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Francoeur could push Braves back into playoffs

BravesCenter's Bill Shanks believes the Braves are going to be better with the addition of Jeff Francoeur, recalled Wednesday night from AA Mississippi.

The kid was born for this. Don't worry. He's ready. Jeff Francoeur may only be in the big leagues (this time) for two weeks, but plan on fifteen years. The 21-year old will become the tenth rookie on the Atlanta roster today when he replaces the injured Brian Jordan. It has been debated and discussed: when will Francoeur be ready? Should he remain in AA for the rest of the season and work on...

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