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Mets activate Reed, Franco

NEW YORK -- New York Mets pitchers John Franco and Rick Reed were activated from the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday night's game against the Colorado Rockies. Franco...

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Braves, Giants prospect report: June 30-July 6

...DL Braves ? Assigned RHP Jordan Sechler to GCL Braves ? Assigned RHP Chad Sobotka to GCL Braves ? Assigned 2B John Franco to GCL Braves ? Released RHP Rocco Cundari (GCL) Giants ? Assigned 1B Chase Compton to AZL July 1: Alejandro...

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Cone retires; Mets activate John Franco

...Cone even called out across the clubhouse to kid the guy taking his place on the roster - 42-year-old reliever John Franco, activated from the disabled list after being sidelined since 2001 by elbow surgery. "One of the old expressions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/31/bas_374110.shtml
Baseball
Grand slam caps Braves' comeback

...two-out, two-strike grand slam against Brooklyn native John Franco to stun the New York Mets, 8-5, before a tomahawk-waving...for two runs. Franco was intentionally walked, then John Franco came on to face rookie Wes Helms, who had just one other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/30/bra_322797.shtml
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Erickson eager to compete for spot in Mets' rotation

...Football" sideline reporter Lisa Guerrero in Hawaii the following day. Erickson called his friend, Mets reliever John Franco, on Wednesday night. "I knew he had just gotten married; he was probably the last person I expected to hear from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/06/bas_403545.shtml
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Mets acquire Expos closer Strickland

...Montreal received a player to be named. The Mets had been looking for relief help following an injury to left-hander John Franco. "Our bullpen was in need of a little more experience," Mets manager Bobby Valentine said. "I needed someone who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/06/bas_336927.shtml
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Erickson eager to compete for spot in Mets' rotation

...Football" sideline reporter Lisa Guerrero in Hawaii the following day. Erickson called his friend, Mets reliever John Franco, on Wednesday night. "I knew he had just gotten married; he was probably the last person I expected to hear from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/06/bas_403544.shtml
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Dodgers rally to beat Mets; Mac goes deep

...right pinkie. Brown may have injured himself fouling off a pitch attempting to bunt in the fifth. Former Mets closer John Franco wasted a 5-1 lead in the ninth, first allowing a leadoff homer to Karros. White connected with two outs off Franco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/09/bas_286623.shtml
Baseball
Strong plays by Maddux save Atlanta

...out to slap my hand that I was embarrassed." Vinny Castilla opened the home half of the ninth against Mets reliever John Franco with a single, and catcher Henry Blanco bunted him along. Pinch hitter Julio Franco was intentionally walked, then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/18/bra_381464.shtml
Braves
Glavine visits New York, Philadelphia

...restaurant with Phillips, Mets owner Fred Wilpon, chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, manager Art Howe, and pitchers John Franco and Al Leiter. Even Mayor Michael Bloomberg stopped by to help recruit Glavine, as did New York Rangers goaltender...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/22/bra_359940.shtml
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