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Honkus
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Nick Franklin getting called up
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News: Ryan Divish of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that the Mariners are calling up infield prospect Nick Franklin.

Impact: Franklin has hit .324/.440/.472 with four home runs and seven stolen bases in 39 games this season at the Triple-A level and is worth scooping up in standard mixed fantasy leagues. The Mariners wouldn't promote the 22-year-old to sit on the bench. He should get regular playing time, whether that's at second base or shortstop
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rondo
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re: Nick Franklin getting called up
Trade him to me in TDBL


You're set with Segura


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re: Nick Franklin getting called up
drop Cozart for him?

ETA I decided to...my team does need more rookies called up though...I have Wheeler and Myers taking up bench spots right now...come on, mid-June
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re: Nick Franklin getting called up
Franklin isnt a "cant miss" type of guy, but Cozart sucks so i'd probably pull the trigger knowing no one will pick up Cozart anyway. You can always go back to him.


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Franklin isnt a "cant miss" type of guy


add to that a cavernous stadium & meh lineup, but yea i'd still give him a shot for cozart


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re: Nick Franklin getting called up
Just swooped him, have him and profar now


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GynoSandberg
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add to that a cavernous stadium & meh lineup


Yeah, he was in the PCL too and put up modest pop.

He did hit 23 in A ball Midwest League. For comparison, Derek Dietrich (current Marlins SS) hit 22 HR in the same league in 2011. He's currently at 5/3/7 with a .712 OPS in 56 MLB ABs.


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GynoSandberg
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re: Nick Franklin getting called up
As my boy Barry says, you gotta have perspective on these prospects. Unless there name is Trout or Harper they usually do not come out the gate tearing shite up.


Honkus
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re: Nick Franklin getting called up
thx to Trout & Harper, people think every prospect is going to be the next big thing.

I wouldnt rush to add him in a 10 team mixed. 12 team keeper, if i had an extra roster spot maybe. a deep keeper league like TDBL, certainly.



ETA: & Ackley sent down
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If I were you guys I'd definitely stop drafting prospects and stick to the tried and true like Ryan Howard - PROVEN TRACK RECORD.


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