and Lonnie Chisenhall in the 6-5 Indians win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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.