How bad were the Phillies against Baltimore tonight? So bad they had to bring in Jeff Francoeur to pitch. Except that Francoeur couldn’t get anybody out, so pitching coach Bob McClure tried to call down to the bullpen to get a real pitcher up. One problem: the bullpen phone was off the hook after Philadelphia found…
Jeff Francoeur was called up the San Diego Padres today. Congrats, Frenchy! As he was making his way back to the bigs, though, his teammates revealed today that they had made him the victim of one more prank.
Jeff Francoeur's currently playing for the El Paso Chihuahuas, the Padres' Triple-A affiliate, and he was recently the victim of a truly funny month-long prank at the hands of his teammates.
Jeff Francoeur hit a triple last night, something he's only done 24 times in his eight-plus seasons in the majors. But the occasion didn't call for high fives or fist bumps with Royals third-base coach Eddie Rodriguez. Nope. The only way to react was for Francoeur to touch two more.
Forget numbers. This is the difference between Kansas City's favorite .241 hitter on the road versus at home. At home, Frenchy endears himself by sending C-notes into the stands, an encouragement for fans to buy a round of beers on him. But on the road, as you can see in the video below from last night's game in…
Three weeks ago, Jeff Francoeur had 20 pizzas sent to fans in a right-field section in Oakland. And last night, at a game in which he was part of the promotion, Francoeur did a little something for the home folks in Kansas City.
We're not sure if someone has got it in for Ryan Doumit over at Yahoo, but as you can see, a typo (??) credits Jeff Francoeur with his 100th assist after doubling up Joe Mauer on "Ryan Doormat's liner to right-center."
We brought you the preliminary details of this courtship in HOTFUCKINGSTOVE yesterday, but we buried the lead. Jeff Francoeur didn't just lure fatass reclamation project du jour Jonathan Broxton to the Kansas City Royals by taking him on a bow-hunting trip. Francoeur lured Broxton by taking him on a bow-hunting trip…
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Sayeth Frenchie: "I always wanted to know what it was like to play meaningful baseball in New York and I'm going to have the opportunity." Status: Told. [NYDN]
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