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MLB: Detroit 8, Kansas City 7

DETROIT, July 7 (UPI) -- Delmon Young's two-run homer in the seventh inning proved to be the difference Saturday in the Detroit Tigers' 8-7 victory over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 8, Tampa Bay 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 27 (UPI) -- Jeff Francoeur blasted a three-run homer and Yuniesky Betancourt added a two-run shot Tuesday to power the Kansas City Royals past Tampa Bay 8-2.

MLB: St. Louis 11, Kansas City 8

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 24 (UPI) -- David Freese knocked in the go-ahead run and Carlos Beltran smacked a three-run homer for St. Louis Sunday in its 11-8 interleague sweep of Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 3, St. Louis 2

ST. LOUIS, June 15 (UPI) -- A ninth-inning relay from Mike Moustakas to Humberto Quintero cut Tyler Greene down at the plate Friday and saved Kansas City's 3-2 win over St. Louis.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Milwaukee 3 (11 inn.)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 13 (UPI) -- Mike Moustakas drew a bases-loaded walk from Jose Veras with no one out in the 11th inning Wednesday, giving the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Oakland 9, Kansas City 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 2 (UPI) -- Josh Reddick delivered a two-run triple during a big fifth inning Saturday and Oakland snapped a nine-game skid with a 9-3 win over Kansas City.
MLB: Kansas City 6, Cleveland 3

MLB: Kansas City 6, Cleveland 3

CLEVELAND, May 30 (UPI) -- Alex Gordon, Johnny Giavotella and Jeff Francoeur each had two hits with an RBI Wednesday in the Kansas City Royals' 6-3 victory over Cleveland.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Baltimore 2

BALTIMORE, May 27 (UPI) -- Jeff Francoeur homered for the go-ahead run Sunday and Kansas City's bullpen tossed 4 1/3 scoreless innings in the Royals' 4-2 win over Baltimore.

MLB: New York Yankees 3, Kansas City 2

NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) -- Phil Hughes tossed six innings and the Yankees bullpen then took over Tuesday to preserve New York's 3-2 comeback win over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 6, New York Yankees 0

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Felipe Paulino hurled six scoreless innings and struck out eight Yankees Monday, staking the Kansas City Royals to a 6-0 whitewash of New York.

MLB: Arizona 2, Kansas City 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 20 (UPI) -- Wade Miley and two relievers teamed up for seven-hit shutout Sunday and the Arizona Diamondbacks squeezed past Kansas City 2-0 in an interleague game.

MLB: Kansas City 9, Chicago White Sox 1

CHICAGO, May 13 (UPI) -- Luis Mendoza gave up one run over 5 2/3 innings of emergency relief Sunday and Kansas City scored six late runs in its 9-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: New York Yankees 6, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 4 (UPI) -- Derek Jeter finished off a four-run seventh with a two-run homer Friday, propelling the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 7, Minnesota 6

MINNEAPOLIS, April 28 (UPI) -- RBI singles from Mike Moustakas and Alcides Escobar put Kansas City in front in the eighth Friday and the Royals held on to edge Minnesota 7-6.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, April 26 (UPI) -- Luis Mendoza and three relievers combined on a six-hitter Thursday, giving the Kansas City Royals a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians.
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New York Mets Jeff Francoeur waits in the dugout before the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington on July 21, 2009. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
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Jeffrey Brandon Francoeur (pronounced /fræŋˈkʊər/; born January 8, 1984 in Atlanta, Georgia), nicknamed "Frenchy", is a Major League Baseball right fielder who plays for the Kansas City Royals. Francoeur is known for a strong throwing arm, leading the majors in outfield assists since his debut.

Francoeur was selected by the Braves in the first round of the June 2002 amateur draft. After the draft, Francoeur was assigned to the team’s advanced Rookie League club in Danville, Virginia, where he played 38 games and hit .327 with eight homers and 31 RBIs. Francoeur advanced steadily through the Braves minor league system, playing for Rome (Low A) in 2003, Myrtle Beach (High A) and Greenville (former AA) in 2004, and Mississippi (AA) in 2005.

Francoeur was a member of the Rome Braves inaugural season team which went on to win the 2003 South Atlantic League Championship. He led that team in home runs with 14.

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