|Nov. 19 1:03 PM PT2:03 PM MT3:03 PM CT4:03 PM ET16:03 ET21:03 GMT5:03 2:03 PM MST4:03 PM EST4:33 PM VEN1:03 UAE (+1)3:03 PM CT-The Red Sox have claimed Francisco off waivers from the Blue Jays.
Analysis: Francisco played 106 games for the Blue Jays last season, batting .220 with 16 home runs and 43 RBIs. He has played both first and third base in a major league career that also includes stops in Cincinnati, Atlanta and Milwaukee. In 404 games, he has batted .236 with 48 homers and 152 RBIs.
|July 25 1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET16:25 ET20:25 GMT4:25 1:25 PM MST3:25 PM EST3:55 PM VEN0:25 UAE (+1)3:25 PM CT-Francisco lit up the fantasy world Thursday.
Analysis: Francisco was 3 for 4 with a homer and four RBIs. It was quite an effort for the .242 hitter.
|July 8 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Francisco had two hits Monday.
Analysis: Francisco is a journeyman with no potential or fantasy value.
|July 3 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Francisco hit a two-run homer in Wednesday's 7-4 walkoff win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: With 13 homers, Francisco is already five away from matching his career-best total set last year.
|May 9 12:55 PM PT1:55 PM MT2:55 PM CT3:55 PM ET15:55 ET19:55 GMT3:55 12:55 PM MST2:55 PM EST3:25 PM VEN23:55 UAE2:55 PM CT-Francisco finished a triple shy of the cycle and matched a career high with three runs in a 12-6 win over Philadelphia on Thursday night.
Analysis: Francisco, now batting .311, is 11 for 28 (.393) with three homers, 10 runs scored and nine RBIs during an eight-game hit streak.
|May 8 1:32 PM PT2:32 PM MT3:32 PM CT4:32 PM ET16:32 ET20:32 GMT4:32 1:32 PM MST3:32 PM EST4:02 PM VEN0:32 UAE (+1)3:32 PM CT-Francisco extended his hitting streak to seven games with his fourth homer of the season Wednesday against Philadelphia.
Analysis: Though Francisco has only played 16 games, he owns an OPS of .902.
|Mar. 24 5:29 PM PT6:29 PM MT7:29 PM CT8:29 PM ET20:29 ET0:29 GMT8:29 5:29 PM MST7:29 PM EST7:59 PM VEN4:29 UAE (+1)6:29 PM CT-The Milwaukee Brewers have requested waivers on infielder Juan Francisco after the left-handed slugger lost out on their first-base job. The team announced the move Monday for the purpose of giving Francisco his unconditional release.
Analysis: Francisco hit .346 with three homers and six RBIs this spring, but ultimately lost out to Lyle Overbay and Mark Reynolds with Milwaukee giving more consideration to defense. Francisco was acquired at midseason last year from Atlanta.