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Jeff Francoeur is enjoying himself with Texas after being traded from the Mets less than two months ago. (Oct. 12, 2010)

Jeff Francoeur

The Mets traded Jeff Francoeur to the Texas Rangers for infielder Joaquin Arias on Aug. 31, 2010.
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Jeff Francoeur is enjoying himself with Texas after
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Jeff Francoeur is enjoying himself with Texas after being traded from the Mets less than two months ago. (Oct. 12, 2010)

Texas' Jeff Francoeur hits an RBI double off
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Texas' Jeff Francoeur hits an RBI double off Rays starter David Price during Game 1 of the ALCS. (Oct. 6, 2010)

New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur jokes
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New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur jokes with his teammates during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh won 2-1. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

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The Mets' Jeff Francoeur (12) celebrates with Fernando
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The Mets' Jeff Francoeur (12) celebrates with Fernando Martinez after scoring on a sacrifice fly by Jose Reyes during the seventh inning against Colorado. (Aug. 10, 2010)

New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur #12
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New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur #12 reacts after making the final out in the bottom of the eighth inning with the tying runs on base against the Atlanta Braves at CitiField. (July 9, 2010)

The Mets' Jeff Francoeur is greeted in the
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The Mets' Jeff Francoeur is greeted in the dugout by teammates after hitting a two-run home run off the Twins' Scott Baker. (June 27, 2010)

Jeff Francoeur hits an RBI single to score
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Jeff Francoeur hits an RBI single to score Angel Pagan in the second inning. (May 25, 2010)

Jeff Francoeur reacts after flying out to end
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Jeff Francoeur reacts after flying out to end the bottom of the fourth inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. (May 10, 2010)

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Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur can't reach a
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Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur can't reach a ball hit by the Cincinnati Reds' Laynce Nix. The ball cleared the fence for a walkoff solo home run in the 11th inning. (May 3, 2010)

New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur, right, is greeted
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New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur, right, is greeted by Rod Barajas after hitting a solo home run in the second inning. (April 30, 2010)

Mets rightfielder Jeff Francoeur poses during photo day
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Mets rightfielder Jeff Francoeur poses during photo day at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2010)

New York Mets guest instructor Darryl Strawberry, left,
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New York Mets guest instructor Darryl Strawberry, left, talks with Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur during spring training. (February 27, 2010)

Mets outfielders Jason Bay, Jeff Francoeur and Angel
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Mets outfielders Jason Bay, Jeff Francoeur and Angel Pagan prepare for bating practice during spring training at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2010)

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The Mets' Jeff Francoeur sits in a dugout during spring training at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2010)

Mets outfielder Jeff Francoeur tosses a ball during
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Mets outfielder Jeff Francoeur tosses a ball during sprng training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2010)

Mets outfielder Jeff Francoeur takes batting practice at
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Mets outfielder Jeff Francoeur takes batting practice at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. during spring training. (Feb. 19, 2010)

The Mets and outfielder Jeff Francoeur avoided by
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The Mets and outfielder Jeff Francoeur avoided by arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5 million contract. (File photo, 2009)

New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur, right, and teammate
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New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur, right, and teammate Josh Thole return to the dugout after being driven in when teammate Wilson Valdez tripled in the eighth inning.

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September 19, 2009; Queens, NY, USA; New York
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September 19, 2009; Queens, NY, USA; New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur (12) is congratulated after scoring what would be the game winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning at CitiField. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Pasatieri-Newsday

New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur (12)
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New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur (12) reacts after grounding into a game ending fielders choice with the tying and winning runs in scoring position against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. The Nationals defeated the Mets 6-5.

New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur (12)
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New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur (12) reacts after grounding into a game ending fielders choice with the tying and winning runs in scoring position against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. The Nationals defeated the Mets 6-5.

New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur (12)
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New York Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur (12) grounds into a game ending fielders choice with the tying and winning runs in scoring position against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. The Nationals defeated the Mets 6-5.

FLUSHING, NY - SEPTEMBER 8, 2009: Mets Jeff
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FLUSHING, NY - SEPTEMBER 8, 2009: Mets Jeff Francoeur gives Carlos Beltran his hat and glove after Beltran flied out with the bases loaded for the third out in the seventh inning. New York Mets vs. the Florida Marlins at Citifield. Photo by Kathy KmonicekFLUSHING, NY - SEPTEMBER 8, 2009: New York Mets vs. the Florida Marlins at Citifield. Photo by Kathy Kmonicek

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New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur circles the bases
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New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur circles the bases after hitting a home run against the Colorado Rockies in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Mets' Jeff Francoeur reacts after hitting into an
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Mets' Jeff Francoeur reacts after hitting into an unassisted triple play by Eric Bruntlett of the Philadelphia Phillies to end the game at Citi Field on Sunday.

Jeff Francoeur's line drive was caught and turned
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Jeff Francoeur's line drive was caught and turned into an unassisted triple play to end the game in the bottom of the ninth inning at Citi Field on Sunday.

Mets' right fielder Jeff Francoeur makes a diving
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Mets' right fielder Jeff Francoeur makes a diving catch off a ball hit by Phillies' Eric Bruntlett in the ninth inning at Citi Field on Sunday. The ball was originally ruled a hit but the call was overturned, leading to the expulsion of Phillies' manager Charlie Manuel from the game.

NEW YORK - AUGUST 23: Jeff Francoeur #12
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NEW YORK - AUGUST 23: Jeff Francoeur #12 of the New York Mets reacts after hitting into an unassisted triple play by Eric Bruntlett #4 of the Philadelphia Phillies to end their game on August 23, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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FLUSHING, NY - AUGUST 22, 2009: Mets Jeff
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FLUSHING, NY - AUGUST 22, 2009: Mets Jeff Francoeur reacts after he grounded out to shortstop for the third out in third inning. New York Mets vs. the Philadelphia Phillies at Citifield. Photo by Kathy KmonicekFLUSHING, NY - AUGUST 22, 2009: New York Mets vs. the Philadelphia Phillies at Citifield. Photo by Kathy Kmonicek

New York Mets Jeff Francoeur flies out to
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New York Mets Jeff Francoeur flies out to left field in the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Citifield in Flushing, New York, Wednesday, August 19, 2009. (Kathy Kmonicek/Newsday/MCT)

New York Mets' Anderson Hernandez (11), congratulates Jeff
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New York Mets' Anderson Hernandez (11), congratulates Jeff Francoeur (12), after he scored a run in the seventh inning Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at Citi Field in New York. (Photo by John Dunn)

New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur (12), is congratulated
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New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur (12), is congratulated after scoring in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at Citi Field in New York. (Photo by John Dunn)

Flushing, NY - Friday, August 14, 2009. N.Y.
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Flushing, NY - Friday, August 14, 2009. N.Y. Mets vs. San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. Jeff Francoeur strokes a double in the 4th inning that scored Luis Castillo. Photo by David Pokress

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PHOENIX - AUGUST 10: Jeff Francoeur #12 of
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PHOENIX - AUGUST 10: Jeff Francoeur #12 of the New York Mets smiles during warm ups before the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on August 10, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen)

Jeff Francoeur makes a diving attempt for a
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Jeff Francoeur makes a diving attempt for a catch on a double by the Padres' David Eckstein in the first inning.

Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse and Mets outfielder Jeff
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Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse and Mets outfielder Jeff Francoeur collide at home.

New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur (12) runs past
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New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur (12) runs past Houston Astros third baseman Jeff Keppinger (28) after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2009, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur (12) hits a
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New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur (12) hits a three-run home run as Houston Astros catcher Ivan Rodriguez, left, reaches for the pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2009 in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Jeff Francoeur high-fives Luis Castillo, who scored on
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Jeff Francoeur high-fives Luis Castillo, who scored on a single by Gary Sheffield.

Jeff Francoeur greets Ryan Church during batting practice
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Jeff Francoeur greets Ryan Church during batting practice at Turner Field. The two were traded for one another days before the All-Star break.

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