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Francisco doubtful for Opening Day

Frank Francisco

Frank Francisco

#48 RP
New York Mets

2012 STATS

  • GM48
  • W1

  • L3

  • BB21

  • K47

  • ERA5.53

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Bobby Parnell is going to end up being the closer to open the season.

Frank Francisco, who arrived at camp with elbow inflammation, is not scheduled to be on a mound for another 10 to 12 days, Terry Collins said. As a result, the manager acknowledged, Francisco likely is ticketed for the disabled list.

Francisco is due to make $6.5 million this season.