Thu, 03 Jul 2014 23:47:30 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Jeff Francoeur, who is currently at Triple-A El Paso, has a rolling opt-out clause in his contract and could soon leave if a major league opportunity arises. The Toronto Blue Jays are thought to be interested in Francoeur's services.
Fantasy Tip: Francoeur has a limited amount of fantasy value if he goes to Toronto. Not only does he carry a low batting average, he would strictly be a backup OF with the Blue Jays unless something happens to Jose Bautista, Colby Rasmus or Melky Cabrera.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:12:57 -0700
The San Diego Padres signed free-agent OF Jeff Francoeur (Indians) to a minor-league contract Tuesday, March 25. He'll head to the team's minor-league camp Wednesday, March 26.
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:49:08 -0700
The Cleveland Indians have released OF Jeff Francoeur.
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.