He will join the club today in Texas.
Last night, Franklin was removed from the game in Tacoma in the 8th, prompting this tweet from 1090 The Fan in Seattle:
Check out @ProspectInsider’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/ProspectInsider/status/456300963381260289
In 11 games with the Rainiers, Franklin is batting .395 with 4 HR and 13 RBI.
He will more than likely spend some time in the outfield, after getting some work there in the spring.
The subject of multiple trade rumors after the signing of Cano, it appears for now that the Mariners made the right move in keeping him.
Morrison was scratched from Monday’s start prior to first pitch with a tight right hamstring. He has dealt with multiple injuries throughout his short career. No timetable has been set for his return.