Future Games Spotlight: 2016 MIF Jake Franklin

By Phil Wade

Director, PBR Indiana

The Prep Baseball Report Midwest Future Games Powered By Under Armour is a one-of-a-kind event featuring the top 2016 prospects from across the PBR coverage area. The 4th annual Futures Games will take place at Grand Park in Westfield, IN from July 31-August 2 where hundreds of scouts from across the country will fill the stands to watch some of the top uncommitted 2016 prospects across our coverage area.

Last year Indiana's Class of 2015 Future Games Team has already seen 15 Division 1 commitments from that roster. Over the next couple of weeks we will spotlight players who have been selected to participate in this year's event 

Name: Jake FranklinJake Franklin
High School: Roncalli
Graduating Class: 2016
Position: SS/2B
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180

State Ranking: 15

Franklin is a 6-foot, 180-pound left-handed hitter that possesses a strong athletic frame. He shows good rhythm and actions up the middle with soft hands. He has a slightly open setup with quick hands and present power to right-center field. His swing is repeatable with good rhythm throughout.  At the Top Prospect Games last month he registered an exit velo of 87 mph