Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:12:07 -0800
Free-agent 1B Juan Francisco (Japanese League) signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday, Feb. 14, which also includes an invitation to spring training.
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:02:10 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays INF Juan Francisco will earn a base salary of $2 million plus incentives if he makes the 25-man roster. If he does not make the team, he can opt out of his deal on April 5.
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 05:52:28 -0800
Free-agent 3B Juan Francisco (Red Sox) was signed by the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, Jan. 10.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 13:40:10 -0800
The Boston Red Sox did not offer a contract to 1B Juan Francisco. Francisco had been designated for assignment. All 28 other players unsigned on the roster were tendered.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:13:37 -0800
Boston Red Sox 1B Juan Francisco was designated for assignment Tuesday, Nov. 25.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:36:51 -0800
The Boston Red Sox claimed 1B Juan Francisco off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:43:08 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays 3B Juan Francisco is not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 29, against the New York Yankees.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:24:55 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays OF Colby Rasmus (illness) was scratched from the starting lineup Tuesday, Aug. 26. OF Kevin Pillar will play center field and bat eighth. 3B Juan Francisco and C Josh Thole will each move up the batting order a spot.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:12:17 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays 1B Juan Francisco is not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 15, against the Chicago White Sox.
Fantasy Tip: With Edwin Encarnacion back, Francisco will see fewer at-bats. He will likely enter a platoon with Danny Valencia at third base.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:26:20 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays OF Anthony Gose will be optioned to Triple-A Buffalo Friday, Aug. 15, to make room for 1B Edwin Encarnacion's (quadriceps) return from the disabled list. General manager Alex Anthopoulos confirmed that Encarnacion will be in the lineup against the Chicago White Sox Friday.
Fantasy Tip: Encarnacion's return will definitely be welcomed by all of his owners. Get him back into your lineups immediately. Juan Francisco, who has struggled mightily recently, will now find it even harder to find playing time. He could be downgraded to a platoon option at third base with Danny Valencia.