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JEFF FRANCOEUR RUMORS

Jeff Francoeur is still a blast to watch

Jeff Francoeur is a bad baseball player on a bad baseball team. Now 31, the days of “The Natural” are long over. Francoeur has turned into a journeyman since the Braves dumped him onto the Mets in 2009 for Ryan Church, playing for the Mets, Rangers, Royals, Giants, Padres, and Phillies in the majors over the past six seasons. He hasn’t played in as many as 100 games with...
Via The Outside Corner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies edge Pirates on play at the plate

Jeff Francoeur threw out the potential game-tying run at home plate in the top of the ninth to preserve the Phillies' 3-2 win over the Pirates on Wednesday night.
Via Philly Sports Live
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Braves Shine in Phil’s Victory

  Philadelphia Phillies’ Jeff Francoeur (3) is safe at third with an RBI-triple as Atlanta Braves third baseman Alberto Callaspo (1) applies the late tag in the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 4, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Jeff Francoeur, who spent the first five years of his career as a Brave, went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, two RBIs and...
Via The Sports Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur on low expectations: "Screw that...we're going to...play hard"

View image | gettyimages.com Jeff Francoeur knows what it's like to have high expectations placed upon a player. Once dubbed "The Natural" on the cover of a 2005 issue of Sports Illustrated, Francoeur is someone who had high expectations for his career from the very start. Coming up with the...
Via Philliedelphia
April 09, 2015  |  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

Francoeur a Long Shot for Tribe

The Cleveland Indians open the 2014 season with new expectations despite many questions. The Indians’ 25-man roster will look different than the group that won 92 games and lost the American League Wild Card game to the Tampa Bay Rays. While the roster may change and the expectations grow, Cleveland will need answer many questions this spring before opening the season in Oakland...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 03, 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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