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Juan Francisco

Juan Francisco 43 DH

Leones de Yucatan

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Juan Ramon Francisco
  • Age: 30 (June 24, 1987)
  • Birthplace: Bonao, Dominican Republic
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 245
  • MLB Debut: 09/14/2009
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Juan Francisco Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
June 6, 2017 Leones de Yucatan signed free agent DH Juan Francisco.
February 15, 2017 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent 1B Juan Francisco to a minor league contract.
February 15, 2017 1B Juan Francisco assigned to Norfolk Tides.
November 24, 2015 3B Juan Francisco assigned to Tigres del Licey.
January 12, 2015 3B Juan Francisco assigned to Durham Bulls.
January 3, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent 3B Juan Francisco to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 26, 2014 1B Juan Francisco assigned to Aguilas Cibaenas.
December 2, 2014 3B Juan Francisco elected free agency.
November 25, 2014 Boston Red Sox designated 3B Juan Francisco for assignment.
November 19, 2014 Boston Red Sox claimed 3B Juan Francisco off waivers from Toronto Blue Jays.
April 19, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of 3B Juan Francisco from Buffalo Bisons.
April 5, 2014 1B Juan Francisco assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
April 2, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent 1B Juan Francisco to a minor league contract.
March 24, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers released 1B Juan Francisco.
June 3, 2013 Atlanta Braves traded 1B Juan Francisco to Milwaukee Brewers for LHP Thomas Keeling.
May 30, 2013 Atlanta Braves designated Juan Francisco for assignment.
October 7, 2012 Atlanta Braves activated 3B Juan Francisco.
April 1, 2012 Cincinnati Reds traded 3B Juan Francisco to Atlanta Braves for RHP J.J. Hoover.
October 14, 2011 3B Juan Francisco assigned to Tigres del Licey.
October 14, 2011 3B Juan Francisco roster status changed by Tigres del Licey.
September 1, 2011 Cincinnati Reds recalled Juan Francisco from Louisville Bats.
August 5, 2011 Juan Francisco roster status changed by Louisville Bats.
July 29, 2011 sent 3B Juan Francisco on a rehab assignment to AZL Reds.
July 6, 2011 Louisville Bats placed 3B Juan Francisco on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 4, 2011. Right knee meniscus tear
May 17, 2011 Cincinnati Reds optioned 3B Juan Francisco to Louisville Bats.
May 9, 2011 sent 3B Juan Francisco on a rehab assignment to Louisville Bats.
April 18, 2011 Juan Francisco roster status changed by Cincinnati Reds.
October 23, 2010 Juan Francisco assigned to Gigantes del Cibao.
August 27, 2010 Cincinnati Reds recalled 3B Juan Francisco from Louisville Bats.
August 15, 2010 Cincinnati Reds optioned Juan Francisco to Louisville Bats.
August 3, 2010 Cincinnati Reds recalled Juan Francisco from Louisville Bats.
June 14, 2010 Juan Francisco roster status changed by Louisville Bats.
May 11, 2010 Louisville Bats placed 3B Juan Francisco on the 7-day disabled list. Appendix.
April 11, 2010 Cincinnati Reds optioned 3B Juan Francisco to Louisville Bats.
April 11, 2010 Cincinnati Reds optioned Juan Francisco to Louisville Bats.
February 1, 2010 3B Juan Francisco assigned to Dominican Republic.
October 16, 2009 3B Juan Francisco assigned to Gigantes del Cibao.
September 14, 2009 Cincinnati Reds recalled Juan Francisco from Louisville Bats.
August 15, 2009 Juan Francisco assigned to Carolina Mudcats from Louisville Bats.
August 15, 2009 Juan Francisco assigned to Louisville Bats from Carolina Mudcats.
August 15, 2009 Juan Francisco roster status changed by Louisville Bats.
June 27, 2009 Juan Francisco roster status changed by Carolina Mudcats.
June 21, 2009 Carolina Mudcats placed 3B Juan Francisco on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 20, 2009. Right hamstring injury
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Juan Francisco Awards and Honors

Juan Francisco  43 DH

Juan Francisco
  • Full Name: Juan Ramon Francisco
  • Born: June 24, 1987
  • Age: 30
  • Birthplace: Bonao, Dominican Republic
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 245
  • MLB Debut: 09/14/2009

2016 Highlights
Did not play during the regular season...Appeared in 29 games with Licey in the Dominican Winter League, hitting .153 (13-85) with two home runs and eight RBI.
2015: Signed a minor league deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, but was released on April 7...Signed with the Yomiuri Giants in the Japanese Pacific League, hitting .167 (3-18) with one RBI in five games.
2014: Attended spring training with Milwaukee but was released by the Brewers on March 24...Signed with the Blue Jays on April 1…Opened the season with Triple-A Buffalo before the Blue Jays purchased his contract on April 9…Made most of his starts at third base (57 games) but also started at first base (17) and DH (10)…His 16 home runs tied for 4th on the Blue Jays…Homered in consecutive games on May 7 & 8 vs. Philadelphia...Hit .238/.306/.504 vs. right-handed pitching (271 PA)…Played 39 games, mostly at DH, for Licey in the Dominican Winter League after the season.
2013: Batted a combined .227 with 18 HR and 48 RBI in 124 games between Atlanta and Milwaukee...Batted .241 with five home runs and 16 RBI in 35 games with the Braves...Made 31 starts with Atlanta (29 at 3B, 2 at DH)...Belted his first career grand slam on 5/8 at Cincinnati off J.J. Hoover...Was designated for assignment on 5/30...Was traded to Milwaukee on 6/3 in exchange for LHP Thomas Keeling...Batted .221 with 13 home runs and 32 RBI in 89 games with the Brewers...Made 66 starts with Milwaukee (62 at 1B, 4 at 3B)...Made his Brewers debut on 6/4 vs. Oakland, starting at first base...Prior to his Brewers debut had never appeared in a Major League game at fi rst base and had appeared in only 3 games at the position in the minor leagues (all in 2010 at Triple-A Louisville)...Notched the first two multi-homer games of his career: 4/16 vs. Kansas City and 8/14 at Texas...Played for Licey in the Dominican Winter League.
2012: Was traded from Cincinnati to Atlanta on 4/1 in exchange for RHP J.J. Hoover...Batted .234 with nine HR and 32 RBI in 93 games for the Braves...Made 42 starts, all at third base...Played for Licey in the Dominican Winter League.
2011: Entered the season as the No. 7 prospect in the Reds organization according to Baseball America…Made the Reds Opening Day roster but was optioned to Triple-A Louisville on May 17 following a stint on the DL with a strained left calf…Placed on Louisville's disabled list on July 4 with a torn meniscus in his right knee, repaired surgically by Dr. Timothy Kremchek…Rejoined the Reds as a September call-up.
2010: Named the No. 5 prospect in the Reds organization according to Baseball America…Made his first Opening Day roster…Placed on Louisville's DL from May 11-June 13 following an emergency appendectomy performed by Dr. John Walker.
2009: Named Reds Minor League Hitter of the Year for the second consecutive season after batting a combined .295 with 27 HR and 93 RBI in 131 games between Double-A Carolina and Louisville…Named to the Southern League midseason and postseason All-Star teams…Was recalled by the Reds on Sept. 14 and made his major league debut that night vs. Houston…Recorded his first major league hit and RBI with a pinch-hit solo home run on Sept. 18 vs. Florida (Leo Nunez).
2008: Named Reds Minor League Hitter of the Year after hitting 23 home runs with Class-A Sarasota…Named to the Florida State League midseason and postseason All-Star teams…Selected to play for the World team in the Futures Game at Yankee Stadium.
2007: Named to the Midwest League midseason and postseason All-Star teams after leading the MWL with 25 home runs.
2006: Spent his first season in the United States between the Gulf Coast League Reds and Billings.
PERSONAL: Juan Ramon (Gonzalez) Francisco was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 2/14/07... Originally signed by Cincinnati as a free agent on 5/6/04.