Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 6/22/12
Frank Francisco is not having a good season, but that's done nothing to deter the reliever's confidence. Francisco's Mets will take on the Yankees for three games beginning on Friday, and he had a simple message for his upcoming opponents. "I can't wait to face those chickens," Francisco told the New York Post. "I want to strike out the side against them. I've done it before." Francisco did strike out the side against the Yankees in the seventh inning on May 21, 2004. But that, of course, was more than eight years ago, and Francisco has hardly been the reliable...

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