Crasnick: Mets interested in Francis

Jeff Francis

Jeff Francis

#26 SP
Kansas City Royals

2011 STATS

  • GM31
  • W6

  • L16

  • BB39

  • K91

  • ERA4.82

The Mets are among four teams "keeping tabs" on left-hander Jeff Francis, ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick reports. The Mariners, Blue Jays and Reds also have interest.

Francis, 31, went 6-16 with a 4.82 ERA in 31 starts for the Kansas City Royals last season.