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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...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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 The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Francoeur does it all, good and bad, for Phils in loss of twin bill opener

View image | gettyimages.com Final: Nationals 3, Phillies 2 WP: Stephen Strasburg (5-5, 5.49) LP: Kevin Correia (0-2, 3.60) SV: Drew Storen (32) Philadelphia, PA- Jeff Francoeur giveth, and Jeff Francoeur throweth away. Frenchy's solo shot in the second gave the Phillies a 1-0 lead over Stephen Strasburg and the...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies GM: bullpen-phone mishap never can happen again

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies won't miss another call to the bullpen. With outfielder Jeff Francoeur pitching in the eighth Tuesday, his second inning of a 19-3 loss at Baltimore, pitching coach Bob McClure tried to call the bullpen to get someone to warmup as Francoeur's pitch count rose. But the phone was off the hook. McClure resorted to waiving a white towel to...
Via AP on Fox
16 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 […]
Via Fangraphs
16 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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Leave Bullpen Phone Off Hook; Try To Summon Reliever With Towel (Video)

It’s well past time for the Philadelphia Phillies to wave the white towel at this season, but this isn’t what we had in mind. As if losing 19-3 and giving up eight home runs wasn’t embarrassing enough, the Phillies hit a new low Tuesday night when manager Ryne Sandberg was unable to summon a fifth relief pitcher into the game. The problem? Somebody...
Via NESN.com
17 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles hit eight homers and destroy Philadelphia Phillies

It was a night the Baltimore Orioles want to remember, yet a night the Philadelphia Phillies need to forget. Baseball’s worst team might have hit rock bottom last night with a 19-3 loss to the Orioles in Camden Yards. The blowout clinched the Phillies’ first winless eight-game road trip since 1883, the franchise’s inaugural season. They had not allowed this many runs in a...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies couldn't get a relief pitcher because the bullpen phone was off the hook

Jeff Francoeur pitched for the Phillies last night. Pitching coach Bob McClure tried to call down to the bullpen to get a pitcher up as Frenchie was extending the game just a bit too long.And the bullpen phone was off the hook.So? They waved the white flag.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 Phillies are Off the Hook

The bar was set low for the 2015 Phillies and last night they failed to clear it in Baltimore. This game tonight is the most 2015 Phillies game of the 2015 Phillies. — Macho Row (@Macho_Row) June 17, 2015 I honestly cannot remember the last time I watched a Phillies game quite that ugly from start to finish. If there is one single game that can be described as the low point...
Via Macho Row
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Utley berates Phillies pitching coach during mound visit

Nothing seemed to go right for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 19-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, which had the Phils' tempers flaring. By the end of the bottom of the first, the Phillies were trailing 6-0 after starter Jerome Williams gave up six earned runs while only lasting two-thirds of an inning. The game would see five different Phillies pitchers, the latter of...
Via Fox Sports
17 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
17 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 Bloguin Best
17 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Comic Relief: Jeff Francoeur pitched tonight for the Philadelphia Phillies tonight

A soft spot in my heart starts to race when I see a position player take the mound.  There’s something about the event that makes me get excited.  Maybe its the possibility that some diamond in the rough will come out of nowhere, or we will see some crazy reverse Rick Ankiel situation. That’s why the Philadelphia Phillies‘ Jeff Francoeur is one of my dream scenarios.  He...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies Stop 3 Game Skid With Win over San Francisco Giants

Philadelphia Phillies’ Jeff Francoeur celebrates the win with teammates following the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 6-4. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) After going 2-10 in their last 12 games, the Philadelphia Phillies managed to avoid the 3 game sweep at the hands of the San Francisco Giants...
Via The Sports Journal
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Francoeur delivers clutch hit; Herrera, Franco homer in Phillies win

View image | gettyimages.com With the go-ahead run on third, the Phillies countered Bruce Bochy's pitching change for left-hander Javier Lopez with Jeff Francoeur. Francoeur has stepped up in clutch situations before this season and delivered again in the seventh inning. Francoeur's two-run double broke the tie and helped the...
Via Philliedelphia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Francoeur continues to make impact for Phillies

Whether offensive or defensive, good or bad, Jeff Francoeur makes plays that has the fans hold their breath. In the Phillies' 7-5 loss to the Giants on Saturday, Francoeur helped ignite the scoring for both the Phillies and Giants.
Via Philly Sports Live
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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