Franklin Aballé

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Franklin Aballe Sánchez

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 203 lb.
  • Born July 31, 1987

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Franklin Aballe made his Serie Nacional debut in 2005-06 at 17 years old for the Sabuesos de Holguin, with whom he remains through 2020. The light-hitting backstop frequently bats around the Mendoza Line, while averaging one home run once about every 65-70 at-bats. He is known for his defensive prowess, having paced the league in runners caught stealing. He was a Defensive All-Star in 2016-2017. He has also represented Cuba in a couple minor international tournaments. In the 2017 World Port Tournament, he was 0 for 5 as a backup backstop. In the 2018 Haarlem Baseball Week, he went 1 for 12 with two runs as the primary catcher for Cuba.