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Jeff Francoeur

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  • Colon 1st In Majors To 6 Wins, Mets Beat Phillies 7-4

    Colon 1st In Majors To 6 Wins, Mets Beat Phillies 7-4
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bartolo Colon is getting better with age. Colon became the first pitcher in the majors with six wins, and Curtis Granderson hit a two-run homer to lead the New York Mets over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Sunday. Colon (6-...
  • Chad Billingsley feeling more comfortable but Phillies lose to Mets 7-4

    Chad Billingsley feeling more comfortable but Phillies lose to Mets 7-4
    PHILADELPHIA — For the most part, Chad Billingsley looked, and felt, much better in his second major league outing in two years than in his first start last week. It just seemed like he ran out of gas. The right-hander cruised through the first...
  • Maikel Franco is headed to Philadelphia. The question remains: When?

    Maikel Franco is headed to Philadelphia. The question remains: When?
    Maikel Franco got himself out in his first at-bat Friday night with two Lehigh Valley runners on base and one out against Gwinnett. He swung at pitcher's pitches and without discipline, something IronPigs fans and coaches have seen before. "Gwinnett...
  • Brian Bogusevic stays hot, so do the Lehigh Valley IronPigs

    Brian Bogusevic stays hot, so do the Lehigh Valley IronPigs
    Brian Bogusevic drilled the sixth pitch of his first at-bat Friday night and nearly hit Gwinnett pitcher Manny Banuelos in the head. It was one of the few things the Lehigh Valley outfielder has missed of late. The first-inning single gave Bogusevic...
  • Simmons, Freeman power Braves past Philadelphia

    Simmons, Freeman power Braves past Philadelphia
    ATLANTA — Andrelton Simmons had three hits, including a homer, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs with three hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5 on Wednesday night. The Braves won two of three for their first series win...
  • Braves, Foltynewicz make it two in a row with 7-5 win against Phillies

    ATLANTA Three and a half weeks. That's how long it had been since the Braves won consecutive games. They ended the drought with a 7-5 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night at Turner Field. Rookie pitcher Mike Foltynewicz did his...
  • Phillies beat Braves 5-2 behind Francoeur, Harang

    Phillies beat Braves 5-2 behind Francoeur, Harang
    ATLANTA — Jeff Francoeur was desperate for a breakout game after 19 straight at-bats without a hit. A return to Atlanta, where he played his first five major league seasons, was the perfect setting for a dramatic recovery. Francoeur had...
  • Phillies get results on all fronts, defeat Braves, 5-2

    ATLANTA The day after eclipsing five runs for only the second time this season, the Phillies managed a season-high 14 hits Monday night. They combined them with another quality start on the mound and mostly effective bullpen work, a formula that, although...
  • Philadelphia Phillies option struggling Dom Brown to Lehigh Valley IronPigs

    Dom Brown expected to be playing his last game Tuesday night at Triple-A Lehigh Valley before catching a plane to St. Louis to join the Phillies. The Phillies apparently expected more than a .139 batting average in nine rehab games with the IronPigs,...
  • Braves hand Phillies walk-off win on fourth error

    Braves hand Phillies walk-off win on fourth error
    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies came into Friday night struggling defensively, tied for the league lead in errors with 17. They faced the Atlanta Braves, who had the best fielding percentage in baseball (.993). You wouldn't have known by watching....
  • Record-low attendance at Citizens Bank Park for Phillies' 9-1 loss

    Record-low attendance at Citizens Bank Park for Phillies' 9-1 loss
    PHILADELPHIA — After Wednesday night's sloppy loss to the Miami Marlins, in which the Phillies committed three errors and allowed five unearned runs, Cole Hamels said he hoped the team got that type of play out of its system. That wasn't the case....