Watch: Maikel Franco hits first major league home run

After more than 65 plate appearances at the big league level, Phillies third base prospect Maikel Franco finally hit his first career home run. The home run helped the Phillies sweep the Diamondbacks in three games and improved their record to 16-23.

In 58 plate appearances in 2014 he slashed .179/.190/.214 with 6 wRC+ and five runs batted in. In 13 plate appearances in 2015 he is slashing .250/.308/.667 with 155 wRC+ and two runs batted in.

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