MLB

John Franco # - P

  • Age: 54
  • DOB: 1960/09/17
  • POB: Brooklyn, NY
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 185lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 21
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers in 1981 (5th round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

2001Lou Gehrig Memorial Award (Best exemplifies the character of Lou Gehrig)
1990NL - Rolaids Relief Man
1990Named to the All-Star Game
1989Named to the All-Star Game
1988NL - Rolaids Relief Man
1987Named to the All-Star Game
1986Named to the All-Star Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2005/07/06Released by the Houston Astros.
2005/07/02Designated for assignment by the Houston Astros.
2005/01/23Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2004/11/01Filed for free agency.
2003/12/17Re-signed by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2003/10/27Filed for free agency.
2003/07/02Missed 2 games (knee injury).
2003/06/30Knee injury, day-to-day.
2003/05/30Missed 53 games (left elbow injury).
2003/03/27Left elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2002/09/30Missed all 162 regular season games (left elbow injury).
2002/07/31Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left elbow injury).
2002/03/30Left elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 20th, 2002).
2001/09/27Missed 2 games (left elbow injury).
2001/09/25Left elbow injury, day-to-day.

Trades

2005/01/23Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros.
1989/12/06Cincinnati Reds traded John Franco and Don Brown to the New York Mets for Randy Myers and Kip Gross.
1983/05/09Los Angeles Dodgers traded John Franco with Brett Wise to the Cincinnati Reds for Rafael Landestoy.
1981/06/08Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 5th round in 1981.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2005HoustonNL3100100015.023131209162.137.20
2004NY MetsNL5202700046.0462827624361.525.28
2003NY MetsNL3800320034.1351110513161.402.62
2003NorfolkAAA20000001.21000121.200.00
2003St. LucieA43010004.16331151.626.23
2002DNP-Injured-----------------
2001NY MetsNL5806220053.1552524819501.394.05
2000NY MetsNL6205440055.2462421626561.293.40
1999NY MetsNL46002190040.2401413119411.452.88
1999BinghamtonAA11000001.10000010.000.00
1998NY MetsNL61008380064.2662826429591.473.62
1997NY MetsNL59053360060.0491817320531.152.55
1996NY MetsNL51043280054.0541511221481.391.83
1995NY MetsNL48053290051.2481714417411.262.44
1994NY MetsNL47014300050.0472015219421.322.70
1993NY MetsNL35043100036.1462421619291.795.20
1992NY MetsNL31062150033.02466111201.061.64
1991NY MetsNL52059300055.1612718218451.432.93
1990NY MetsNL55053330067.2662219421561.292.53
1989CincinnatiNL60048320080.2773528336601.403.12
1988CincinnatiNL70066390086.0601815327461.011.57
1987CincinnatiNL68085320082.0762623627611.262.52
1986CincinnatiNL740662900101.0904033744841.332.94
1985CincinnatiNL670123120099.0832724540611.242.18
1984CincinnatiNL5406240079.1742823336551.392.61
1984WichitaAAA60100009.186614111.295.79
1983IndianapolisAAA2318610220115.014869621042541.654.85
1983AlbuquerqueAAA1100000015.01011931181.405.40
1982AlbuquerqueAAA551205027.1412222315242.057.24
1982San AntonioAA17171050173105.113770581146761.744.96
1981Vero BeachA131174011379.0784131141601.513.53
TotalNL111909087424001245.21166466400814959751.332.89
TotalAAA4723812270168.1208108991773991.675.29
TotalAA18181050173106.213770581146771.724.89
TotalA171475011383.1844434242651.513.67

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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