Ryan Franklin

Ryan Franklin

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/190 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Fort Smith, Arkansas
College: Seminole (OK) JC
Draft: 1992 23rd round by the
  • Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.

    Charley Walters: Lore, Rodriguez get permission to delay payment for Timberwolves

    Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore, the business partners who 18 months ago agreed to buy the Timberwolves and Lynx from Glen Taylor for $1.5 billion, have received permission from Taylor to delay a second $200 million payment that was due five weeks ago. The reason for the delay is unclear. The second $200 million payment is now due on March 28. By the end of the year, another payment, expected to ...

  • Chicago Sun-Times

    In battle with North Siders, St. Louis holds all the Cards

    Why does it seem like the Cardinals never sell off core players, never strip down the roster to rebuild? “We never have since I've been here,” said Cardinals team president John Mozeliak, who joined the team in the scouting department after the 1995 season. “Our fans don't want to win,” Mozeliak said. Whether fans in St. Louis actually demand more than fans in these parts, Cardinals management for decades has at least paid more than lip service to the so-called culture they claim — the kind of culture Cubs bosses Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer vowed to create when they took over in Chicago 11 years ago.

  • Tifton Gazette

    THOMPSON: Caray's departure is the Braves' loss, Cardinals' gain

    The Atlanta Braves have grown used to losing vital pieces of their once World Series championship team. A year ago it was the face of the franchise in Freddie Freeman. This offseason, it was fan favorite and hometown hero Dansby Swanson. The next piece to leave is the main television voice of the Braves: Chip Caray.