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Athletics Nation Jan 9, 2015

Athletics 2014 season review: Jeff Francis earns first career save

Three different players wore No. 29 for the Oakland Athletics this year. The first was Sam Fuld before he went to the Twins, but he switched to No. 23 when he came back so we already covered him. The next was Jeff Francis, who joined the team for a couple of months early in the summer. After Francis was shipped out in mid-July, Jeff Samardzija finished out the season with the number. Let's go in chronological order and look at Francis first. Also, it just happens to be Francis' birthday today (for like two more hours, at least), so happy birthday Jeff! Player profile Name: Jeff Francis, aka...

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