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Splitsville: Francisco Plasencia v1.1

"Splitsville" is a series of articles on the Nationals' prospects that we'll be doing throughout their minor league careers. In version one/chapter one (v1.1) of Francisco Plasencia, we'll look how he did against the right-handed pitchers versus the southpaws, how he hit with runners in scoring position, and more.

Four Year Veteran: Outfielder Francisco Plasencia, originally signed by the Milwaukee Brewers as an International free agent out of Venezuela back in 2000, was inexplicably released by Milwaukee before coming over to the Nationals. He had a career year in 2005, hitting .300 with 16 doubles, 11 home runs, and 14 stolen bases in just 72 games for the Vermont Expos. 2005 was not only his fourth...

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