Maikel Franco will open the 2014 season at Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Phillies reassigned INF Maikel Franco, OF Clete Thomas and RHP Sean O'Sullivan to minor league camp.
Top prospect Maikel Franco went 0-for-4 on Thursday, dropping his spring average to .184.
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg has been impressed with top prospect Maikel Franco's defense at third base.
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. clarified Thursday that the organization still views top prospect Maikel Franco as a third baseman.
Phillies prospect Maikel Franco said Thursday that he has been told that he'll primarily work at first base this season.
Phillies prospect Maikel Franco made his first career start at first base Saturday for Double-A Reading.
Maikel Franco is batting .500/.514/.912 with 17 hits, three home runs and eight RBI through his first eight games for Double-A Reading.
The Phillies have promoted prospect third baseman Maikel Franco to Double-A Reading.