Wander Franco was absent from Sunday’s recreation between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cleveland Guardians, and it seems that he will not be taking the sector on Monday both.
Franco is at the moment dealing with regarding allegations that emerged on social media through the course of Sunday’s match towards Cleveland. He was notably excluded from Sunday’s recreation below the pretext of a daily relaxation day, as said by the Rays.
As reported by ESPN, the Rays have opted to maintain Franco away from the workforce setting as each the franchise and the league provoke an investigation into the allegations. Which means that he could miss Monday’s recreation towards the San Fransisco Giants.
“Tampa Bay shortstop Wander Franco didn’t journey on the workforce airplane to San Francisco, the place the Rays will begin a sequence with the Giants tomorrow, sources inform ESPN,” Jeff Passan reported.
“The Rays earlier stated MLB is doing “due diligence” regarding social media posts from earlier at the moment about Franco.
“MLB is wanting into the social media posts and has but to confirm the data. This early within the course of, with out confirmed details, Franco could possibly be positioned on the restricted listing or administrative go away. The Rays, when requested about Franco not being on the airplane, declined remark.”
Though the Rays are actively engaged in a playoff pursuit, the allegations surrounding Franco are clearly of a a lot graver nature, warranting thorough consideration and scrutiny.