Maikel Franco RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kapler won't commit to Maikel Franco, even after a huge afternoon

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Thursday was the kind of day Maikel Franco needed to have early in the season, and the kind of day he'll need to keep having to stave off his infield competition. It still wasn't enough to get a definitive answer from his manager on whether he'd start Saturday. Franco drove in all but one..." April 06

  • Report: Phillies’ Maikel Franco suspended by Dominican team for partying

    Larry Brown Sports "Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco has drawn a suspension from his hometown team in the Dominican Republic due to his partying. According to a report by Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes over the weekend, Franco was one of four players suspended by the Cibao Giants, a Winter League..." January 08

  • Giants showed some interest in Phillies’ Maikel Franco at Winter Meetings

    NBC Bay Area "One of the Giants' big offseason goals is to find an everyday third baseman. That search appears to have included checking in with the Phillies on Maikel Franco. According to Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia, the Giants "were sniffing around" the 25-year-old third baseman during the..." December 17