Joke, or Typo?

According to Rotoworld, Julio Franco, who was dropped by the Mets a few days ago, has been picked up by the Braves. Here's their commentary:

Chris Woodward should get the boot to make room on the roster. Franco figures to be used mostly as a pinch-runner. He'd be a candidate to start at first against left-handers, but Jarrod Saltalamacchia looks like a far better choice.
A pinch-WHAT?
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