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JEFF FRANCOEUR RUMORS

Former Mets find new homes in NL East

Several former Mets are returning to National League East affiliates this year. The Philadelphia Phillies inked OF Jeff Francoeur to a minor league contract on Nov. 13, 2014, following a one-year stay with the San Diego Padres. The 31-year-old appeared in 10 games for the 2014 Padres, but hit .289/.320/.450 in 115 games for Triple-A El Paso. C Omir Santos, most famous for a two...
Via Around Citi
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur Will Finally Be Charlie Manuel's Reclamation Project

The Phillies once met with Jeff Francoeur to discuss signing him. Instead, Francoeur signed with the Kansas City Royals and spent two and a half mediocre years with the Royals. Then, Francoeur had mediocre stints with the San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres. The Phillies finally signed Francoeur...
Via Philliedelphia
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies sign OF Francoeur, more to minor league deals

Jeff Francoeur It was announced on Thursday that the Phillies and outfielder Jeff Francoeur have agreed to terms on a minor league contract. The agreement includes an invitation to spring training. Last season for Triple-A El Paso in the Padres organization, Francoeur tallied a .289 batting average with 15 homers and 69 RBI in 115 games. In 10 big league games with San Diego in...
Via Phillies Nation
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet the man behind the epic pranks on Jeff Francoeur

Jeff Francoeur's foray back into the minor leagues has produced two particularly hilarious moments this season. The first, when his El Paso Chihuahuas teammates convinced him that teammate Jorge Reyes was deaf (he's not) and the second, when he dared to use the coaches bathroom and his teammates retaliated by forcing him to find another way out of the room (he chose the ceiling)...
Via Fox Sports West
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Francoeur again victimized by brilliant prank

Back in April, the El Paso Chihuahuas pranked teammate Jeff Francoeur, convincing him that a teammate was deaf. In honor of Francoeur’s promotion to the major league today, Cody Decker of the Chihuahuas released another prank video, in which the team locks Francoeur in the bathroom. I won’t spoil the conclusion, but it’s pretty fantastic. Poor Jeff. Hopefully the Padres let...
Via The Outside Corner
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur doing it all for Triple-A team

Jeff Francoeur is proving to be a regular “Jack of All Trades” for the San Diego Padres Triple-A affiliate El Paso Chihuahuas. Not only is the outfielder the perfect prank victim, but with a Gold Glove and World Series experience, he’s also got some pretty solid Major League credentials.  Oh, yeah…he’s also proving to be a rally killer on the mound. Sunday night, “Frenchy”...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Francoeur victim of great prank by teammates

Clubhouse pranks are as much of a part of baseball as peanuts and Cracker Jack and as far as this one goes…it’s a winner. Late in Spring Training, veteran Jeff Francoeur was released by the Cleveland Indians and, just days later, signed by the San Diego Padres and assigned to the team’s Triple-A affiliate in El Paso.  Up until recently, the outfielder’s teammates had him...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Indians cut Jeff Francoeur

The Cleveland Indians have cut a key member of the competing cast of players vying to grab a final roster spot with the club. According to a report from Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Paul Hoynes, the Indians cut outfielder Jeff Francoeur on Saturday morning. Indians release Jeff Francoeur. — paul hoynes (@hoynsie) March 22, 2014 Francoeur seemed to be heavily in the mix to make...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians invite Jeff Francoeur to Major League camp

Cleveland Indians press release: CLEVELAND, OH -- The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has signed free agent OF JEFF FRANCOEUR to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League spring training camp. Francoeur, who turns 30 on Wednesday, owns a career Major League batting average of .263 (1209-4603) with 250 doubles, 25 triples, 140 home runs and 618RBI...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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