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JEFF FRANCOEUR RUMORS

Francoeur homers, Harang holds down the fort as Phillies beat Red Sox

When the Phillies made offseason moves to acquire Aaron Harang and Jeff Francoeur, not many were expecting the roster moves to turn the Phillies into a division contender. On Wednesday night though, each proved valuable as the Phillies evened the season-opening series against the Boston Red Sox with a 4-2 victory. Francoeur broke out the laser show with a three-run home run over...
Via Macho Row
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur on low expectations: "Screw that...we're going to...play hard"

View image | gettyimages.com Jeff Francoeur knows what it's like to have high expectations placed upon a player. Once dubbed "The Natural" on the cover of a 2005 issue of Sports Illustrated, Francoeur is someone who had high expectations for his career from the very start. Coming up with the...
Via Philliedelphia
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello’s Red Sox Debut Vs. Phillies Doomed By ‘One Big Mistake’

This embed is invalid" /> PHILADELPHIA — A 1-1 slider to Jeff Francoeur. That was the difference Wednesday in Rick Porcello’s debut with the Boston Red Sox against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Porcello hung the pitch to Francoeur in the sixth inning and the slugger sent it sailing over the left field fence for a three-run homer...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur, Andres Blanco named to Phillies roster; no fifth starter yet

Jeff Francoeur did not show the Phillies all that much in Spring Training. The veteran outfielder hit .227 with no home runs and two RBI in 44 Spring at bats. Francoeur did not walk at all. But yet, the Phillies named Francoeur and infielder Andres Blanco to their final Spring...
Via Philliedelphia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Francoeur, Hernandez make Phils opening day roster

Every beats writer in the greater Delaware Valley tweeted the Phillies’ opening day roster this afternoon.  A couple surprises were included among the 25 active players with outfielder Jeff Francoeur and infielder Cesar Hernandez making the cut. Francoeur posted a .227 average with three doubles and two RBI in 15 Grapefruit League contests this spring.  The 31-year-old played...
Via Phillies Nation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Francoeur again victimized by brilliant prank

Back in April, the El Paso Chihuahuas pranked teammate Jeff Francoeur, convincing him that a teammate was deaf. In honor of Francoeur’s promotion to the major league today, Cody Decker of the Chihuahuas released another prank video, in which the team locks Francoeur in the bathroom. I won’t spoil the conclusion, but it’s pretty fantastic. Poor Jeff. Hopefully the Padres let...
Via The Outside Corner
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur doing it all for Triple-A team

Jeff Francoeur is proving to be a regular “Jack of All Trades” for the San Diego Padres Triple-A affiliate El Paso Chihuahuas. Not only is the outfielder the perfect prank victim, but with a Gold Glove and World Series experience, he’s also got some pretty solid Major League credentials.  Oh, yeah…he’s also proving to be a rally killer on the mound. Sunday night, “Frenchy”...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Francoeur victim of great prank by teammates

Clubhouse pranks are as much of a part of baseball as peanuts and Cracker Jack and as far as this one goes…it’s a winner. Late in Spring Training, veteran Jeff Francoeur was released by the Cleveland Indians and, just days later, signed by the San Diego Padres and assigned to the team’s Triple-A affiliate in El Paso.  Up until recently, the outfielder’s teammates had him...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians invite Jeff Francoeur to Major League camp

Cleveland Indians press release: CLEVELAND, OH -- The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has signed free agent OF JEFF FRANCOEUR to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League spring training camp. Francoeur, who turns 30 on Wednesday, owns a career Major League batting average of .263 (1209-4603) with 250 doubles, 25 triples, 140 home runs and 618RBI...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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