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Maikel Franco
3B | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 225LBS | Age: 28

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Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 276 260 22 55 9 38 0 .212 .254 .377 .630
8 Seasons 3058 2821 324 700 119 419 4 .248 .299 .428 .727
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .212 9 38 0 .630
8 Seasons .248 119 419 4 .727

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 23 1198 253 15 5.9 88.8 111 9.8 33.2 .255 .429 .360 .328 .356 37.9 15.5 7.8
2016 24 2246 479 33 6.9 89.5 113.2 11.8 28.6 .257 .423 .311 .314 .353 41.1 16.8 6.3
2017 25 2334 485 28 5.8 88.9 113 11.4 26.4 .245 .394 .292 .301 .327 36 15.2 6.6
2018 26 1645 374 24 6.4 88 114.5 9.5 29.4 .252 .403 .328 .301 .329 34.1 13.3 6.2
2019 27 1511 331 22 6.6 88.9 114.1 14.6 23.3 .238 .404 .281 .289 .321 38.3 14.3 8.4
2020 28 944 189 11 5.8 86.7 112.5 8.4 33.3 .254 .394 .329 .304 .334 38.6 15.6 6.6
2021 29 992 216 12 5.6 87.5 111.9 8.7 27.3 .229 .356 .273 .274 .302 31 16.3 5.1
10870 2327 145 6.2 88.6 114.5 11 28.3 .248 .403 .309 .303 .333 37 15.3 6.7
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .317 .312 .363 35.4 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 512 51.6 160 150 37 22 11 0 4 15 136 .247 .257 .400 .383 .297 .297 88.9 8 10.9 13.4
2021 Breaking 346 34.9 82 77 16 8 4 0 4 22 55 .208 .192 .416 .316 .289 .245 86.1 12 35.0 20.0
2021 Offspeed 134 13.5 34 33 2 0 1 0 1 8 25 .061 .191 .182 .328 .117 .235 83.3 4 36.8 21.6
2020 Fastballs 465 49.3 136 126 40 26 9 0 5 13 114 .317 .268 .508 .423 .370 .326 90.0 8 11.1 10.4
2020 Breaking 374 39.6 78 70 19 12 5 0 2 17 56 .271 .264 .429 .408 .311 .310 81.4 9 41.8 15.0
2020 Offspeed 105 11.1 28 27 3 0 2 0 1 8 19 .111 .165 .296 .223 .184 .186 82.7 10 27.1 23.5
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 47.8 13.8 29.6 8.7 42.3 41.9 15.8 3.6 38.3 22.1 19.4 8.7 5.9
2016 45.3 19.2 25.3 10.2 41.1 38.2 20.7 2.1 37 24.4 22.8 5.8 6.9
2017 45.8 22.3 22.1 9.9 40 37.3 22.5 3.9 35.5 26.6 22.9 4.9 5.8
2018 49.5 19 20.1 11.5 42.2 35.8 21.9 2.4 41.7 21.9 23 4 6.4
2019 43.2 21.8 20.2 14.8 42 34.7 23.3 1.8 36.3 28.7 20.2 4.5 6.6
2020 46 13.2 30.2 10.6 43.4 38.1 18.5 7.4 34.9 23.3 19.6 7.9 5.8
2021 48.6 19.4 21.8 10.2 45.4 32.9 21.8 1.9 42.6 25 21.3 3.7 5.6
46.4 19.1 23.6 10.9 41.9 37 21 3.1 37.8 24.8 21.7 5.5 6.2
45.2 22.2 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2021 Splitter -3.5 -1 18 1.8 6 .167 .333 .208 40 50 25 .128 .194 .138 66.7
2021 Cutter 1.5 2 101 10.2 23 .333 .524 .398 10 4.3 5.6 .293 .42 .339 45
2021 Changeup -4.3 -5 116 11.7 28 .037 .148 .129 36.4 17.9 20 .205 .358 .257 13.6
2021 Curveball 1.5 2 115 11.6 34 .303 .455 .338 36.5 29.4 23.8 .227 .335 .256 26.1
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 231 23.3 48 .136 .386 .273 34.3 25 17.6 .166 .302 .238 28.1
2021 Sinker -1.4 -2 179 18 54 .2 .34 .265 10.2 11.1 18.2 .281 .416 .33 36.4
2021 4-Seamer -0.7 -2 232 23.4 83 .253 .405 .294 11.7 9.6 13.1 .232 .352 .264 30.6
2020 Splitter -11.4 -1 7 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .282 .241 50
2020 Cutter 9.7 5 53 5.6 17 .471 .882 .574 26.9 11.8 20 .326 .583 .382 46.7
2020 Curveball 2.8 3 109 11.5 19 .313 .625 .405 51.1 26.3 13.2 .288 .433 .345 25
2020 Changeup -4.3 -4 98 10.4 26 .12 .32 .2 28.6 30.8 25 .157 .218 .181 41.2
2020 Sinker -1.1 -2 149 15.8 42 .282 .333 .302 15.5 11.9 11.9 .26 .323 .288 47.1
2020 Slider -0.6 -1 265 28.1 59 .259 .37 .286 38.6 20.3 16 .257 .401 .299 25
2020 4-Seamer 1.1 3 263 27.9 77 .3 .514 .394 5.8 7.8 8.2 .258 .44 .334 43.1
2019 Splitter -5.3 -1 15 1 7 .143 .286 .179 57.1 57.1 57.1 .074 .078 .07 33.3
2019 Cutter -2.5 -2 97 6.4 25 .13 .261 .18 17.5 16 16 .212 .387 .272 30
2019 Changeup 2.4 3 121 8 27 .2 .56 .341 33.3 14.8 11.4 .27 .564 .37 23.8
2019 Curveball 0.6 1 178 11.8 37 .278 .361 .291 31 24.3 13.2 .195 .244 .204 23.1
2019 Sinker -0.1 0 265 17.5 81 .269 .487 .358 7.5 6.2 9.3 .281 .55 .36 50.7
2019 Slider -2.5 -9 356 23.6 98 .16 .319 .242 37.2 24.5 21.1 .201 .32 .233 31
2019 4-Seamer -0.7 -3 459 30.4 129 .281 .421 .322 10.7 7.8 7.7 .269 .429 .321 42.9
2018 Splitter 0.4 0 15 0.9 6 .167 .333 .208 30 33.3 40 .476 .593 .458 75
2018 Cutter 0.1 0 80 4.9 21 .286 .619 .379 12.2 19 19 .304 .472 .332 52.9
2018 Curveball 1.8 3 160 9.7 31 .345 .793 .466 26.9 12.9 8.7 .255 .549 .345 26.9
2018 Changeup 1.4 2 163 9.9 37 .294 .441 .349 31.9 18.9 11.1 .247 .397 .313 25.9
2018 Sinker -1.6 -5 325 19.8 105 .282 .388 .3 7.5 4.8 8.5 .263 .374 .287 38.8
2018 Slider -0.5 -2 435 26.4 115 .194 .398 .28 35.6 21.7 17 .195 .337 .248 29.4
2018 4-Seamer 0.1 1 455 27.7 139 .305 .484 .368 11.3 10.1 12.5 .282 .442 .342 33.3
2017 Knuckleball 1.3 0 27 1.2 6 .4 .4 .417 25 0 0 .349 .56 .433 60
2017 Splitter -2.3 -1 30 1.3 6 0 0 .117 58.3 33.3 18.2 .059 .067 .163 0
2017 Curveball 2.1 5 212 9.1 37 .294 .618 .408 31.8 27 13 .226 .438 .313 50
2017 Cutter -5.8 -7 124 5.3 38 .083 .139 .126 18.4 15.8 15.4 .17 .218 .196 20
2017 Changeup -0.1 0 243 10.4 54 .245 .434 .297 36.2 29.6 18.6 .224 .332 .245 21.6
2017 Sinker -0.8 -3 384 16.5 110 .288 .404 .323 11 9.1 13 .292 .458 .34 48.9
2017 Slider -1.9 -10 545 23.4 132 .187 .317 .248 41.6 27.3 21.2 .217 .321 .261 32.2
2017 4-Seamer -0.7 -6 761 32.6 234 .236 .481 .331 7.6 6 7.3 .264 .454 .338 35
2017 N/A 1 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 58 202 -3 -3 -1 1 -7
2015 326 1176 8 0 4 3 16
2016 619 2212 -7 -8 7 6 -2
2017 618 2330 -16 -33 16 10 -22
2018 455 1635 -4 -12 7 7 -2
2019 403 1488 -8 -14 4 6 -12
2020 242 944 5 -10 5 3 3
2021 276 992 -5 -7 1 4 -7
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 1198 45.9 68.8 85.3 29.8 57.6 41.2 26.6 47.7 24 7.9 77.4
2016 2246 47.8 72.4 83.3 32.2 59.8 41.7 36.7 51.4 24.2 7.1 88
2017 2334 47.2 74.8 82.4 28.3 66.7 41.6 39.6 50.3 22.3 6.7 87.8
2018 1645 48.4 72.6 85.9 32.2 64.3 43.5 37.4 51.8 21.2 6.8 85.6
2019 1511 47 71.4 83.6 34.2 67.4 42.2 29.4 51.5 22 5.9 73.9
2020 944 44.4 71.4 84.3 32.8 59.9 41.1 26.3 49.9 24.6 7.4 78.6
2021 992 48.7 66.5 85.7 34.8 62.7 42.1 29 50.2 22.5 7.3 70.8
10870 47.2 71.8 84 31.7 63 42 33.7 50.6 22.9 6.9 82.1
48.4 66.7 82.1 28.4 58.7 42.6 29 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 47
2016 42 56 56 52 35 69 52 57 70 70 23 38 34
2017 24 32 31 35 16 60 43 70 53 79 25 56 31 18
2018 27 54 44 41 20 44 43 33 34 90 21 67 25 14
2019 9 23 29 32 20 39 36 41 45 87 46 69 20 8
2020 27 57 36 27 23 55 34 18 46 84 23 57 9 23
2021 4 21 13 16 3 42 23 21 8 82 8 69 17 3
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 27.3 17 15.7 1 9 4 12 70.6
2020 25.4 8 11.1 -3 3 10 4 50
2021 26.3 9 7.2 2 4 3 4 44.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 17 18 17 16 17 14 15 18 16 17 16 16 13 13 15 16 13 16 14 15 12 16 15 16 16 18 18 14 21 14 16
2020 8 12 12 12 14 10 12 14 10 12 10 8 6 10 11 14 8 11 14 13 6 11 10 11 11 14 11 10 13 10 13
2021 9 9 6 8 7 6 7 9 5 9 7 7 6 5 6 7 5 8 9 8 6 7 7 9 6 7 9 7 9 7 7
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.8 89.5 0.7 88.9 -0.6 88 -0.9 88.9 0.9 86.7 -2.2 87.5 0.8
Launch Angle 9.8 11.8 2 11.4 -0.4 9.5 -1.9 14.6 5.1 8.4 -6.2 8.7 0.3
Barrel % 5.9 6.9 1 5.8 -1.1 6.4 0.6 6.6 0.2 5.8 -0.8 5.6 -0.2
Hard Hit % 37.9 41.1 3.2 36 -5.1 34.1 -1.9 38.3 4.2 38.6 0.3 31 -7.6
Sweet Spot % 33.2 28.6 -4.6 26.4 -2.2 29.4 3 23.3 -6.1 33.3 10 27.3 -6
xBA .255 .257 0.002 .245 -0.012 .252 0.007 .238 -0.014 .254 0.016 .229 -0.025
BA .28 .255 -0.025 .23 -0.025 .27 0.04 .234 -0.036 .278 0.044 .212 -0.066
xwOBA .328 .314 -0.014 .301 -0.013 .301 0 .289 -0.012 .304 0.015 .274 -0.03
wOBA .36 .311 -0.049 .292 -0.019 .328 0.036 .281 -0.047 .329 0.048 .273 -0.056
xSLG .429 .423 -0.006 .394 -0.029 .403 0.009 .404 0.001 .394 -0.01 .356 -0.038
SLG .497 .427 -0.07 .409 -0.018 .467 0.058 .409 -0.058 .457 0.048 .377 -0.08
K% 15.5 16.8 1.3 15.2 -1.6 13.3 -1.9 14.3 1 15.6 1.3 16.3 0.7
BB% 7.8 6.3 -1.5 6.6 0.3 6.2 -0.4 8.4 2.2 6.6 -1.8 5.1 -1.5
Swing % 47.7 51.4 3.7 50.3 -1.1 51.8 1.5 51.5 -0.3 49.9 -1.6 50.2 0.3
Whiff% 24 24.2 0.2 22.3 -1.9 21.2 -1.1 22 0.8 24.6 2.6 22.5 -2.1
In Zone % 45.9 47.8 1.9 47.2 -0.6 48.4 1.2 47 -1.4 44.4 -2.6 48.7 4.3
Out of Zone % 54.1 52.2 -1.9 52.8 0.6 51.6 -1.2 53 1.4 55.6 2.6 51.3 -4.3
Out of Zone Swing % 29.8 32.2 2.4 28.3 -3.9 32.2 3.9 34.2 2 32.8 -1.4 34.8 2
First Pitch Swing % 26.6 36.7 10.1 39.6 2.9 37.4 -2.2 29.4 -8 26.3 -3.1 29 2.7
First Pitch Strike % 56.4 61.1 4.7 63.6 2.5 64.7 1.1 60.7 -4 60.1 -0.6 64.1 4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 615 123 20.0 .289 .376
2017 R 617 64 10.4 .297 .234
2018 R 457 63 13.8 .328 .338
2019 R 403 43 10.7 .283 .215
2020 R 240 61 25.4 .316 .379
2021 R 276 61 22.1 .255 .333

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