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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||277.00||6.00||.220||22.00||27.00||2.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Atlanta||11||2||0|| .250|| .273|| .182|
|vs Fister (Career)||13||3||0|| .308||.333||.231|
|vs RHP||48||8||2|| .231|| .333|| .167|
|Last 10 Games|
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.
Phillies keep same lineup vs. Red Sox, OF Odubel Herrera still out
|by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer|
|(4/9/15) The Phillies will roll out the same lineup as they did Wednesday in Thursday's series finale against the Red Sox, with Jeff Francoeur looking to continue his power surge from the seventh spot in the order.
Francoeur hit a three-run homer on Wednesday, his first since 2013, to spark the Phillies to a victory. He is a .310 hitter lifetime against Boston starter Justin Masterson, clubbing two doubles and driving in three.
Outfielder Odubel Herrera will not start for the second straight day, as he continues to be bothered by a sore left foot. He remains day to day.
Phillies' Jeff Francoeur unleashes first MLB home run since 2013
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(4/9/15) Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg hinted that he won't yank hot bats from Philadelphia's lineup this season, and veteran outfielder Jeff Francoeur may make that difficult for Sandberg after his performance Wednesday night against Boston.
Francoeur launched a three-run home run off Rick Porcello in his first start of the season, leading his club to a 4-2 victory. It was his first home run since June 16, 2013, when he was a member of the Royals. He is hitting .400 (2 for 5) to start the year.
"I hit (15) in El Paso last year," Francoeur said, per MLB.com. "It was nice. It was a lot of hard work last year. It makes you appreciate being back up here and getting those opportunities. And you don’t want to miss them. It’s a lot of fun."
Phillies adjust outfield alignment in second game of the year
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(4/8/15) Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg has decided to adjust his outfield for Philadelphia's second game against the Red Sox, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Sandberg is going with Ben Revere in center field, Darin Ruf in left field, and Jeff Francoeur in right field, pushing Grady Sizemore and Odubel Herrera to the bench. Ruf will make his season debut after hitting .235 with three home runs and eight RBI in 102 at-bats in 2014.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/4/15||@ ATL||7:10 pm||Alex Wood|
|5/5/15||@ ATL||7:10 pm||Shelby Miller|
|5/6/15||@ ATL||7:10 pm||Mike Foltynewicz|
|5/8/15||NYM||7:05 pm||Matt Harvey|
|5/9/15||NYM||7:05 pm||Jonathon Niese|
|5/10/15||NYM||1:35 pm||Dillon Gee|
|5/11/15||PIT||7:05 pm||Gerrit Cole|