Parnell to close remainder of season
New York Mets
Frank Francisco will probably never officially be shut down. But, Collins noted, Francisco has not even tossed a baseball in five days. So it's highly unlikely he appears again this season.
Francisco, who is under contract for $6.5 million in 2013, last appeared for the Mets on Sept. 16.
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