01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Rookie Pre-Season All-America Tournament Franco is a skilled (5'10"/155) R/R catcher who showed well at the Rookie Pre-Season All-America Tournament. With the bat, this righty shows a tall/balanced stance with active hands to load. He whips the barrel and engages his lower 1/2, connecting with strength. The ball jumps when centered to all parts of the park (exit velocity = 83 mph). Behind the dish, he sits in well with quiet/athletic actions. He sticks pitches in the zone, framing well. Transfer/exchange is quick/clean as he replaces his feet well, throws showing accuracy down to 2B (pop times = 2.25). Franco is a projectable (2024 grad) athlete who has a bright future ahead in the game.