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Matt Franco getting the job done

...pretty remarkable." Actually, Matt Franco has five home runs and 13 RBI in...got a sweet swing," Cox said of Matt Franco. "And he's a pretty good student...they'll consider playing me more," Matt Franco said. "I always knew I was capable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/05/bra_346450.shtml
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Braves notebook

ATLANTA - First baseman Matt Franco didn't finish the season on a...Game 2, the left-handed hitting Matt Franco missed the first two games...to worry about it either way," Matt Franco said. "With (Keith) Lockhart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/04/bra_356442.shtml
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'Bench Dogs' getting the job done in Atlanta

...released three or four times," said Matt Franco, a member of the Atlanta Braves...Glove center fielder Andruw Jones. Matt Franco, 32, spent all of last season...splitting the at-bats between Matt Franco, Julio Franco and Helms. Marcus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/30/bra_350026.shtml
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Trio will battle for at-bats

...players - Robert Fick and Julio and Matt Franco? The simple answer appears to...had their moments last season. Matt Franco batted .331 in his 50 starts and...year's platoon worked well. Matt Franco got 205 at-bats and Julio received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/07/bra_368169.shtml
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Franco's grand slam lifts Braves

...the National League East is developing into a leisurely jog for the Atlanta Braves. Monday night at Turner Field, Matt Franco's fifth-inning grand slam turned a three-run deficit into a one-run advantage, sending the surging Braves past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/02/bra_345587.shtml
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Franco's four hits lead Braves

...away with the American League Central. First baseman Matt Franco had a career-high four hits and Atlanta closed its...a pinch-hitter, so I need to step that up," said Matt Franco, who is 1-for-7 as a pinch-hitter. "I'd love...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/24/bra_345657.shtml
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The Mitchell Report List

...Christiansen - Howie Clark - Roger Clemens - Paxton Crawford - Jack Cust - Brendan Donnelly - Chris Donnels - Lenny Dykstra - Matt Franco - Ryan Franklin - Eric Gagne - Jason Grimsley - Jerry Hairston - Phil Hiatt - Matt Herges - Glenallen Hill - Todd Hundley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/14/bas_176645.shtml
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Braves edge Pirates

...first time since April, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine were winless, and Gary Sheffield was out with a sore thumb. But Matt Franco's game-winning triple, hit by a guy who doesn't play regularly, and who had never knocked in four runs in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/28/bra_355255.shtml
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Free agent Fick signs with Braves

...to play first base for the Braves. The deal includes $350,000 in possible performance bonuses. Julio Franco and Matt Franco platooned at first in 2002 for Atlanta, and both return in this season. Fick also played catcher for the Tigers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/07/bra_362759.shtml
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Braves sign Franco and Bragg to minor league deals

...making them free agents. Franco batted .284 in 125 games with Atlanta in 2002, splitting duty at first base with Matt Franco and Wes Helms. Bragg joined the Braves after he was cut by the New York Mets at the end of spring training last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/21/bra_365191.shtml
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