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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...
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Frank Francisco Elects Free Agency

Reliever Frank Francisco has elected free agency rather than accept his outright assignment from the White Sox, MLBTR has learned. Francisco, 34, struggled in his limited time with Chicago this year. Through 3 2/3 innings, he allowed 5 earned runs on 7 hits (2 home runs) while striking out 5 and walking 3 batters. Francisco signed a minor league deal with the White Sox over the offseason.
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 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

Frank Francisco Undergoes Surgery To Remove Bone Spur In Right Elbow

Mets just announced that RHP Frank Francisco underwent surgery today to remove a bone spur from his right elbow. The surgery was performed by Mets Medical Director Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Francisco is expected to begin throwing in six weeks and is expected to be ready for Opening Day of the 2013 season. Wonder why they waited 2 1/2 months...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Frank Francisco Could Miss All Of 2013 Season?

Check out this tweet from MLB Network regarding Mets closer Frank Francisco…  Umm… The MLB Network is also reporting this on their on-screen baseball news ticker. There has been no news or report about this from any Mets related sources or from a team release. Last thing I heard was from Collins yesterday saying that Frank Francisco has no structural damage and does not need...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner; Francisco backs up smack talk with a scoreless ninth for Mets

With the New New York Mets getting ready for the second installment of the 2012 Subway Series, Mets reliever Frank Francisco ruffled some feathers when he told Kevan Kernan of the New York Post that the cross-town rival Yankees were “chickens:” “I can’t wait to face those chickens. I want to strike out the side against them. I’ve done it before.” In game one, the Mets...
Via MetsZilla
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Frank Francisco Calls Out Yankees, Says 'I Can't Wait to Face Those Chickens'

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...
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Closer Frank Francisco Calls Yankees "Chickens"

From Mike Puma:At least somebody isn’t afraid to talk trash about a cross-town rival. “I can’t wait to face those chickens,” Mets closer Frank Francisco told The Post when asked about playing the Yankees in this weekend’s Subway Series at Citi Field. “I want to strike out the side against them. I’ve done it before.” Before Francisco could elaborate on his ...
Via Sliding Into Home
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Francisco calls Yankees 'chickens'

At least somebody isn't afraid to talk trash about a cross-town rival. "I can't wait to face those chickens," Mets closer Frank Francisco said when asked about playing the Yankees in this weekend's Subway Series at Citi Field. "I want to strike out the side against them. I've done it before." Before Francisco could elaborate on his "chickens...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Bay To Start Baseball Activities Soon? Francisco Still The Closer...For Now: Mets Lineup V. Brewers - May 14, 2012

The Mets return home after two brutal losses at the Hands of the Miami Reyes'. The Mets had a respectable road trip, going 4-2, but should have gone 6-0, thanks to two blown saves by Mets closer Frank Francisco. Speaking of Francisco, after yesterdays' melt down, Collins said he is still staying with the big righthander as his closer...for now. Collins also is trying to...
Via Long Island Met Fan
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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