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Nick Franklin | Shortstop

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Rays acquired SS Nick Franklin in a three-team trade that sent LHP David Price to the Tigers.
Tampa Bay immediately optioned Franklin to Triple-A. It seems as though Tampa Bay is viewing Franklin as Ben Zobrist 2.0, so it's a little disappointing they couldn't move Ben Zobrist 1.0 today to open a spot in the lineup. The talented 23-year-old raced through the minor leagues -- his time at Low-A Clinton was even chronicled in the 2013 book Class A -- but fell out of favor in Seattle by slashing a rough .214/.291/.358 over 119 games the past two seasons. The former top prospect has destroyed, and continues to destroy, minor league pitching, so this is an interesting gamble by Andrew Friedman. Jul 31 - 6:07 PM

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Season Stats
GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
174760102332110.128.192.170.363
Appearances Per Position
YearCatcherFirstSecondShortstopThirdOutfieldDH
20140057122
201300963002
Game Log
DateOppGMABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSHBPSACAVGOBASLG
May 31DET13000000030000.000.000.000
May 30DET14000000000000.000.000.000
May 29ANA14000000040000.000.000.000
May 28ANA13000000020000.000.000.000
May 27ANA14200010000000.500.500.500
May 26ANA13000000010000.000.000.000
May 24HOU10000000000000.000.000.000
Season Totals (minors): Hitters
ClubClassGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLG
Durham(INT)AAA271002120298103420.210.288.290
Tacoma(PCL)AAA752798216194745476095.294.392.455
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Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Hanigan
2Jose Molina
1B1James Loney
2Sean Rodriguez
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Logan Forsythe
SS1Yunel Escobar
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1David DeJesus
CF1Desmond Jennings
2Kevin Kiermaier
RF1Wil Myers
2Brandon Guyer
3Jerry Sands
DH1Matt Joyce
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Alex Cobb
2Chris Archer
3Jake Odorizzi
4Jeremy Hellickson
5Drew Smyly
6Matt Moore
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jake McGee
2Grant Balfour
3Joel Peralta
4Brad Boxberger
5Cesar Ramos
6Kirby Yates
7Jeff Beliveau
8Steve Geltz