July 11 3:13 PM PT4:13 PM MT5:13 PM CT6:13 PM ET18:13 ET22:13 GMT6:13 3:13 PM MST5:13 PM EST5:43 PM VEN2:13 UAE (+1)5:13 PM CT-The New York Yankees have obtained Francis from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named and cash. Analysis: The 33-year-old Francis was claimed off waivers by the A's from Cincinnati on May 18 and went 0-1 with his first career save and a 6.08 ERA in nine relief appearances with Oakland. He was designated for assignment July 3 when Eric O'Flaherty was reinstated from the disabled list.
May 15 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET12:16 ET16:16 GMT0:16 9:16 AM MST11:16 AM EST11:46 AM VEN20:16 UAE11:16 AM CT-The Reds brought up Francis from Triple-A Louisville to start the second game of their makeup doubleheader against the San Diego Padres on Thursday. Analysis: Francis signed a minor league deal in January after the Rockies let him go. He was 3-5 with a 6.27 ERA in 12 starts and 11 relief appearances for Colorado last season.