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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...
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Phillies take game two of doubleheader

View image | Final: Phillies 8, Nationals 5 WP: Gonzalez (-) LP: Roark (-) SV: Papelbon () Philadelphia, PA- Phillies played two today, losing game one 3 to 2. Both Phillies runs came off the bat of Jeff Francoeur. Game two was a much different story for the Phillies...
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Phillies Jeff Francoeur makes a play more reminiscent of your 7 year-old in tee ball

Jeff Francoeur, the RF for the Phillies, in his ELEVENTH season in the majors, made a play that you’re more used to seeing at the local little league park watching 7 year-olds.  Francoeur, by the way, has a career fielding percentage of .984 in RF. Ok, and now here it is again with some music [&hellip The post Phillies Jeff Francoeur makes a play more reminiscent of your 7...
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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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7 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 […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies’ bullpen phone off the hook results in Jeff Francoeur pitching extra (Video)

A communication issue with the bullpen phone resulted in Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur pitching more than the team would have liked in a 19-3 blowout loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. The Phillies were down 17-3 to the Orioles when they decided to have Frenchy pitch the seventh inning. He retired the side...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  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...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' veteran Jeff Francoeur: 'Worst trip I've ever been on'

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Jeff Francouer has been playing in the majors for 11 years now, but he's coming off what he referred to as the worst road trip of his veteran career. "Worst trip I've ever been on," Francoeur said after the Phillies' 19-3 rout at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles. "The way we lost games, we were in a bunch of games, and lost them in the end, one...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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