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  • Cubs' Christian Franklin: Makes cameo in spring game

    Franklin (knee) struck out in his lone plate appearance and logged three innings in right field in his lone Cactus League game to date in a March 16 loss to the Diamondbacks. A 23-year-old outfielder who hasn't played above the Single-A level, Franklin isn't in consideration for a spot on the Cubs' Opening Day roster, but his appearance in Cactus League play at least confirms that he's healthy again after missing the entire 2022 season due to a torn patellar tendon in his left knee. Franklin will likely open the 2023 campaign at Single-A Myrtle Beach or High-A South Bend.
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  • Cubs' Christian Franklin: Out for season with knee injury

    Franklin will miss the 2022 season after suffering a torn patellar tendon in his left knee, Jim Callis of reports. The 22-year-old outfielder hit .237/.426/.316 with one home run and four steals in 24 games across rookie ball and Low-A after getting drafted in the fourth round last year.
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