23-year old righty swinging 3B Maikel Franco has been rock solid for the Philadelphia Phillies so far this year. He has played in 60 games for the Phillies so far this year and he is 57 of 226 (.252 avg, .738 OPS) with 19 runs scored, 11 homers and 33 RBIs. Franco is leading the Phillies in both homers and RBIs so far this year. He is also third on the team in runs scored. His production numbers would be a lot better if he had better hitters in front of and behind him in the lineup. Franco has now played in 156 games in his first three years with the Phillies and he is 152 of 586 (.259 avg, .760 OPS) with 69 runs scored, 25 homers, 88 RBIs and 1 stolen base. Franco is the player the Phillies are going to build around in the field.