Phillies optioned INF Maikel Franco to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Maikel Franco went 0-for-3 on Tuesday and is still looking for his first extra-base hit this spring.
Maikel Franco hit .337/.344/.570 with four home runs over 22 games in the Dominican Winter League playoffs.
Maikel Franco knocked in the winning run with an RBI single in the seventh inning against the Pirates on Tuesday, finishing 2-for-4 overall.
Maikel Franco will bat second Tuesday against the Pirates.
Maikel Franco is not in the Phillies' starting lineup on Wednesday afternoon against the Braves.
Maikel Franco was hitless in three at-bats, but knocked a run with a sacrifice fly in his major league debut in Tuesday's win against the Braves.
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said Tuesday that he'd like to get Maikel Franco 50-60 at-bats this month.
Maikel Franco will make his major league debut Tuesday against the Braves.
Phillies purchased the contract of 3B Maikel Franco from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
According to Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Phillies will promote Maikel Franco on Tuesday.
Phillies prospect 3B Maikel Franco went 1-for-4 with a grand slam on Tuesday for Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Phillies prospect third baseman Maikel Franco went 4-for-4, hitting for the cycle for Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Saturday.
Phillies prospect third baseman Maikel Franco went 2-for-5 with a home run for Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Wednesday.