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Indians invite OF Jeff Francoeur to spring training camp

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The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has signed free agent OF Jeff Francoeur to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League spring training camp.

Francoeur, who turns 30 on Wednesday, owns a career Major League batting average of .263 (1209-4603) with 250 doubles, 25 triples, 140 home runs and 618RBI in 1227 games with Atlanta, New York-NL, Texas, Kansas City and San Francisco. He has driven in at least 75 runs over four different campaigns (2006-07, 2009, 2011), owns a Rawlings Gold Glove (2007) and has the second-most assists (121) of any active Major League outfielder. As recent as 2011 for Kansas City he hit .285/.329/.476/.805 with 47 doubles (2nd in AL), 20HR & 87 RBI in 153 games. Jeff was hometown Atlanta's first round pick in the 2002 First-Year Player Draft out of Parkview High School in Lilburn, GA and split the 2013 season between the Royals and Giants.

The Indians now have extended eleven (12) non-roster invites to Major League camp.

 

PITCHERS (7)                    

ATCHISON, Scott, RHP

BANWART, Travis, RHP

CAPPS, Matt, RHP

CLOYD, Tyler, RHP

MARCUM, Shaun, RHP

RAMIREZ, J.C., RHP

ZAGUSKI, Mike, LHP

CATCHERS (1)                  

TREANOR, Matt

INFIELDERS (2)                 

GIAMBI, Jason

ROHLINGER, Ryan

OUTFIELDERS (2)                            

CARSON, Matt

FRANCOEUR, Jeff


Year

Team

AVG

G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

OBP

SLG

OPS

2005

Atlanta Braves

.300

70

257

41

77

20

1

14

45

11

58

3

2

.336

.549

.885

2006

Atlanta Braves

.260

162

651

83

169

24

6

29

103

23

132

1

6

.293

.449

.742

2007

Atlanta Braves

.293

162

642

84

188

40

0

19

105

42

129

5

2

.338

.444

.782

2008

Atlanta Braves

.239

155

599

70

143

33

3

11

71

39

111

0

1

.294

.359

.653

2009

Atlanta Braves

.250

82

304

32

76

12

2

5

35

12

46

5

1

.282

.352

.634

 

New York Mets

.311

75

289

40

90

20

2

10

41

11

46

1

3

.338

.498

.836

2010

New York Mets

.237

124

401

43

95

16

2

11

54

29

76

8

2

.293

.369

.662

 

Texas Rangers

.340

15

53

9

18

2

0

2

11

1

5

0

1

.357

.491

.848

2011

Kansas City Royals

.285

153

601

77

171

47

4

20

87

37

123

22

10

.329

.476

.805

2012

Kansas City Royals

.235

148

561

58

132

26

3

16

49

34

119

4

7

.287

.378

.665

2013

Kansas City Royals

.208

59

183

19

38

8

2

3

13

8

49

2

0

.249

.322

.571

 

San Francisco Giants

.194

22

62

1

12

2

0

0

4

1

12

1

0

.206

.226

.432

 

Minor League Totals

.284

369

1447

216

411

94

13

53

226

89

267

46

21

.331

.477

.808

 

Major League Totals

.263

1227

4603

557

1209

250

25

140

618

248

906

52

35

.306

.419

.725

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