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Jeff Francoeur

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  • Phillies set Opening Day roster; Francoeur, Ruf make team

    Phillies set Opening Day roster; Francoeur, Ruf make team
    The Philadelphia Phillies finalized their Opening Day roster Sunday, selecting the contracts of outfielder Jeff Francoeur and infielder Andres Blanco and keeping Darin Ruf as an infielder. The Phillies, who open the 2015 season Monday against the Red...
  • Expectations quite low for the 2015 Phillies

    Expectations quite low for the 2015 Phillies
    No team is picked to win fewer games this season than the Philadelphia Phillies. Rebuilding isn't easy. After dominating the NL East from 2007-11, capturing five division titles, two pennants and one World Series championship, the Phillies have...
  • Cole Hamels set to face Red Sox, not join them

    Cole Hamels set to face Red Sox, not join them
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cole Hamels will still be wearing red pinstripes and pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies against Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez and the Boston Red Sox on Opening day. Not the other way around. The ace left-hander has...
  • Aaron Harang struggles, but Phillies win in ninth on Ben Revere's two-run homer

    Aaron Harang struggles, but Phillies win in ninth on Ben Revere's two-run homer
    PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Harang's first appearance at Citizens Bank Park as a Phillies starter on Friday night didn't exactly spur confidence in him or the team. Harang gave up two runs to the Pirates before getting an out in the first game of the On-...
  • Phillippe Aumont, Brian Bogusevic trimmed from Phillies camp

    Phillippe Aumont, Brian Bogusevic trimmed from Phillies camp
    The Phillies moved a little closer to the 25-man roster they'll need for Opening Day Wednesday morning. They reassigned outfielder Brian Bogusevic to minor league camp and outrighted right-hander Phillippe Aumont to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Righty Miguel...
  • Phillies performance "unacceptable" as Zach Eflin faces major league hitters for first time

    Phillies performance "unacceptable" as Zach Eflin faces major league hitters for first time
    BRADENTON, Fla. — Instead of beginning to create momentum going into the regular season, like manager Ryne Sandberg was hoping would occur at this point in spring training, things seem to be getting worse for the Phillies. One of the only things...
  • Aaron Nola didn't start against Yankees, but still threw three innings of scoreless ball in spring debut

    Aaron Nola didn't start against Yankees, but still threw three innings of scoreless ball in spring debut
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Aaron Nola, who faced major league hitters for the first time in his career Friday at Bright House Field, didn't get a chance to talk to Cole Hamels before his outing. Hamels would have advised him: Don't try to do too much....
  • Chase Utley has 2 hits, Phillies beat Yankees 7-3

    Chase Utley has 2 hits, Phillies beat Yankees 7-3
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Chase Utley had two hits and a walk as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees 7-3 on Thursday night. Utley, slowed by a right ankle injury, has been limited to designated hitter, but Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg...
  • Sanchez roughed up, Bogusevic 2 HRs as Phillies top Tigers

    Sanchez roughed up, Bogusevic 2 HRs as Phillies top Tigers
    LAKELAND, Fla. — Anibal Sanchez was roughed up for the second time this spring, allowing two home runs to Brian Bogusevic as the split-squad Detroit Tigers lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Saturday. Sanchez gave up four runs on four hits...
  • Williams pitches three innings in Phillies' 6-5 win over Tigers

    Williams pitches three innings in Phillies' 6-5 win over Tigers
    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Jerome Williams allowed two runs over three innings and Jeff Francoeur had two hits and a stolen base to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the split-squad Detroit Tigers 6-5 Thursday afternoon. Williams, who started for...
  • Hamels struggles with command in 3-2 Phillies win over Pirates

    Hamels struggles with command in 3-2 Phillies win over Pirates
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels allowed Jordy Mercer's two-run home run in the third inning and the Phillies rallied in the sixth to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday. Making his second start of the spring,...