Wander Franco

Wander Franco

Height/Weight: 5' 10"/189 lbs
Bat: S
Throw: R
Born: Bani, Dominican Republic
Draft: Undrafted
  • calgaryherald

    Everything you need to know about the investigations into Rays star Wander Franco

    Wander Franco remains away from the Tampa Bay Rays as they prepare for the post-season, leaving the team without one of its most dynamic young players amid investigations into an alleged relationship between Franco and a minor. The 22-year-old has been sidelined since mid-August, when he agreed to a one-week stay on the restricted list and later was shifted to administrative leave while Major League Baseball and authorities in Franco's native Dominican Republic investigate. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.

  • Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

    Amid lots of woe, Yandy Diaz provided Rays with a wow factor

    ST. PETERSBURG — There really has been a lot of good in this Rays season that seems to be marred now by pain and suffering. Brandon Lowe, Jason Adam, Luke Raley and Randy Arozarena are the latest to be sidelined to various degrees, and that was just in the last few days. The consistent standout production by Yandy Diaz, who has a chance to be the Rays’ first top-five finisher in the American ...

  • Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

    Which Rays need to step up down the stretch? Start with Randy Arozarena

    ST. PETERSBURG — For the Rays to run down the Orioles over the final three weeks of the regular season and win the American League East title— and accompanying first-round playoff bye — they so badly want, it is going to take a team effort. But there are specific individual players who can make a huge impact by stepping up their game. The list starts with outfielder Randy Arozarena, who has ...