“I can’t wait to face those chickens”, Francisco told the New York Post. ” I want to strike out the side against them, I’ve done it before.”
In his career against the Yankees, Francisco has three blown saves and a 3.29 ERA in 25 games. This season, he has compiled a 5.14 ERA, 3.69 FIP with 17 saves in 20 chances. As for his comment about striking out the side, here are some of his numbers all-time against the current Yankees.
Mark Teixeira: 1-for-6, four strikeouts
Alex Rodriguez: 3-for-12, five strikeouts
Raul Ibanez: 0-for-6, three strikeouts
Curtis Granderson: 3-for-6, two strikeouts