JEFF FRANCOEUR NEWS

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...
Via Fox Sports
5 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Francoeur's 10th-inning HR gives Phillies 5-3 win over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) Jeff Francoeur hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning and the Philadelphia Phillies, who had rallied in the ninth, beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Friday. Francoeur drove his game-winner deep into the bleachers in left field off Cubs reliever Rafael Soriano, who came in for James Russell (0-2), who gave up a leadoff single to Cesar Hernandez in the 10th....
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur: Not worth the Phillies trading?

View image | gettyimages.com 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hot Francoeur earns more playing time

The Phillies' lineup for Monday's game against the Rays hasn't been announced yet. But Jeff Francoeur has already been assured that he'll be in it.
Via Philly Sports Live
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur Walks Phillies Off To Complete the Sweep

Wikipedia Commons Final: Phillies 8, Marlins 7 WP: Neris (1-0) LP: Ramos (0-2) Philadelphia, PA- Phillies (32-62) started the second half with two wins out of the box over the Marlins (38-54). The Phillies sent Cole Hamels to the hill with scouts coming from all over to watch what could...
Via Philliedelphia
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Francoeur homers to lead Phillies past Marlins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jeff Francoeur hit a pinch-hit three-run home run in Philadelphia's four-run eighth inning, leading the Phillies to a 6-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night in a matchup of two of the worst teams in baseball. Ryan Howard had an RBI for the Phillies, who snapped a five-game losing streak while winning for just the eighth time in their last 34 games....
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins fall to Phillies thanks to 4-run 8th inning

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jeff Francoeur hit a pinch-hit three-run home run in Philadelphia's four-run eighth inning, leading the Phillies to a 6-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night in a matchup of two of the worst teams in baseball. Ryan Howard had an RBI for the Phillies, who snapped a five-game losing streak while winning for just the eighth time in their last 34 games...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins fall to Phillies thanks to 4-run 8th inning

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jeff Francoeur hit a pinch-hit three-run home run in Philadelphia's four-run eighth inning, leading the Phillies to a 6-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night in a matchup of two of the worst teams in baseball. Ryan Howard had an RBI for the Phillies, who snapped a five-game losing streak while winning for just the eighth time in their last 34 games...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pirates interested in Ben Revere and Jeff Francoeur

The Pittsburgh Pirates are approaching the end of the first half on a high.  They boost a stellar record of 52-35 and are just 3.5 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals for sole possession of first place in the NL Central Division.  They have the opportunity to seize control of a division that the Cardinals have been dominating for years now.  In order to do that they are seeking...
Via Baseball Essential
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Bright Spots for the Phillies at the All-Star Break

The Phillies are heading into the All-Star Break with 62 losses–the most losses any Phillies team has had before an All-Star Break since the Midsummer Classic’s conception back in 1933. The club is the only team in MLB not to hit 30 wins, and have the worst record in baseball at 29-62. They have ten more losses than the second-worst team in the league, the Milwaukee Brewers ...
Via Phillies Nation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates reportedly interested in Phillies outfielders Francoeur, Revere

The Pittsburgh Pirates are keeping close watch on the Philadelphia Phillies outfield. According to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pirates have talked to the Phillies about both Jeff Francoeur and Ben Revere. While the Pirates wouldn't have to make concessions to acquire the veteran Francoeur, Revere, a speedster who hits for average, is a much more highly coveted...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Show Interest in Revere, Frenchy

According to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pirates have shown interest in obtaining Phillies outfielders Ben Revere and Jeff Francoeur. At 52-35, the Pirates have the second-best record in the NL and are in the driver’s seat for a Wild Card position while keeping within arm’s length of the first place Cardinals but have seen injuries ravage their depth...
Via Phillies Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies outfielders, Ben Revere and Jeff Francoeur drawing trade interest

The Pittsburgh Pirates find themselves right in the middle of a division hunt and firmly ahead of the National League Wild Card race, and they are looking to add some depth in the outfield. The Pirates are interested in trading for Philadelphia Phillies‘ outfielder Ben Revere, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The Bucs also have interest in Jeff Francoeur...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten under-the-radar players to watch at the trade deadline

Yesterday, we took a look at the big names that may be on the move at this year’s trade deadline. Chances are your team won’t trade for any of those guys; instead, they’ll trade for a guy you kind of forgot was in the league before you look up his numbers and realize he’s been pretty good this year. That’s what always happens at the trade deadline. Those guys you’d...
Via The Outside Corner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies 7, Dodgers 2: Francoeur’d

Jeff Francoeur went 2-for-4 with a 2-run double and a solo home run. I could just end the recap right there — trust me, I almost did — and you’d know the outcome. But, that wouldn’t be fair to former Dodger and massively underrated in his time with the team Chad Billingsley. Oh, the Dodgers lost 7-2 to the hapless Phillies. Billingsley was pretty good, especially considering...
Via Dodgers Digest
23 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...
Via NESN.com
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies' Jeff Francoeur commits comedy of errors on ridiculous play

In his 11-year major-league career, Jeff Francoeur has committed 39 errors as a right fielder, but the error he made on Sunday ranks high as his worst ever, and provided some content that will surely be looped on blooper reels. In the fifth inning of the Philadelphia Phillies' game against the Washington Nationals on Sunday, Nats outfielder Denard Span hit a ball down the right field...
Via Fox Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff FrancoERROR Fumbles And Follies

Philadelphia Phillies veteran outfield Jeff Francoeur had a little difficulty fielding and throwing a double off the stick of Washington Nationals Denard Span. Frenchie sure makes for good TV if for nothing else. The post Jeff FrancoERROR Fumbles And Follies appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies take game two of doubleheader

View image | gettyimages.com 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...
Via Philliedelphia
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via No Coast Bias
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Francoeur sparks offense, lapses on defense

Jeff Francoeur provided most of the Phillies' entertainment in Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader at Citizens Bank Park. He homered, hit an RBI single and made a costly fielding error in a 3-2 loss to the Nationals.
Via Philly Sports Live
June 28, 2015  |  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.
Via Bloguin Best
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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