Phillies trade Ben Francisco to Jays

Updated: December 12, 2011, 9:24 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Phillies traded outfielder Ben Francisco to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday for minor league left-hander Frank Gailey.

Francisco spent parts of three seasons with the Phillies, hitting .259 with 17 home runs and 75 RBIs in 225 games. He hit a three-run, pinch-hit homer to lead the Phillies past St. Louis in Game 3 of the 2011 NL Division Series. The Cardinals won the series in five games.

Gailey, a 26-year-old native of Philadelphia, split ...

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