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JEFF FRANCIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Blue Jays option Colt Hynes, call up Jeff Francis

TORONTO (AP) The Blue Jays have optioned left-hander Colt Hynes to Triple-A Buffalo and called up left-hander Jeff Francis from Triple-A. Hynes had no record and a 6.00 ERA in five appearances with Toronto this season. He pitched in 22 games for San Diego in 2013. Francis was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in one start at Buffalo. Colorado's first round pick in the 2002 draft, the 10-year...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees acquire A’s Jeff Francis

Left- handed pitcher Jeff Francis has been traded to the New York Yankees from the Oakland Athletics. Are the New York Yankees really adding depth to their pitching staff by acquiring Oakland Athletics’ left-handed pitcher Jeff Francis? The pitching rotation for the Yankees is just a huge mess right now. Honestly, I just don’t know what’s going on with it or how they plan to...
Via isportsweb.com
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Acquire Left-Hander Jeff Francis From Oakland Athletics

It didn’t take long for the New York Yankees to acquire much-needed pitching help. A day after right-hander Masahiro Tanaka learned he had a partial tear of his ulnar collateral ligament and possibly could need Tommy John surgery, New York traded for Oakland Athletics pitcher Jeff Francis for a player to be named later. Francis was recently designated for assignment by the...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees News: Jeff Francis acquired for cash considerations

Here he comes to save the day, that means Jeff Francis is on his waayy...from the denver postThat's right, the day after we all learned that Masahiro Tanaka has a partial tear in his throwing-UCL, the Yankees went out and bought themselves a nice warm body.Jerry Crasnick broke the big trade news,The #Yankees have acquired pitcher Jeff Francis from the #athletics in a trade, source...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics News: Oakland claims Jeff Francis off waivers from the Reds

After being designated for assignment by the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, Jeff Francis has found a new home. The Oakland Athletics have claimed him off waivers, as first reported by Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. To make room for Francis, the Athletics optioned left-handed pitcher Joe Savery back to Triple-A. They also transferred infielder Jake Elmore to the 60-day...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s claim Jeff Francis off waivers

The Oakland Athletics have claimed left handed pitcher Jeff Francis off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds. Francis had pitched well at Triple-A Louisville before earning a spot start last week. He went five innings allowing three runs before the Reds attempted to send him back to Louisville. Instead the A’s claimed him. Joe Savey was placed on paternity leave by the A’s opening...
Via Tireball.com
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Francis records 10 k’s in minor league start

Jeff Francis continues to dominate the minor leagues. On Saturday night the big leaguer with 70 career wins was on it again. Stationed at Louisville to being the season, Francis has had no trouble with Triple-A lineups. Facing the Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh’s affiliate) the 33-year-old left hander recorded 10 strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings of work allowing two runs on seven...
Via Tireball.com
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Francis will pitch for the Louisville Bats

Jeff Francis has accepted an assignment to the Louisville Bats.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds agree to minor league deal with lefty pitcher Jeff Francis

The Reds have agreed to a minor league deal with left-hander Jeff Francis, who pitched in their farm system during the 2012 season. The 33-year-old starter split time between the rotation and the bullpen for Colorado last season. He made 12 starts and 11 relief appearances, going 3-5 with a 6.27 earned run average. The Rockies made him a first-round pick -- the ninth overall -...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds agree to minor league deal with LHP Francis

The Reds have agreed to a minor league deal with left-hander Jeff Francis, who pitched in their farm system during the 2012 season. The 33-year-old starter split time between the rotation and the bullpen for Colorado last season. He made 12 starts and 11 relief appearances, going 3-5 with a 6.27 earned run average. The Rockies made him a first-round pick - the ninth overall - in...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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