Recieving limited time in right field, since the All-star break due to the return of All-Star center fielder Carlos Beltran, Jeff Francour is not happy with his current situation. According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a deal may currently be in the works, and be completed this weekend. Puma believes Francour would welcome a trade if it gave him the opportunity to play everyday.
“If there was an opportunity to play more somewhere else, that would be great…I love it here, but if they decide to go in a different direction, I would be happy to play somewhere else,” Francour said.
Fox Sports MLB insider believes the Royals have an interest in Francour, but at what price?
…I do not want to get rid of Francour unless he requests a trade, then I do not want someone who does not want to be here. Earlier in the season there were rumors the Mets and Royals might swap contracts of Gil Meche and Oliver Perez, maybe that could be included in the deal sending Francour to Kansas City…