Born: Mar 9, 1974
The Delaware native made his big league debut with Houston in 2000. The lefthander pitched in 36 games over the next two seasons but registered no record with a 5.94 ERA as an Astro.
Franklin was included in a trade deadline deal that brought Mark Loretta to Houston in 2002 from Milwaukee. He pitched two seasons with the Brewers then pitched for the Giants, Yankees and Braves to conclude his big league career. Overall, he had a 14-16 record and a 5.54 ERA for his career.