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Yankees designate Jeff Francis for assignment

Jul 28, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

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Two weeks ago the Yankees acquired Jeff Francis from the A’s as a roster reinforcement, but now they’ve designated the journeyman left-hander for assignment.

Francis made just two appearances for the Yankees, both in relief, which continues a pattern of him moving from team to team with very short stays. He’s become sort of like an all-time quarterback, but for teams that need a fifth starter or long reliever.

This season alone Francis has pitched for three different teams in the majors.

  1. missthemexpos - Jul 28, 2014 at 5:16 PM

    Bad day for pitchers from the Great White North.

    • proudlycanadian - Jul 28, 2014 at 5:26 PM

      He helped the Jays when they played against the Yankees. I am grateful.

  2. proudlycanadian - Jul 28, 2014 at 5:33 PM

    Unfortunately for Francis, Dan Johnson hit a 3 run homer off him on Saturday.

  3. pisano - Jul 28, 2014 at 6:22 PM

    Good move, this guy good days are behind him.

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