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Maikel Franco won’t come out of apartment after watching Friday the 13th movies all night

Maikel Franco

Maikel Franco, in happier times.

Philadelphia, PA – ¬†Maikel Franco of the Philadelphia Phillies has been downgraded to questionable for tonight’s game against the Cincinnati Reds because the young third baseman cannot be coaxed out from his bedroom after staying up all night watching the Friday the 13th series.

Franco was missing for his schedule morning batting cage session and would not return phone calls from manager Pete Mackanin or teammates. When several team representative showed up to his apartment, he had reportedly barricaded the door to his ¬†luxury apartment and would not answer the door for the rest of the day because “Jason was out there.”