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Fantasy Update

Jul 28, 2014
Rotoworld
Yankees designated LHP Jeff Francis for assignment.
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 28, 2014
Yankees call up Zoilo Almonte, designate Jeff Francis for assignment

Yankees call up Zoilo Almonte, designate Jeff Francis for assignment

Almonte gives Yankees a fourth outfielder and bench bat that hits righties well

Zoilo recalled; Francis designated

Let’s see if the Yankees will use him this time… Outfielder Zoilo Almonte has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. To open a roster spot, left-handed reliever Jeff Francis has been designated for assignment. Almonte is a switch hitter, but it’s perhaps easiest to think of him as a left-handed power bat. He’s shown a pretty […] The post Zoilo recalled; Francis designated appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
New York Daily News Jul 23, 2014
Yankees Insider: Jeff Francis finally pitches, gets win

Yankees Insider: Jeff Francis finally pitches, gets win

Chase Headley wasn’t the only Yankee making the most of his debut Tuesday. Jeff Francis took the mound for the Yanks in the 14th and held off the Rangers, grabbing a win in his first outing in pinstripes.

Francis arrives ready to pitch

Still waiting for a lineup to be posted, but Jeff Francis has reported. Matt Daley’s locker was cleared out and he was saying his goodbyes, so it looks like he’s been option to make room on the roster. Francis said he hasn’t been told an exact role that he’ll, but he told the Yankees that […] The post Francis arrives ready to pitch appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Bronx Banter Jul 11, 2014

Why So Glum?

The Yanks traded for Jeff Francis today. They are in Baltimore this weekend to wrap...
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 11, 2014
Yankees trade for Jeff Francis as pitching options dwindle

Yankees trade for Jeff Francis as pitching options dwindle

Francis will be counted on to provide innings out of the bullpen

Pregame notes: Francis on his way (but with no clear role)

Sounds like Jeff Francis will join the Yankees sometime this weekend. What exactly he’ll do when he gets here remains a mystery. “Obviously he’s a guy that was stretched out but he is not now,” Joe Girardi said. “He’s a guy that’s probably in the 30-to-40-pitch range right now. We’ll talk to him when he […] The post Pregame notes: Francis on his way (but with no clear role) appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Oakland Tribune Jul 11, 2014

A's trade Francis to New York Yankees

The A's, faced with the likelihood of losing Jeff Francis to a waiver claim, traded the left-handed pitcher to the New York Yankees on Friday
Sacramento Bee Jul 11, 2014

Yankees acquire lefty Francis from A's

The New York Yankees acquired left-handed pitcher Jeff Francis in a trade with the Oakland Athletics on Friday.

Reaction: Yankees acquire Jeff Francis

BALTIMORE -- The Yankees acquired journeyman Jeff Francis on Friday. Jeff Francis#29 RPOakland Athletics2014 STATS GM10 W0 L2 BB3 K14 ERA5.89What it means: Brian Cashman will try to find little pieces to put together this pitching puzzle. I could see Francis possibly starting on Sunday or being part of the bullpen. Joe Girardi will fill us in later. Is he any good?: The A's designated him for assignment. As good as the A's are, what does that tell you?
New York Daily News Jul 11, 2014
Yankees acquire veteran lefty Jeff Francis from A’s

Yankees acquire veteran lefty Jeff Francis from A’s

The Yankees made a minor move Friday afternoon to add pitching depth, but presumably have more of this kind of work to do in the wake of Thursday’s news that Masahiro Tanaka has a partially-torn elbow ligament.
New York Post Jul 11, 2014

Yankees pick up veteran lefty Jeff Francis

With their starting rotation in tatters, the Yankees acquired veteran lefty Jeff Francis from the Oakland A’s on Friday in exchange for a player to be named later. The Yankees...

Yankees trade for Jeff Francis

The Yankees have added some more pitching depth. Today they made a minor trade for left-hander Jeff Francis. He comes over from the A’s with cash considerations for a player to be named later. The 33-year-old has a 5.89 ERA in 10 appearances (only one start). He’s been with both the Reds and A’s this […] The post Yankees trade for Jeff Francis appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Athletics Nation Jul 11, 2014
Trade: Athletics acquire

Trade: Athletics acquire "Cash Considerations" from New York Yankees for Jeff Francis

This is actually the completion of a three team deal involving Brad Mills, Jeff Francis, and a dollar (not confirmed). The Oakland Athletics traded Jeff Francis to the New York Yankees, Jerry Crasnick of espn.com reports. Jeff Francis was designated for assignment on July 3 to make room for Eric O'Flaherty's activation from the 60-day disabled list. In exchange, the A's received "Cash Considerations." It is not clear what position Considerations plays, or whether he will have a role on the Athletics in the future. Francis, 33, was claimed off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds on May 18 and...

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