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.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:27:22 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays activated 1B Adam Lind (foot) from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, Aug. 12.
Fantasy Tip: Get Lind back into your lineups immediately. His return probably will hurt the playing time of Juan Francisco, who will now likely enter into some sort of platoon with Danny Valencia at third base when Lind isn't used as the designated hitter.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:30:49 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have placed 3B Brett Lawrie (oblique) on the 15-day disabled list because of an oblique strain. The team also recalled RP Rob Rasmussen from Triple-A Buffalo.
Fantasy Tip: Lawrie goes right back on the disabled list and could miss the rest of the month of August. Munenori Kawasaki and Danny Valencia could receive time at the position, but Juan Francisco could become the regular starter when Adam Lind returns to the lineup. Kawasaki and Valencia probably are short-term options in AL-only leagues while Francisco could help in some mixed leagues.