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Maikel Franco

Maikel Franco

3B - FA

Age: 29Bats: RThrows: R

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Maikel Franco inks minor league deal with the Braves

Third baseman Maikel Franco signed a minor league deal with the Braves, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.

Fantasy Impact

Franco was originally rostered by the Orioles this season, where he slashed just .210/.253/.355 with 11 home runs before getting released at the deadline. Franco, with his mulit-positional versatility in both corner infield spots, will likely serve as a backup for both Austin Riley and Freddie Freeman for the remainder of the season. As such, absent an injury to a player ahead of him, this transaction has very little fantasy impact.

Jack Mannis13 weeks ago
Maikel Franco hitless in loss

Maikel Franco went 0-for-4.

Fantasy Impact

Franco is hitting .213 with a .631 OPS this season.

Maikel Franco hits his tenth homer of the season

Maikel Franco went 1-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, and two runs scored.

Fantasy Impact

Franco was hitless in five at-bats since coming back from the IL before hitting a home run on Sunday. He's not rosterable in fantasy.

Maikel Franco (ankle) goes hitless in return from IL

Maikel Franco (ankle) went hitless in his return from the injured list on Friday.

Fantasy Impact

Franco was reinstated prior to Friday's game against the Nationals. He's hitting .218 with a .635 OPS this season.

Maikel Franco (ankle) lands on the 10-day IL

The Baltimore Orioles placed third baseman Maikel Franco (ankle) on the 10-day injured list with a right ankle sprain. Wednesday

Fantasy Impact

Franco missed the last four games after suffering an ankle injury last Wednesday. He will be eligible to come off the injured list after the All-Star break. The 26-year-old is slashing .221/.265/.376 across 309 plate appearances in 2021. Fantasy managers should continue to stash Franco in deep-league formats if they can. Kelvin Gutierrez was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk in a corresponding move.

Brad Camara22 weeks ago
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