It’s that time of year where MLB teams need to make a decision on their arbitration-eligible players in regards to tendering or not tendering a contract to them.
For the Boston Red Sox, they had three players in Juan Francisco, Daniel Nava and Junichi Tazawa.
Unfortunately for Francisco, he was non-tendered by the Red Sox making him a free agent. Francisco had been designated for...
Juan Francisco’s tenure with the Boston Red Sox was short lived. The team announced today that they will not tender a contract to the third baseman for the 2015 season. Francisco, 27 was claimed off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on November 19th. He was subsequently designated for assignment on November 25th to make room […]
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Juan Francisco’s tenure with the Boston Red Sox lasted 13 days.
The Red Sox announced Tuesday that Francisco has not been tendered a contract for the 2015 season. The infielder was claimed off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Nov. 19 and designated for assignment last week when the Red Sox agreed to a four-year contract...
Juan Francisco is staying in the AL East. Today, the Boston Red Sox, laid claim on the former Toronto Blue Jay.
Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing WriterWhile all the hype in Boston has been about potential moves (Pablo Sandoval or Jon Lester signings), the Red Sox actually made a move today. Boston claimed 27 year old corner infielder Juan Francisco off of waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. He hit .220 with 16 homer runs and 43 RBIs last season. Francisco is actually very comparable...
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The Boston Red Sox acquired an infielder not named Pablo Sandoval.
The Red Sox claimed third baseman/first baseman Juan Francisco off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Francisco could serve as insurance in the event Boston doesn’t land a third baseman this offseason. The 27-year-old hit .220 with 16 homers...
The Boston Red Sox have claimed infielder Juan Francisco off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
Francisco played 106 games for the Blue Jays last season, batting .220 with 16 home runs and 43 RBI.
He has played both first and third base in a major league career that also includes stops in Cincinnati, Atlanta and Milwaukee. In 404 games, he has batted .236 with 48 homers and 152 RBI.
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago
(USAToday Sports)Now this is an interesting move. The Red Sox claimed left-handed-hitting 3B/1B Juan Francisco off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. This may be nothing more than 'Panda Fail Insurance' and/or a boost to the 2015 bench. Francisco strikes-out a lot (116 times in 108 games in 2014), and is not that great defensively—but he does have some pop (16 HRs in 2014). The...
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