FACTS/FLUKES: Franco, Renfroe, Zunino, Garcia, Suarez

Best yet to come for Franco ... Wander Franco (SS, TAM) missed a big chunk of time due to quad and wrist injuries, but was productive when he was on the field. Is there reason to believe the 22-year-old can take a step forward in 2023?

Year   PA  HR/SB    BA/xBA   bb%/ct%    G/L/F   h%  HctX   PX/xPX  HR/F  Spd/SBA%
====  ===  =====  =========  =======  ========  ==  ====  =======  ====  ========
2021* 484   13/7  .293/.291    8/86   45/20/34  32   102  103/80     8%  140/10%
2022* 368    6/8  .283/.292    8/89   44/25/31  30   111   82/81     7%  104/10%
*Includes MLEs

Franco is sure to remain a BA asset:

  • His ct% is elite and he hit a lot of line drives in 2022, a combination that could easily yield a .300-plus BA.
  • The power numbers...

Almost!

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