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Maikel FrancoHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Philadelphia Phillies MLB Years: 2014-2017
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Positions3B-861, 1B-44, DH-2Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMaikel Antonio Franco
Height6-1Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 26,1992 [25.179]PlaceAzua,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2010 by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Signing Bonus$100,000Signing ScoutsKoby PerezService Time2.170 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-PHI-#10 ... 2013-PHI-#8 ... 2014-MLB-#17 ... 2014-PHI-#1 ... 2015-MLB-#56 ... 2015-PHI-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 2,2014 [22.007]
OrganizationsPHI [8] Awards3
TBC Player ID160930Retrosheet IDfranm004MLBAM ID596748
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power66Contact75XBH67RBIs79Runs52Hitting60Durability71Team.448Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Gulf Coast PhilliesGCLRkphi623b1751194234311222900164641202.222.292.330.6226415217.277.108.191.2807.3721.202.880.9297.0034.88
2011Williamsport CrosscuttersNYPLA-phi283b1854202195817123800253010125.287.367.411.7788320229.327.124.248.34310.9213.101.200.87101.0034.48
2011Lakewood BlueClawsSALAphi-3b1817656820160011510004.123.149.200.34913367.143.077.092.1571.4922.3915.001.4965.0037.50
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         71267256619134400264520129.247.318.360.6789623296.286.113.210.3018.7815.201.731.0189.0034.85
2012Lakewood BlueClawsSALAphi183b19132503701413231484313880706024.280.336.439.77522149554.306.159.239.3376.8614.442.112.5335.9334.75
2013Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi163b206526442792311652002039203114.299.349.576.92515240289.297.277.352.3956.9213.491.955.5416.5050.63
2013Reading Fightin PhilsEastAAphi273b20692774794132155112103120315.339.363.563.92615630292.338.224.256.3983.4210.623.105.1418.4731.91
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1345418917336331103123070406219.320.356.569.92530870581.318.249.303.3965.1612.052.335.3417.4540.46
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi103b21133521641343341678313081203016.257.299.428.72722353556.276.171.232.3195.4014.572.702.8832.5639.55
2014Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi73b21165651020050011300101.179.190.214.40412258.227.035.054.1791.7222.4113.000.000.0020.00
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi103b223314115501214242082500213.355.384.539.9237617151.404.184.255.3925.3016.563.132.6535.2534.00
2015Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi73b22803044585221145010265240128.280.343.497.84015137335.297.217.306.3607.7615.522.004.1821.7143.53
2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi73b231525816714823125881140106540713.255.308.427.73524849630.273.172.241.3136.3516.832.653.9723.2433.11
2017Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi73b24154575661322912476004195205321.230.281.409.69023554623.234.179.250.2926.5815.252.323.8523.9640.91
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4021516183375763632192110826611471243.247.301.426.7276461421646.261.179.251.0006.5616.162.463.8324.0637.87
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter554216728660714314703629414834719120573.280.329.456.7859882272355.303.176.246.0006.2814.732.342.9730.9637.40
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16666279184455201025138106205119.278.317.452.76929970707.303.174.237.0005.3714.992.792.8333.1038.04
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter692774794132155112103120315.339.363.563.92615630292.338.224.256.0003.4210.623.105.1418.4731.91
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6526442792311652002039203114.299.349.576.92515240289.297.277.352.0006.9213.491.955.5416.5050.63
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter149568761493431590313995806028.262.316.412.72823452621.289.150.222.0006.2815.302.442.4237.8734.90
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54202195817123800253010125.287.367.411.7788320229.327.124.248.00010.9213.101.200.87101.0034.48
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51194234311222900164641202.222.292.330.6226415217.277.108.191.0007.3721.202.880.9297.0034.88
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4021516183375763632192110826611471243.247.301.426.7276461421646.261.179.251.0006.5616.162.463.8324.0637.87
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626117415131125881044107423517.247.301.426.72726057663.261.179.251.0006.5616.162.463.8324.0637.87
Average Minor - Per 162 games16263484177424201063143101606121.280.329.456.78528966689.303.176.246.0006.2814.732.342.9730.9637.40

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi173B50--5098106158148.9372.96------5198.089.3
2011Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-phi183B34--2565559590.9472.65------5463.044.7
2011Lakewood BlueClaws SALAphi183B17--1027-337371.0002.18------17100.012.4
2012Lakewood BlueClaws SALAphi193B122--841861617286270.9442.21------13292.488.4
2013Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi203B64--41106510152147.9672.30------6598.547.4
2013Reading Fightin Phils EastAAphi201B8--654137069.9868.63------6911.65.6
2013Reading Fightin Phils EastAAphi203B59--5310999171162.9472.75------6985.541.5
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi211B23--18411-161951951.0008.48------13317.316.0
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi213B107--691751013254244.9612.28------13380.574.3
2014Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi211B5223202-222221.0004.400.96-----1631.33.1
2014Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi213B12121061128134039.9753.250.37-----1675.07.4
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi223B29--2255257977.9752.66------3387.920.1
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi221B4--342-336361.0009.00------3312.12.8
2015Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi223B7575664491191011178168.9442.240.25-----8093.846.3
2015Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi221B2216131-114141.0007.000.88-----802.51.2
2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi233B1481471291932231316329316.9602.140.24-----15297.491.4
2017Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24DH2---------------1541.31.2
2017Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi243B14414312511032151523333318.9552.210.25-----15493.588.9
2017Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi241B2217141-215151.0007.500.88-----1541.31.2
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B37937733122565853953880841.9562.220.25-----3790.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B9656474-551511.0005.670.91-----90.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B136--912301218333321.9642.36------1360.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B27--21813-192312311.0008.56------270.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B59--5310999171162.9472.75------590.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8--654137069.9868.63------80.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B64--41106510152147.9672.30------640.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B139--942131620323307.9502.21------1390.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B34--2565559590.9472.65------340.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B50--5098106158148.9372.96------500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi17-----50-----
2011Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-phi18-----34-----
2011Lakewood BlueClaws SALAphi18-----17-----
2012Lakewood BlueClaws SALAphi19-----122-----
2013Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi20-----64-----
2013Reading Fightin Phils EastAAphi20--8--59-----
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi21--23--107-----
2014Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21--5--12-----
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi22--4--29-----
2015Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22--2--75-----
2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23-----148-----
2017Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24--2--144----2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB211638470002002600001.184.225.184.4097040.219.000.0535.0015.003.000.000.000.00
2015Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB221230360001000400001.200.200.200.4006030.231.000.0000.0013.330.000.000.000.00
2016Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2322681120209230031210001.294.333.7211.054491172.234.427.4714.1716.674.0012.507.5655.00
2017Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB242477718106170051000002.234.280.481.76137782.197.247.3126.1012.202.007.3212.8338.89
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs74213255130154300103210005.239.277.465.7429918224.217.226.2724.4614.293.206.7014.2035.29

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (3B) ... Philadelphia Phillies Minor League Player of the Year2
2015NL Rookie of the Month (June)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2018-01-123BPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.95m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2015-10-033BPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2015-10-03
2015-08-183BPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Fractured left wristTeam Roster on 2015-08-18
2015-05-153BPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-05-15
2015-04-093BPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-03-213BPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minorsTeam Roster on 2015-03-21
2014-09-013BPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2014-09-01
2014-04-123BPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-06-203BPhiladelphia PhilliesReading (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reading (AA)Team Roster on 2013-06-20
2013-04-113BPhiladelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Clearwater (A+)Team Roster on 2013-04-11
2012-06-093BPhiladelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)-Minors--Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2010-06-20ContractSigned by Phillies 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010Philadelphia Phillies-17100,000-------100,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2014Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll21500,000-79448-3,256,497500,000600,000
2015Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll22507,5000.1778443-3,571,283507,5001,107,500
2016Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll23517,5001.1763820293,498,245507,5001,625,000
2017Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll24560,000-58618353,582,271535,0002,185,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red