Source: Rays sign Francisco to Minors deal

Source: Rays sign Francisco to Minors deal

The Rays have signed infielder Juan Francisco to a Minor League contract, a source confirmed to MLB.com's Bill Chastain. The club has not confirmed the deal.

The 27-year-old Francisco spent last season with the Blue Jays, hitting .220/.291/.456 with 16 home runs in 106 games between first and third base.

Francisco is a .236 career hitter with 48 homers in six seasons with the Reds, Braves, Brewers and Blue Jays.

Cash Kruth is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.