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Maikel Franco

24-Year-Old Third Baseman – Philadelphia Phillies

2016 Stats

AVG

.255

HR

25

RBI

88

R

67

SB

1

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Franco began the year in Triple-A, and while his .355/.384/.539 line was impressive, that slugging percentage was doubles-driven as he hit just four homers in 151 plate appearances. He more than tripl...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 216   DOB: 8/26/1992   BORN: Azua, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

September 25, 2016  –  Maikel Franco News

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Franco went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in a 10-8 win over the Mets on Saturday.

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Maikel Franco Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 17 R GUL 51 217 194 23 42 14 11 1 2 29 0 0 16 46 1 2 4 .216 .287 .314 .601
2011 18 A WIL 54 229 202 19 58 20 17 1 2 38 0 0 25 30 0 1 1 .287 .367 .411 .778
2011 18 A LAK 17 67 65 6 8 3 2 0 1 6 0 0 1 15 0 0 1 .123 .149 .200 .349
2012 19 A LAK 132 554 503 70 141 49 32 3 14 84 3 1 38 80 0 6 7 .280 .336 .439 .775
2013 20 A+ CLE 65 289 264 42 79 40 23 1 16 52 0 0 20 39 0 3 2 .299 .349 .576 .925
2013 20 AA REA 69 292 277 47 94 30 13 2 15 51 1 2 10 31 0 3 2 .339 .363 .563 .926
2014 21 AAA LEH 133 556 521 64 134 53 33 4 16 78 3 1 30 81 0 3 2 .257 .299 .428 .727
2014 21 MAJ PHI 16 58 56 5 10 2 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 13 0 1 0 .179 .190 .214 .404
2015 22 AAA LEH 33 151 141 15 50 17 12 1 4 24 2 0 8 25 0 2 0 .355 .384 .539 .923
2015 22 MAJ PHI 80 335 304 45 85 37 22 1 14 50 1 0 26 52 0 1 4 .280 .343 .497 .840
2016 23 MAJ PHI 152 630 581 67 148 49 23 1 25 88 1 1 40 106 0 4 5 .255 .306 .427 .733
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3-Year Averages     82 340 313 39 81 28 15 0 13 47 0 0 22 57 0 2 3 .259 .312 .431 .743
Career  (View All)     248 1,023 941 117 243 88 47 2 39 143 2 1 67 171 0 6 9 .258 .312 .437 .749

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Maikel Franco Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 2 NYM 4 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .306 .427 .733
Oct. 1 NYM 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .302 .423 .725
Sep. 30 NYM 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .302 .424 .726
Sep. 29 @Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .303 .425 .728
Sep. 28 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .305 .428 .733
Sep. 27 @Atl 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .305 .430 .735
Sep. 25 @NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .304 .431 .735
Sep. 24 @NYM 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .304 .433 .737
Sep. 23 @NYM 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .304 .428 .732
Sep. 22 @NYM 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .301 .422 .723
Sep. 21 CWS 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .248 .299 .417 .716
Sep. 20 CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .297 .416 .713
Sep. 18 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .297 .417 .714
Sep. 17 Mia 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .299 .420 .719
Sep. 16 Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .298 .418 .716
Sep. 15 Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .296 .418 .714
Sep. 14 Pit 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .298 .421 .719
Sep. 13 Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .297 .419 .716
Sep. 12 Pit 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .298 .421 .719
Sep. 11 @Was 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .299 .423 .722
Sep. 10 @Was 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .297 .422 .719
Sep. 9 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 8 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .298 .423 .721
Sep. 5 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .299 .426 .725
Sep. 4 Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .301 .429 .730
Sep. 3 Atl 5 1 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .301 .431 .732
Sep. 2 Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .297 .421 .718
Aug. 31 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .297 .422 .719
Last 7 Games 27 5 8 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .345 .296 .641
Last 14 Games 57 11 19 1 0 3 13 4 8 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .387 .509 .896
Last 30 Games 102 13 30 5 0 3 16 6 18 0 0 1 0 5 .294 .339 .431 .770

Maikel Franco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 148
2015 2 75
2014 5 12

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Maikel Franco: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 4 29

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Maikel Franco Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016126168240.286.524.860
201569115141.232.464.825
2014323020.125.125.277

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20164555117641.246.400.698
2015235349360.294.506.844
2014242030.250.333.573

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163053110451.246.387.669
2015149257280.295.523.865
2014233030.217.261.511

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162763615430.264.471.802
2015155207221.265.471.816
2014332020.152.182.329
Maikel Franco Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 17 R GUL 217 194 7.4% 21.2% 0.35 76% .274 .098
2011 18 A WIL 229 202 10.9% 13.1% 0.83 85% .329 .124
2011 18 A LAK 67 65 1.5% 22.4% 0.07 77% .143 .077
2012 19 A LAK 554 503 6.9% 14.4% 0.48 84% .311 .159
2013 20 A+ CLE 289 264 6.9% 13.5% 0.51 85% .301 .277
2013 20 AA REA 292 277 3.4% 10.6% 0.32 89% .342 .224
2014 21 AAA LEH 556 521 5.4% 14.6% 0.37 84% .278 .171
2014 21 MAJ PHI 58 56 1.7% 22.4% 0.08 77% .233 .035
2015 22 AAA LEH 151 141 5.3% 16.6% 0.32 82% .411 .184
2015 22 MAJ PHI 335 304 7.8% 15.5% 0.50 83% .298 .217
2016 23 MAJ PHI 630 581 6.3% 16.8% 0.38 82% .273 .172
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3-Year Averages     340 313 6.5% 16.8% 0.39 82% .280 .172
Career     1,023 941 6.5% 16.7% 0.39 82% .279 .179

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2016 Stat Review for Maikel Franco    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.255 AVG
WEAK
82% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.273 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.427 SLG
AVERAGE
.172 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
6.3% BB Rate
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16.8% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.733 OPS
WEAK
.306 OBP
WEAK

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Maikel Franco: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Franco went 2-for-5 with his 23rd homer and four RBI in Thursday's 11-inning loss to the Mets.

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Franco is out of the lineup Friday against Miami.

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Franco (thumb) is in the lineup for Monday's game against the Pirates.

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Franco (thumb) said he expects to return to the lineup Monday, CSN Philly's Jim Salisbury reports.

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Franco (thumb) remains out of the lineup Saturday against the Nationals, CSN Philly's Jim Salisbury reports.

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Franco (thumb) is not in the lineup Friday against the Nationals, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.

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Franco (thumb) took some swings in the batting cage and ground balls before Thursday's game, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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Franco (thumb) is not in the lineup for Thursday's matchup against the Nationals, Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Voice reports.

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Franco jammed his right thumb Sunday and could miss both Wednesday and Thursday because of the issue, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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Franco is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Marlins, according to CSN's Jim Salisbury.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Franco struggled to adjust in his first three months at the Triple-A level, posting just a .230/.285/.364 batting line in the first half of the season, but a light seemed to go on at the end of June. In the second half of the season, he hit .309/.326/.551 with 10 home runs and earned a promotion to the majors when rosters expanded in September. Franco didn't do much offensively during his month in the majors, but he did show that his defense at third base was major league ready. The Phillies will give him an opportunity to compete for the starting job at third this spring. His upside makes him worth gambling on late in fantasy drafts if he earns a job in camp.

2014

Franco moved past Jesse Biddle to become the Phillies' top prospect after his breakout 2013 season. He hit .320 with 36 doubles, 31 home runs and 103 RBI in 134 games with High-A Clearwater and Double-A Reading, and led all minor leaguers with 308 total bases. The Phillies believe he can stick at third base, but they also had him take some reps at first base late last season as they look to increase his versatility a bit. Franco will get an invitation to spring training, and has an outside chance at winning the starting job. The Phillies are more likely to open the year with Cody Asche at third, but Franco could get a shot later in the season if Asche fails to produce.

2013

After a rough start to last season, Franco really turned things on after the All-Star break and finished the year hitting .280/.336/.439 with 32 doubles and 14 home runs for Low-A Lakewood. The power numbers are impressive, especially for someone that played the majority of last season as a 19-year-old in Low-A ball. Franco has one of the highest ceilings in the Phillies' farm system, but is still at least two to three years away from the majors.

2012

Franco signed with the Phillies in 2010 as an amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic. He struggled in rookie ball during the 2010 season but had a bit of a break out last season at Short Season Williamsport where he hit .287/.367/.411 with two home runs in 202 at-bats. Franco also saw some limited action for Low-A Lakewood, but struggled there. Scouts say Franco has a high ceiling and his solid eye at the plate in Williamsport (25 walks/30 strikeouts) is a positive sign, but he'll need to show more power in the future to maintain his prospect status.