Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:30:16 -0800
Cleveland Indians 1B Jesus Aguilar, OF Michael Brantley, OF Matt Carson, 3B Lonnie Chisenhall, OF Jeff Francoeur, 2B Jason Kipnis, 1B Bryan LaHair, SS Francisco Lindor, P Carlos Moncrief and INF Jose X. Ramirez are among the early arrivals at the team's spring training facility.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:03:42 -0800
The Cleveland Indians have 22 non-roster invitees headed for spring training. The pitchers include David Aardsma, Scott Atchison, Travis Banwart, Matt Capps, Tyler Cloyd, Shaun Marcum, J.C. Ramirez and Michael Zagurski. The catchers include Luke Carlin, Jake Lowery, Roberto Perez, Matt Treanor and Tony Wolters. The infielders are Elliot Johnson, Jason Giambi, Francisco Lindor, Ryan Rohlinger and Joey Wendle, while the outfielders are comprised of Matt Carson, Jeff Francoeur, Nyjer Morgan and Tyler Naquin.
Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:24:23 -0800
Updating a previous item, Cleveland Indians OF Jeff Francoeur will get $1 million if he makes the major league roster out of spring training. Francoeur would then have a chance to earn up to $1.5 million in performance bonuses.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:19:48 -0800
The Cleveland Indians officially signed free-agent OF Jeff Francoeur (Giants) to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training Monday, Jan. 6.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:40:23 -0800
The Cleveland Indians are close to signing free-agent OF Jeff Francoeur (Giants) to a minor league deal.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:33:06 -0800
Free-agent OF Jeff Francoeur (Giants) had LASIK surgery during the offseason and is looking to latch on somewhere as an extra outfielder. He also will abandon the 35-ounce bat he used in 2013.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:38:17 -0700
The San Francisco Giants placed SP Chad Gaudin (hand) on the 15-day disabled list with carpal tunnel Tuesday, Aug. 20, and designated OF Jeff Francoeur for assignment. Also, the team recalled Ps Michael Kickham and Jean Machi from Triple-A Fresno. SP Barry Zito will now start against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, Aug. 21.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 15:58:42 -0700
San Francisco Giants 1B Brett Pill will start taking fly balls in left field, and the team is ready to move on from OF Jeff Francoeur against left-handed pitchers.
Fantasy Tip: Pill may maintain some value in NL-only leagues if he starts to play regularly in left field. This remains to be seen, but he should be owned in those arenas just in case.
Sat, 13 Jul 2013 15:39:13 -0700
The San Francisco Giants have activated RP Santiago Casilla (knee) from the 15-day disabled list and have purchased the contract of OF Jeff Francoeur. The team also optioned 2B Nick Noonan and RP Jean Machi to Triple-A Fresno.
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 19:49:44 -0700
San Francisco Giants OF Jeff Francoeur is expected to join the club Saturday, July 13, and he will form a platoon in left field with OF Kensuke Tanaka. "With Tanaka, the way he's playing, he'll be in there for the most part against right-handers," manager Bruce Bochy said Friday, July 12.