Jeff Francis 53 | Pitcher

New York Yankees

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Sat. July 12, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Francis joined the Yankees on Saturday following Friday's trade with the Athletics, Erik Boland of Newsday reports. Impact: Designated for assignment on July 3, Francis will provide pitching depth to a Yankees squad that took another hit with Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) landing on the DL. Francis requires much stretching out before he'll be considered for a starting role, as he holds a 5.89 ERA, 1.036 WHIP, and 6.87 K/9 in 18.1 innings across 10 major league appearances this season.(RotoWire, )
Fri. July 11, 2014
News: The New York Yankees have obtained Francis from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named and cash. Impact: The 33-year-old Francis was claimed off waivers by the A's from Cincinnati on May 18 and went 0-1 with his first career save and a 6.08 ERA in nine relief appearances with Oakland. He was designated for assignment July 3 when Eric O'Flaherty was reinstated from the disabled list. (STATS, 6:13pm)
Fri. July 11, 2014
News: The Athletics traded Francis to the Yankees on Friday, Jerry Crasnick of reports. Impact: It's not exactly clear what the A's are getting in return, but it may very well be cash considerations after the team designated Francis for assignment last week. Francis has posted a 5.89 ERA in 10 appearances between Oakland and Cincinnati this season, but the Yankees figure to get him stretched back out, as they are in need of starting pitching depth with Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) out for an extended period.(RotoWire, )
Jeff Francis
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 5"  Wt: 220  Age: 33
Bats: L  Throws: L
Born: 1/8/1981, Vancouver, British Columbia
College: British Columbia
Debut: 2004
Salary: n/a
Injury Status
No Current Injury