Maikel Franco
3B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 225LBS | Age: 31
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 243 223 23 62 8 1 .278 .321 .457 .778
2021 403 377 31 79 11 0 .210 .253 .355 .608
2022 388 371 31 85 9 1 .229 .255 .342 .597
9 Seasons 3,573 3,309 364 809 130 5 .244 .293 .414 .707
AVG HR SB OPS
2020 .278 8 1 .778
2021 .210 11 0 .608
2022 .229 9 1 .597
9 Seasons .244 130 5 .707
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.2 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 35.6 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 36.7 21.2 3.4 37.2 25.0 22.1 5.5 6.1 4.7
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 -0.6 -2 368 26.0 99 .219 .333 .255 39.5 29.3 24.4 .233 .324 .250 35.3
2022 4-Seam Fastball 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 -3.1 -6 196 13.8 52 .100 .160 .152 35.2 21.2 15.3 .205 .303 .239 23.1
2022 Curveball 2.1 2 111 7.8 26 .308 .385 .338 45.5 34.6 24.3 .234 .284 .228 41.2
2022 Cutter -1.6 -1 70 4.9 13 .333 .583 .415 23.3 23.1 21.4 .311 .479 .373 55.6
2022 Sweeper 1.5 1 59 4.2 12 .100 .400 .283 48.0 25.0 15.0 .150 .322 .284 14.3
2022 Split-Finger -5.4 -1 17 1.2 6 .000 .000 .000 36.4 33.3 28.6 .050 .053 .049 0.0
2022 Slurve -0.4 0 3 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball -1.5 -5 364 24.8 127 .248 .380 .274 10.8 7.9 10.0 .264 .401 .296 36.8
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 321 21.9 71 .167 .348 .263 35.6 23.9 16.8 .159 .260 .217 30.6
2021 Sinker -0.8 -2 257 17.5 76 .203 .319 .291 13.5 10.5 15.7 .243 .346 .296 39.3
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 0.7 1 153 10.4 34 .313 .500 .369 14.3 11.8 12.1 .275 .429 .325 39.3
2021 Curveball -0.7 -1 131 8.9 33 .219 .344 .256 43.3 36.4 25.0 .186 .281 .213 20.0
2021 Sweeper -0.2 0 38 2.6 9 .143 .571 .378 37.5 33.3 33.3 .166 .395 .336 25.0
2021 Split-Finger -5.6 -1 26 1.8 8 .125 .250 .156 46.7 37.5 17.6 .105 .155 .110 40.0
2021 Slurve 3.1 0 12 0.8 4 .500 .750 .538 33.3 25.0 50.0 .359 .448 .347 33.3
2020 4-Seam Fastball 1.2 3 267 28.3 78 .310 .521 .405 5.0 6.4 6.8 .266 .449 .341 43.3
2020 Slider -1.7 -4 251 26.6 53 .204 .245 .223 38.7 20.8 15.3 .216 .324 .258 23.1
2020 Sinker -1.3 -2 145 15.4 41 .263 .316 .295 17.4 14.6 14.3 .259 .323 .289 46.9
2020 Curveball 3.3 3 104 11.0 20 .353 .647 .430 47.7 25.0 14.7 .314 .460 .363 23.1
2020 Changeup -4.4 -4 97 10.3 26 .120 .320 .200 29.1 30.8 25.0 .157 .218 .181 41.2
2020 Cutter 11.8 6 52 5.5 18 .529 1.118 .653 28.0 11.1 25.0 .363 .732 .439 50.0
2020 Sweeper 10.6 1 12 1.3 3 .667 1.000 .717 28.6 0.0 0.0 .635 .779 .618 33.3
2020 Slurve -0.8 0 9 1.0 1 .000 .000 .000 75.0 100.0 20.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Split-Finger -11.7 -1 7 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .266 .282 .241 50.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.7 -3 458 30.3 128 .283 .425 .320 10.8 7.8 7.8 .271 .434 .324 42.3
2019 Slider -1.2 -4 343 22.7 94 .156 .344 .270 37.0 24.5 21.1 .206 .356 .249 30.9
2019 Sinker -0.9 -3 276 18.3 85 .256 .463 .341 7.2 7.1 10.9 .278 .534 .352 51.3
2019 Curveball 0.6 1 171 11.3 36 .286 .371 .299 29.6 25.0 14.1 .208 .268 .220 23.1
2019 Changeup 2.5 3 124 8.2 28 .231 .577 .361 33.8 14.3 11.4 .284 .570 .377 22.7
2019 Cutter -2.2 -2 102 6.8 26 .167 .333 .221 14.3 11.5 11.5 .227 .410 .285 31.8
2019 Split-Finger -5.3 -1 15 1.0 7 .143 .286 .179 57.1 57.1 57.1 .074 .078 .070 33.3
2019 Sweeper -4.0 -1 14 0.9 4 .250 .250 .225 66.7 50.0 40.0 .182 .214 .172 50.0
2019 Slurve -2.7 0 7 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 66.7 0.0 0.0 .007 .014 .009 0.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 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 -2 428 26.0 111 .192 .375 .272 36.5 22.5 17.4 .191 .307 .236 28.4
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 1.7 3 167 10.2 38 .286 .429 .363 34.0 21.1 12.3 .240 .386 .305 25.9
2018 Curveball 1.7 3 161 9.8 31 .345 .793 .466 26.9 12.9 8.5 .255 .549 .345 26.9
2018 Cutter 0.9 1 83 5.0 23 .304 .739 .433 11.6 17.4 17.4 .320 .593 .387 52.6
2018 Split-Finger 0.4 0 15 0.9 6 .167 .333 .208 30.0 33.3 40.0 .476 .593 .458 75.0
2018 Sweeper -21.5 0 2 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .013 .013 .012 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball -0.8 -6 762 32.6 234 .236 .481 .331 7.6 6.0 7.2 .264 .454 .338 35.0
2017 Slider -1.9 -10 522 22.4 126 .195 .331 .254 41.8 27.0 20.5 .220 .330 .263 33.3
2017 Sinker -0.7 -3 383 16.4 110 .288 .404 .331 11.0 9.1 13.2 .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 -5.8 -8 136 5.8 42 .077 .128 .131 18.8 14.3 15.0 .183 .240 .220 21.2
2017 Split-Finger -2.1 -1 33 1.4 6 .000 .000 .117 53.8 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
2017 Sweeper -5.7 -1 10 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 66.7 -- -- .000 --
! 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 11 -3 4 3 16
2016 623 2,223 -6 -2 7 6 4
2017 618 2,330 -15 -34 16 10 -23
2018 456 1,640 -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 -11 -12 1 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 46.1 68.8 85.3 29.6 57.6 41.2 26.6 47.7 24.0 8.1 76.3
2016 2,246 47.9 72.4 83.3 32.1 60.1 41.9 36.7 51.4 24.2 7.0 87.9
2017 2,334 47.1 74.7 82.4 28.5 66.7 41.6 39.8 50.3 22.3 6.7 87.8
2018 1,645 48.2 72.7 85.7 32.3 63.9 43.4 37.5 51.8 21.2 6.8 85.6
2019 1,511 47.3 71.0 83.7 33.9 67.4 42.3 30.1 51.5 22.0 5.9 74.2
2020 944 44.4 71.4 84.3 32.8 59.9 41.0 26.4 49.9 24.6 7.3 79.7
2021 1,466 48.5 65.7 83.7 35.5 62.3 42.1 29.5 50.1 24.1 7.3 68.2
2022 1,418 50.6 68.3 78.2 38.5 60.7 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 6.9 80.7
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 47.1 24.8 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 91 71 70 23 38 28 33 10
2017 24 31 30 34 15 64 46 69 91 54 79 25 56 42 30 29
2018 27 54 44 40 21 44 43 33 95 33 90 21 67 23 24 11
2019 14 27 35 39 22 39 40 46 93 46 87 46 69 20 22 31
2020 29 58 38 28 24 55 34 17 89 45 84 23 57 22 8 29 65
2021 3 12 10 15 1 18 20 29 91 18 77 5 55 6 17 18 50
2022 6 43 18 16 4 16 20 14 82 20 59 1 28 8 12 19 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 25.1 0 8 13 16 64.0
2017 24.3 24 22.7 1 15 16 12 50.0
2018 25.7 22 22.2 0 10 17 10 45.5
2019 27.2 17 18.4 -1 6 8 13 76.5
2020 25.4 8 9.7 -2 1 10 3 37.5
2021 26.6 11 10.7 0 2 9 5 45.5
2022 26.5 9 8.9 0 0 3 7 77.8
Player 25.5 116 117.7 -2 42 76 66 56.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 25 25 26 27 23 22 23 25 20 20 22 26 26 23 23 28 20 22 27 23 26 25 33 32 24 27 24 33 29 28 22
2017 24 22 21 24 25 24 27 20 20 18 23 32 19 21 23 23 17 17 25 23 21 23 27 23 20 20 24 31 25 26 17
2018 22 29 22 17 23 21 27 17 22 15 23 29 23 19 18 23 18 18 23 25 22 26 30 24 14 16 21 28 27 25 20
2019 17 21 15 18 20 18 21 16 17 16 16 19 21 17 18 18 18 16 19 20 19 22 21 22 17 15 17 19 23 18 15
2020 8 10 10 7 11 10 13 6 9 6 8 9 10 8 9 9 11 10 9 10 10 11 13 10 8 8 10 12 12 12 9
2021 11 12 11 9 10 11 12 9 7 8 8 8 10 10 11 15 10 10 12 10 10 13 14 13 10 10 14 11 12 11 11
2022 9 8 8 8 9 10 10 7 8 8 8 10 9 9 9 10 9 8 9 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 9
Player 116 127 113 110 121 116 133 100 103 91 108 133 118 107 111 126 103 101 124 119 117 129 147 133 102 105 119 144 138 130 103
! 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 -0.8 89.1 1.1 86.7 -2.4 88.2 1.5 87.0 -1.2
Launch Angle 9.8 11.8 2.0 11.5 -0.3 9.5 -2.0 14.8 5.3 8.4 -6.4 9.1 0.7 11.5 2.4
Barrel % 5.9 6.9 1.0 6.0 -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 -2.0 29.4 2.8 24.2 -5.2 33.3 9.1 28.1 -5.2 33.1 5.0
xBA .259 .259 0.000 .246 -0.013 .254 0.008 .245 -0.009 .256 0.011 .224 -0.032 .243 0.019
BA .280 .255 -0.025 .230 -0.025 .270 0.040 .234 -0.036 .278 0.044 .210 -0.068 .229 0.019
xwOBA .333 .318 -0.015 .303 -0.015 .303 0.000 .298 -0.005 .307 0.009 .270 -0.037 .272 0.002
wOBA .360 .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 .420 0.014 .398 -0.022 .344 -0.054 .351 0.007
SLG .497 .427 -0.070 .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 1.0 15.6 1.3 16.6 1.0 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 5.0 -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% 24.0 24.2 0.2 22.3 -1.9 21.2 -1.1 22.0 0.8 24.6 2.6 24.1 -0.5 28.0 3.9