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Why don't the Royals keep Francoeur, and just call Myers up to play CF?

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The Royals are considering trading Francoeur to call up Myers to play right, but with the black hole they've got in CF, why not call Myers up to play there. He can't do any worse than what they've got.
asked Jul 14, 2012 in Prospects by semperty (22 points)

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The reason is because Lorenzo Cain, who is 26, is back and they think he's the real deal. There isn't room for Frenchy if they call up Myers. They aren't going to put Alex Gordon back to third, because they have Moustakas. He can't DH because they've got Butler. They can't move Butler to 1st, because they have Hosmer.

Francouer is definitely the odd man out and since he's not just a rental (under control until end of 2013). His contract may be more appealing to a team in need of a right-handed bat.
answered Jul 15, 2012 by soccrtiger13 (7 points)
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Because Jeff Francouer is bad at baseball?
answered Jul 15, 2012 by James Gentile (1,923 points)