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Jenrry Mejia takes the Francisco Rodriguez path to success

Saturday night, Jenrry Mejia picked up a save in his eighth consecutive game. One of the keys to the strong play by the team recently is that the back end of the pen in Jeurys Familia and Mejia have provided shut down performances. Yet while the final results have been great, Mejia has allowed a ton of baserunners and he reminds us more of Francisco Rodriguez than Billy Wagner...
Via Mets360.com
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays cut Frank Francisco, Hector Gimenez

getty images The Toronto Blue Jays have released relief pitcher Frank Francisco and minor league catcher Hector Gimenez. Francisco, 34, signed on with the Blue Jays in late June but had not pitched for the team. In 3 2/3 innings of work earlier this season for the Chicago White Sox he allowed six runs – five earned. In 391 career games Francisco owns a 4.01 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 73...
Via Tireball.com
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox send Frank Francisco to Triple-A

getty images Relief pitcher Frank Francisco has cleared waivers and will now report to Triple-A Charlotte. Francisco, 34, was designated for assignment after allowing five runs on 3 2/3 innings of work. The White Sox needed a roster spot with the activation of Chris Sale last week. Scott Carroll was allowed to remain with the team and was moved into the bullpen. It has been a few...
Via Tireball.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bullpen Adjustments: Lindstrom’s Timetable, Francisco Demoted In Favor Of Carroll

In recent days we’ve discussed Matt Lindstrom being placed on the disabled list and Chris Sale returning to the White Sox rotation. Now, we have more information relating to those situations and in turn have a better idea of how the team’s bullpen will look in the immediate future. Lindstrom To Undergo Surgery After pulling up limp trying to field a bunt on Monday night in Kansas...
Via Grab Some Bench
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleto’s Replacement Makes Sox Debut

Over the weekend, a lot of us here at GSB! were busy with all sorts of college graduation stuff. So, you may have missed that after his horrendous showing against the Cubs on Thursday, Maikel Cleto was designated for assignment. To take his place, Frank Francisco (pictured above attempting a putout at first base) was called up from AAA Charlotte. After being signed by the organization...
Via Grab Some Bench
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox News: Chicago signs Frank Francisco

The Chicago Whtie Sox have signed veteran right-hander Frank Francisco and assigned him to Triple-A, according to the Charlotte Knights on Twitter.Frank Francisco signed and assigned to #CLTKnights today.— Charlotte Knights (@KnightsBaseball) April 14, 2014 Francisco has spent nine seasons in the big leagues, amassing a 3.93 ERA in 387 appearances, all in relief. He was a key part...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Sign Frank Francisco to Minor League Deal

The struggles of the White Sox’ bullpen has been one of the main story lines surrounding the club throughout the first two weeks of the season. On Monday, Frank Francisco was signed to a minor league deal to add some depth. He’ll report to AAA Charlotte. Francisco, a 34 year old hurler from the Dominican Republic, was a highly touted youngster with the Texas Rangers back in the...
Via Grab Some Bench
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New White Sox Pitcher Was Charged with Felony Battery After Throwing a Chair into the Audience

Chicago White Sox News - The Chicago White Sox signed new pitcher Frank Francisco today. Francisco is best known for participating in a notable incident involving fan violence. On September 13, 2004, he threw a folding chair into the crowd in a game against the Oakland Athletics. The incident initially escalated when Rangers pitcher Doug Brocail charged from the Rangers’ bullpen...
Via Sports Mockery
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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