Found August 21, 2013 on Players View:

San Francisco Giants right fielder Jeff Francoeur has teased every club that he has played for.

His penchant for hot streaks and cold endings have only gotten him so far.

According to a report, Francoeur has been designated for assignment as the Giants bring up pitching to help their cause.

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