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Phillies' Jeff Francoeur boosting trade value

Most of the trade talk involving the Phillies revolves around the potential next destination of left-hander Cole Hamels, but outfielder Jeff Francoeur could also be a viable target for a contending team. Francoeur continued to enhance his market value with a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 10th inning to lift the Phillies to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday. It marked...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red-hot stretch continues for Francoeur

Jeff Francoeur hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 10th inning of a 5-3 victory over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. It was his third big homer in eight days as the Phillies improved to 6-1 since the All-Star break.
Via Philly Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Francoeur caps late rally with 10th-inning HR

Cody Asche hit a game-tying double in the ninth inning and Jeff Francoeur smacked a two-run homer with two outs in the 10th to lift the Phillies to a 5-3 victory Friday over the Cubs in front of 41,230 at Wrigley Field.
Via Philly Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur: Not worth the Phillies trading?

View image | I will be the first to admit that I was bothered when outfielder Jeff Francoeur made the Phillies Opening Day roster. I did not feel that that his Spring Training performance merited a roster spot, especially when there were young players to play. I now think...
Via Philliedelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies walk off on Francoeur’s home run

On a day where the Phillies celebrated Christmas in July, Jeff Francoeur gave the fans a present in the form of a walk-off  two-run home run. In the process, he kept his team hot with an 8-7 win over the Marlins, completing the team’s first sweep since mid May. “Hitting season,” as former manager Charlie Manuel used to call it, was in full effect as the two clubs combined...
Via Phillies Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur makes one of the worst throws in history

In one play Sunday afternoon, Jeff Francoeur just about summed up the Philadelphia Phillies’ entire season. It’s been a rough season for the Phillies who are among baseball’s worst teams, and it must be even worse for a veteran like Francoeur, a once can’t-miss prospect who’s bounced around baseball looking for work. On Sunday, Francoeur’s season might have hit rock...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur throws ball about one foot

Jeff Francoeur had a rough day in the field on Sunday in Philadelphia. First, he bobbled a ball hit to the wall by Denard Span of the Nationals. Then, when attempting to throw the ball into the infield…well, he barely got it past his own feet. Well Jeff, at least it didn’t go backwards… The post Jeff Francoeur throws ball about one foot appeared first on The Outside Corner.
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur and Non-Pitchers Pitching In the Game Today

There seems to be an urge to consider Jeff Francoeur‘s Tuesday pitching appearance symbolic. Francoeur’s an outfielder called on to pitch, and he went two innings in a blowout because the bullpen phone was off the hook, and at one point he had to reassure a coach on the field he still had something left […]
Via Fangraphs
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies bullpen phone is left off hook during brutal game

It was a wild scene at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Tuesday. After all, how often do you see a team mash 8 home runs AND witness an outfielder throw 43 pitches in the same game? But that’s exactly what went down during the Baltimore Orioles’ 19-3 throttling of the Philadelphia Phillies. The eight...Read More The post Phillies bullpen phone is left off hook and Jeff Francoeur...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur threw *two* innings for the Phillies on Sunday

Just how bad are things going for the Philadelphia Phillies right now? During Tuesday’s 19-3 thrashing at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles, they brought Jeff Francoeur to the mound. But Frenchy didn’t just pitch one inning – Ryne Sandberg and company let him throw TWO innings. It seems like Sandberg wanted to pull Francoeur before the end of the eighth inning, but pitching...
Via The Outside Corner
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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