Nick Franklin is 22-years-old and has been on the top-100 prospect list since he was 19, rifling through the Mariners‘ farm system. Franklin has never spent an entire year with one team as a professional, because he was constantly getting called upon for new responsibilities at higher levels.
Let’s keep that in mind as we pick apart what has been a disastrous month...
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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...
Twice is always nice
So, it’s been a few weeks since my last installment of My oh My! and I apologize for that. I packed, moved, went on vacation and then unpacked. It’s been a hectic month actually.
But enough about me, let’s talk some Mariners baseball!
Today’s play of the week comes from this afternoon’s matchup against Minnesota. Nick Franklin went yard twice as the...
After exiting Wednesday’s contest early, Seattle Mariners
second baseman Nick Franklin was held out of Thursday’s lineup due to his right knee injury. Franklin admitted that the knee hadn’t improved yesterday, but
manager Eric Wedge told Greg Johns of MLB.com that he’s hoping to get the
rookie back in the lineup for tonight’s series opener against the Los Angeles
The Seattle Mariners are set to call up infield prospect Nick Franklin. Franklin, 22, has been playing well for the Mariners Triple-A team in Tacoma.
While with Tacoma, Franklin has a .324/.440/.472 line with four home runs and seven stolen bases in 39 games.
Seattle would not promote a player of Franklin’s talent to simply sit on the bench which means that either Brendan Ryan...
Usually, reporting to spring training is a time when players make news for how much weight they’ve lost. Just this year, for instance, Josh Hamilton made news for showing up to Angels camp in Tempe 20 pounds lighter than he played at last season.
Well, tell that to Mariners infield prospect Nick Franklin.
According to The Seattle Times, Franklin, who is 6-foot-1, spent the 2012...
Mariners prospect Nick Franklin showed up at spring training nearly 35 pounds heavier than he weighed at the end of last season. He credits a daily intake of 6,500 calories.
One of the Mariners top hitting prospects -- infielder Nick Franklin -- spent some time off stage at the weekend's FanFest festivities to talk with SeattleClubhouse's Rick Randall about his Big League Spring invite, playing the middle infield and switch-hitting.
Zunino Officially An M’s Prospect
Prospect Watch: A look at bats on the rise for the Seattle Mariners
Like their pitchers, the Mariner hitting prospects have seen their ups and downs.
The most exciting news this month came with the signing of 2012 first rounder Mike Zunino.
The catcher from Florida is officially a Seattle Mariners prospect and could be seeing time with the Big...
Per a report from the Tacoma Neww-Tribune we've learned yesterday that two of the best youngsters in the Seattle Mariners organization will be moving on from the Jackson Generals. Both promoted to AAA Tacoma Rainiers.
The report states the M's wanted to allow both to play in the Southern League all-star game on Tuesday as a reward for their highly successful first halves...