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Draft Focus: Kevin Franklin

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
David Rawnsley        
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Every weekday leading up to the 2013 MLB Draft, Perfect Game will be providing a scouting profile on a notable draft-eligible prospect.  Stay tuned to Perfect Game and be sure to visit the Draft Page for all of the latest info and reports pertaining to the draft.



Kevin Franklin Perfect Game profile

Position:  3B/OF
Height:  6-2
Weight:  220
Bats/Throws:  R-R
Birthdate:  Nov. 24, 1994
High School:  Gahr
City, State:  Cerritos, Calif.
Travel Team:  Yak Baseball West
Commitment:  Arizona State
Projected Draft Round:  3-6

In talking with scouts this spring in addition to listening to feedback from Perfect Game’s Todd Gold (who lives in the Los Angeles area and is out at games on a daily basis), I have sensed very little buzz for Perfect Game All-American third baseman Kevin Franklin. I have very limited feel for where the Gahr High School product will go in the draft and neither does Todd.

It’s not like Franklin has had a mediocre season on the field, either. He’s hit .462-8-33 with 10 doubles and 15 walks for a 22-5 Gahr team. That production moved up a notch from his .400-7-27 junior season.



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