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Maikel Franco

22-Year-Old Third Baseman – Philadelphia Phillies

2015 Stats

AVG

.294

HR

10

RBI

34

R

26

SB

1

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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. ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 213   DOB: 8/26/1992   BORN: Azua, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

July 2, 2015  –  Maikel Franco News

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Franco went 3-for-4 with three doubles, a walk, two RBI and a run Wednesday in a loss to the Brewers.

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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 LAK 17 67 65 6 8 3 2 0 1 6 0 0 1 15 0 0 1 .123 .149 .200 .349
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
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 45 192 180 26 53 23 12 1 10 34 1 0 10 28 0 0 2 .294 .339 .539 .878
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3-Year Averages     16 58 56 5 10 2 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 13 0 1 0 .179 .190 .214 .404

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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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
Jul. 2 Mil 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .339 .539 .878
Jul. 1 Mil 4 1 3 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .349 .557 .906
Jun. 30 Mil 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .337 .535 .872
Jun. 29 Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .341 .545 .886
Jun. 28 Was 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .304 .349 .559 .908
Jun. 28 Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .347 .564 .911
Jun. 27 Was Did not play.
Jun. 26 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .350 .572 .922
Jun. 24 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .358 .588 .946
Jun. 23 @NYY 3 2 2 1 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .319 .368 .604 .972
Jun. 22 @NYY 5 3 4 0 0 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .353 .574 .927
Jun. 21 StL 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .338 .522 .860
Jun. 20 StL 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .329 .511 .840
Jun. 19 StL 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .316 .508 .824
Jun. 18 Bal 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .313 .512 .825
Jun. 17 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .313 .521 .834
Jun. 16 @Bal 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .315 .530 .845
Jun. 15 @Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .317 .513 .830
Jun. 14 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .325 .527 .852
Jun. 13 @Pit 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .336 .547 .883
Jun. 12 @Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .284 .330 .539 .869
Jun. 10 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .320 .551 .871
Jun. 9 @Cin 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .323 .564 .887
Jun. 8 @Cin 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .305 .549 .854
Jun. 7 SF 4 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .286 .529 .815
Jun. 6 SF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .276 .482 .758
Jun. 5 SF 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .277 .494 .771
Jun. 4 Cin 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .266 .453 .719
Jun. 3 Cin 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .267 .451 .718
Jun. 2 Cin 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .257 .409 .666
Last 7 Days 28 3 7 3 0 0 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .276 .357 .633
Last 14 Days 57 9 20 5 0 3 16 3 10 0 0 1 0 1 .351 .393 .596 .989
Last 30 Days 118 19 41 11 0 8 26 6 19 0 0 2 0 4 .347 .389 .644 1.033

Maikel Franco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 2 43
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
20153264111.250.6251.010
2014323020.125.125.277

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015148206230.304.520.847
2014242030.250.333.573

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201599145160.283.525.843
2014233030.217.261.511

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201581125181.309.556.919
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 LAK 67 65 1.5% 22.4% 0.07 77% .143 .077
2011 18 A WIL 229 202 10.9% 13.1% 0.83 85% .329 .124
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 192 180 5.2% 14.6% 0.36 84% .303 .245
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3-Year Averages     58 56 1.7% 22.4% 0.08 77% .233 .035

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2015 Stat Review for Maikel Franco    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.294 AVG
GREAT
84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.303 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.539 SLG
ELITE
.245 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.36 BB/K
WEAK
5.2% BB Rate
POOR
14.6% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.878 OPS
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.339 OBP
GOOD

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

Franco went 2-for-5 with three RBI and a run scored in the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Nationals.

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Franco homered twice as part of a 4-for-5 game with three runs scored and five RBI in Monday's win over the Yankees.

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Franco finished 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored Sunday against the Cardinals.

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Franco went 3-for-4 with a double in Monday's loss to Cincinnati.

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Franco went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in Wednesday's win over the Reds.

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Franco went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in the Phillies' win over the Reds on Tuesday.

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Franco went 2-for-4 Saturday with a two-run home run off Stephen Strasburg.

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Franco went 3-for-4 with three RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Rockies.

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Franco went 2-for-4 with a triple and a home run in Sunday's win over the Diamondbacks.

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Franco will start at third base and bat fifth Friday against the Diamondbacks, Stephen Gross of the Morning Call reports.

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Franco was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Friday.

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The Phillies are likely to wait until at least Friday before promoting Franco from Triple-A, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said Monday that Franco is nearing a promotion to the big leagues, MLB.com's Todd Zolecki reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.