01/26/2020 - College PREP - San Diego, CA Franklin is a lean, athletic SS/OF who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is outstanding as indicated by his 60 time of 6.95. Defensive abilities are outstanding in both the MIF and OF. At SS, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are light as he attacks balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds / turn of the double play. In the OF, he utilizes his quick feet well in his lateral movement, displaying range. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Throws are accurate with on line carry (81 mph velocity) to his target. At the plate, he shows as a switch hitter but projects best as a LHH. Hands are quick and work to and through an aggressive swing path. He makes consistent hard contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. With 2 years to further develop, Franklin has abilities with time and room to progress his game.