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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||277.00||6.00||.220||22.00||27.00||2.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Washington||21||4||0|| .292|| .238|| .190|
|vs Fister (Career)||13||3||0|| .308||.333||.231|
|vs RHP||64||15||3|| .286|| .453|| .234|
|Last 10 Games|
Phillies OF Jeff Francoeur hits first home run in over a month
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/16/15) Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur launched his third home run of the season in Saturday's victory over the Diamondbacks. His second-inning soloo shot gave his team an early 1-0 lead. It was his only hit of the game, and he now sports a .218 batting average on the season. Francoeur had gone 24 games without a home run prior to Saturday.
Ryan Howard out of Phillies lineup
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(5/9/15) Ryan Howard is not in the Phillies' lineup for Saturday's game. The first baseman will be rested for the fifth time this year.
Replacing him at first is Darin Ruf, who started the last three games in left field. Ben Revere, who had been starting in right for the last three, switches back to left, where he started 19 games. Jeff Francoeur returns to right.
Phillies' Jeff Francoeur gets four hits in win over the Braves
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(5/4/15) Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur did some damage against the team with which he began his career.
In Monday night's 5-2 win over the Braves, Francoeur went 4 for 5 with two RBI. One of those hits was a ninth-inning triple that scored Darin Ruf. Francoeur also had an RBI double in the first that scored Ben Revere.
Francoeur, who was drafted by the Braves in 2002 and made his major-league debut with Atlanta in 2005, entered the game on an 0-for-19 skid, which included going hitless in 13 at-bats in his team's series against the Cardinals.
"In so many words, I'd like to say I was mentally [messed up] on Thursday," Francoeur said about the Cardinals series, per MLB.com. "I was scuffling. To get some time off this weekend was a big deal for me, man. Anybody that knows me knows that I grind hard, I play hard. I put a lot of pressure on myself. To get that time to really rest and relax, I felt really comfortable coming into today."
Francoeur is now hitting a slash line of .214/.267/.386.
Phillies OF Jeff Francoeur out again on Saturday vs. Marlins
|by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer|
|(5/2/15) Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur was held out of the lineup for the second consecutive day on Saturday. Francoeur, who had started eight games in a row prior to Friday's contest, is hitting an abysmal .121 with zero home runs and zero RBI over his last 10 games.
Grady Sizemore was once again inserted into the lineup in right field, and batted fifth for manager Ryne Sandberg.
Phillies' Ryan Howard reclaims cleanup spot over Jeff Francoeur
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(4/30/15) Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is back in the cleanup spot for the first time since April 18, per Philadelphia Daily News. Howard was removed from the No. 4 spot after the first eight games of the season in favor of Jeff Francoeur.
Francoeur has been held without a hit over his last 13 at-bats, with his batting average dipping from .227 to .180 over the past four games. He will bat fifth on Thursday against the Cardinals. Howard is hitting .222 (4 for 18) with three homers and six RBI over his last five games.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/23/15||@ WAS||4:05 pm||Stephen Strasburg|
|5/24/15||@ WAS||1:35 pm||Gio Gonzalez|
|5/25/15||@ NYM||1:10 pm||Bartolo Colon|
|5/26/15||@ NYM||7:10 pm||Jacob deGrom|
|5/27/15||@ NYM||1:10 pm||Noah Syndergaard|
|5/29/15||COL||7:05 pm||Jordan Lyles|
|5/30/15||COL||3:05 pm||Chad Bettis|