Jeff Francoeur Tribute Song
July 17, 2012
Francoeur leads Royals to MLB Fan Cave
Tuesday was the second straight day of Fan Cave fun the Royals way, as several of Kansas City's best ballplayers visited MLB's 15,000 square foot social media center in New York.
2nd Annual Bacon Tuesday Sponsored by Jeff Francoeur
April 12, 2012
Jeff Francoeur has a knack for congeniality that reaches beyond the confines of Kauffman Stadium and Kansas City Royals fans. He's winning fans in opponents' ballparks.
Not just any fans either, but a group of 10-15 people who entrench themselves in Section 149 of the right-field bleachers at the Oakland Coliseum. Francoeur inspired "Bacon Tuesday," an annual event for each time the Royals play in Oakland.
Not even a rainy night could dampen the spirits of the fun-loving Francoeur and his hardy band of followers.
Jeff Francoeur sees bright days ahead for Royals
April 4, 2012
Slide into a spot on the bench alongside Royals right fielder Jeff Francoeur for some one-on-one time. Buckle up and let the optimism wash over you. The regular season is just a few days away and — let’s just say Frenchy is primed and positive.
Start with this: He insists he has never been in a better situation.
Royals hope spring production carries into season
April 3, 2012
Judging by spring training, the Kansas City Royals will score lot of runs this season.
However, they may also allow plenty of them, too.
The Royals left Arizona on Monday with a Cactus League-leading .303 batting average, scoring 155 runs.
The first four hitters in the lineup hit at least .385 -- Eric Hosmer .416, Lorenzo Cain .394, Billy Butler .388 and Alex Gordon .385. All had an OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage) of higher than 1.000.
Hosmer left Arizona with a 13-game hitting streak and a major league-leading 29 RBIs.
Frenchy Quarter Thursday
March 20, 2012
Every Thursday* home game, fans can purchase a $21 ticket that includes:
- Frenchy Quarter T-shirt
- Blue Mardi Gras beads
- Discounted ticket in Outfield Box (Section 250-252) just beyond Right Field, Jeff Francoeur's cheering section
This is a $35 Value!
Trio of Royals nominated for Gibby Awards
December 20, 2011
Jeff Francoeur, Melky Cabrera and Eric Hosmer had great seasons -- no Royals fans would dispute that.
Now the fans have a chance to help those players win GIBBYs -- the annual Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards. Fan voting ends Dec. 4, and you can vote up to 25 times per category. Winners will be announced Dec. 16 from 8-10 p.m. CT on MLB Network and MLB.com.
Francoeur is nominated as the top defensive player, Cabrera as the best breakout player and Hosmer as the rookie of the year.
Jeff Francoeur signs 2-year extension with Kansas City Royals
December 19, 2011
Jeff Francoeur signed with the Kansas City Royals in the offseason hoping for a chance to prove that he could be an everyday player. He agreed to a contract extension Thursday because he succeeded. The Royals announced the two-year extension shortly before opening a four-game series against the Boston Red Sox. It should keep the 27-year-old right fielder with the club through the 2013 season, when those within the organization expect the youngest roster in the majors to be competing for championships. The Kansas City Star reported the deal is worth $13.5 million.
Francoeur stays positive at Royals camp
March 24, 2011
Jeff Francoeur continues to be upbeat and welcoming of his new surroundings in Kansas City. Even though Jeff has started slow this spring, he never loses that million-dollar smile. The Royals right fielder is the epitome of upbeat this spring as he heads into what hopes to be a great 2012 campaign. "I love this game and I love to be around it," he said.
Jeff Francoeur signs one-year contract with Kansas City Royals
December 10, 2010
The Kansas City Royals announced that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder, Jeff Francoeur. The deal includes a mutual option for the 2012 season as well. The 26-year-old Right Fielder started the 2010 campaign with the New York Mets before being traded to the A.L. Champion Texas Rangers. Francoeur combined to hit .249 with 13 home runs and 65 RBI and scored 52 runs in 139 games.
Francoeur makes presence known in Game 1 of 2010 Playoffs
October 5, 2010
Rangers newcomers provided the offense in the Game 1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday afternoon. Right fielder Jeff Francoeur, a fourth outfielder with the Mets before coming to Texas, drove in the game's first run with a second-inning double and scored the second run on a single by Molina in the same inning. Molina, who started the season in San Francisco, helped out again later in the game with a home run to solidify the victory.
Q&A with Jeff Francoeur
August 15, 2009
Change has been good for Jeff Francoeur, who was hitting .288 with five home runs and and 21 RBIs in 31 games since the Mets acquired him from the Braves. In a recent phone interview the Atlanta native talks about what's gone right in New York, what went wrong with the Braves and life so far in the Big Apple.
Francoeur Receives a Big Thank-You from Dream House Family
June 11, 2009
Last year, Jeff Francoeur and Delta Airlines teamed up and donated Delta Sky Miles to Atlanta's Dream House organization for every home-run hit by Jeff. Below is a letter sent to Jeff from a recipient family.