He played only one game in 2013, and was absent for part of the first half of the 2014 season, but Tony Francik has burst onto the scene in the second half – and not a moment too soon.
Tony dominated the last month of the season, rocketing his record past Joe Baker’s and into third place, just in time to earn himself a spot in the 2014 GBC Postseason. He ended the regular season with a bang, too. Tony hit a whopping 4 home runs in the last weekend of the regular season, with a couple of them being grand slams. His arm has been a talking point around the club as well, with a zippy fastball, and a cannon from the outfield.
Tony’s first Postseason obstacle will be Tommy Wheeling in the Wild Card game. This game was put in place to give the third place player in each division a chance to advance in the Postseason. If Tony defeats Tommy on Saturday, he will go on to play Jeremy Freese on Sunday in yet another one game playoff round. If Tony is going to succeed in the Postseason, then it will be a long, hard fought road. If his stellar play continues, however, it may just be a story you’ll want to keep your eyes on…