Austin Franklin

Austin Franklin

#76SP,
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 3"/215 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Laurel Hill, Florida
College: None
Draft: 2016 3rd round by the
  • The Associated Press

    RHP Hunter Wood gets minor deal with Rangers, spring invite

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Right-hander Hunter Wood has signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers that includes an invitation to major league spring training.

  • What do the Rays see in Michael Wacha?
    DRaysBay

    What do the Rays see in Michael Wacha?

    It’s four major league pitches — two above average, one average, one below — all with good separation from each other. What exactly makes a pitch good is a complex question, but very generally, speed is good, unusual movement is good, and separation is good (except when it’s not). Put together, this looks like a solid major league starter, right?

  • Eight proposals submitted for Tropicana Field development
    Ballpark Digest

    Eight proposals submitted for Tropicana Field development

    St. Petersburg has received eight proposals for a development of the 86-acre Tropicana Field site, as the city looks at the future of a downtown gateway with or without Tampa Bay Rays baseball. Right now the proposals, for the most part, have not been released to the public, although one bid from Orlando’s Unicorp National Developments was unveiled.