Maikel Franco
3B | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 225LBS | Age: 30

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 388 371 31 85 9 39 1 .229 .255 .342 .597
9 Seasons 3573 3309 364 809 130 467 5 .244 .293 .414 .707
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .229 9 39 1 .597
9 Seasons .244 130 467 5 .707

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 22 1198 253 15 5.9 4.5 88.8 111.0 9.8 33.2 .259 .436 .360 .333 .363 37.2 15.5 7.8
2016 23 2246 479 33 6.9 5.2 89.5 113.2 11.8 28.6 .259 .431 .311 .318 .359 40.7 16.8 6.3
2017 24 2334 485 29 6.0 4.7 88.8 113.0 11.5 26.6 .246 .397 .292 .303 .330 36.2 15.2 6.6
2018 25 1645 374 24 6.4 5.2 88.0 114.5 9.5 29.4 .254 .406 .328 .303 .331 34.1 13.3 6.2
2019 26 1511 331 23 6.9 5.4 89.1 114.1 14.8 24.2 .245 .420 .281 .298 .332 38.4 14.3 8.4
2020 27 944 189 11 5.8 4.5 86.7 112.5 8.4 33.3 .256 .398 .329 .307 .338 38.6 15.6 6.6
2021 28 1466 313 16 5.1 4.0 88.2 113.9 9.1 28.1 .224 .344 .263 .270 .296 33.9 16.6 5.0
2022 29 1418 299 14 4.7 3.6 87.0 112.1 11.5 33.1 .243 .351 .261 .272 .321 34.4 19.3 3.1
Player 12762 2723 165 6.1 4.7 88.5 114.5 11.0 29.0 .248 .399 .301 .301 .334 36.8 15.8 6.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
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 4.5
2016 45.3 19.2 25.3 10.2 41.1 38.2 20.7 2.1 37.0 24.4 22.8 5.8 6.9 5.2
2017 45.8 22.3 22.1 9.9 40.0 37.3 22.3 4.1 35.3 26.6 22.7 4.9 6.0 4.7
2018 49.5 19.0 20.1 11.5 42.2 35.8 21.9 2.4 41.7 21.9 23.0 4.0 6.4 5.2
2019 43.2 21.8 20.2 14.8 42.0 34.7 23.3 1.8 36.3 29.3 20.8 4.5 6.9 5.4
2020 46.0 17.5 25.9 10.6 43.4 38.1 18.5 7.4 34.9 23.3 19.6 7.9 5.8 4.5
2021 48.6 20.8 21.7 8.9 42.8 34.8 22.4 2.6 41.2 25.2 21.4 4.5 5.1 4.0
2022 44.5 21.1 24.1 10.4 44.1 33.8 22.1 5.4 32.4 25.8 25.1 5.7 4.7 3.6
Player 46.3 19.8 23.3 10.7 42.0 36.8 21.2 3.4 37.2 25.0 22.1 5.5 6.1 4.7
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2022 Slider -0.2 -1 422 29.8 109 .212 .346 .262 40.1 29.4 23.4 .228 .328 .257 34.2
2022 4-Seamer 0.0 0 342 24.1 106 .290 .400 .310 16.0 10.4 11.0 .269 .409 .304 38.5
2022 Sinker -2.5 -6 252 17.8 74 .239 .366 .303 12.5 9.5 17.9 .271 .374 .297 34.4
2022 Changeup -3.0 -6 197 13.9 52 .100 .160 .152 35.2 21.2 15.3 .205 .303 .239 23.1
2022 Curveball 2.1 2 118 8.3 26 .308 .385 .338 44.6 34.6 22.5 .234 .284 .228 41.2
2022 Cutter -2.2 -2 71 5.0 15 .286 .500 .360 27.3 20.0 20.0 .277 .422 .332 45.5
2022 Splitter -6.2 -1 16 1.1 6 .000 .000 .000 36.4 33.3 28.6 .050 .053 .049 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -1.4 -5 361 24.6 126 .250 .383 .277 10.9 7.9 10.1 .265 .404 .297 37.2
2021 Slider -0.5 -2 357 24.4 79 .153 .361 .268 37.3 26.6 19.1 .159 .273 .230 29.4
2021 Sinker -0.9 -2 260 17.7 77 .200 .314 .288 13.4 10.4 15.4 .242 .343 .294 38.7
2021 Changeup -4.1 -7 161 11.0 40 .054 .135 .148 38.9 22.5 20.5 .176 .292 .240 17.9
2021 Cutter 0.8 1 151 10.3 33 .323 .516 .380 11.5 9.1 9.4 .284 .443 .334 39.3
2021 Curveball 0.1 0 147 10.0 39 .263 .395 .295 40.6 33.3 25.5 .200 .290 .221 24.0
2021 Splitter -5.6 -1 26 1.8 8 .125 .250 .156 46.7 37.5 17.6 .105 .155 .110 40.0
2021 N/A 7.2 0 3 0.2 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 -- .557 .619 .506 100.0
2020 4-Seamer 1.2 3 264 28.0 77 .314 .529 .411 5.0 6.5 6.9 .269 .455 .345 43.9
2020 Slider -0.8 -2 263 27.9 57 .250 .365 .280 38.9 19.3 14.5 .252 .399 .297 25.6
2020 Sinker -1.4 -2 148 15.7 42 .256 .308 .288 17.1 14.3 14.0 .253 .316 .283 45.5
2020 Curveball 2.9 3 114 12.1 21 .333 .611 .410 50.0 28.6 15.4 .297 .434 .346 23.1
2020 Changeup -4.4 -4 98 10.4 26 .120 .320 .200 28.6 30.8 25.0 .157 .218 .181 41.2
2020 Cutter 10.3 5 50 5.3 17 .471 .882 .574 25.0 11.8 25.0 .326 .583 .382 46.7
2020 Splitter -11.7 -1 7 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .266 .282 .241 50.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.7 -3 458 30.3 128 .283 .425 .320 10.8 7.8 7.8 .271 .434 .324 42.3
2019 Slider -1.3 -5 362 24.0 99 .168 .358 .278 37.0 24.2 20.9 .209 .356 .249 31.9
2019 Sinker -0.9 -3 276 18.3 85 .256 .463 .341 7.2 7.1 10.7 .278 .534 .352 51.3
2019 Curveball 0.5 1 178 11.8 37 .278 .361 .291 31.0 24.3 13.2 .203 .260 .214 22.2
2019 Changeup 2.5 3 125 8.3 28 .231 .577 .361 33.8 14.3 11.4 .284 .570 .377 22.7
2019 Cutter -2.5 -2 97 6.4 25 .130 .261 .180 17.5 16.0 16.0 .212 .387 .272 30.0
2019 Splitter -5.3 -1 15 1.0 7 .143 .286 .179 57.1 57.1 57.1 .074 .078 .070 33.3
2018 4-Seamer 0.0 0 457 27.8 140 .302 .481 .365 11.2 10.0 12.5 .281 .449 .343 33.9
2018 Slider -0.5 -2 433 26.3 114 .196 .402 .282 35.9 21.9 17.0 .195 .333 .247 28.6
2018 Sinker -1.8 -6 325 19.8 105 .282 .388 .300 7.5 4.8 8.5 .263 .374 .287 38.8
2018 Changeup 2.0 3 163 9.9 37 .294 .441 .373 31.9 18.9 11.1 .247 .397 .313 25.9
2018 Curveball 1.7 3 160 9.7 31 .345 .793 .466 26.9 12.9 8.7 .255 .549 .345 26.9
2018 Cutter 0.1 0 80 4.9 21 .286 .619 .379 12.2 19.0 19.0 .304 .472 .332 52.9
2018 Splitter 0.5 0 15 0.9 6 .167 .333 .208 30.0 33.3 40.0 .476 .593 .458 75.0
2017 4-Seamer -0.8 -6 761 32.6 234 .236 .481 .331 7.6 6.0 7.3 .264 .454 .338 35.0
2017 Slider -2.0 -11 544 23.3 132 .187 .317 .248 41.6 27.3 21.2 .219 .329 .265 33.3
2017 Sinker -0.6 -2 384 16.5 110 .288 .404 .331 11.0 9.1 13.0 .291 .457 .340 48.9
2017 Changeup -0.2 0 243 10.4 54 .245 .434 .297 36.2 29.6 18.6 .224 .332 .245 21.6
2017 Curveball 2.1 5 213 9.1 37 .294 .618 .408 31.8 27.0 13.0 .226 .438 .313 50.0
2017 Cutter -5.9 -7 124 5.3 38 .083 .139 .126 18.4 15.8 15.4 .170 .218 .196 20.0
2017 Splitter -2.3 -1 30 1.3 6 .000 .000 .117 58.3 33.3 18.2 .059 .067 .163 0.0
2017 Knuckleball 1.2 0 27 1.2 6 .400 .400 .417 25.0 0.0 0.0 .349 .560 .433 60.0
! 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 -6
2015 332 1,191 9 0 4 3 16
2016 623 2,223 -6 -2 7 6 4
2017 618 2,330 -16 -34 16 10 -23
2018 455 1,635 -4 -12 7 7 -2
2019 409 1,510 -6 -14 4 6 -10
2020 242 944 5 -10 5 4 3
2021 403 1,466 -10 -13 2 6 -16
2022 388 1,418 -9 -15 6 4 -13
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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 1,198 46.0 68.8 85.2 29.7 57.8 41.2 26.6 47.7 24.0 8.1 76.3
2016 2,246 47.8 72.3 83.4 32.3 60.2 41.8 36.7 51.4 24.2 7.1 88.1
2017 2,334 47.2 74.8 82.4 28.3 66.7 41.6 39.8 50.3 22.3 6.7 87.8
2018 1,645 48.4 72.6 85.9 32.2 64.3 43.5 37.5 51.8 21.2 6.8 85.6
2019 1,511 47.3 71.1 83.7 33.9 67.4 42.4 30.1 51.5 22.0 5.9 74.2
2020 944 44.4 71.4 84.3 32.8 59.9 41.1 26.4 49.9 24.6 7.4 78.6
2021 1,466 48.7 65.8 83.8 35.2 61.9 42.0 29.5 50.1 24.1 7.2 67.9
2022 1,418 50.7 68.3 78.2 38.5 60.6 42.9 30.9 53.6 28.0 7.1 77.0
Player 12,762 47.7 71.0 83.2 32.5 62.7 42.1 33.4 50.9 23.7 7.0 80.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 83 47
2016 40 52 56 52 33 69 52 57 90 71 70 23 38 26 34
2017 24 30 30 34 15 64 46 69 91 54 79 25 56 42 31 29
2018 26 55 44 40 21 44 43 33 95 33 90 21 67 23 25 13
2019 14 27 35 39 22 39 40 46 93 46 87 46 69 20 20 34
2020 29 57 38 28 24 55 34 18 89 46 84 23 57 21 9 31 68
2021 3 12 9 15 1 18 20 29 91 18 77 5 55 8 16 20 52
2022 6 42 18 15 4 16 20 14 82 20 59 1 28 8 13 16 35
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 24.2 25 24.4 1 9 12 16 64.0
2017 24.3 24 23.9 0 15 17 12 50.0
2018 25.7 22 21.2 1 10 13 12 54.5
2019 27.2 17 18.1 -1 8 6 13 76.5
2020 25.4 8 10.8 -3 4 9 5 62.5
2021 26.6 11 10.8 0 5 6 6 54.5
2022 26.5 9 9.5 -1 3 4 6 66.7
Player 25.5 116 118.7 -3 54 67 70 60.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 25 25 26 21 23 27 21 26 24 24 26 23 20 21 22 24 23 29 23 27 32 19 21 26 25 23 30 25 22 23 31
2017 24 22 33 19 21 25 24 23 28 25 24 19 20 20 24 28 28 28 16 27 32 18 18 27 23 25 26 20 25 20 29
2018 22 22 28 18 18 24 20 26 21 21 16 16 15 20 20 25 19 25 19 26 26 18 17 22 22 25 22 16 26 14 28
2019 17 21 20 18 18 18 18 21 18 16 18 18 16 17 17 18 17 20 15 17 18 18 16 18 18 19 21 15 22 17 21
2020 8 10 12 10 9 12 0 10 13 14 10 7 6 10 8 14 11 12 10 13 13 12 11 10 11 11 10 10 12 9 14
2021 11 10 10 9 11 14 12 12 11 11 9 9 8 7 7 12 14 10 11 11 14 11 9 12 10 11 13 10 13 10 13
2022 9 10 12 10 10 10 10 8 9 9 9 8 10 8 8 10 10 10 9 9 12 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 10
Player 116 120 141 105 110 130 105 126 124 120 112 100 95 103 106 131 122 134 103 130 147 106 101 124 118 123 131 105 130 102 146
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and 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 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.8 89.5 0.7 88.8 -0.7 88 -0.8 89.1 1.1 86.7 -2.4 88.2 1.5 87 -1.2
Launch Angle 9.8 11.8 2 11.5 -0.3 9.5 -2 14.8 5.3 8.4 -6.4 9.1 0.7 11.5 2.4
Barrel % 5.9 6.9 1 6 -0.9 6.4 0.4 6.9 0.5 5.8 -1.1 5.1 -0.7 4.7 -0.4
Hard Hit % 37.2 40.7 3.5 36.2 -4.5 34.1 -2.1 38.4 4.3 38.6 0.2 33.9 -4.7 34.4 0.5
Sweet Spot % 33.2 28.6 -4.6 26.6 -2 29.4 2.8 24.2 -5.2 33.3 9.1 28.1 -5.2 33.1 5
xBA .259 .259 0 .246 -0.013 .254 0.008 .245 -0.009 .256 0.011 .224 -0.032 .243 0.019
BA .28 .255 -0.025 .23 -0.025 .27 0.04 .234 -0.036 .278 0.044 .21 -0.068 .229 0.019
xwOBA .333 .318 -0.015 .303 -0.015 .303 0 .298 -0.005 .307 0.009 .27 -0.037 .272 0.002
wOBA .36 .311 -0.049 .292 -0.019 .328 0.036 .281 -0.047 .329 0.048 .263 -0.066 .261 -0.002
xSLG .436 .431 -0.005 .397 -0.034 .406 0.009 .42 0.014 .398 -0.022 .344 -0.054 .351 0.007
SLG .497 .427 -0.07 .409 -0.018 .467 0.058 .409 -0.058 .457 0.048 .355 -0.102 .342 -0.013
K% 15.5 16.8 1.3 15.2 -1.6 13.3 -1.9 14.3 1 15.6 1.3 16.6 1 19.3 2.7
BB% 7.8 6.3 -1.5 6.6 0.3 6.2 -0.4 8.4 2.2 6.6 -1.8 5 -1.6 3.1 -1.9
Swing % 47.7 51.4 3.7 50.3 -1.1 51.8 1.5 51.5 -0.3 49.9 -1.6 50.1 0.2 53.6 3.5
Whiff% 24 24.2 0.2 22.3 -1.9 21.2 -1.1 22 0.8 24.6 2.6 24.1 -0.5 28 3.9
In Zone % 46 47.8 1.8 47.2 -0.6 48.4 1.2 47.3 -1.1 44.4 -2.9 48.7 4.3 50.7 2
Out of Zone % 54 52.2 -1.8 52.8