Sources: Rangers kicking tires on Frenchy
Two MLB sources told ESPNNewYork.com that the Texas Rangers are looking for a right-handed-hitting outfielder for the bench and are considering Francoeur.
"His name has definitely been talked about," one source said.
The deal would need to be completed today for Frenchy to be eligible for the postseason roster.
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