Nick Franklin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tigers get David Price in three-team deal

    Yahoo! Sports "In a complex, star-laden three-way deal at Thursday afternoon’s trade deadline, the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers acquired former Cy Young Award winner David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays, strengthening a rotation that already featured Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander. The primary..." August 01

  • Mariners demote Nick Franklin back to Triple-A

    Hardball Talk "It looked like the Mariners might give Nick Franklin an extended opportunity to earn playing time in their outfield following Logan Morrison‘s hamstring injury, but one day after Franklin started in the outfield for the first time in his professional career he’s headed back to..." April 24

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Nick Franklin is called up by mariners. could see OF duty.

  • Displaced by Robinson Cano, Mariners demote Nick Franklin back to the minors

    Hardball Talk "Nick Franklin showed enough promise as a rookie second baseman for the Mariners last season that he seemed set as the team’s long-term answer there, but then they signed Robinson Cano for $240 million. That knocked Franklin out of the second base picture and forced him into a competition with..." March 28

  • Tigers to make a “serious run” at Mariners shortstop Nick Franklin

    Hardball Talk "Mariners shortstop Nick Franklin has been named in trade rumors throughout the off-season and into the spring. The Mets have been one team strongly linked to him. But with the Tigers hurting at the position after learning that Jose Iglesias will not be ready for the start of the regular season —..." March 17

  • Orioles, Mets, Rays all talking to Mariners about Nick Franklin

    CBSSports.com "The Orioles are a third team with interest in Mariners infielder Nick Franklin, joining the Rays and Mets, sources say. Franklin could be a second-base candidate for the Orioles as well as the Rays. The Mets need a shortstop, and have been scouting Franklin for that position. Franklin came up..." March 13

  • Rays join Mets in trade talks with Seattle involving infielder Franklin

    CBSSports.com "The Rays have joined the Mets in looking at possible trades for young Mariners infielder Nick Franklin, sources say. Tampa Bay may actually match up better with Seattle in such an endeavor, according to the sources. The Rays and Mariners had extensive trade talks earlier this winter..." February 25

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    #mariners getting lots of calls on their kids. Nick franklin obvs likely to go, maybe others too. Playing to win now.

  • Franklin sits, Ackley continues to and could be AAA-bound

    Seattle Times "Nick Franklin got a day off today after seeing his slump climb to 0-for-24 last night and then hesitating on the bases when he did get on causing a logjam and bizarre double play after Raul Ibanez had driven a ball off the right field wall. Interim Mariners manager Robby Thompson said Franklin..." August 04

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    Ryan Divish @RyanDivish

    Nick Franklin has been called up and will join the #Mariners today. Could be a few other moves. Not sure what they are

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