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.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:33:38 -0700
San Francisco Giants 2B Kensuke Tanaka, who played nine games in the outfield with Triple-A Fresno, is expected to be used some in the outfield, and he also might be asked to serve as the leadoff hitter to get the offense going. OF Jeff Francoeur will report to Fresno, but he could come up soon and be another option in left after the All-Star break. Tanaka hit .330 with a .392 on-base percentage at Fresno.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 06:14:00 -0700
The San Francisco Giants signed free-agent OF Jeff Francoeur (Royals) to an undisclosed deal.
Sun, 07 Jul 2013 20:54:15 -0700
The Cincinnati Reds have expressed an interest in free-agent OF Jeff Francoeur (Royals), according to a source. Two other unknown teams are also believed to have an interest.
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:43:35 -0700
The Kansas City Royals released OF Jeff Francoeur Friday, July 5, after recently designating him for assignment.
Sun, 30 Jun 2013 09:32:44 -0700
The New York Mets likely will not have interest in acquiring Kansas City Royals OF Jeff Francoeur, who was designated for assignment Saturday, June 29.