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Jeff Francoeur Will Finally Be Charlie Manuel's Reclamation Project

The Phillies once met with Jeff Francoeur to discuss signing him. Instead, Francoeur signed with the Kansas City Royals and spent two and a half mediocre years with the Royals. Then, Francoeur had mediocre stints with the San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres. The Phillies finally signed Francoeur...
Via Philliedelphia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur agrees to minor league deal with Phillies

  Former Gold Glove outfielder Jeff Francoeur has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. The club announced the deal Thursday along with minor league agreements for seven other players, including outfielder Xavier Paul and infielder Andres Blanco. Left-hander Elvis Araujo agreed to a one-year contract Thursday. Araujo had a 3.42 ERA and 11 saves for two...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Francoeur agrees to minor league deal with Phils

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Former Gold Glove outfielder Jeff Francoeur has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. The club announced the deal Thursday along with minor league agreements for seven other players, including outfielder Xavier Paul and infielder Andres Blanco. Left-hander Elvis Araujo agreed to a one-year contract Thursday. Araujo had a 3.42 ERA and...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Giants Look to Free Agency to Upgrade Left Field?

Ever since one Barry Lamar Bonds retired after the 2007 season, left field has been a continuous revolving door for the Giants. The team has had various players man the position, some effective, like Pat Burrell, and some not, like Jeff Francoeur, No one player has stuck for any long stretch of time, though. Burrell got old fast, Fred Lewis fell down a lot, Melky Cabrera got busted...
Via BaySportsNet
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies sign OF Francoeur, more to minor league deals

Jeff Francoeur It was announced on Thursday that the Phillies and outfielder Jeff Francoeur have agreed to terms on a minor league contract. The agreement includes an invitation to spring training. Last season for Triple-A El Paso in the Padres organization, Francoeur tallied a .289 batting average with 15 homers and 69 RBI in 115 games. In 10 big league games with San Diego in...
Via Phillies Nation
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur Highlights Phillies Minor League Signings

#169335759 / gettyimages.com With all of the rumors swirling around the Major League club, the Phillies made some minor league signings today, completing agreements with eight players as non-roster invitees, including Jeff Francoeur. Phillies sign OF Jeff Francoeur and seven others to Minor League contracts as non-roster invitees to spring...
Via Philliedelphia
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres designate Jeff Francoeur for assignment

The San Diego Padres have designated outfielder Jeff Francoeur for assignment. Francoeur’s three week stay with the Padres ends with a 2-for-24 line with seven strikeouts. With no one expected to make a claim on him Francoeur will either have the option of reporting to Triple-A El Paso or electing for free agency. The 30-year-old Francoeur has not contributed much since the 2011...
Via Tireball.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Promote OF Liriano; DFA Francoeur

The San Diego Padres official announced this morning that outfield prospect Rymer Liriano would be promoted to the big league club from Triple-A El Paso, and in a corresponding move, announced that veteran outfielder Jeff Francoeur would be designated for assignment. Liriano, touted as the Padres #6 prospect, has been a part of the Padres organization since 2008 when he was picked...
Via Friarhood
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pick your poison: Sloppy defense, poor pitching and not-so-clutch hitting burn the Birds

Look at it this way: The Cardinals have nowhere to go but up after their 12-1 loss at San Diego Wednesday night. It was that ugly. For example: They gave up eight runs in one inning, three scoring when Jhonny Peralta let a grounder go right between his legs with the bases loaded. It somehow was scored a double. Rookies Oscar Taveras and Kolten Wong let a routine pop fall between...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Minor League Pitcher Hits Batter, Catcher and Ump on One Pitch

He must be stopped before there is no baseball left. - – - – - Also see … Struggling minor league pitcher sent down to work as mechanic VIDEO: Idiot Jeff Francoeur thought a teammate was deaf for a month VIDEO: Minor league player drop-kicked by sky diver   The post VIDEO: Minor League Pitcher Hits Batter, Catcher and Ump on One Pitch appeared first on SportsPickle.
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Triple Play: David Price, Carlos Santana, Jeff Francoeur

Welcome to the Triple Play. In this week’s edition, we look at the hottest pitcher in baseball, the player most named in trade rumors (who happens to be one and the same), and more, including a brief review of the latest baseball book by John Feinstein. We also examine one of the more idiotic baseball ideas to be suggested in my lifetime.   Who’s Hot? David Price, Tampa...
Via i70baseball
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Day Pictures: Braves vs Padres 7-26-2014

@groupcse Exciting! I'd love to go! #FrancoeurFan — Lauren T. (@BravesLove) July 24, 2014             Everyone will tell you this about Jeff Francoeur: "He's one of the nicest Braves I've ever met." And it's true - he's one of the nicest, goofiest, kind-hearted Braves I've ever spoken with. That's just his personality. I do wish he'd had success as a Brave, but life doesn...
Via Love My Bravos
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet the man behind the epic pranks on Jeff Francoeur

Jeff Francoeur's foray back into the minor leagues has produced two particularly hilarious moments this season. The first, when his El Paso Chihuahuas teammates convinced him that teammate Jorge Reyes was deaf (he's not) and the second, when he dared to use the coaches bathroom and his teammates retaliated by forcing him to find another way out of the room (he chose the ceiling)...
Via Fox Sports West
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 100 (SD at CHC)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending 100 games watching awful baseball and your starting centerfielder getting suspended for 25 games.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (44-56) defeated the Chicago Cubs (41-58) by a score of 8-3 in the second game of a three game series at Wrigley Field. Ian Kennedy...
Via Padres Public
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur pranked again, trapped in coaches’ bathroom (Video)

Jeff Francoeur was called up to the big leagues by the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, so his minor league teammates from Triple-A El Paso decided to give him a going away present. Cody Decker, who has 13 home runs for the Chihuahuas this season, produced yet another video in which the team runs a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur Gets Got Once Again

Rarely is the sequel as good as the original and, hardly ever, is it better.  This is not one of those times. Back in April, Jeff Francoeur’s teammates with the El Paso Chihuahuas convinced him that reliever Jorge Reyes was deaf.  And the best part…they kept up the charade for weeks.  So, on the eve of Francoeur getting promoted to the San Diego Padres…his teammates struck...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Promote Francoeur; Maybin Suspended

The carousel that is the San Diego Padres 25-man roster continues at full speed into the end of July as the team has promoted outfielder Jeff Francoeur from Triple-A El Paso. Francoeur’s call-up to the Majors became necessary following the suspension of outfielder Cameron Maybin who violated MLB’s drug use policy by testing positive for amphetamines. Maybin will be serving a...
Via Friarhood
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur’s Triple-A Teammates Successfully Prank Him Once Again (Video)

Outfielder-turned-pitcher Jeff Francoeur was reportedly called up by the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, and while that’s great news for his career, that unfortunately means the end of his minor-league teammates pranking him. Thankfully, though, the El Paso Chihuahuas got one more prank in before Francoeur was promoted to the bigs. Back in April, Francoeur’s Triple-A teammates...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s another hilarious Jeff Francoeur 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 Bloguin Best
July 23, 2014  |  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

Padres’ Minor League Team Again Pulls Epic Prank On Jeff Francoeur

As if one time wasn’t enough to prank Jeff Francoeur, several Chihuahuas players went after the 30-year-old outfielder who was called up to the Padres this afternoon. Francoeur, who did some pitching with the Padres’ Triple-A team, was trapped by his teammates after going into the coaches’ bathroom.  Here’s the previous prank in which his teammates convince him […]...
Via Diehardsport
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The El Paso Chihuahuas Locked Jeff Francoeur in the Coach's Bathroom

Jeff Francoeur used the El Paso Chihuahuas's coach's bathroom. A no-no. So they locked him in. Meh. [Deadspin]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cody Decker Presents: “Frenchy Number Two”

America’s favorite perpetrator of practical jokes against outfielder Jeff Francoeur is back again with another practical joke against outfielder Jeff Francoeur. This time with a possible misdemeanor of false imprisonment as the punchline. El Paso Chihuahua’s Utility Man and Self-Proclaimed Writer/Director/Editor Cody Decker takes his pranking to the next level in this new video...
Via Friarhood
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

MadFriars' Players of the Month for June

MadFriars' Player of the Month: June Every month, MadFriars looks at the best performers across the Padres' minor league affiliates. Some interesting performances in June, which saw a few call-ups to the big club and few players that are beginning to put together sustained success. El Paso Chihuahuas (13-15) 1B/OF Jake Goebbert, who was acquired from the A's in the Kyle Blanks trade...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-21-14

Trea Turner helped continue the Emeralds win streak with his hot hitting as the Emeralds won 6-1. The Chihuahuas enjoyed an offensive explosion as they beat the Storm Chasers 12-3.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Jeff Francoeur Pitching Prospect of the Day: Colin Rea   El Paso Chihuahuas 12, Omaha Storm Chasers 3 Tyler Greene – SS: 3-4, BB, K, 2 Runs scored Brooks Conrad – 2B...
Via Friarhood
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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