Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 7/31/13
Nick FranklinSource: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images North America Nick Franklin has quietly taken the league by storm. I live on the east coast, so I don’t get to watch very many Seattle games. That has changed recently. I found myself watching a Mariners game on MLB.tv over the weekend and absolutely fell in love with their announcers. As I continued watching I paid very close attention to Kyle Seager, Brad Miller, and Franklin. I’ve always had a crush on Seager, but I’m pretty sure one developed on Franklin as well. I knew he was having a solid season, but I was not aware how good it actually was until I looked up the numbers. How is he managing to put up these numbers while receiving no publicity? If you have read my articles before, you are aware by now that I love analyzing a player’s batted ball profile. While I was watching the game I couldn’t help but think to myself: “Man, that is a very nice swing for line drives.” I’m not a scout by any means, but his batted ball profile thr...
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