Frank Francisco is a relief pitcher for the Mets. He came to the team as a free agent in December of 2011.
Francisco had pitched seven seasons with the Rangers and Blue Jays before coming to New York. He had accumulated 17 wins and 49 saves for the Texas and Toronto teams. In 2012, Frank recorded a save in the season opener as the Mets defeated the Braves, 1-0, at Citi Field on April 5. At Colorado on April 29, he got his first win in the National League in the Mets’ 6-5 victory in 11 innings over the Rockies. Francisco hurled a scoreless ninth inning for a save in a 4-3 Mets win over the Diamondbacks at Citi Field on May 5. He also got a save in a 6-4 Mets victory over the Yankees at Citi Field on June 22.
In 2013, Francisco was the winning pitcher in a 2-1 Mets triumph over the Indians at Cleveland on September 8. He also pitched a perfect ninth inning for a save in the Mets' season-closing 3-2 win over the Brewers at Citi Field on September 29.