06/02/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Columbia, MD Franklin is a young catcher who graduates in 2024. Defensively, Franklin has playable hands and feet, and he squares up well to the baseball. He keeps the ball in front when blocking, shows no fear, and throws with good direction and pop times as low as 3.4 seconds to 2nd base. Offensively, Franklin has an open stance, good balance, and he can spray to all fields. He has a level swing path and puts the bat on the ball consistently. Franklin can improve skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Release 2. Quicken feet 3. Lower target Offense 1. Lower body 2. Rhythm 3. Swing path