Juan Francisco

Juan Francisco

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/245 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Bonao, Dominican Republic
College: None
Draft: Undrafted 2004 signed by the
  • The Wichita Eagle

    Rays say split-season plan with Montreal rejected by MLB

    The Tampa Bay Rays' proposed plan to split the season between Florida and Montreal has been rejected by Major League Baseball. Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg announced the news on Thursday. Today's news is flat-out deflating,” Sternberg said.

  • New England Sports Network

    The Rays Idea To Play Home Games In Two Different Cities Nevermind Countries Is Ridiculous: Listen Up

    Even with the NFL postseason in full swing, SportsGrid’s Donnie Seymour, who hosts Listen Up on The Early Line, continues to monitor what’s transpiring in the other major sports, including Major League Baseball. One story that caught his attention is MLB’s decision to strike down the ridiculous proposal by the Tampa Bay Rays to play half their home games in St. Petersburg and the other half in Montreal. The Rays are generally known for being a brilliant organization.

  • Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

    What will stop Tampa Bay’s rising rents? There’s no ‘one solution.’

    Tampa Bay residents are feeling the pinch of record rent hikes and local officials are looking for solutions to slow it down. The problem is, they say there’s no one answer. Some propose rent control. Others veer from that term but demand “rent stabilization” instead. Some want more development to add more housing. Others lost trust in affordable housing programs. Tampa and St. Petersburg ...