12/27/2021 - Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic Franco is a 2023 3B/RHP prospect who showcased his skills at the Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic. At 3B, he showed athletic actions, with quick/active footwork, and ability to cover ground. Good reads off bat enable him to create good fielding angles and ability to play through the ball. Show good glove action and fields the ball out front. Throws from an over-the-top arm slot with accurate throws across diamond and an arm velocity up to 84mph. Right-handed pitcher who starts square on the rubber and has simple rocker step. He has a controlled landing and gets his back leg through. Attacks hitters with a FB that topped out at 81mph with plus command, a 12/6 shaped breaking ball with good depth, and a changeup with some movement that he throws with FB arm speed. In 3 innings of work, he struck out 2 batters and threw 63% of his pitches for strikes. At the plate, this right-handed hitter begins with an upright and even stance with low hand set. Athletic setup, with center balance, and has natural juice in swing. Gets on-plane early as he hit hard line drives to all fields with a bat exit velocity up to 88mph. In live game action, he reached base 3 times with a double, a single, and was hit by a pitch. With another year of continued growth and development, we can see him making huge strides on the baseball field.